Sex, Drugs & Palliative Care

Addressing intimacy issues of serious illness

In this webinar, we will discuss issues related to sexuality for people living with serious illness, those who are aging, or those nearing the end of life, and how addressing this topic is a crucial component in the provision of quality palliative care.


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Shirley Otis-Green, MSW, MA, LCSW, ACSW, OSW-C
Shirley Otis-Green, MSW, MA, LCSW, ACSW, OSW-C

Shirley Otis-Green, MSW, ACSW, OSW-C
Clinical Director of Consulting Services
Coalition for Compassionate Care of California

Shirley Otis-Green is the Clinical Director of Consulting Services with the Coalition for Compassionate Care of California, a Research Consultant for the Psychosocial Oncology Specialization Program at the University of Louisville, Kent School of Social Work, and the founder of Collaborative Caring.

Shirley’s education, research and consultation efforts focus on quality-of-life, palliative care, leadership development and the creation of meaningful organizational change. Her work is dedicated to enhancing excellence in the delivery of culturally-congruent, person-centered and family-focused inter-professional care through the implementation of effective learning principles.

She has been the Principal Investigator on studies with over $3.3 million in external funding, including the ACE Project and ExCEL in Social Work. Her work has been recognized with numerous awards and disseminated through more than 100 publications and 400 professional presentations.

Shirley serves on several editorial boards (including the Journal of Palliative Medicine) and professional boards (including the National Association of Social Work), is a Distinguished Social Work Practitioner in the National Academies of Practice, and is co-editor of the Oxford Textbook of Palliative Social Work.

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Are continuing education credits available?
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