"You Know what to do... You're a Social Worker!" A Daughter's Perspective of End-of-Life Caregiving


  • Yolanda R. Green California State University Long Beach


This narrative is an account of what happens when a daughter who is a social worker is faced with her most difficult challenge: preparing for and witnessing her father's death. The author describes the challenges of acting as both daughter and social worker and how using social work skills and family experiences assisted her with caring for her father. Despite her knowledge and skills, the author believes she learned more about life and death from her father during his last days.


How to Cite

Green, Y. R. (2014). "You Know what to do. You’re a Social Worker!" A Daughter’s Perspective of End-of-Life Caregiving. Reflections: Narratives of Professional Helping, 14(3), 20–28. Retrieved from https://reflectionsnarrativesofprofessionalhelping.org/index.php/Reflections/article/view/939



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