Publications by Scott Janssen

End of Life Care

Fear No Evil, Pulse – Voices From the Heart of Medicine (January, 2018) View Full Article Online

Life Review – Therapeutic Opportunity Social Work Today (December, 2017) View Full Article Online

Hospice Social Work in Nursing Homes, Social Work Today (Nov/Dec, 2017) View Full Article Online

Into the Depths of the Soul – A Case Consultation with Dostoevsky, Plain Views, Healthcare Chaplaincy Network (October, 2017) [View/Download PDF]

Reflections on Vietnam Veterans’ Experience – A Guide for Health Care Professionals, Social Work Today (November, 2016) View Full Article Online

Understanding the Way Men Grieve, Social Work Today (August, 2016) View Full Article Online

Trauma-Informed End of Life Care, Social Work Today (June, 2016) View Full Article Online

Using Client-Generated Poetry to Explore the Moral Trauma of War, Social Work Today (December, 2015).  View Full Article Online

Hidden Worlds – Social Workers Carry Dismissed, Distorted Voices and Memory Endures, Social Work Today (February, 2015). View Full Article Online

My Clients Have Bodies!, Voices – The Art and Science of Psychotherapy (Summer, 2015).
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Bloody Knuckles and Broken Hearts – Social Workers Bring Personal Experience to Their Work, Social Work Today (September, 2014) View Full Article Online

The Power and Peril of Good Narration – Social Workers as Sacred Storytellers, Social Work Today (May, 2014). View Full Article Online

We’re Not in Kansas Anymore Toto: Social Workers as Allies When the Going Gets Tough, Social Work Today (March, 2014). View Full Article Online

Hearing Voices – The Quiet Courage of Hospice Social Workers, Social Work Today (November, 2013). View Full Article Online

Dancing on the Razor’s Edge – Reflections on a Client’s Suicide, Social Work Today (September, 2013) View Full Article Online 

In the Ogre’s Lair: Seeing Light in Shadow, The New Social Worker (January, 2013) View Full Article Online

Rescue Line – Connecting with Clients Lost in a Storm, Social Work Today (December, 2012). View Full Article Online

Honored Communications: The Emergence of Hidden Stories at the End of Life, Home Healthcare Nurse (November, 2012).View Full Article Online  | View/Download PDF

Walking the Rope Bridge: Responding to Clients’ Divisive Language and Behavior, Social Work Today (September, 2012).  View Full Article Online

The Art of Hanging-In There: Hitting an Inside Curveball, Psychotherapy Networker (July/August 2012). View Full Article Online | View/Download PDF

Just Plain Stephie: Conversations at the End of Life, Social Work Today (June, 2012). View Full Article OnlineView/Download PDF

Ethics/Advocacy

When History Rhymes, Social Workers Take Action, Social Work Today (July/August, 2016) View Full Article Online

Moral Distress: When Conscience and the Workplace Collide, Social Work Today (May/June, 2016) View Full Article Online

Touch and Self-Disclosure with Clients: Into the Ethical Minefield, Social Work Today (January/February).  View Full Article Online

Family Communication

Life Review – Therapeutic Opportunity Social Work Today (December, 2017) View Full Article Online

The Lady Behind the Curtain, Pulse – Voices From the Heart of Medicine (March, 2017) View Full Article Online

Love in Liminal Space, Caring for the Human Spirit Magazine (Spring/Summer 2016) View/Download PDF

Louder Than Words: The unspoken code of fathers and sons, Psychotherapy Networker (January/February, 2014).View Full Article Online | View/Download PDF]

Grief

Helping Client’s Heal After the Loss of a Beloved Animal, Social Work Today (April, 2015). View Full Article Online

Skeleton Keys, Journal of Palliative Medicine (June, 2013).
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Growth in Suffering

Growth After Trauma and at the End of Life, Social Work Today (January, 2017) View Full Article Online

Bah, Humbug! What Scrooge Can Teach Us About Growth and Transformation, Social Work Today (December, 2013). View Full Article Online

Spartacus at the Foot of the Alps: A Metaphor for Fear of Growth, Journal of Family Social Work (June, 2013),View Full Article Online |  View/Download PDF

The Lone Ranger: A Hero Born in Suffering, Social Work Today (March 2013). View Full Article Online

Transpersonal Experiences

A Patient Haunted by War, Kevin MD (January, 2018) View Full Article Online

Deathbed Phenomena in Hospice Care – The Social Work Response, Social Work Today (November/December, 2015). View Full Article OnlineView/Download PDF

Letting Patients and Families Interpret Deathbed Phenomena for Themselves, American Journal of Nursing (September, 2015). View Full Article Online  |  View/Download PDF

Trans-material References in Victor Frankl’s Work, Journal of Near-Death Studies, 33:3 (Spring 2015).  View/Download PDF

Whispering in the Shadows: A Hospice Social Worker Learns to Ask About NDEs, Vital Signs (January-March, 2015).  [View/Download PDF]

When the Dove Takes Flight: Terminal Illness as a portal into the Shamanic Realms, Sacred Hoop (December, 2013).  [View/Download PDF]

Trauma-Related Articles

A Patient Haunted by War, Kevin MD (January, 2018) View Full Article Online

Life Review – Therapeutic Opportunity Social Work Today (December, 2017) View Full Article Online

Nature as a Healing Force After Trauma in Shelley’s Frankenstein, Stress Points (September, 2017) View Full Article Online

Alternatives to Standard Trauma Treatment for Veterans at End of Life, Social Work Today (September, 2017) View Full Article Online

PTSD Can Happen at the End of LIfe, Kevin MD (August 2017) View Full Article Online

Trauma-Informed Care at the End of Life, Stress Points International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies Quarterly Newsletter (July 2017)  View Full Article Online

PTSD and Falls: For the Elderly, a Lost Sense of Safety and Control, Off the Charts American Journal of Nursing Blog (July 2017)Off the Charts American Journal of Nursing Blog (July 2017)  View Full Article Online

Soldier’s Heart, Journal of Social Work in End of Life Care (February, 2017) View/Download PDF

Growth After Trauma and at the End of Life, Social Work Today (January, 2017) View Full Article Online

Trauma-Informed End of Life Care, Social Work Today (June, 2016) View Full Article Online

Medical Trauma, Social Work Today E Newsletter (April 2016)Trauma Informed End of Life Care, Social Work Today E Newsletter (June 2016) View Full Article Online

Somatic Experiencing: A Body-Centered Approach to Healing Veterans’ PTSD, Social Work Today (September/October, 2015). View Full Article Online  |  View/Download PDF

Following the Threads – An Unexpected Journey to Better Understand Trauma, Social Work Today (September (2014). View Full Article Online

Let Us Cross Over the River and Rest Under the Shade of the Trees: The Emergence of Memories of War When Combat Veterans are Dying, National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization (July, 2011).  View/Download PDF 

Veterans – End of Life Care

Alternatives to Standard Trauma Treatment for Veterans at End of Life, Social Work Today (September, 2017) View Full Article Online

Soldier’s Heart, Journal of Social Work in End of Life Care (February, 2017) View/Download PDF

Reflections on Vietnam Veterans’ Experience – A Guide for Health Care Professionals, Social Work Today (November, 2016) View Full Article Online

Trauma-Informed End of Life Care, Social Work Today (June, 2016) View Full Article Online

Using Client-Generated Poetry to Explore the Moral Trauma of War, Social Work Today (December, 2015).  View Full Article Online

Somatic Experiencing: A Body-Centered Approach to Healing Veterans’ PTSD, Social Work Today (September/October, 2015). View Full Article Online  |  View/Download PDF

Soldiers at Sunset, Association of Death Education and Counseling’s Forum (May – July, 2015).
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Locked in the Vault – Survivor Guilt in Combat Veterans, Social Work Today (July, 2013). View Full Article Online

Skeleton Keys, Journal of Palliative Medicine (June, 2013).
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Let Us Cross Over the River and Rest Under the Shade of the Trees: The Emergence of Memories of War When Combat Veterans are Dying, National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization (July, 2011).  View/Download PDF 

Articles in which Scott is quoted

*Transitions to Hospice Care: Social Workers Foster Meaningful Conversations About Dying, Social Work Today (July, 2013). View Full Article Online  |  *Written by Kate Jackson. J. Scott Janssen consulted and quoted. Article mentioned by NASW as a reason Social Work Today won the “2013 NASW Media Award.”

*Standing with Soldiers to the End, Social Work Today (January/February). View Full Article Online 
*Written by Kate Jackson. J. Scott Janssen consulted and quoted.