Four Areas of Veterinary Social Work

June 21, 2017

Elizabeth B. Strand, PhD, LCSW, director of veterinary social work at the University of Tennessee College of Veterinary Medicine College of Social Work, describes the four areas of veterinary social work.

Elizabeth B. Strand, PhD, LCSW, director of veterinary social work at the University of Tennessee College of Veterinary Medicine College of Social Work, describes the four areas of veterinary social work.

The four areas are grief and bereavement, animal-assisted intervention, the link between human and animal violence, and compassion fatigue and conflict management. The last area is where social work focuses on wellness for healthcare professionals.