Skip to Content
Exit Menu
Professor Holly Nelson-Becker

Professor Holly Nelson-Becker
Professor - Social Work

Filter

Anand, JC., Donnelly, S., Milne, A., Nelson-Becker, H., Vingare, E-L., Deusdad, B., et al. (2021) 'The covid-19 pandemic and care homes for older people in Europe - deaths, damage and violations of human rights'. European Journal of Social Work, 0 (in press). pp. 1 - 12. ISSN: 1369-1457 Open Access Link

Journal article

Willis, P., LLoyd, L., Hammond, J., Milne, A., Nelson-Becker, H., Perry, E., et al. (2021) 'Casting light on the distinctive contribution of social work in multidisciplinary teams for older people'. British Journal of Social Work. ISSN: 0045-3102 Open Access Link

Journal article

Nelson-Becker, H. and Moeke-Maxwell, T. (2020) 'Spiritual Diversity, Spiritual Assessment, and Māori End-of-Life Perspectives: Attaining Ka Ea'. Religions, 11 (10). pp. 536 - 536. ISSN: 2077-1444 Open Access Link

Journal article

Nelson-Becker, H. and Victor, C. (2020) 'Dying Alone and Lonely Dying: Media Discourse and Pandemic Conditions'. Journal of Aging Studies, 55 (Dec 2020). pp. 1 - 9. ISSN: 0890-4065 Open Access Link

Journal article

Nelson-Becker, H. and Thomas, M. (2020) 'Religious/Spiritual Struggles and Spiritual Resilience in Marginalised Older Adults'. Religions, 11 (9). pp. 431 - 431.Open Access Link

Journal article

OMahony, S., Baron, A., Ansari, A., Deamant, C., Nelson-Becker, H., Fitchett, G. and et al. (2020) 'Expanding the Interdisciplinary Palliative Medicine Workforce: A Longitudinal Education and Mentoring Program for Practicing Clinicians.'. Journal of Pain and Symptom Management, 60 (3). pp. 1 - 31. ISSN: 0885-3924 Open Access Link

Journal article

Nelson-Becker, H., LLoyd, L., Milne, A., Perry, E., Ray, M., Richards, S., et al. (2020) 'Strengths-based social work with older people: A UK perspective', in Mendenhall, A. and Mohr-Carney, M. (eds.) Rooted in Strengths: Celebrating the Strengths Perspective in Social Work.. KU scholarworks. pp. 327 - 346.Open Access Link

Book chapter

Nelson-Becker, H. and Van den Heuvel, E. (2019) 'World Religions and Aging', in Kunkel, S., de Medeiros, K. and Whittington, F. (eds.) Global Aging: Comparative Perspectives on Aging and the Life Course. Springer Publishing Company. pp. 341 - 370. ISBN 13: 9780826162533.

Book chapter

Spinelli, G., Nelson-becker, H. and Ligossi, R. (2019) 'Consumer Competence Strategies, Spiritually Inspired Core Values and Locus of Control: What Are the Links?'. Sustainability, 11 (17). pp. 1 - 22. ISSN: 1937-0695 Open Access Link

Journal article

Marton, B., Kilbane, T. and Nelson-becker, H. (2019) 'Exploring the Loss and Disenfranchised Grief of Animal Care Workers'. Death Studies, 44 (1). pp. 31 - 41. ISSN: 0748-1187 Open Access Link

Journal article

Nelson-becker, H. and Sangster, K. (2018) 'Recapturing the Power of Ritual to Enhance Community in Aging'. Journal of Religion, Spirituality and Aging, 31 (2). pp. 153 - 167. ISSN: 1050-2289 Open Access Link

Journal article

Hughes, B., Wintz, S., Carbonell, EL., Hall, EJ., Hodge, DR., Mulvaney, E., et al. (2018) 'Spiritual Care and Social Work: Integration into Practice.'. Place of publication: .HealthCare Chaplaincy Network. Available at: https://healthcarechaplaincy.org/spiritual-care-and-social-work.Open Access Link

Report

Nelson-becker, H. and Gesicki, P. (2017) 'Remission from Depression in the DSM: Moving from Rhetoric to Restoration'. Clinical Social Work Journal, 46 (3). pp. 220 - 227. ISSN: 0091-1674 Open Access Link

Journal article

Nelson-Becker, H. (2017) 'Spirituality, Religion, and Aging Illuminations for Therapeutic Practice'. SAGE Publications. ISSN 10: 148331524X ISSN 13: 9781483315249

Book

Nelson-Becker, H., Atwell, L. and Russo, S. (2017) 'Lesser known spiritualities: Baha’i, Zoroastrianism and Rastafarianism', in VonDras, D. (ed.) Better health through spiritual practices: A guide to religious behaviors and practices that benefit mind and body. ABC-CLIO/Praeger. pp. 229 - 262.

Book chapter

Nelson-becker, H. (2016) 'Spirituality and older women: The journey home to self', in Kilbane, T. (ed.) Older women: Current and future challenges of professionals with an aging population.. Bentham Press. pp. 174 - 197.

Book chapter

Nelson-becker, H., Canda, ER. and Nakashima, M. (2015) 'Spirituality in professional helping', in Kaplan, D. and Berkman, B. (eds.) The Oxford Handbook of Social Work in Health and Aging. Oxford University Press, USA. , 2. pp. 73 - 84. ISBN 10: 0199336954.

Book chapter

Ko, E., Kwak, J. and Nelson-Becker, H. (2015) 'What Constitutes a Good and Bad Death?: Perspectives of Homeless Older Adults'. Death Studies, 39 (7). pp. 422 - 432. ISSN: 0748-1187 Open Access Link

Journal article

Nelson-Becker, H., Ai, AL., Hopp, FP., McCormick, TR., Schlueter, JO. and Camp, JK. (2015) 'Spirituality and religion in end-of-life care ethics: The challenge of interfaith and cross-generational matters'. British Journal of Social Work, 45 (1). pp. 104 - 119. ISSN: 0045-3102

Journal article

Nelson-becker, H. and Sangster,, K. (2015) 'Spirituality and religious participation in later life.', in Pachana, N. (ed.) Encyclopedia of geropsychology. Springer. pp. 1 - 11.

Book chapter

Chapin, R., Nelson-becker, H., Macmillan, K. and Sellon, A. (2015) 'Strengths-based and solution-focused approaches to practice with older adults.', in Kaplan, D. and Berkman, B. (eds.) The Oxford handbook of social work in health and aging. Oxford Press. pp. 63 - 72.

Book chapter

Ko, E., Nelson-Becker, H., Shin, MJ. and Park, YJ. (2014) 'Preferences and Expectations for Delivering Bad News Among Korean Older Adults'. Journal of Social Service Research, 40 (4). pp. 402 - 414. ISSN: 0148-8376 Open Access Link

Journal article

Nelson-Becker, H. (2013) 'Spirituality in End-of-Life and Palliative Care: What Matters?'. Journal of Social Work in End-of-Life and Palliative Care, 9 (2-3). pp. 112 - 116. ISSN: 1552-4256

Journal article

Ko, E. and Nelson-Becker, H. (2013) 'Does End-of-Life Decision Making Matter?: Perspectives of Older Homeless Adults'. American Journal of Hospice and Palliative Medicine, 31 (2). pp. 183 - 188. ISSN: 1049-9091 Open Access Link

Journal article

Ko, E., Nelson-Becker, H., Park, Y. and Shin, M. (2013) 'End-of-life decision making in older Korean adults: Concerns, preferences, and expectations'. Educational Gerontology, 39 (2). pp. 71 - 81. ISSN: 0360-1277

Journal article

Nelson-Becker, HB. (2013) 'Does a dual degree make a difference in social work: An empirical study'. . pp. 111 - 124.

Journal article

McCormick, TR., Hopp, F., Nelson-Becker, H., Ai, AL., Schlueter, JO. and Camp, JK. (2012) 'Ethical and Spiritual Concerns Near the End of Life'. Journal of Religion, Spirituality and Aging, 24 (4). pp. 301 - 313. ISSN: 1552-8030

Journal article

Nelson-becker, H. (2012) 'Resilience in aging: Moving through challenge to wisdom', in Becvar, D. (ed.) Handbook of Family Resilience. Springer Science & Business Media. pp. 339 - 357. ISBN 10: 1461439175. ISBN 13: 9781461437994.

Book chapter

Nelson-Becker, H. and Sullivan, MP. (2012) 'Social Care and Spirituality', in Cobb, M., Puchalski, C. and Rumbold, B. (eds.) The Textbook of Spirituality in Healthcare. Oxford University Press.

Book chapter

Fukui, S., Starnino, VR. and Nelson-Becker, HB. (2012) 'Spiritual well-being of people with psychiatric disabilities: The role of religious attendance, social network size and sense of control'. Community Mental Health Journal, 48 (2). pp. 202 - 211. ISSN: 0010-3853

Journal article

Pickard, JG. and Nelson-Becker, H. (2011) 'Attachment and Spiritual Coping: Theory and Practice With Older Adults'. Journal of Spirituality in Mental Health, 13 (2). pp. 138 - 155. ISSN: 1934-9637

Journal article

Holly, N-B. and Ferrell, BR. (2011) 'Social Work and Nursing: Creating Effective Collaborations in Palliative Care', inOxford Textbook of Palliative Social Work. Oxford University Press. pp. 477 - 481.

Book chapter

Fukui, S., Okada, S., Nishimoto, Y. and Nelson-Becker, HB. (2011) 'The Repeated Appeal to Return Home in Older Adults with Dementia: Developing a Model for Practice'. Journal of Cross-Cultural Gerontology, 26 (1). pp. 39 - 54. ISSN: 0169-3816

Journal article

Nelson-Becker, H. (2011) 'Advancing an aging-prepared community: Models and lessons from training initiatives in gerontological social work'. Journal of Religion, Spirituality and Aging, 23 (1-2). pp. 92 - 113. ISSN: 1552-8030

Journal article

Puchalski, C., Ferrell, B., Virani, R., Otis-Green, S., Baird, P., Bull, J., et al. (2011) 'La mejora de la calidad de los cuidados espirituales como una dimensión de los cuidados paliativos: el informe de la Conferencia de Consenso'. Medicina Paliativa, 18 (1). pp. 20 - 40. ISSN: 1134-248X

Journal article

Nelson-Becker, H. and Ferrell, B. (2011) 'Social Work and Nursing', in Altilio, T. and Otis-Green, S. (eds.) Oxford textbook of palliative social work. Oxford Press. pp. 477 - 481.

Book chapter

Chow, EOW. and Nelson-Becker, H. (2010) 'Spiritual distress to spiritual transformation: Stroke survivor narratives from Hong Kong'. Journal of Aging Studies, 24 (4). pp. 313 - 324. ISSN: 0890-4065

Journal article

Nelson-Becker, H., Nakashima, M. and Canda, E. (2010) 'Spirituality in Professional Helping Interventions', inHandbook of Social Work in Health and Aging. Oxford University Press. pp. 797 - 808. ISBN 10: 0195173724. ISBN 13: 9780195173727.

Book chapter

Chapin, RK., Nelson-Becker, H. and MacMillan, KR. (2010) 'Strengths-Based and Solutions-Focused Approaches to Practice', inHandbook of Social Work in Health and Aging. Oxford University Press. pp. 789 - 796. ISBN 10: 0195173724. ISBN 13: 9780195173727.

Book chapter

Nelson-Becker, H. (2009) 'Exploring we will go: The investigation of religion and spirituality in older populations (reflections on glicksman's "the contemporary study of religion and spirituality among the elderly")'. Journal of Religion, Spirituality and Aging, 21 (4). pp. 259 - 267. ISSN: 1552-8030

Journal article

Puchalski, C., Ferrell, B., Virani, R., Otis-Green, S., Baird, P., Bull, J., et al. (2009) 'Improving the quality of spiritual care as a dimension of palliative care: The report of the consensus conference'. Journal of Palliative Medicine, 12 (10). pp. 885 - 904. ISSN: 1096-6218

Journal article

Shim, WS. and Nelson-Becker, H. (2009) 'Korean older intimate partner violence survivors in north america: Cultural considerations and practice recommendations'. Journal of Women and Aging, 21 (3). pp. 213 - 228. ISSN: 0895-2841

Journal article

Nelson-Becker, H. and Canda, ER. (2008) 'Spirituality, religion, and aging research in social work: State of the art and future possibilities'. Journal of Religion, Spirituality and Aging, 20 (3). pp. 177 - 193. ISSN: 1552-8030

Journal article

Chapin, R., Nelson-Becker, H., Gordon, T., Landry, ST. and Chapin, WB. (2007) 'Responding to the Hartford geriatric social work initiative: A multilevel community approach to building aging competency'. Journal of Gerontological Social Work, 50 (1-2). pp. 59 - 74. ISSN: 0163-4372

Journal article

Gordon, TA., Nelson-Becker, H., Chapin, RK. and Landry, S. (2007) 'Changing aging competency following a GeroRich intervention initiative: Implications for bachelor's and master's social work education'. Educational Gerontology, 33 (12). pp. 1037 - 1052. ISSN: 0360-1277

Journal article

Kapp, SA. and Nelson-Becker, HB. (2007) 'Evaluating hospice services for improvement: A manageable approach'. Journal of Pain and Palliative Care Pharmacotherapy, 21 (2). pp. 17 - 26. ISSN: 1536-0288

Journal article

Nelson-Becker, H., Nakashima, M. and Canda, ER. (2007) 'Spiritual assessment in aging: A framework for clinicians'. Journal of Gerontological Social Work, 48 (3-4). pp. 331 - 347. ISSN: 0163-4372

Journal article

Nelson-Becker, HB. (2006) 'Voices of resilience: Older adults in hospice care'. Journal of Social Work in End-of-Life and Palliative Care, 2 (3). pp. 87 - 106. ISSN: 1552-4256

Journal article

Nelson-Becker, H. (2005) 'Development of a spiritual support scale for use with older adults'. Journal of Human Behavior in the Social Environment, 11 (3-4). pp. 195 - 212. ISSN: 1091-1359

Journal article

Nelson-Becker, H. (2005) 'Religion and coping in older adults: A social work perspective'. Journal of Gerontological Social Work, 45 (1-2). pp. 51 - 67. ISSN: 0163-4372

Journal article