Last Name: Jones
Position Title: Associate Professor, Co-Director,
Institute for Grief, Loss, and Family Survival
Job Responsibilities: Research
Education/Training: Social Work
About Me/My interests: I am currently conducting research on pediatric palliative care, oncology social work interventions, Hispanic/Latino adolescent and adolescent and young adult (AYA) cancer survivors, and on the health promotion and social networking needs of cancer survivors. I am also Co-Director of the Institute for Grief, Loss, and Family Survival, a university-community partnership to enhance practice-based research in grief and loss.
Training Opportunities: Yes
My Contact Information:
Address: School of Social Work, The University of Texas at Austin, 1 University St., D3500,
Austin, TX 78712
Topics of Interest for Collaboration: Palliative care, oncology, adolescents and young adults, Latino
Publications that may be of interest to others:
Jones, B., Parker-Raley, J., Barczyk, A. (2011). Adolescent cancer survivors: Identity paradox and the need to belong. Qualitative Health Research. Doi 10.1177/1049732311404029
Jones, B., Parker-Raley, J., Maxson, T., Brown, C. (2011). Understanding healthcare professionals views of family presence during pediatric resuscitation: Implications for family-centered care. American Journal of Critical Care.
Jones, B., Volker, D., Vinajeras, Y., Butros, L., Fitchpatrick, C., Rosetto, K. (2010). The meaning of surviving cancer for Latino adolescents and emerging young adults. Cancer Nursing: An International Journal for Cancer Care. 33 (1). PMID 19926975
Jones, B., Parker-Raley, J., Higgerson, R., Christie, L, Legett, S. & Greathouse, J. (2008). Finding the right words: The use of Allow Natural Death (AND) and DNR in pediatric palliative care. Journal of Healthcare Quality. 30 (5) 55-63.
Jones, B. (2006). Companionship, control and compassion: A social work perspective on the needs of children with cancer and their families at the end of life. Journal of Palliative Medicine, 9(3). 774-788.