Kathie Supiano, PhD, LCSW, FT

Curriculum Vitae Biosketch

Kathie Supiano, PhD, LCSW, FT portrait
  • Director, Caring Connections: A Hope and Comfort in Grief Program, College Of Nursing
  • Associate Professor, College Of Nursing

Publications

Publications

  • Supiano, K. P., Haynes, L. B., & Pond, V. (in press). The transformation of meaning in complicated grief group therapy for suicide survivors: Treatment process analysis using the Meaning of Loss Codebook. Death Studies. In press, 01/2017.
  • Dassel, K. B., Utz, R., Supiano, K. P., McGee, N. & Latimer, S. (in press). The Influence of Death Trajectory Type on End-of-Life Care Preferences. American Journal of Hospice and Palliative Medicine.. In press, 12/2016.
  • Supiano, K. P., Haynes, L. B., & Pond, V. (2017). The process of change in Complicated Grief Group Therapy for bereaved dementia caregivers: An evaluation using the Meaning Loss Codebook. Journal of Gerontological Social Work. Jan 4. doi: 10.1080/01634372.2016.1274930. [Epub ahead of print]. Published, 01/03/2017.
  • Cloyes.K. G., Rosenkranz, S. J., Supiano, K. P., Berry, P. H., Routt, M., Llanque, S. M. & Shannon-Dorcy, K. (2017). Caring to learn and learning to care: Inmate hospice volunteers and the delivery of prison end-of-life care. Journal of Correctional Health Care, 23(1) 43-55. Published, 01/02/2017.
  • Supiano, K.P., Haynes, L. B, & Larsen, P. (2016). Resolution of delusional parasitosis within Complicated Grief Group Therapy: A case analysis. Journal of Social Work with Groups. doi:10.1080/01609513.2016.1218814. [Epub ahead of print]. Published, 10/20/2016.
  • Blacker, S., Jones, B. L., Head, B., Remke, S., and Supiano, K. P. (2016). Advancing hospice and palliative care social work leadership in interprofessional education. Journal of Social Work in End-of-Life and Palliative Care. 12 ,4, on-line release http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/15524256.2016.1247771. Published, 12/01/2016.
  • Cloyes, K. G., Rosenkranz, S. J., Berry, P. H., Supiano, K. P., Routt, M., Shannon-Dorcy, K., & Llanque, S. M. (2016). Essential Elements of an Effective and Sustainable Prison Hospice Program. The American Journal of Hospice & Palliative Care, 33(4), 390–402. doi.org/10.1177/1049909115574491. Published, 11/01/2016.
  • Clayton, M. F., Supiano, K. P., Wilson, R. D., Lassche, M., Latendresse, G. (2016). Using simulation in nursing PhD education: facilitating application of responsible conduct of research principles. Journal of Professional Nursing. (online pre-publication release) Vol 0, No. 0 (June), 1–6 DOI: 10.1016/j.profnurs.2016.05.010. Published, 04/01/2016.
  • Supiano, K. P., Andersen, T. C., & Hayes, L. B. (2015). Sudden-on-chronic death and complicated grief in bereaved dementia caregivers: Two case studies of complicated grief group therapy. Journal of Social Work in End-of-Life and Palliative Care, 11 (3-4), 267-282 doi: 10.1080/15524256.2015.1107810. Published, 09/2015.
  • Supiano, K. P. (2015). And I have lost him twice: Grief in dementia caregivers. In K. J. Doka and A. S. Tucci (Eds.), The Longest Loss: Alzheimer’s Disease.Washington DC: Hospice Foundation of America, 29-41. Published, 04/2015.
  • Supiano, K. P. (2015). Efficacy of Complicated Grief Therapy in Older Adults-Commentary. Evidence-Based Mental Health: BMJ Evidence Based Journals, on-line prepublication doi: 10.1136/feb-2015-102064.. Published, 02/2015.
  • Cloyes, K. G., Berry, P. H., Martz, K. & Supiano, K. P. (2015). Characteristics of prison hospice patients: Medical history, hospice care and end-of-life symptom prevalence. Journal of Correctional Health Care, 21 (3), 298-308. doi: 10.1177/1078345815588842.. Published, 01/2015.
  • Supiano, K. P., Lentz, J. C., & Sumser B. (2015). Care of the family. In P. H. Berry and H. Martinez (Eds.), Core Curriculum for the Hospice and Palliative Nurse, 4th Ed. (pp. 213-236). Dubuque, IA: Kendall Hunt Publishing. Published, 02/04/2015.
  • Supiano, K. P., Cloyes, K. G., & Berry, P. H. (2014). The grief experience of prison inmate hospice volunteer caregivers. Journal of Social Work in End-of-Life and Palliative Care. 10:1, 80-94, doi:10.080/15524256.2013.877866. Published, 05/2014.
  • Montagnini, M., Clark, P.G., Dodd, M.A., Goodwin, C., Kaiser, R. M., Periyakoil, V. S., Ramsel, D., Sanchez-Reilly, S. E., Semla, T. P., Smith, H., Supiano, K., Tsukuda, R. A., & Zeiss, A. (2014). Position Statement on Interdisciplinary Team Training in Geriatrics: An Essential Component of Quality Healthcare for Older Adults. Developed by the Partnership for Health in Aging Workgroup on Interdisciplinary Team Training-American Geriatrics Society. Journal of the American Geriatrics Society, doi: 10.1111/jgs.12822. Published, 06/2014.
  • Supiano, K. P., & Luptak, M. (2014). Complicated grief in older adults: a randomized controlled trial of complicated grief group therapy. The Gerontologist, 54 August 12, (5), 840-856, doi: 10.1093/geront/gnt076. Published, 08/2014.
  • Cloyes K.G., Rosenkranz S.J., Wold D, Berry P.H., Supiano K.P. (2014). To be truly alive: motivation among prison inmate hospice volunteers and the transformative process of end-of-life peer care service. Am J Hosp Palliat Care. Vol. 31, 735-48. doi:10.1177/1049909113506035. Published, 11/01/2014.
  • Supiano, K. P. (2013). Weaving interdisciplinary and discipline-specific content into palliative care education: One successful model for teaching end-of-life care. Omega: The Journal of Death and Dying, 67 (1, 2), 201-206. Published, 06/2013.
  • Supiano, K. P. & Berry, P. H. (2013). Developing interdisciplinary skills and professional confidence in palliative care social work students. Journal of Social Work Education, 49 (3), 387-396. Published, 02/2013.
  • Scheese, C. H. & Supiano, K.P. (2013). Utilizing a Simulation Learning Center for research on grief group therapy. Nursing Management, Feb, 32-37, doi: 10.1097/01.NUMA.0000426139.60785.36. Published, 02/2013.
  • Supiano, K. P. (2012). Personal loss in health professions graduate students: Implications for clinical education in bereavement. Bereavement Care Journal, 31 (3), 104-108. Published, 12/2012.
  • Supiano, K. P. (2012). Sense-making in suicide survivorship: A qualitative study of the effect of grief support group participation. Journal of Loss & Trauma, 17 (6), 489-507, doi: 10.1080/15325024.2012.665298. Published, 06/2012.
  • Wilson, S. C. & Supiano, K P. (2011). Widows’ of veterans’ experiences in conjugal bereavement: A qualitative analysis. Journal of women and Aging, 23 (1), 77-93. doi: 10.1080/08952841.540479. Published, 06/2009.
  • Supiano, K. P. & Altilio, T. Care of the patient and family, (2010). In P. H. Berry, (Ed.), Core Curriculum for the Generalist Hospice and Palliative Nurse, 3rd Ed. Kendall Hunt: Dubuque, IA, 141-162. Published, 05/2010.
  • Supiano, K. P. & Cole, B. V. (2009). The impact of personal loss on the experience of health professions graduate students in end-of-life and bereavement care. Death Studies, 35 (1), 73-89. doi: 10.1080/07481187.2010.507321. Published, 01/2009.
  • Supiano, K. P. & Carroll, A. M. (2009) Personality disorders in older clients and their families: A challenge for geriatric care managers. Case Management Journals, 10 (4), 146-150. DOI: 10.1891/1521-0987.10.4.146. Published, 08/2009.
  • Thomas, L. A., Supiano, K.P., Chasco, E.E., Beer, M.C., and McGowan, J. (2009) Smoking cessation programs for seniors: A group model that works. Clinical Gerontologist, 32 (1), 118-125. Published, 01/2009.
  • Supiano, K. P. and Gregory, J. Transitions of care: Optimal communication between hospital and hospice. (2008) Home Health Care Management and Practice, 20, (5), 389-393.DOI: 10.1177/0123456789123456. Published, 04/2008.
  • Carroll, A. M., Vetor, K., Holmes, S. & Supiano, K. P. (2005). Ask the consumer: An innovative approach to dementia-related adult day service evaluation. American Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease and other Dementias, 20, (5), 274-278. Published, 07/05/2005.
  • Supiano, K. P. & Blomquist, A. (2003). The social work role in a hospital delirium prevention program. Social Work Leader, 29, (3), 11. Published, 04/22/2003.
  • Supiano, K. P. (2003) Revenue generation in social work: The example of a university-based geriatric center. Social Work Leader, 29, (3), 13. Published, 04/07/2003.
  • Buttar, A. M., Hickey, K., Supiano, K. P., Lazaro, M., & Tomy, S. (2002) Interdisciplinary team care for the older adult. In D.E. Rosenblatt and V.S. Natarajan (Eds.), Primer on geriatric care: A clinical approach to the older patient. Printer’s Castle Press, Cochin (Kerala), India, 27-41. Published, 12/02/2002.
  • Supiano, K. P. (2001) Maintaining family ties: Intervening with elder neglect. In B. Ingersoll-Dayton and R. Campbell (Eds.). The delicate balance: Case studies in counseling and care management for the elderly. Health Professions Press, 303-317 (also published in Japanese). Published, 04/02/2001.
  • Supiano, K. P. (2001) Relationship formation: The key to creative care management. In B. Ingersoll-Dayton and R. Campbell (Eds.), The delicate balance: Case studies in counseling and care management for the elderly. Health Professions Press, 279-302 (also published in Japanese). Published, 04/02/2001.
  • Ozminkowski, R. J., Supiano, K. P. & Campbell, R. (1991). Volunteers in nursing home enrichment: A survey to evaluate training and satisfaction. Activities, Adaptation and Aging, 15, (3), 13-43. Published, 10/22/1991.
  • Supiano, K. P. (1991). The end: Writing at life's closure. Clinical Gerontologist, 11, (2), 43-46. Published, 04/23/1991.
  • Supiano, K. P., Ozminkowski, R. J., Campbell, R. & Lapidos, C. (1989). Effectiveness of writing groups in nursing homes. Journal of Applied Gerontology, 8, (3), 382-400. Published, 10/24/1989.
  • Supiano, K. P. & Peacock, N. L. (1981). Discharge planning for residents of a long-term care facility. Quality Review Bulletin, 7, (10), 17-25. Published, 11/17/1981.
  • Supiano, K. P. (1980). The counseling needs of elderly nursing home residents. In C. J. Pulvino & N. Colangelo (Eds.), Counseling for the growing years: 65 and over. Minneapolis: Educational Media Corporation, 233-246. Published, 05/01/1980.
  • Perrone, P. A & Supiano, K. P. (1980). Retirement as a transition point in human development. In C. J. Pulvino and N. Colangelo (Eds.), Counseling for the growing years: 65 and over. Minneapolis: Educational Media Corporation, 95-102. Published, 05/01/1980.