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In addition to her therapy work, she is also the Immediate Past Chair and Member of the Board of Directors for the Social Work Hospice and Palliative Care Network (SWHPN) and has worked as an Adjunct Professor at the New York University Silver School of Social Work. She is also a PhD Candidate of Social Work at NYU, where she is conducting research to examines the lived experience of siblings ages 7-25 years of age of children with severe neurologic impairment.

Prior to starting her therapy practice, she worked as a pediatric palliative care social worker at Children's Hospital Los Angeles. Danielle is fellowship trained in interdisciplinary pediatric palliative care from The Harvard University School of Medicine, Boston Children's Hospital and The Dana Farber Cancer Institute and holds a Master's degree in Social Work from Indiana University, as well as Bachelor's degrees in Psychology and History from Indiana University.

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Jonas, D., Patneaude, A., Purol, N., Scanlon, C., & Remke, S. (2022). Defining Core Competencies and A Call to Action: Dissecting and Embracing the Crucial and Multifaceted Social Work Role in Pediatric Palliative Care. Journal of Pain and Symptom Management.

Jonas, D.F., Scanlon, C., & Bogetz, J. F. (2021). Parental Decision-Making for Children with Medical Complexity: An Integrated Literature Review. Journal of Pain and Symptom Management.


Jonas, D. F., Drouin, K., Greenman, J., Klein, V., Scanlon, C., Frechette, E., Cramer, L., Eagan, A., Rusch, R., Joselow, M., Purol, N. (2021). The Long Shadow: Collateral Impact and Finding Resilience Amidst a Global Pandemic, Pediatric Palliative Care Social Work During COVID-19. Journal of Social Work in End-of-Life & Palliative Care. 1-19.   

Jonas, D. F. (2020). An Unexpected Gift. Journal of Palliative Medicine, 23(6), 868-869.
Jonas, D. F., Scanlon, C., Schmidt, L., & Bogetz, J. (2020). Creating a Seat at the Table: How Family Meetings Elucidate the Palliative Care Social Work Role. Journal of Palliative Medicine.
Rusch, R., Greenman, J., Scanlon, C., Horne, K., & Jonas, D. F. (2020). Bibliotherapy and Bereavement: Harnessing the Power of Reading to Enhance Family Coping in Pediatric Palliative Care. Journal of Social Work in End-of-Life & Palliative Care, 1-14.
Jonas, D. F., Scanlon, C., Rusch, R., Ito, J., & Joselow, M. (2018). Bereavement After a Child’s Death. Child and Adolescent Psychiatric Clinics of North America, 27(4), 579-590.

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