Social Work Session

The Social Work Session will be held in conjunction with the Education Day on Saturday, June 30, 2018.

Time: 3:15 – 5:30pm

Social Work Session Chairs:

  • Colleen Van Essen
  • Stacia Wagner

Abstract Presentations:

3:15pm – 4:15pm

  • Whole person care in pediatric oncology: insight for chaplain-physician collaboration                             
  • Barriers to enrollment on CNS late effects studies, a single-center experience      
  • Family huddle – one family’s personal experience             
  • Celebrate life, honor courage: Brain tumor specific bereavement programing       
  • Palliative Care Bereavement Intervention: An educational and support program for neuro-oncology staff     

Networking and Collaboration:

4:15pm – 5:30pm

  • Focus on the complexities of the neuro oncology population
  • Discuss the gaps in education for social workers
  • Brainstorm potential programs/research projects available to improve social work practice among the neuro oncology population