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Paving the path for the next generation! This discussion is ideal for seasoned members focusing on becoming a mentor or mentoring the next generation.

Facilitators: Giselle Perez, PhD & Alexandra Zaleta

 

 

 

 

Working in psychosocial oncology can be incredibly taxing.  This discussion will focus on ways to identify and address compassion fatigue and burnout within ourselves as well as the critical components of coping and preventative measures to help us all continue providing the best care we can to patients. 

Facilitators: Teresa Deshields, PhD & Nicole Taylor, PhD

 

 

Those entering the career of psychosocial oncology have unique challenges and questions. This table is a space for students to network, discuss what steps have been helpful through training, and get connected to mentors.

Facilitators: Bradly Milliman, PsyD & Marcus Alt, PhD

 

 

Those entering the career of psychosocial oncology have unique challenges and questions. This table is a space for students to network, discuss what steps have been helpful through training, and get connected to mentors.

Facilitator: Hannah Katz, PsyD & Kadie Harry, PhD

 

 

How can we support cancer programs in their growth and development? This discussion will lend itself to the growing field of E-Health technology and other valuable resources.

Facilitators: Matthew Loscalzo, LCSW & Deane Wolcott, MD

 

 

How do you see health disparities play out in your unique roles and in your cancer centers?  How can we make an impact to decrease barriers to care for our patients and facilitate open communication and discussion around sensitive topics? This discussion will address these important questions and more!

Facilitators: Charles Kamen, PhD

 

 

How are programs being developed and in what specific cancer populations do survivorship programs already exist? What are the barriers and challenges to program development?  Come and engage in this enlightening discussion!

Facilitator: Elizabeth Muenks, PhD & Susan Ash-Lee, LCSW

There are unique developmental concerns in cancer care for children, including medical decision making, parental considerations and understanding of illness.   There are also neurocognitive changes that may occur for children with cancer and impact on education. Conference attendees assisting pediatric and AYA patients, don’t miss this discussion!

Facilitators: Lori Wiener, PhD, DCSW & Maryland Pao, MD

 

 

What are others doing from a research perspective and how can we collaborate or partner on a national level? We’re all in this together, and this discussion will prove it!

Facilitators: Joseph Greer, PhD & Lynne Padgett, PhD

 

How do you conduct distress screening, stepped/collaborative care, competency/capacity evaluations, etc.? Using screening as a method to build your program. Calling all clinicians to this critical topical discussion!
Sharla Wells-Di Gregorio, PhD and Karen Johnson, PhD

 

 

This discussion will focus on addressing co-morbidity issues such as dementia and cancer.  Come and discuss these unique challenges and more while treating those in their golden years on the cancer journey.

Facilitator: Kelly Trevino, PhD & Christian Nelson, PhD

 

 

Clinicians in private practice contribute to high-value, human-centered cancer care delivery. Join us to network, share resources, ask questions, and discuss how we effectively collaborate with established cancer institutions and manage sustainable private practices.

Facilitators: Amanda Kracen, PhD & Cheryl Krauter, MA