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Joint APOS/AOSW NYC Conference

Join us for the Second Annual APOS & AOSW Joint Conference in New York City!  This conference will take place on Friday, October 4, 2019 from 8:00 AM – 4:30 PM ET and will offer 7 hours of Continuing Education Credits. Coffee in the morning and lunch is provided. 

Participate in this well-rounded and relevant conference addressing the critical topic of role of psychosocial oncology in palliative care. Space is limited, so register today!






William S. Breitbart, MD

Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

Shirley Otis-Green, MSW, MA, ACSW, LCSW, OSW-C

Collaborative Caring

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Sensei Koshin Paley Ellison, MFA, LMSW, DMIN

New York Zen Center for Contemplative Care

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Terry Altilio LCSW

Palliative Social Work Consultant

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Terry Altilio  MSW, LCSW, ACSW

Palliative Social Worker


Terry Altilio LCSW is a palliative social work consultant with over two decades of experience working with patients and families in hospital settings. She lectures in post masters social work programs at New York University, Smith and California State University San Marcos. She is a recipient of a Project on Death in America Career Achievement Award and a Social Work Leadership Award which supported a palliative social work fellowship and listserv which currently links 750 social workers. She has received a Mayday Pain and Society Fellowship Award and a Social Worker of the Year award from the Association of Oncology Social Work.  She has co-authored publications, lectured nationally and internationally and is co-editor with Shirley Otis- Green of the Oxford Textbook of Palliative Social Work and most recently co-editor with Bridget Sumser and Meaghan Lyon Leimena of Palliative Care – A Guide for Health Social Workers published in January 2019.