CancerCare’s professional oncology social workers recently shared their expertise with social workers from around the country during the Association of Oncology Social Work (AOSW) Annual Conference in Boston, MA.
Christine Rubin, LMSW offered practical solutions for caregivers to practice better communication with a loved one coping with cancer.
Liz Ezra, LMSW presented on how social workers can take patients’ and caregivers’ spirituality into account to help them better address their concerns.
Maria Chi, LCSW spoke about the value of using non-warfare metaphors to describe the cancer experience.
Carolyn Messner, DSW presented on effective ways to reach diverse patient and survivor populations. During the conference, Carolyn was named “Oncology Social Worker of the Year.” Read more about Carolyn’s accomplishment.
Sarah Kelly, LCSW spoke about health literacy among older adults facing cancer. Sarah’s presentation was awarded “Best Poster Presentation” at the conference.
The AOSW Annual Conference is the largest meeting of social workers in the country, and we are proud to continue to be recognized as experts in helping people cope with cancer.