2016 APOSW’s 40th Annual Conference

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Thursday, April 14, 2016

6:30 AM – 7:30 AM  YOGA

6:30 AM – 7:30 AM  TAI CHI

7:30 AM - 8:30 AM  REGISTRATION, BREAKFAST AND EXHIBITOR FAIR CONTINUED

7:30 AM - 8:30 AM GATHERING OF SOLO PRACTITIONERS  1 CEU
  Elyse Levin-Russman, LICSW, OSW-C, solo practitioner will facilitate.

7:30 AM – 8:30 AM  CHALLENGES OF SUPERVISION  1 CEU
Whether you are supervising students or staff, there are inherent challenges to this work. This session will look at the literature and current best practice standards for supervision as well as provide an interactive session for discussing challenging situations.
  Wendy Shama, MSW, RSW

8:30 AM – 10:30 AM  ETHICS INTENSIVE  2 Ethics CEUs
Challenging Ethical Issues in Health Care Settings: Emerging Dilemmas in the Digital Age - Handout
  Frederic G. Reamer, PhD

10:30 AM - 10:45 AM  BREAK

10:45 AM - 12:00 PM  BREAKOUT SESSION 2  1.25 CEUs
2A - Caring for the Family: Social Media Based Family Centered Care after the Death of a Child
  Hollee Muller, MSW, LMSW, LCSW
  Caroline Gill, MSW, LMSW, LCSW

2B - Enhancing Patient Caregiver Support through a Parent Mentor Program - Handout 1 - Handout 2 - Handout 3 - Handout 4 - Handout 5
  Brittany Cochran, MS, NCC, CAVS
  Judith Hicks, MSSW, ACSW, LCSW

2C - APOSW/SSWLHC 2014 Staffing Survey Report: Discussion and Recommendations* - Handout
  Pat Cornwell, LCSW
  Fran Greeson, LCSW
  Mary Norris, MPH, MSW
 * This session is limited to the first 40 people who register.

2D - Helping Children Deal with the Multiple Losses Related to Medical Conditions - Handout
  Nancy Boyd Webb, DSW, LICSW, RPT-S

12:00 PM - 1:30 PM  NETWORKING LUNCHEON & BUSINESS MEETING  1 CEU

1:30 PM – 1:45 PM  BREAK

1:45 PM – 3:00 PM  BREAKOUT SESSION 3  1.25 CEUs
3A - When Patient and Family Define Hope as Going to the Ends of the Earth for a Cure–Literally
  Amy Grose, MSW, LICSW
  Chase Samsel, MD

3B - Conceptual and Clinical Rationale for a Comprehensive Sibling Program
  Deborah Bond Berk, MSW

3C - The Role of Neurocognitive Testing in Survivorship: How to Advocate for Executive Supports in the Schools - Handout
  Christine L. Trask, PhD, ABPP
  Jennifer Donelan, BA
  Stephanie Freeman, LICSW, EdM, OSW-C
  Jennifer Greene Welch, MD

3D - Be Well, Be You - Addressing the Unique Psychosocial Needs of Adolescent and Young Adult Women Diagnosed with Cancer Utilizing a Wellness Perspective and Peer Support - Handout
  Karen Rediger, MSSA, LISW-S

3:00 PM – 3:15 PM  BREAK

3:15 PM – 4:45 PM  SPECIAL INTEREST GROUP MEETINGS  1.5 CEUs

    Adolescent/Young Adult
    Ethics
    Blood and Marrow Transplant
    Brain Tumors
    End of Life/Palliative Care
    Sibling Issues
    Survivorship

5:00 PM – 6:00 PM  PAST PRESIDENTS’ AND PAST BOARD MEMBERS’ RECEPTION (invitation only)

5:00 PM – 6:00 PM  SOCIAL HOUR AT PROVIDENCE BILTMORE

6:30 PM APOSW 40th CELEBRATION AT THE HISTORIC PROVIDENCE PUBLIC LIBRARY
Join us for a fantastic evening of entertainment, networking and celebration, including the presentation of the Social Worker of the Year award. There will be a cash bar and a seated dinner.


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