2017 APOSW’s 41st Annual Conference

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Tuesday, April 18, 2017

2:00 PM - 5:00 PM  PRE-INSTITUTE 1  (3 CEs)
It Feels Like Home: Reflection and Application of Bowen Family System’s Theory
 * Greg Hedler, MSW, LCSW

2:00 PM - 5:00 PM  PRE-INSTITUTE 2  (3 CEs)
Advancing the Science and Practice of Pediatric Oncology Social Work: Writing for Publication - Handout
 * Barbara Jones, PhD, MSW
 * Wendy Pelletier, MSW, RSW

7:30 PM - 8:30 PM   EARLY REGISTRATION and MEET & GREET GATHERING
Retrieve your conference bag, schedule, and name badge and join us at the Meet and Greet!

 

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Wednesday, April 19, 2017

7:00 AM - 8:00 AM  REGISTRATION & BREAKFAST

8:00 AM - 8:30 AM  OPENING REMARKS
 * Anita Graham, MSW, LCSW, 2016-2018 APOSW President, WVU Medicine Children’s Hospital

8:30 AM - 10:00 AM  KEYNOTE  (1.5 CEs)
Reaching New Heights through Interprofessional Education and Practice: Pediatric Oncology Social Work Leads the Way - Handout
 * Barbara Jones, PhD, MSW, University of Texas, School of Social Work
 

10:00 AM - 10:15 AM  BREAK

SEMINARS

10:15 AM - 1:15 PM  SEMINAR 1  (3 CEs)
An Introduction to Pediatric Hematology Oncology Social Work (lunch included)
 * Anne Kosem, LCSW, OSW-C
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Alistair Robertson, MSW

10:15 AM - 12:15 PM SEMINAR 2 (2 CEs)
Bridging Clinical Social Work Practice with Psychosocial Research Methodology: Becoming a Practitioner-Scientist - Handout
 * Lori Wiener, PhD, DCSW
 * Mary Jo Kupst, PhD

10:15 AM - 12:15 PM SEMINAR 3 (2 CEs)
Transition: What to Ask and How to Assist Young Adult Survivors
 * Stacia Wagner, MSW, MEd
 * Beth Jones, BA
 * David Strauser, PhD
 * Kate Shafer, LICSW
 * Wade Iwata, LMSW, OSW-C
 

12:15 PM – 1:30 PM  LUNCH ON YOUR OWN

1:30 PM – 2:45 PM  BREAKOUT SESSION 1
1A: What Does Moral Distress Look Like in Pediatric Oncology Social Work? (1.25 CEs) - Handout
 * Wendy Shama, MSW, RSW
 * Sonia Lucchetta, MSW, RSW

1B:  Going it Alone: Living and Coping with Rare Blood Disorders and Childhood Cancers  (1.25 CEs)
 * Nancy Cincotta, MSW, LCSW, MPhil, ACSW

1C:  Incorporation of Cultural Group Family Support into Pediatric Palliative and End of Life Care in a Hospital Setting - Handout
 * Sue Stephens, MSW, LCSW, ACSW

1D:  Home away from home: Providing a Unique Space for Families within an Inpatient Hospital Setting - Handout
 * Stephanie Freeman, LICSW, EdM, OSW-C
 * Erin Scott, BSW
 

2:45 PM – 3:00 PM  BREAK

3:00 PM - 6:30 PM  EXHIBITOR’S FAIR, SILENT AUCTION & REMEMBRANCE ACTIVITY

3:00 PM – 5:00 PM  POSTER PRESENTATIONS 
P-1:  Impact of Teen Camp
 * Michelle Fritsch, LMSW-ACP

P-2:  Experience with the American Cancer Society’s Masters Training Grant in Clinical Oncology Social Work
 * Leah Forster Gauvin, MSW, LCSW, OSW-C
 * Kameron Leon, BSW, SSW, MSW Candidate

P-3:  Reaching New Heights when Approaching End of Life Issues for Pediatric Patients and Caregivers: A Family Centered Care Perspective
 * Heather DeRousse, MSW, LCSW
 * Brittaney Brackett, MSW, LMSW

P-4:  4th Angel Mentoring Program: Pediatric Caregiver Pilot at Cleveland Clinic
 * Stacey Carabin, MSW, RN, LSW

P-5:   Developing a Psychosocial Care Plan for Support of Pediatric Brain Tumor Patients with Neurological Complexities, Neuropsychological Limitations and Quality of Life Post Treatment
 * Kelli Passalacqua, LICSW

P-6:  Pediatric Oncology as a Team Sport: Developing COR Understanding of Interdisciplinary Collaboration
 * Rachel Rogovin, LICSW, OSW-C
 * Lyndsay J. LaRocca, LICSW

5:30 PM - 6:30 PM  WELCOME RECEPTION - Hors d'oeuvres, Entertainment, Raffle, Door Prizes (must be present to win).
There will be tasty appetizers starting at 5:30 PM with a formal welcome to Chicago and conference announcements. Beverages will be available for purchase.

6:30 PM  DINNER ON YOUR OWN


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