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Graduates, Participants and Mentors in NYU Silver's Zelda Foster Studies in Palliative and End-of-Life Care at the

Association of Oncology Social Work (AOSW)
33rd Annual Conference | May 31 - June 2, 2017

Sheraton Denver Downtown Hotel
Denver, Colorado

 


Honoring American Cancer Society Quality of Life Award Recipient
Yvette Colon, PhD, ACSW, BCD

Zelda Foster Studies MSW Mentor

Awards Ceremony:
Friday, June 2 | 8:30 – 10:00 am | Plaza Ballroom A-C


Presentation Schedule

All presentations at The Sheraton Denver Downtown Hotel. The complete conference schedule is available here.

Wednesday, May 31

11:00 am – 12:00 pm | Governor's Square 17

  • Rebecca Cammy, MSW, LCSW; Zelda Foster Studies Leadership Fellow
    Developing a Palliative Radiation Oncology Specialty: The Role of the Oncology Social Worker

12:15 – 1:45 pm | Plaza Ballroom A-C

  • Richard Dickens, MS, LCSW-R; Zelda Foster Studies Leadership and MSW Mentor
    with Cheryl Hughes, LICSW, OSW-C and Marianne Stenhouse, LCSW, OSW-C
    Integrative Oncology: Supporting the Whole Person — Mind, Body and Spirit

2:00 – 3:30 pm | Governor's Square 15

  • Shirley Otis-Green, MSW, MA, ACSW, LCSW, OSW-C; Zelda Foster Studies Leadership Mentor
    Jennifer Bires, MSW, LICSW, OSW-C; Zelda Foster Studies Leadership Fellow
    Pain, Palliative Care, and End-of-Life SIG Presentation | Advance Care Planning: Understanding and Expanding the Social Work Role

5:15 – 6:15 pm | Governor's Square 15

  • Richard Dickens, MS, LCSW-R; Zelda Foster Studies Leadership and MSW Mentor
    with Cheryl Hughes, LICSW, OSW-C
    Therapeutic Presence in Illness and End-of-Life: Sounds Simple So Why Is It So Hard?

Poster Presentations | Foyer, Concouse Level

  • Barbara Jones, MSW, PhD; Zelda Foster Studies MSW and Leadership Mentor
    with Casey Walsh, MSW, LCSW and Jennifer Currin-McCulloch, MSW, LMSW, OSW-C
    Clinical Applications of Theories of Resilience and Emerging Adulthood for AYA Cancer Survivors
  • Elizabeth Barnett, MSW, LMSW; Zelda Foster Studies MSW Fellow
    with Frances Becker, MSSW, LCSW, OSW-C and Areden Church, MSW, LMSW
    From Compassion to Action: The Development of a Formal Bereavement Program
  • Sarah Stapleton, MSW, LCSW; Zelda Foster Studies PELC Certificate Program Graduate
    with Deirdre Sekulic, MSW, LCSW
    The Process of Providing Stem Cell Transplants to Undocumented Patients
  • Sarah Stapleton, MSW, LCSW; Zelda Foster Studies PELC Certificate Program Graduate
    with Deirdre Sekulic, MSW, LCSW
    The Psychosocial Implications of Transplanting a Homeless Patient

Thursday, June 1

8:30 – 10:00 am | Governor's Square 12

  • Marsha Clarke, MSW, LCSW-R, OSW-C, Zelda Foster Studies Leadership Fellow
    The Unsung Heroes: Cultivating Work Life Balance of Unlicensed Staff Through a Staff Support Group at An Oncology Center

8:30 – 10:00 am | Governor's Square 15

  • Penny Damaskos, MSW, PhD, LCSW-R, OSW-C; Zelda Foster Studies Leadership Mentor
    with Bill McDermott, MSW, LCSW and Bill Goeren, MSW, LCSW-R, ACSW, OSW-C
    LGBTQ Learning Institute | LGBTQ Cancer Support: Recommendations for Psychosocial Care

8:30 – 10:00 am | Governor's Square 15

  • Jennifer Bires, MSW, LICSW, OSW-C; Zelda Foster Studies Leadership Fellow
    with Taylor Patton, MSW
    LGBTQ Learning Institute | Be the Change You Want to See: How You Can Be a Champion for LGBTQ Cancer Patients

Friday, June 2

8:30 – 10:00 am | Plaza Ballroom A-C

  • Yvette Colón, PhD, ACSW, BCD; Zelda Foster Studies MSW Mentor
    ACS Quality of Life Lecture | “I Haven’t Got Room For the Pain:” Time, Space, and Suffering in the Cancer Pain

10:15 – 11:45 am | Governor's Square 16

  • Linda Mathew, MSW, LCSW, OSW-C; Zelda Foster Studies Leadership Fellow and MSW Mentor
    Penny Damaskos, MSW, PhD, LCSW-R, OSW-C; Zelda Foster Studies Leadership Mentor
    Unexpected Leadership Opportunities: Oncology Social Work Contributions in an Enhanced Patient Access Project

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NYU Silver's Zelda Foster Studies Program in Palliative and End-of-Life Care (PELC) encompasses a range of initiatives designed to develop and mentor PELC social work leaders at all stages of their careers in the areas of clinical practice, education, research, publication, and administration.