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2012 APOSW’s 36th Annual Conference

Conference Agenda

Wednesday, Thursday, Friday

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Friday, May 18, 2012

Continental Breakfast - The Embassy Suites Portland – Downtown Hotel provides a complimentary full breakfast in The Arcadian Garden Room LL2 (Lower Level 2) beginning at 6:30 AM Monday thru Friday.

8:00 AM - 8:30 AM  Day Registration

8:30 AM - 8:45 AM  Announcements

Ethics, Research and Childhood Cancer: Insights from 3 Studies of Informed Consent - Handout
 Eric Kodish, M.D.
 FJ O’Neill. Professor

10:15 AM - 10:30 AM  Break

10:30 AM - 11:45 AM  BREAKOUT 4
- Compassion Fatigue and Secondary Traumatic Stress: The Cost of Caring or Manageable Threats?
 Kathryn Fasl, MSW, LMSW
 Elizabeth Stuchell, MSW, LLMSW

4B - Canceled

4C - Embracing Spiritual Practices: Using Case Studies to Explore Diversity
 Carrie Calhoon, LCSW

4D - Nourishing Our Spirits through Expressive Arts: Coping With Life-Threatening Illness and Repeated Loss on a PBMT Unit - Handout
 Marion Enzerra Kalbacker, LCSW
 Christie Smith, LCSW
 Jennifer Sosensky, LCSW

11:45 AM - Noon  Break

Noon - 2:00 PM  Special Interest Working Groups (SIWG) - Box Lunch Provided

Select One SIWG Group to Attend:
1. AYA (Adolescent – Young Adult)
2. Bioethics
3. BMT (Blood and Marrow Transplant)
4. Brain Tumors
5. Education Resources
6. End of Life/Palliative Care
7. Sibling Issues
8. Survivorship/Late Effects

2:00 PM - 2:15 PM  Break

2:15 PM - 3:45 PM  INTENSIVE
To The Summit And Beyond - Handout
 Karen Booth MD, FRCP(C)

3:45 PM - 4:00 PM  Closing Remarks
 Stacy Stickney Ferguson, MSW, LICSW, President, APOSW (2012-2014)

Wednesday, Thursday, Friday

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