Course Description

Purpose:

To enhance professional practice, values, skills, and knowledge about serving cancer patients and families and identify community resources best suited to assist families.

Goals:  

Throughout the training, participants will increase knowledge regarding the impact of cancer in the family system and ways to best support them through communication and community resources.

Objectives:

  • Learn about the scope of cancer incidence and the most common concerns of cancer patients.
  • Understand ways to support families impacted by cancer.
  • Develop effective communication skills when working with cancer patients.
  • Identify community resources available to families impacted by cancer.

Instructor

Clara Anderson Sainte, LCSW, LSCSW