AOSW live webinars and webinar recordings deliver relevant and sensitive training presented by leading minds in the field, at budget-conscience pricing and with optional CE credits.
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Informing practice, policy and education through research is a core part of AOSW's commitment to excellence in psychosocial oncology.
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AOSW’s Annual Conference is a unique opportunity for oncology social workers to network, gather information, support and guide each other.
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Defining Oncology Social Work and AOSW Video
Defining Oncology Social Work Video
ACS Quality of Life Award Lecture
Susan Gerbino, PhD, LCSW delivered the ACS Quality of Life Award Lecture at the AOSW 31st Annual Conference in Seattle, Washington, on May 21, 2015.
"No Easy Path: Being There for Patients and Families at Forks in
Knowledge is power. Whether you are a person with cancer, or an oncology social worker, finding the right resources is critical. AOSW members are leaders in the field of psychosocial oncology. As an organization, AOSW is also involved in collaborating with other patient advocacy groups and national and international oncology organizations whose primary focus is access to quality care for cancer patients.
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Oncology social workers and other psychosocial oncology professionals provide direct services to people with cancer and their families in public and private health care institutions and agencies. Some are consultants to community service agencies or private industry. Administration, education and research are valued roles for others as is the provision of private cancer counseling services. AOSW works to unify and support psychosocial oncology practitioners as related to the common mission of improved psychosocial support services for patients and families facing cancer.
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