Oncology Social Work Awareness Videos
Defining Oncology Social Work and AOSW Video
Defining Oncology Social Work Video
ACS Quality of Life Award Lecture
Roeliena L. VanZanten, MSW delivered Quality of Life for Oncology Social Workers: “Who Cares?” at the AOSW 30th Annual Conference in Baltimore, Maryland, on May 29, 2014.
This presentation explores specific quality of life issues that relate to themes and paradigms that oncology social workers face in their work. Contextual challenges include the ever changing medical landscape, increased professionalization at the academic level and sociopolitical changes with the recent implementation of the Affordable Care Act (ACA).
Roeliena L. VanZanten, MSW worked as an oncology social worker in a variety of settings and roles. She worked in specialty cancer centers, in-patient hospice, skilled nursing facility, non-profit organizations and a private practice geared toward people living with cancer, MS, and eldercare challenges.