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AOSW is pleased to announce two new CEU offerings for attendees of this year’s Annual Conference in Denver. 
Ten SIG meetings with CEUs
Each 90-minute session will include 30 minutes of networking and 60 minutes of presentations for 1.0 CEU. Attendees may attend any SIG meeting of their choosing — membership in a SIG is not required to attend. This is a great way to explore and learn about the subspecialties of oncology social work. 
Clinical Practice Intensives Sessions (CPIs)
Comprised of two 90-minute sessions, CPIs allow participants to get in-depth, focused training from content experts. This year’s CPI subjects include: 
  • Mindfulness
  • Motivational Interviewing
  • Family Therapy in Oncology Care
  • Psychodynamic Approaches to End-of-Life and Bereavement Care
  • Improving Sexual Health: Unique Needs and Clinical Practice with Sexual Minorities
Earn 3.0 CEUs from experts in the field while developing skills you can incorporate into your work. 
*The CPI’s & SIG presentations are included in the 19.0 CEUs available to claim at the 2017 Annual Conference
CPI Topics & Speakers
  • Psychodynamic Approaches to End-of-Life and Bereavement Care, Joan Berzoff, PhD, MSW 
  • Mindfulness Practices and Perspectives to Enhance Oncology Social Work: Caring for Patients, Providers and Ourselves, Thomas J. Pier, LCSW, OSW-C, CMF 
  • Can You Please Change this Patient? Motivational Interviewing as a Better Approach, Debra Mattison, LMSW, ACSW, OSW-C
  • Improving Sexual Health: Clinical Practice with Sexual Minorities, Sage A. Bolte, PhD, LCSW, OSW-C; Heather Honoré Goltz, PhD, LMSW, Med; David Latini, PhD, MSW
  • Family Therapy in Oncology Care, Carolyn Fulton, LCSW-R
Wednesday SIG Presentations
  • Spirituality SIG Presentation: Rituals: Creating Healing Space for Our Patients and Ourselves, Debra Mattison, LMSW, ACSW, OSW-C; Su Murdock, LCSW, OSW-C
  • Pain, Palliative Care, and End-of-Life SIG Presentation: Advance Care Planning: Understanding and Expanding the Social Work Role, Shirley Otis-Green, MSW, MA, ACSW, LCSW, OSW-C; Jennifer Bires, MSW, LICSW, OSW-C
  • Integrative Oncology SIG Presentation: Integrative Oncology: Supporting the Whole Person — Mind, Body and Spirit, Cheryl Hughes, LICSW, OSW-C; Marianne Stenhouse, LCSW, OSW-C; Richard Dickens, MS, LCSW-R
  • Ethics SIG Presentation: One New Friend Request: Social Media and Ethical Issues in 21st Century Oncology, Alison Petok, MSW, MPH, LCSW
  • Sexuality SIG Presentation: Overcoming Barriers to Sexual Health Assessments in the Inpatient and Ambulatory Settings, Sage A. Bolte, PhD, LCSW, OSW-C; Andrea Karoff, MSW, LCSW, OSW-C
Thursday SIG Presentations
  • Research SIG Presentation: Developing Research in a Clinical Oncology Setting: Challenges and Opportunities, Daniela Wittman, PhD, MSW
  • Blood Cancer/BMT SIG Presentation: BMT Psychoeducation Increases Patient and Caregiver Knowledge and Confidence, Jane Dabney, MSW, LISW-S, OSW-C; Paula Brumback, LCSW
  • Patient Navigation SIG Presentation: The Patient Navigator and The Oncology Social Worker: Strange Bedfellows, One and the Same, or Somewhere in Between?, Elizabeth Saylor, MSW
  • Children and Cancer SIG Presentation: When a Parent Has Cancer: The Role of Oncology Social Work, Mary Turney, LCSW
  • Ambulatory Care/Fee-for-Service SIG Presentation: Ambulatory Care/Fee-for-Service 101: Social Work Basics for Outpatient Settings, Paige Campbell, EdD, LCSW, OSW-C; Christine Henrickson, LMSW, BCD; Brittany Moore, MSSW-PSO, LSW