Bolstering Resilience in Adolescents and Young Adults Facing Cancer
Kailie Sullivan LCSW, OSW-C
Thursday, November 21, 2019
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12:00 pm CDT, 1:00 pm EDT, 10:00 am PDT
About this Live Interactive Webinar
What does it mean to be resilient? Its more than being able to “bounce back” from a difficult experience. It’s in part a set of resources and skills that individuals can develop to be better prepared to respond to life’s challenges. This webinar will provide an overview of resilience theory as it applies to adolescent and young adults impacted by cancer, whether it be their own or a loved one’s diagnosis. Participants will learn to identify key factors associated with increased resiliency. Interventions shown to promote resiliency in the AYA population will be discussed, including an innovative adventure-based therapeutic program for adolescent cancer caregivers.
At the end of the presentation, the participant will be able to:
- Describe 3 models for understanding resilience
- Identify several promotive factors associated with resilience in the AYA population
- Identify at least 3 clinical interventions shown to promote resilience in AYA impacted by cancer
||Kailie Sullivan LCSW, OSW-C, earned her Master of Social Work degree from New York University Silver School of Social Work and has worked in various inpatient and ambulatory oncology care settings for the past 10 years, including New York Presbyterian Weil-Cornell Medical Center, Massachusetts General Hospital and Central Maine Medical Center. She currently works as Youth and Family Services Manager at the Dempsey Center, an independent cancer support organization in Central and Southern Maine. Her role includes developing and facilitating programs and services designed to support children, teens, young adults and parents impacted by cancer. Kailie currently serves as the co-chair of the AOSW Youth, Families and Cancer Special Interest Group.
Continuing Education Credits
Level - Intermediate
Participants will earn 1.5 CE credits upon successful completion of a quiz and a post-webinar evaluation.
This course has been approved for 1.5 clinical continuing education clock hours.
12:00 p.m. - 12:25 p.m.: Describe 3 models for understanding resilience
12:26 p.m. - 12:48 p.m.: Identify several promotive factors associated with resilience in the AYA population
12:49 p.m.-1:09 p.m.: Identify at least 3 clinical interventions shown to promote resilience in AYA impacted by cancer
1:10 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.: Questions and Answers
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