Social Workers Out of the Box

Presenter: Becky Niemeyer, LCSW, Palliative Care Program Specialist, Palliative Care Department, Kaiser Permanente, Colorado Region

Valued Living: An Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT)-Based Group Intervention for Distressed Survivors

Presenters: Joanna Arch, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Dept. of Psychology and Neuroscience, University of Colorado, Boulder; Jill Mitchell, PhD, LCSW, OSW-C, Rocky Mountain Cancer Centers Boulder

Young Adults and Cancer: Impacts and Interventions

Presenter: Thomas Pier, LCSW, Simms Mann Center, UCLA

Young adults (those in their 20s and 30s) with cancer face a unique set of challenges based on their stage of life development. This webinar will explore the impacts of cancer and its treatments on young adults, ways that needs of young adults and their families can be met, and benefits of providing age-specific psychosocial support to young people facing cancer and their families.

Times They are a Changing: Managed Care & Health Care Reform Opportunities in Psychosocial Oncology

Presenter: Marcus Garcia, Director of Managed Care, Rocky Mountain Cancer Centers

Community oncology service delivery models and contract structures are changing with the rollout of healthcare reform. There is tremendous opportunity within these changes for psychosocial oncology professionals to focus their metrics and be on the forefront of these changes with new and innovative interventions. We will discuss an overview of the reform on community oncology and the opportunities for the psychosocial oncology community to build metric based intervention for the future.

“Who is the Patient?”: Addressing Caregiver Distress

Presenters: Teri Simoneau, Ph.D., Director of Psychosocial Oncology, Presbyterian/St. Luke’s Medical Center; Janet Spradley, LCSW, Data Coordinator, Presbyterian/St. Luke’s Medical Center/Colorado Blood Cancer Institute

Improving Quality Of Care Using Cancersupportsource: How Distress Screening, Referral And Follow-Up Positively Impacts Patient Outcomes

Presenters: Mitch Golant, Ph.D., Senior VP for Strategic Initiatives, Cancer Support Community; Joanne Buzaglo, Ph.D., Senior Director of Research of Cancer Survivorship Research, Cancer Support Community


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