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Friday, October 18th!
Join your colleagues from across the State for an all day conference to learn how to support students who are facing a cancer diagnosis either personally or through a loved one.
Strengthening Our Schools (SOS) is a program designed for professionals that interact with kids on a daily basis. This is a one-day seminar created with the goal to educate attendees enough to be able to:
- Demonstrate a fundamental understanding of cancer and its impact on families
- Describe measures parents can take to meet their children’s needs
- Describe measures that school personnel can take to help both parents and students
- Create a support system for students struggling with a parent’s cancer diagnosis
This conference is provided at no charge. Breakfast, Lunch, and workshop materials will be provided.
This Conference Will Feature Keynote Speaker:
2 Time Pediatric Cancer Survivor
First Cancer Survivor to Complete the 7 Summits
Author of “Keep Climbing: How I Beat Cancer and Reached the Top of the World”
Who Should Attend:
Teachers | School Nurses | Guidance Counselors
Psychologists | Social Workers | School Administrators
Health Educators | Child Life Specialists
*Please note that this conference is not provided for the general public. The session is aimed to provide suitable training for people in student or kid centered professions*
9:30am-10:30am: Breakout Session 1
10:45am-11:45am Breakout Session 2
1:00pm-2:00pm Keynote Speaker: Sean Swarner
2:15pm-3:15pm Breakout Session 3
Professional Development credits pending.
NJ Social Workers: An application will be submitted for consideration of up to 4 clinical credits for this conference. Note: Only Social Workers from NJ and NY will receive credit for this program.
For concerns about food allergies or the event, please contact Kristen Lefkus, Events and Marketing Coordinator
If you have questions about the program, please contact:
Katherine Schaible, LSW, Program Coordinator at CSCCNJ at 908-658-5400 x4 or email@example.com
Jesse Guzik, CCLS, Child/Youth Program Coordinator at CSCCNJ at 908-658-5400 x5 or firstname.lastname@example.org