Helping Children Cope with a Parent’s Serious Illness – Conference for Professionals

Friday, October 19 & Saturday, October 20, 2012
Presented by The Gathering Place, Beachwood, Ohio

A conference aimed at helping professionals enhance or create programs to help children cope with a parent’s serious illness.

 

Click here for more details and to register

 

The conference will:

- Aid professionals in developing an all-inclusive child & family program

- Teach new tools that can help enhance an already existing program

- Provide written support group outlines, tools for assessment and evaluation and a detailed manual of psychotherapeutic activities to use with children’s groups and family groups

Who should attend this conference?

Child Life Specialists – Social Workers – Nurses

Clergy – Counselors – School Psychologists

 

 Click here for more details and to register

 

Key Note Speakers:

Wendy Harpham, MD: Wendy is a doctor of internal medicine, best-selling author, long-term cancer survivor, and mother of three. Throughout her career as a practitioner, author, lecturer and patient advocate, Dr. Harpham has fulfilled her mission, “To help others through the synergy of science and caring.”

Kathleen McCue, MS, LSW, CLLS: Kathleen pioneered the care and treatment of children stressed by a parent’s grave illness. Kathleen founded and continues to direct the children’s program at The Gathering Place, a support center for individuals and families touched by cancer in Northeast, Ohio. She is the author of How to Help Children Through a Parent’s Serious Illness which was recently released in a new edition and Someone I Love is Sick: Helping Very Young Children Cope with Cancer in the Family.

 

 

2 Responses to “Helping Children Cope with a Parent’s Serious Illness – Conference for Professionals”

  1. Linda Dillehay says:

    I would like to attend the conference .Thank you

    Linda

  2. Sheila Morris says:

    I would like to attend the conference. Thanks so much for placing my name on the list.

    Sheila

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