Social Workers Shine at Annual AOSW Conference
Several of CancerCare's oncology social workers
shared their expertise at the Association of Oncology Social Work (AOSW) Annual Conference in Baltimore, Maryland on May 28-30.
Maria Chi, LCSW and Carly Mesavitz, LCSW, OSW-C discussed the importance of social work field education programs.
Elizabeth Ezra, LCSW, OSW-C (pictured right) offered guidance on helping instill hope in people coping with a pancreatic cancer diagnosis.
William Goeren, LCSW-R presented on the importance of support groups for older gay men with cancer.
Carolyn Messner, DSW, LCSW-R, OSW-C, a past president of AOSW, provided a foundation for training the next generation of leaders in oncology social work.
Allison Nilsen, LMSW presented on the important role of the social worker during a wig and breast prosthesis fitting.
The AOSW Annual Conference is the largest meeting of oncology social workers in the country, and we are proud to continue to be recognized as experts in helping people cope with cancer.