Advancing Pediatric Psychosocial Care
APOSW is a group of passionate, professional oncology social workers. Our efforts are focused on enhancing the lives of children with cancer and blood disorders and the families who care for them. We accomplish our mission by advancing pediatric psychosocial oncology care through clinical social work practice, research, advocacy, education, and program development.
If you are a pediatric oncology social worker or a non social work professional who shares in the APOSW mission, we cordially invite you to join us.
Save the Date!
April 23-25, 2014
Call for Abstracts - Due September 6, 2013
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May 15-17, 2013
Hilton Minneapolis, Minneapolis, MN
Conference Handouts are now open to APOSW Members
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We would like to express a special thank you to our 2013
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Congratulations to the ExCel in SW Winners - Kristen Frazier and Stephanie Borer
Congratulations to the 2013 SW of the Year - Barbara Jones, MSW, PhD
NEW Member Category:
• Non-North American Associate More info here >>
Proposal to Host APOSW Conference - 2015
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ExCEL in Social Work
Excellence in Cancer Education & Leadership
ExCEL strives to improve the delivery of psychosocial-spiritual care for oncology patients through an innovative social work-specific educational program. ExCEL is a collaborative partnership between the City of Hope, the Association of Oncology Social Work (AOSW) and the Association of Pediatric Oncology Social Workers (APOSW). A pre-conference to the APOSW annual meeting will address critical aspects of quality care while encouraging oncology social workers to meet and exceed the recommendations of the Institute of Medicine (IOM) 2008 Report - "Cancer Care for the Whole Patient: Meeting Psychosocial Health Needs." To learn more >>
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APOSW works with the following organizations to advance psychosocial care for children with cancer and blood disorders.
ExCEL in Social Work: Excellence in Cancer Education & Leadership
ExCEL in Social Work strives to improve the delivery of psychosocial-spiritual care for oncology patients through an innovative oncology social work-specific program.