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Advancing Pediatric Psychosocial Care

APOSW at work

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!

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Call for Abstracts deadline has been extended to:
Monday, September 8, 2014 (5:00 PM Eastern Time)
Download the details here (PDF)
Online abstract submission now open!
Begin submission here

2015 Exhibitor and Conference Sponsorship Prospectus (PDF)

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We would like to express a special thank you to our 2014
Conference Sponsors:

GOLD LEVEL
__________            ___   __       _SILVER LEVEL

Go4theGoal
National Marrow Donor Program

BRONZE LEVEL

Iron Matt - The Matthew Larson Foundation
PennState Hershey - Childrens Hospital
The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia Cancer Center

SPECIAL SUPPORTERS

Childrens Brain Tumor Foundation
Childhood Leukemia Foundation
HopeLab
Leukemia and Lymphoma Society
Nemours - Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children


Patients & Families


What’s New!

Call for Nominations for APOSW Social Worker of the Year (PDF)

Apply for APOSW’s membership or renew your current APOSW membership with the NEW secure
Online Membership Application form!

New Member Half Year:
Not a member of APOSW yet?  Don't want to pay a full year's membership when the year is half gone, but don't want to wait for the next membership year?  Consider joining now at a reduced rate and enjoy the full benefits of being a member for the remainder of 2014.


ExCEL in Social Work
Ex
cellence 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 >>

Upcoming Events!

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APOSW works with the following organizations to advance psychosocial care for children with cancer and blood disorders.

Alliance for Childhood Cancer

www.allianceforchildhoodcancer.org

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Childrens Oncology Group

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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.

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