Informed Parent and Survivor Internet Conference
The Role of the Pediatric Oncology Social Worker in Assisting Children and Families
September 10, 2008
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In this conference, Dr. Barbara Jones discusses the role of the pediatric oncology social worker in assisting children and families. She explains that pediatric oncology social workers — who practice in children's hospitals, nonprofits, advocacy organizations, and educational settings — are committed to enhancing the emotional and physical well-being of children with cancer and their families.
Barbara L. Jones, Ph.D., MSW
Assistant Professor of Social Work and Women and Gender Studies and Co-director of the Institute for Grief, Loss and Family Survival at the University of Texas School of Social Work in Austin.
Dr. Jones would like to acknowledge the Board and members of The Association of Pediatric Oncology Social Workers who contributed materials for this presentation.
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