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May 28-30, 2014
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ACS Quality of Life Award Lecture
By Karen Kayser, MSW, Ph.D.W
Building Bridges Between Oncology Social Work Practice and Research
Watch Karen Kayser, MSW, Ph.D. deliver the ACS Quality of Life Award Lecture at the recent AOSW 28th Annual Conference in Boston, MA, on May 31, 2012.
Dr. Karen Kayser holds the LaRocca Endowed Chair in Oncology Social Work at the Kent School of Social Work, University of Louisville. Her research focuses on the study of interpersonal and cultural factors that promote optimal adjustment to cancer. She has conducted research on health-related stress for individuals, couples, and families both in the United States and internationally, including India, China, Switzerland, Italy, and Australia. She has authored and co-authored several books including Helping couples cope with women’s cancers: An evidence-based guide for practitioners (Springer, 2008) and Couples coping with stress: Emerging Perspectives on dyadic coping (APA, 2005). Download PDF version here. Listen to Audio version here.
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