Schedule-at-a-Glance


2020 AOSW Virtual Meeting Schedule-at-a-Glance
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Please note: This schedule is preliminary and subject to change.

Wednesday, August 5 Schedule
Thursday, August 6 Schedule
Friday, August 7 Schedule
Saturday, August 8 Schedule

Wednesday, August 5, 2020
11:30 a.m. – 12:45 p.m. Welcome, Awards Ceremony, and Opening Keynote Address, "Oncology Social Work: A Flight of Transcendence in New Era of Cancer Care," (Vicki Kennedy, LCSW, FAOSW, FAPOS) (1.0 CE)
12:45 p.m.– 1:15 p.m. Networking Break
1:15 p.m. – 2:15 p.m.   Paper Session I (2 concurrent sessions) (1.0 CE)

  • Leveraging the Tides of Change: A Strategic Roadmap to Implement Billing for Oncology Social Work Services and Biopsychosocial Screening, Courtney Bitz, OSW-C, ACHP-SW; Christina Cabanillas, ACHP-SW; Renee Joshi, OSW-C, ACHP-SW; Ruby Bañuelos Calhoun, ACHP-SW; Fan Ming (Terence) Hung, ACHPSW; Amy Donner, ACHP-SW; Marinel Olivares, ACHP-SW; Matthew Loscalzo, FAPOS
  • Achieving Patient-Centered Care: Updates in Policy, Practice and Research, Brad Zebrack, PhD, MSW, MPH, FAOSW; Krista Nelson, LCSW, OSW-C, BCD FAOSW; Lisa Capparella, MSS, LCSW, OSW-C; Angela Williams, LCSW
2:15 p.m.– 2:30 p.m.    Networking Break
2:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.   Paper Session II (2 concurrent sessions) (1.0 CE)
  • Forgiveness: Exploring Its Power and Complexities, Debra Mattison, LMSW, OSW-C
  • The Utilization of Technological Tools to Enhance, Streamline and Validate the Oncology Social Work Role, Sarah Handsman, LMSW; Alison Snow, PhD, LCSW-R, OSW-C; Brittany Lawton, MSW, MA
2:30 p.m.– 3:00 p.m.    Networking Break
4:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.   Paper Session III (2 concurrent sessions) (1.0 CE)
  • Services to Institution: Creating an Intentional Staff Support Program to Improve Patient Care and Staff Well-Being, Billie Ferguson, LCSW-C; Nancy Piccicuto, LCSW-C
  • Improving Goals of Care Conversations Between Patients and Providers Using the Serious Illness Communication Guide, Melissa Sommers, MSW, LCSW 
     This session is sponsored by generous support of the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society. 
Total Wednesday CE: 4.0
 
Thursday, August 6, 2020                                  
11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Practice Intensive – Part I (2 concurrent sessions) (1.5 CE)
  • The State of Pain: Reducing Barriers and Increasing Access to Effective Evidence-Informed Cancer Pain Management, Yvette Colón, PhD, ACSW, BCD, FNAP, LMSW; Terry Altilio, MSW, ACSW, LCSW
  • An Overview of Veterans in Cancer Care, From Diagnosis to End-of-Life, Karlynn BrintzenhofeSzoc, PhD, LCSW, FAOSW; Louisa Daratsos, PhD, LCSW; Alba Lopez, DSW, LCSW
1:00 p.m.– 1:30 p.m.    Networking Break
1:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.   Practice Intensive – Part II (2 concurrent sessions) (1.5 CE)
  • The State of Pain: Reducing Barriers and Increasing Access to Effective Evidence-Informed Cancer Pain Management, Yvette Colón, PhD, ACSW, BCD, FNAP, LMSW; Terry Altilio, MSW, ACSW, LCSW
  • An Overview of Veterans in Cancer Care, From Diagnosis to End-of-Life, Karlynn BrintzenhofeSzoc, PhD, LCSW, FAOSW; Louisa Daratsos, PhD, LCSW; Alba Lopez, DSW, LCSW
3:00 p.m.– 3:30 p.m.    Networking Break
1:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.   Learning Institutes (2 concurrent sessions) (1.5 CE)
  • Adapting Collaborative Care for People Affected by Cancer and Mental Illness: Building a Person-Centered Team, Kelly Irwin, MD; Amy Corveleyn, MSW; Shukriyah Brown, Cancer Care Navigator
  • Being There Through Changing Times: Oncology Social Work and the Growth of Medical Aid in Dying, Sarah Conning, LCSW, OSW-C; Susan Hedlund, LCSW, OSW-C, FAOSW
Total Thursday CE: 4.5

Friday, August 7, 2020
11:30 a.m. – 12:45 p.m.  AOSW’s Quality of Life in Cancer Care Awards Ceremony & Lecture, sponsored by the American Cancer Society
  • Co-Existing with Cancer and COVID: Ramifications for Ethical, Clinical, and Anti-Racist Oncology Social Work Practice
    Christina Bach, MBE, MSW, LCSW, OSW-C, FAOSW (2021 recipient)
12:45 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. Networking Break
1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.   Paper Session IV (2 concurrent sessions) (1.0 CE)
  • Advance Care Planning Among African Americans Diagnosed with Cancer and other Serious Illnesses: A Cultural Competency Model, Karen Bullock, PhD, LCSW; Gloria Anderson, PhD
  • Hippocratic, What? Navigating Medical Futility as a Medical Social Worker, Christina Rothans, LCSW
2:00 p.m. – 2:15 p.m.   Networking Break
2:15 p.m. – 3:15 p.m.   Paper Session V (2 concurrent sessions)
  • Social Work Leadership Creates Quality Improvement in Advance Care Planning, Jane Dabney, LISW-S, OSW-C
  • A 20/20 View of Genetics and Genomics: The Future of Precision Medicine and the Role of Social Work, Meredith Barnhart, LCSW-R, OSW-C, Ph.D. Candidate
3:15 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.   Networking Break
3:30 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.   Learning Institute/Paper Symposia I (2 concurrent sessions) (1.5 CE)
  • Circles of Hope: A Large Group Model of Social Work Intervention, Nancy Cincotta, LCSW, MPhil
  • Communicating Oncology Social Work: Refining Our Pitch to Interdisciplinary Colleagues, Iris Fineberg, PhD, MSW, ACSW, OSW-C, FNAP, FAOSW; Shirley Otis-Green, MSW, MA, ACSW, LCSW, OSW-C, FNAP, FAOSW
Total Friday CE: 4.5
 
Saturday, August 8, 2020
11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Practice Intensive – Part I (2 concurrent sessions) (1.5 CE)
  • The Art of Writing for Publication, Daniela Wittmann, PhD, LMSW; Karen Kayser, PhD, MSW
  • Raising Your Ethical Antennae: An Interactive Crash Course in Identifying and Understanding Ethical Problems in Patient Care, Jennifer Ballentine, MA; Shirley Otis-Green, MSW, MA, ACSW, LCSW, OSW-C, FNAP, FAOSW
1:00 p.m.– 1:30 p.m.    Networking Break
1:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.   Practice Intensive – Part I (2 concurrent sessions) (1.5 CE)
  • The Art of Writing for Publication, Daniela Wittmann, PhD, LMSW; Karen Kayser, PhD, MSW
  • Raising Your Ethical Antennae: An Interactive Crash Course in Identifying and Understanding Ethical Problems in Patient Care, Jennifer Ballentine, MA; Shirley Otis-Green, MSW, MA, ACSW, LCSW, OSW-C, FNAP, FAOSW

3:00 p.m.– 3:15 p.m.    Networking Break
3:15 p.m. – 4:15 p.m.   Closing Keynote Speaker (Krista Nelson, MSW, LCSW, OSW-C, BCD, FAOSW) (1.0 CE)
Total Saturday CE: 4.0
 
TOTAL VIRTUAL MEETING CE = 17.0
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