Amy Colver, LCSW
Melody Griffith, MSW, LMSW, OSW-C
AOSW Communications Director
Jeanice Hansen, LCSW, OSW-C
To submit a story or information for inclusion in a future issue of AOSW Newsletter, contact Amy Colver or Melody Griffith on the list above.
As the holiday season approaches, you may find yourself reflecting on the year that has gone by and the ups and downs of 2023. As oncology social work professionals and students practicing in hospitals, cancer centers, home care agencies, hospice, community-based oncology practices, community programs, patient advocacy organizations, educational institutions, and other settings, YOU are the unsung heroes of cancer care, providing critical support, compassion, and guidance to patients and their families on their challenging journey.
We aim to support you in your career and the important work that you do. The Association of Oncology Social Work is a professional home and community dedicated to helping you navigate the emotional, practical, and financial challenges that come with a cancer diagnosis. This Giving Tuesday, we invite you to help us help you. We are all in this together and your generous donations on Giving Tuesday can help make a meaningful impact in our community.
- Professional Development: AOSW is committed to advancing the field of oncology social work. Your support enables us to offer training and educational resources to social workers, ensuring they are equipped with the latest knowledge and skills to provide the best possible care.
- Financial Assistance: With your support we can make a tangible difference in alleviating the financial burden for professionals and students facing hardships as well as awarding scholarship to those who have demonstrated an exceptional commitment to the profession and industry.
- Advocacy and Awareness: By supporting AOSW, you contribute to our advocacy efforts aimed at raising awareness about the importance of psychosocial support in cancer care. Together, we can work towards ensuring that every individual facing cancer has access to the emotional and social support they need.
AOSW envisions a global society in which oncology care meets the physical, emotional, social, and spiritual needs of all people affected by cancer. However, the need for oncology care is needed more than ever. This Giving Tuesday let’s come together to make a difference in the lives of those affected by cancer. Your generosity has the power to bring hope, comfort, and strength to our industry.
To make your tax-deductible donation, please visit our website or contact us directly at +1-847-686-2233. Every contribution, no matter the size, brings us one step closer to our goal to advance excellence in the psychosocial care of persons with cancer, their families, and caregivers.
Together, we can ensure that oncology social workers have the resources they need to continue making a positive impact in the lives of those affected by cancer.