How long have you been an oncology social worker? Since 2002; I am coming up on completing my 16th year.
While I know that there are just as many Kudos to celebrate this month as we have throughout 2016, the response was a bit light. So this is short and sweet, while still recognizing the inspiring work that our members are a part of every day.
In just about a month it will be one year since I stepped into this role—and what a year it has been! Here are the highlights:
Lisa McLaughlin, LSW, OSW-C, AOSW Social Networking Manager Interviewed by Catherine Credeur, LMSW, OSW-C AOSW President-Elect
The 2016 AOSW 32nd Annual Conference in Tampa (#AOSW2016 for the social media savvy) has come and gone, but the reactions live on through the presence of social media. Here is a sample of some of the tweets that went out about the conference—you can feel the energy of the conference.
Wisdom and the history of oncology social work are encapsulated in the form of two women, Naomi ‘Noni’ Stearns, MSW, LICSW, and Hester Hill Schnipper, MSW, LICSW, BCD, OSW-C.
The day to leave for the 2016 AOSW Annual Conference finally arrived. It would be my first actual vacation since March 2012. I mean, I’ve had a couple of maternity leaves since then, but I don’t think those qualify as vacations. I was so eager to enjoy a relaxing six plus-hour plane ride to the …
Hilary Cohen, MSW, LCSW, OSW-C, CTS, DVC(111) Winship Cancer Institute Atlanta, Georgia
Eucharia Borden, MSW, LCSW, OSW-C Landenau Medical Center Wynnewood, Pennsylvania
Cynthia “Cindy” Edwards, is one of AOSW’s most senior State Representatives. Cindy joined AOSW in 1990 and has served as State Representative since 1995.