2019 Prostate Cancer Care 360™ Summit

"Accessing Caregiver Resources"

INFO

Access social and mental health services for patients and caregivers fighting all cancers, and resources for the social workers that support them.

Date: Saturday, Sept 14th

Time: 10AM-3PM

 

Details:

Lunch provided

FREE, but registration is required

Sponsored by:

FREE PSA screenings provided by:

 

 

This activity is approved for 6.0 Continuing Education (CE) Credits from the

National Association of Social Workers

(Early Bird Discount expires Sept 1st)

Location:

The Gathering Spot

384 Northyards Blvd NW, Building 100

Atlanta, GA 30313

REGISTRATION
AGENDA

I. Accessing Caregiver Resources Panel Discussion

Format: Panel Discussion

Hear from state and county representatives as they share services available in Dekalb, Fulton and Cobb County.

 

II. The Role of Health Policy and the Impact on You 

Presenter: Rhonda Richards, Government Relations & Advocacy, AARP

Format: Lecture

This session provides an overview of some proposals in health policy on the federal level for consumers, caregivers, and professionals that support them.  Hear how current policy and proposals regarding the Older Americans Act, Medicare, Medicaid, the Recognize, Assist, Include, Support, and Engage (RAISE) Family Caregivers Act and other efforts to support family caregivers can impact you and your family. 

Audience: Social Workers, Cancer Patients (All cancers), Family & Friends and Caregivers

III. Health Equity: The Role of Community Health Workers in Access to Care

Presenter: Beneta L. Haynes, JD- Director of Equity Access, Georgia Watch

Format: Lecture

This session will educate participants about the essential role CHWs play in health equity and access, particularly in diverse and lower-income communities. 

Audience: Social Workers, Cancer Patients (All cancers), Family & Friends and Caregivers

IV. Men's Health: Impact on Women, Children, and Society

Presenter: Gerry White, PHD, LMSW, Clark Atlanta University

Format: Lecture

A cancer diagnosis affects the entire family. Learn how men’s health impacts the lives of women and children, and the long-term impact on future generations.

Audience: Social Workers, Cancer Patients (All cancers), Family & Friends and Caregivers

 

V. Managing the Mental Health Impacts of a Cancer Diagnosis

Presenter: Frank Eady, LMSW, Winship Cancer Institute of Emory University

Format: Lecture

A person’s mental health can be affected by a cancer diagnosis and they may experience stress, anxiety, and fatigue. These effects can last during treatment and even in remission. Learn how to manage these issues of improving emotional, psychological and social well-being.

Audience: Social Workers, Cancer Patients (All cancers), Family & Friends and Caregivers

VI. Men's Den: Real Talk-My Life After Prostate Cancer (For Men Only)

Moderated by: Henry Washington III, Veteran, and Prostate Cancer Survivor and Dr. Mark McCord, Board Certified Radiation Oncologist with WellStar Atlanta Medical Center South and Medical Director for Atlanta Oncology Associates

Format: Interactive Peer Support Group

Hear from and join other prostate cancer survivors for an open and candid discussion about prostate cancer survivorship. If you are newly diagnosed, gain insight and be inspired by those that have walked the journey and know that there is hope. 

Audience: MEN ONLY

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GETTING TO THE SUMMIT
Location
 
THE GATHERING SPOT
380 Northyards Blvd NW #100,
Atlanta, GA 30313
Check out photos from last year's Summit

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