A HEAD & NECK CANCER DIAGNOSIS
Monday, January 22nd, beginning at 7:00pm Eastern
Parenting through a cancer journey impacts the whole family and can profoundly affect children. Parenting Through A Head and Neck Cancer Diagnosis, Treatment and into Survivorship webinar will provide guidance on how to have simple and open communication with children.
You will learn from a Child Life Specialist and three parents on how to maintain a sense of connection and provide opportunities for sharing and self-expression to help your child throughout this experience. Children are resilient and can learn to cope with challenging situations when provided with individualized support.
FAMILY SYSTEMS AND COPING SPECIALIST:
Emily McDaniel, MA, CCLS Certified Child Life Specialist, Children of Adult Patients, UC Davis Comprehensive Cancer Center
ALLIANCE AMBASSADORS & SURVIVORS:
Jessica Dagley – Proud mom and loving wife, Case Manager for the Medicaid Waiver through Unity of Indiana, Greenwood, Indiana, Survivor of Salivary Duct Carcinoma (also an Alliance Ambassador)
Michael Murphy – Husband and Father, Neuroscientist and Psychiatrist, Harvard Medical School, HPV-Attributed Tonsil Cancer Survivor; Boston, MA (also an Alliance Ambassador)
Willie Pelote – Husband and proud father of twin girls, Survivor of HPV-Attributed Tonsil Cancer, Sacramento, CA|