Workshops and Conferences
10th Annual "I'm Cured...Now What? Conference for Teen and Young Adult Survivors of Childhood Cancer" 2015
An all-day conference focusing on late effects, individual risk, and healthy living after treatment for teens 17+ and young adult survivors and their parents. Keynote is Dr. Aziza Shad from Georgetown. Other speakers include Dr. Steven Hardy from Children's National Medical Center focusing on stress management, Darah Curran, LCSW from Life with Cancer, speaking on sleep interventions, and Alma Morgan, M.Ed. speaking on college/career success. Enjoy networking with survivors and other parents in dedicated break-out sessions and try Zumba, Reiki and Massage, or a Cooking/Nutrition Demo with Danielle Cook (author of "Happily Hungry: Smart Recipes for Kids with Cancer"). Apply for one of 20 college scholarships ($1000 each) to be awarded at the Conference. Contact Connie Connor, LCSW at 703-531-1515, firstname.lastname@example.org for more information. Brochures and scholarship applications available in June. Breakfast and lunch provided. Co-sponsored by Growing Hope, LLS, DC Candlelighters, Special Love, Inc. and multiple area hospitals.