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Scholars Day: April 15, 2009

The Impact of a Family Members' Diagnosis of Cancer on the Child: Understanding Childrens' Adaptation

The impact of the cancer experience on well children in the household was investigated. Psycho-social problems experienced by these children were examined that focused on the theoretical perspective of Erikson. Coping and adaptation skills were explored. Intervention strategies were recommended that included school-counseling intervention, group-intervention, and community-based approaches.

Presenter: Stacy Bowman (Graduate Student)
Topic: Counselor Education
Location: 3rd Floor Lobby - MetroCenter
Time: 6 pm (Session VI)