Webinars

CURE’s web-based learning is designed for families seeking more information on topics related to the childhood cancer experience.

Palliative Care: Caring for the Whole Child

Dr. Katharine Brock, Director of the Supportive Care Clinic at the Aflac Cancer & Blood Disorders Center, dispels common misconceptions about what palliative care is, and offers ways to discover how palliative care can improve the quality of life for the patient and family.

Helping Older Siblings Cope

Dr. Katharine Brock, Director of the Supportive Care Clinic at the Aflac Cancer & Blood Disorders Center, dispels common misconceptions about what palliative care is, and provides advice on finding resources through palliative care that will improve quality of life for the patient and the family.

5 Common Mistakes Couples Make in Times of Conflict

Licensed marriage & family therapist, Kellie Gwaltney explores some common mistakes couples make in conflicts, and ways couples can use conflicts to become closer and more connected even in the midst of crisis.

Life After Cancer Treatment

Led by Dr. Karen Effinger, this webinar includes information on survivor care, late effects of treatment, and the importance of healthy living.

Grief and the Holidays

Laurie Hooker, Licensed Clinical Social Worker, offers ways to cope with loss during the holiday seasons and ways to honor your child.

Silent Sufferers: Supporting Siblings Through a Childhood Cancer Diagnosis

Erin Nicolas, Licensed Professional Counselor and Registered Play Therapist, helps participants identify concerning behaviors and provide tips on how to best support your child. This webinar is geared toward families with younger children.

Coping with PTSD & Childhood Cancer

Carleen Newsome, LPC helps participants understand PTSD: including identifying symptoms, and ways help cope with PTSD. Distressing or life-threatening moments like a child’s cancer diagnosis are traumatic experiences that can severely compromise your emotional well-being. But there are ways to cope with the damage brought on by such events.

Understanding Clinical Trials for Relapsed Cancers

Led by Thomas Cash, MD, MSc, and Stacy Senn, PNP, this webinar will help you better understand what developmental therapeutics are, help you determine if developmental therapeutics are right for your child, how to recognize the differences between phases of clinical trials and help explain the complexities of Phase I/Phase II trials.

Advocating for your Child’s Academic Needs (Part 1)

Molly Wilson, CCLS walks parents through helping their child and their child’s classmates adjust to the return to school. Participants learn techniques for talking to children about cancer and ways to help support the child with cancer.

Advocating for your Child’s Academic Needs (Part 2)

Keely Bailey, LCSW, RPT and Ginger Armstrong focus on learning challenges and laws that protect your child academically. Participants learn about the educational challenges that may result from a cancer diagnosis or its treatment and will learn about special accommodations that can be made to set a child up for success.