Balancing Work & Cancer Webinar: Communicating Effectively Part 2
The ability to communicate clearly at work can make all the difference in success and achieving your goals. Communicating with coworkers, supervisors, and others in the workplace following a cancer diagnosis can be nuanced and can require some strategy. Join us for this second-of-two sessions focused on communication. Discussion includes:
- Best practices for using social media and other online platforms to create an online brand
- Tips and techniques for having conversations at work and when looking for a new job
- Looking at job search through a communications lens
Date & Time
Wednesday, October 4, 2023 — 6:00 PM ET/ 3:00 PM PT
All sessions are free and open to cancer patients, survivors, healthcare professionals and caregivers. All attendees must abide by CAC's Code of Conduct. Register for this live and interactive webinar by clicking “Register” below. The webinar will be hosted on the Zoom platform. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email with phone and web log-in information. There is no registration deadline.
Rachel Becker, LMSW, Deputy Director, Cancer and Careers
As Deputy Director, Rachel’s responsibilities include oversight of Cancer and Careers’ 12 accredited webinars. She also provides direct support and referrals to CAC’s diverse audiences; oversees CAC's program team; and works to ensure all programs meet the continuing education accreditation standards of various state and national accrediting bodies. Additionally, Rachel regularly presents on topics related to cancer and work at community-based events and cancer conferences around the country.
Before joining Cancer and Careers, Rachel was Head of Client Services at CarePlanners (cofounded by Dr. Nancy Snyderman), where she designed and implemented a technology-based infrastructure for delivering and monitoring support services. Prior to that, she completed a fellowship in psycho oncology at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, and worked in a clinical capacity at the Jewish Child Care Association and New York Methodist Hospital.
Rachel holds a BA from Rutgers University and graduated summa cum laude with an MSW from NYU’s Silver School of Social Work. She is a member of NASW, AOSW, and a proud recipient of the Zelda Foster Fellowship in Palliative and End-of-Life Care.
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6:00 PM – 6:05 PM ET: Welcome, Speaker Introduction
6:05 PM – 6:50 PM ET: Overview of how to communicate effectively at work following a cancer diagnosis
6:50 PM – 7:00 PM ET: Questions
- Attendees will be able to identify and describe methods for using social media and online platforms to build a professional online brand and protect privacy.
- Attendees will be able to describe and apply tips and techniques for having conversations at work and when looking for a new job.
- Attendees will be able to illustrate best practices for communications during the job search process.
One (1) continuing education credit will be provided free of charge to eligible oncology nurses, social workers, and HR professionals upon approval from the agencies listed below.
- This program is approved by the New York State Education Department's State Board for Social Work (Approval #0072) for 1 continuing education hour.
- Cancer and Careers, #1814, is approved to offer social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. Organizations, not individual courses, are approved as ACE providers. State and provincial regulatory boards have the final authority to determine whether an individual course may be accepted for continuing education credit. Cancer and Careers maintains responsibility for this course. ACE provider approval period: 06/10/2023 – 06/10/2026. Social workers completing this course receive 1 continuing education credits.
- Cancer and Careers is accredited as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.
- Provider approved by the State of California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number CEP 16673, for 1 continuing education credit per session.
- Cancer and Careers is recognized by SHRM to offer Professional Development Credits (PDCs) for the SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP. This program is valid for 1 PDC per session for the SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP. For more information about certification or recertification, please visit www.shrmcertification.org.
Requirements to Receive Credits
CEW Foundation (aka Cancer and Careers) maintains responsibility for programs. Healthcare professionals of all disciplines should contact their regulatory board(s) to determine course approval for their specific license(s) and/or certification(s). Please note that regulatory boards may not accept duplicate contact hours (i.e., CEs awarded for webinar sessions with similar titles offered in this or prior calendar years) as valid for license and/or certification renewal.
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- Register for each live webinar presentation for which you plan on requesting a CE.
- Prior to the session, you will receive an email with phone and web log-in information.
- You must attend the live presentation of the webinar Please note that participants who "listen-in" on another participant's line will not be eligible for credit.
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- You must pass the post-session test with a score of 80% or higher. You will see your score when you submit your post-test. Please press done, regardless of your score. You will be taken to a confirmation page where you will have the opportunity to re-take the test up to two (2) additional times to obtain a score of 80% or higher. Any submissions beyond the first three will not be considered.
- You will be notified via email of your status in qualifying for a CE no later than 30 days after the date of the webinar. For example, for a webinar held January 1, notifications will be sent out no later than February 1.
- You must abide by CAC's Code of Conduct.
Those who meet all the requirements above will receive a certificate via email within 30 days of the webinar.
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Questions or Grievances
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