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Cancer and COVID-19: Living with added uncertainty and isolation

Launched: July 29, 2020

Length: 54 minutes

Presenter: C. Elizabeth Dougherty BSW, MSW, RSW

Presenter role: Clinical social worker and educator at C. Elizabeth Dougherty Consulting; Partner with the Children and Youth Grief Network; Assistant Clinical Professor, Department of Family Medicine, Division of Palliative Care, McMaster University

C. Elizabeth Dougherty
C. Elizabeth Dougherty

Webinar overview: A cancer diagnosis during COVID-19 can lead to additional feelings of grief, loss, uncertainty and isolation. In this webinar, clinical social worker C. Elizabeth Dougherty offers guidance on how to face difficult thoughts and feelings in the present moment, how to help children cope with grief and loss and how to access helpful support and resources.