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The Voice of People With Breast Cancer

Education

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Gilda's Club Toronto

Talking to Children About Cancer

Join us for an informative webinar about parenting and cancer. Tory Hagerman BA, CCLS, ECE (she/her) currently holds a permanent position with Gilda’s Club of Greater Toronto as the Family Coordinator and Certified Child Life Specialist (CCLS). Along with working with Gilda’s Club of Greater Toronto, Tory holds a position with the Children and Youth Grief Network. 

Everyone is welcomed to ask questions and learn from others who are asking questions.

When:

Wednesday, January 18th, 2022, at 1:00PM (EST)

Where:

ONLINE

Who:

  • people living with breast cancer

  • their families, partners, and caregivers

Key topics:

  • Identify common challenges, issues and responses when children are living with a caregiver who has cancer. 
  • Develop an understanding of the developmental background of different ages of children and what their understanding is of cancer at this age.
  • Discuss the importance of building emotional intelligence within early childhood.
  • Learn how to support your children in coping with and building resiliency when living with a cancer diagnosis in the family.
  • Learn fun, creative play strategies, which will ultimately support your children’s individual skills and foster your relationship with your child.

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