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Talking With Your Children About Brain Tumors -- A Seminar in Long Branch, NJ

Posted on: 03/15/2010

Talking With Your Children About Brain Tumors -- A Seminar in Long Branch, NJ
The David S. Zocchi Brain Tumor Fund invites you to join us for a FREE seminar for parents
 "Talking With Your Children About Brain Tumors"
Featuring guest speaker
Jean Hartford-Todd, CCLS
Child Life Specialist, The Preston Robert Tisch Brain Tumor Center at Duke
Date:     Monday, April 19, 2010
Time:     5:45 p.m. - Registration, Sandwiches & Snacks
             6:30 - 8:30 p.m. - Seminar and Panel Discussion

Location: Borden Auditorium, Monmouth Medical Center, 300 Second Avenue, Long Branch, NJ 07740
This seminar is designed for parents with children of all ages, in families where a parent or other close relative has been diagnosed with a brain tumor.
Topics include:
    * how to talk about your brain tumor diagnosis
    * adjusting to changes in family dynamics
    * adapting to different roles and altered relationships
    * how to explain treatment effects to your children
    * offering support to your children during recurrence or tumor progression
    * how to answer your children's questions
Space is limited for this FREE seminar! Please email by March 31 to reserve your place.  Include your name, contact information and the name(s) of anyone who will attend with you.
Please note: although this seminar is about family topics, the content is intended for adults only.
Directions to Monmouth Medical Center are at this link:
Let us know what your needs are!  We welcome your comments, suggestions and questions.
Contact the David S. Zocchi Brain Tumor Fund at   



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