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“Talking With Your Children About Brain Tumors “

Posted on: 09/08/2010

BRAINSTORM: A Dialogue and Education Series

presents a free seminar for parents with children of all ages


“Talking With Your Children About Brain Tumors “


Featuring guest speaker


Child Life Specialist,

The Preston Robert Tisch Brain Tumor Center at Duke



Borden Auditorium

 David S. Zocchi Brain Tumor Center

Monmouth Medical Center, 300 Second Avenue, Long Branch, NJ


                                    5:45 p.m.                    Registration, Sandwiches & Snacks

                                    6:30 – 8:30 p.m.         Seminar and Panel Discussion


                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


**A free ART IS GOOD workshop will be offered in a separate room

for school age children and teens whose family members are attending.


Space is limited for this FREE seminar!


Email  or call 732-450-8111 by October 12 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.



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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