Lives Touching Lives - The Consequences of Caring

Last Modified: October 10, 2003

Conference Dates: November 14, 2003
Conference Location: The Gregg Conference Center, The American College

Sponsoring Group: The Wellness Community Philadelphia

Conference Web Page URL:

Topics Covered: Dan Gottlieb,Ph.D. will speak on "Giving Care and Taking Care: Living on the Precipice of What it Means to Be Human". Four workshop choices are available before and after Dr. Gottlieb to include:

  1. Poetic Medicine - Poetry as a way to express emotions and awaken creativity.
  2. Art as a Way of Knowing- Art-making as a process to cultivate inner resources and reduce stress.
  3. Meditation; Healing with Compassion - Mind body practices to develop the healing power of compassion for oneself and others.
  4. Yoga - The practice of gentle stretching and breathing to reduce stress and promote healing.

Conference Objectives: To sustain healthy care-giving and personal satisfaction in the field of oncology care

Who Should Attend: Oncology Social Workers and Oncology Nurses

Conference Agenda:

  • 8:00AM Registration and Continental Breakfast
  • Keynote Speaker Dan Gottlieb at 11:15AM
  • Buffet Lunch 12:30PM
  • Workshops 1:15 until closing at 4:00

Registration Information: Please contact The Wellness Community Philadelphia to register by November 7, 2003 at 215-879-7733

Conference Fees: $60.00

Continuing Education: Yes

Miscellany: 6 credit hours have been approved for Social Workers. Application for contact hours has been submitted to the PSNA