Thursday, 30 July 2015

“Cancer in the School Community-a guide to staff members”

Contact: Karen Rogers, Cancer Council Tasmania
p: 03 6212 5716   e: 

Date: 5 August 2015      
Location: Statewide

Intended Audience: School Teachers, Social Workers, Psychologists

"Cancer in the School Community-a guide to staff members" is a fantastic resource with information on how to support students, colleagues and family members affected by cancer.
It includes practical strategies and information about cancer, grief and support resources. Covering topics such as; Information about Cancer, Talking about Cancer, When a Student, Family Member and/or Staff Member has Cancer, The Bereaved School Community and Finding Further Support.
Cancer Council Tasmania offers a state wide cancer+ program which supports Tasmanian families with a child, adolescent or young adult with cancer, survivors of childhood cancer and the professionals who care for them. The cancer+ coordinator is available for support and information for families impacted by cancer especially when a parent has been diagnosed with cancer.
For more information please contact Karen Rogers on 6212 5716 or email

Guide for Staff Members