Cancer Support Group

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May 22 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

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With Jennifer Bires, LICSW

Cancer Patient Support Group

 

 

 

 

Being diagnosed with cancer is difficult, and sometimes it is hard for family and friends to understand exactly what you’re going through. We hope this support group will help you feel less isolated and allow you to make connections with others facing a similar challenge. This group is designed so that you can share common concerns, fears and coping strategies with other people who have been in similar shoes. Participants will explore their experience with cancer and other matters of importance in their lives in a group setting, with a trained social worker, and work towards improving their lives.

Cancer Support Group is held twice per month, on the 2nd & 4th Monday of each month. Spring sessions will be held from 6:00-7:30pm on the following dates:

  • May 1 – Additional May session added to calendar!  
  • May 8
  • May 22
  • June 12
  • June 26

Please RSVP to Kiersten at 202.483.8600 or kiersten@smithcenter.org.


 

About Jennifer Bires

Jennifer Bires is a licensed clinical social worker, who works with people affected by cancer.  She received her Master’s in Social Work from Washington University in St. Louis.  Jennifer knows how distressing a cancer diagnosis can be for patients and their families. Her goal as an oncology social worker is to help patients and family members adjust to the emotional impact of a diagnosis.  Jennifer specializes in working with young adults, caregivers and patients who have advanced disease.  She strives to help patients and families maintain a high quality of life in the face of their illness.

 

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Date:
May 22
Time:
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
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Smith Center for Healing and the Arts
1632 U Street, NW
Washington, DC 20009 United States
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Phone:
202.483.8600
Website:
http://www.smithcenter.org
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