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Childhood Cancer Resources. Caitlin Mulligan, LSW Susan Pultman , LSW, M.Ed The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia. Introduction. Who We Are CHOP and Alex’s Lemonade Stand Importance of partnerships Social Workers as a Guide/Resource. What are Resources?. Financial Emotional/support

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Childhood cancer resources

Childhood Cancer Resources

Caitlin Mulligan, LSW

Susan Pultman, LSW, M.Ed

The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia


Introduction

Introduction

  • Who We Are

  • CHOP and Alex’s Lemonade Stand

    • Importance of partnerships

  • Social Workers as a Guide/Resource


What are resources

What are Resources?

  • Financial

  • Emotional/support

  • Transportation

  • Other


What are resources cont d

What are Resources cont’d

  • Availability and Qualifying

  • National vs. Local

  • How to ask for Help


Financial

Financial

  • SSI and Medicaid

  • National Resources

    • NCCS

    • ACS

    • LLS

    • Alex’s Lemonade Stand

  • Local/Regional Assistance


Transportation

Transportation

  • Gas cards, public transit tokens, emergency transit

  • Flights

  • Reimbursement

  • Medicaid Transport


Emotional support

Emotional Support

  • One-on-one connections and support

  • Online forums

  • Support groups

  • Counseling/psychotherapy in the hospital and in the community

  • Sibling support


Other resources

Other resources…

  • Wigs/Headcoverings

  • Wishes

  • Camps

  • Communications

  • “Fun stuff”

  • Scholarships


Adolescents and young adults

Adolescents and Young Adults

  • Stupidcancer.org

    • A wealth of information, podcasts, meet-ups

  • TheSAMFund.org

    • Webinars AND financial assistance

  • First Descents, Camp Koru, Mak-A-Dream

  • Cameron Siemers Foundation for Hope

  • Cancerandcareers.org


Questions

Questions?


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