Guest Speaker Susan and Kim – Social Workers Peter Mac -14 March

This week we will be joined by guest speakers Susan Dragan and Kimberly Cheah via ZOOM. 

Susan and Kim will talk us through the emotions experienced on a cancer journey and how we can improve our overall wellness. They will discuss navigating a breast cancer diagnosis and the supports available.

Susan and Kim are both social workers at Peter Mac. They are passionate about supporting cancer patients and their families emotionally and practically through their treatment and after as well as educating others about the psychosocial impact of cancer.

 

Dr Susan Dragon

Social Worker

Susan has been a Social Worker here at Peter Mac for 8 years. Prior to that Susan worked in the asylum seeker sector, mental health and disability. Susan is passionate about supporting cancer patients and their families emotionally and practically through their treatment and after as well as educating others about the psychosocial impact of cancer. Having practiced in various fields of social work and community health over the last 20 years, Susan is passionate about enhancing social work practice through quality improvement projects and research. Susan is a member of the Scientific Acton Committee of PoCog (Psycho-oncology Co-operative Research Group).

Ms. Kimberly Cheah

Social Worker

Kimberly has been a Social Worker at the Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre since 2020. Prior to joining Peter Mac, Kimberly worked in Neurorehabilitation in Melbourne, and in private psychology practices in Singapore. Kimberly has a particular interest in working with women and children, and has supported this population within the education, community and policy development sector. Alongside her clinical work, Kimberly is a member of the Family Violence Working Group which offers training on how to respond to family violence to Peter Mac staff. Kimberly has a special interest in harnessing digital technology to improve clinical practice and patient outcomes and currently contributes to the digital health space as an Electronic Medical Record Clinician Builder.

 

To join us at this Guest Speaker event, please register your details below or call The Living Centre on 03 9820 2888.

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  • Social worker Susan Dragan
     14/03/2024
     9:30 am - 10:30 am

Venue:  

Address:
81 South Wharf Drive, Docklands, Victoria, 3008, Australia

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