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Cancer, Work and You: Webinar

Wednesday 2 April, 2014

How has cancer changed your work life?

Employees and employers are being encouraged to find out how they can support a growing number of Victorians returning to work following cancer treatment.

Every day in Victoria another 80 people find out they have cancer. Often a cancer diagnosis is unexpected and dealing with treatment and recovery will impact on someone’s job or business as well as their family and friends.

Employers, managers and work colleagues can also be affected by such a diagnosis, and may be confused about what to say, how to help and what a person’s entitlements are.

Find out the answers by taking part in:

“How will returning to work affect me?”
Live at 7pm on Thursday, 10th April, 2014.

This webinar features an interdisciplinary panel with a wealth of experience. Practical and emotional issues commonly experienced when returning to work or when working during cancer treatment will be discussed, and information and strategies to cope will be provided. The panel will include:

  • Ben Bravery, diagnosed with cancer at 28, who will share his returning-to-work experience.
  • Maxine Rosenfield a Sydney-based psychotherapist with 20 years’ experience counselling clients with chronic or life threatening illness.
  • Merilyn Speiser a HR professional with decades’ of experience in developing business strategies, leadership development, performance management and succession planning.

Click to find out more or to register.