Webinar Date and Time: Tuesday, November 22, 2022 at 4:00 – 5:00 pm EST
In the second educational webinar, a social worker from Young Adult Cancer Canada will speak on coping strategies for young adults can use throughout their lymphoma journey. The first half of this presentation will focus on the emotional and mental health challenges the AYA population face, and ways to deal with, alleviate, and manage feelings due to cancer diagnosis. In the second half, Dani will facilitate a round table discussion with AYA Lymphoma patients and caregivers. This discussion will put into context the emotional and mental impact of lymphoma, and coping strategies individuals can use to take care of themselves.
Speaker: Dani Taylor
Dani is the Manager of Programs and Partnerships at Young Adult Cancer Canada. Dani is an oncology social worker and young adult, colorectal cancer survivor. She has completed her MSW with Factor-Inwentash Faculty of Social Work at University of Toronto, as well as her BSW and BA in English Literature with York University. Her experiences with the health care system and support of Young Adult Cancer Canada (YACC) led her to explore a career in psychosocial oncology; finding particular interest in illness narratives and systemic violence. Dani has previously worked for Gilda’s Club Greater Toronto (where she continues to facilitate their 20s & 30s Support Group), Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre (palliative care), and the Princess Margaret Cancer Centre (allogeneic transplant, palliative care, breast cancer survivorship, and phase one clinical trials).