Dissertation/Thesis Abstract

A psychosocial intervention targeting the coping of siblings of children with cancer: A grant proposal
by Izell, Ryan, M.S.W., California State University, Long Beach, 2009, 58; 1466136
Abstract (Summary)

This project explores the issues faced by siblings of children with pediatric cancer in order to recommend a proposal for the grant funding of a sibling support program. Described is the grant writing process, including the discovery of the potential funding source; Bear Necessities Pediatric Cancer Foundation. The proposed program will operate in conjunction with Jonathan Jaques Children's Cancer Center at Miller Children's Hospital in Long Beach, California. Program development was based on researched practices which have been proven to be effective in addressing the particular concerns facing siblings during the pediatric cancer experience. Details of the program intervention are provided, including specific objectives and an overview of the semi-structured group curriculum. Finally, the writer explains challenges faced and lessons learned, as well as the project's relevance to social work.

Indexing (document details)
Advisor: Koob, Jeffrey
School: California State University, Long Beach
School Location: United States -- California
Source: MAI 47/06M, Masters Abstracts International
Subjects: Social work, Clinical psychology
Publication Number: 1466136
ISBN: 978-1-109-17263-8
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