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BREAST CANCER RESOURCE CENTER

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Understanding the Psychosocial Impacts of Breast Cancer

Breast Cancer Resource Center

The Breast Cancer Resource Center is a community-based non-profit serving Central Texans impacted by breast cancer. It is proud of taking a leadership role in providing resources that meet local breast cancer clients' physical, mental, social, and psychological needs and their families. This training will cover the psychosocial impacts breast cancer can have on patients, as well as the 8 Texas Core Competencies required by the Community Health Worker (CHW) certification. Additionally, this training will provide CHW's with resources they can use to be able to discuss issues and challenges faced by their breast cancer patients. Receive up to 6 DSHS-Certified CEUs for CHWs and CHW Instructors.

COURSES INCLUDE: 

Psychosocial Impact of Breast Cancer at Diagnosis

This course will help you understand the meaning of “Psychosocial”, what effects a diagnosis has on a woman before and after she receives a breast cancer diagnosis, and ways a CHW can support breast cancer patients. 1.5 DSHS-Certified CEUs for CHWs and CHW Instructors

 

Psychosocial Impact of Breast Cancer on Family and Friends

This course will help you understand how a breast cancer diagnosis of a loved one impacts relationships with a spouse and/or family, how to support children, caregiver support, and ways a CHW can support breast cancer patients. 1.5 DSHS-Certified CEUs for CHWs and CHW Instructors

 

Psychosocial Impact of Breast Cancer on Emotional Health

This course will help you understand how a woman’s emotional health changes, how a chronic illness or disability can affect breast cancer treatment, and ways a CHW can support breast cancer patients. 1.5 DSHS-Certified CEUs for CHWs and CHW Instructors

 

Psychosocial Impact of Breast Cancer After Treatment Ends

This course will help you understand the long-term physical and emotional struggles a woman may experience after treatment ends and ways a CHW can support breast cancer patients. 1.5 DSHS-Certified CEUs for CHWs and CHW Instructors

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Breast Cancer Resource Center

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BCRC Helpline / BCRC Línea de ayuda:

512-524-2560