Parenting with Cancer – LIVE Webinar

April 19, 2023

Patients with cancer who have minor-age children at home face unique psychosocial challenges in coping with impact of their diagnosis, treatment, and prognosis. A parental cancer diagnosis threatens to disrupt family functioning, re-organize roles and responsibilities in the home, and negatively affect parenting self-efficacy. A parent’s ability to navigate these challenging times can have ramifications for years to come. The current webinar will provide an overview of the extent research in this field, offer strategies that providers can use to enhance the coping of parents with cancer, and describe a new clinic at UNC designed specifically to address the challenges facing this subset of the cancer population.

Target Audience

These courses are intended for APPs across multidisciplinary cancer care and other professionals.

Learning Objectives

  • Describe the relevant research conducted on patients with cancer who have minor-age children at home
  • Implement strategies to that can help parents cope with the unique challenges of their situation
  • Identify available resources to share with patients with cancer who have minor-age children at home



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Requirements for Receiving
Free Continuing Education Credits

To Receive FREE Continuing Education Credit for this Live Webinar:

  • Attend 50 minutes or more of the live video:
  • Use Zoom video to see slides and video components
  • Joining by Audio-only does not qualify for CE credit
  • Within 7 days, complete an evaluation and download your certificate
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 NCPD/CNE
  • 1.00 Participation
Course opens: 
Course expires: 
Event starts: 
04/19/2023 - 3:55pm EDT
Event ends: 
04/19/2023 - 5:00pm EDT

Justin Michael Yopp, PhD

Associate Professor, Department of Psychiatry,
Clinical Psychologist, Comprehensive Cancer Support Program

UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center
UNC School of Medicine
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill


Presenter Disclosure Information

A potential conflict of interest occurs when an individual has an opportunity to affect educational content about health-care products or services of a commercial interest with which he/she has a financial relationship. The speakers and planners of this learning activity have not disclosed any relevant financial relationships with any commercial interests pertaining to this activity..


To receive free Continuing Education Credit for this Live Webinar:

  • Attend 50 minutes or more of the live webinar
    • Online using the Zoom link within the course
    • In-Person at a designated site
  • Use Zoom video to see slides and video components
  • Complete an Evaluation within 7 days of the Live Webinar
  • Download the appropriate certificate

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The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is accredited with distinction as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

In most cases, regulations prohibit the repeated use of the same educational activity (Live Webinar or Self-Paced, Online Course but not both) as it relates to satisfying CE requirements to maintain licensure. Attendees are also required to view a minimum of 50 minutes of the live webinar video to receive CE credit. Please contact your individual accreditation agencies for more details.

Available Credit

  • 1.00 NCPD/CNE
  • 1.00 Participation
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