Interventions that Work: Employment of Cancer Survivors

About the Webcast

In this webcast, Carlton Fong and Kathleen Murphy discuss the findings and implications for the systematic review: Behavioral, Psychological, Educational and Vocational Interventions to Facilitate Employment Outcomes for Cancer Survivors: A Systematic Review. The review was recently published in The Campbell Library. Carlton Fong serves as managing editor for the Campbell Collaboration's Education Coordinating Group (ECG) and also discusses the goals of the ECG and its Disability Subgroup. The webcast is sponsored by the Center on KTDRR, the KTER Center, and The Campbell Collaboration.

Related training webinar from the KTER Center: Learn about cancer-related workplace issues and recent changes to the Americans with Disabilities Act by viewing a free recorded webinar, appropriate for supervisors and anyone who is interested (approved by the HR Certification Institute for 1 recertification credit hr. through 12/31/15). Cancer and Employment Issues:

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    Podcast Timeline:

    00:00 - 01:40 Introduction

    01:40 - 03:53 Education Coordinating Group (ECG) Description

    03.53 - 05:57 People in the ECG

    05:57 - 07:37 Goals of the Disability Subgroup

    07:37 - 12:34 Overview of Highlighted Systematic Review

    12:34 - 14:40 Key Findings

    14:40 - 16:50 Implications for Policy and Practice

    16:50 - 22:05 Interventions Reviewed

    22:05 - 24:35 Intervention Designs

    24:35 - 29:08 Next Steps

    29:08 - 30:47 Conclusion

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About the Presenters

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Dr. Carlton Fong is primary author of the systematic review shared in this webcast. He is a postdoctoral research fellow in the Department of Educational Administration with the Program in Higher Education Leadership (PHEL). Carlton received his doctorate in Educational Psychology and masters in Program Evaluation from The University of Texas at Austin. His research interests involve the application of social psychology to success in higher education and the workforce. In particular, Dr. Fong examines the influence of psychosocial and motivation factors using a variety of meta-analytic and synthesis techniques. He is also Managing Editor for the Education Coordinating Group of the Campbell Collaboration. Dr. Fong has received a variety of awards for his research including the AERA Minority Dissertation Fellowship, APA Dissertation Award, NAGC Hollingworth Award, and the APA Esther Katz Rosen Fellowship.

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Dr. Kathleen Murphy is second author of the systematic review shared in this webcast. She is a Project Director with Disability Research to Practice program at SEDL, an Affiliate of the American Institutes for Research (AIR). Dr. Murphy is the evaluation and technical assistance manager for the Center on Knowledge Translation for Disability and Rehabilitation Research (KTDRR). In this capacity, she oversees research about the knowledge translation activities of grantees of the National Institute on Disability, Independent Living, and Rehabilitation Research (NIDILRR). Dr. Murphy is also research director for the Center on Knowledge Translation for Employment Research (KTER) and directs research activities about the KTER Center's four audiences: policymakers, the business community, vocational rehabilitation professionals, and people with disabilities.