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    Minimizing Return to Work Challenges for Cancer Survivors presented by Robyn Chupka

    Date: September 14, 2017, 11:15am – 1:00pm
    Organizer:
    GVHRA
    Location:
    Holiday Inn
    5 E. Baxter Lane
    Bozeman, Montana
    Price:
    $15 for GVHRA Members $40 for Non-Members
    Event Type:
    GHVRA Hosted - Meeting
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    11:15 a.m.—11:30 a.m.: Registration
    11:30 a.m.—Noon: Lunch
    Noon– 1:00 p.m.: PRESENTATION

    This program discusses what contributes to cancer survivors exiting the workforce, and what employers can do to retain this important labor market segment.

    According to the Cancer Institute, almost 40% percent of men and women will be diagnosed with cancer at some point during their lifetimes. The Cancer Institute also estimates that in 2016 more than 1.6 million new cases of cancer will be diagnosed in the USA, and of these, 44% of patients will be of working age. Although almost 90% of working age cancer survivors are returning to work within 2 years of their diagnosis, only 67% of cancer survivors remain in the workforce 5 years post diagnosis. 

    Topics covered include:

    • Reasons for returning to the workplace
    • Return to work barriers
    • Social Impact of survivors exiting the workforce
    • How to create a culture of inclusion and support
    • Return to work transition tips for employers

    Click HERE for a bio of Robyn Chupka.


    To make a reservation, please click on the "Reservations" tab on the website, then search for the appropriate meeting date (reservation links are active two weeks prior to the event and close the Monday prior to the event).  Also, let us know when you RSVP if you will need any accomodation.

    The hotel requires a 48 hours confirmation for catered events.  RSVPs help the GVHRA board, presenter, facility and food providers to accomodate all attendees.  Members who make a reservation and DO NOT attend will be charged.  Additionally, copies of presentation materials and food may not be available for those who do not RSVP.