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[MINI-PODCAST] Ep 71: Leading with Gratitude

November 23, 2021

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In this special podcast episode, we talk with oncology social worker and ACCC President Krista Nelson, MSW, LCSW, OSW-C, FAOSW, about finding opportunities to practice gratitude each day for colleagues and patients.

Hear how taking the time to pause and connect during your work day can support your psychological health by reconnecting to the passion behind your job, helping you provide care with intention and compassion, and strengthening your well-being and positive social connections.

Krista Nelson, MSW, LCSW, OSW-C, FAOSW
ACCC 2021-2022 President
Program Manager of Quality & Research, Cancer Support Services & Compassion
Providence Cancer Institute
Portland, OR

“Before I enter any room, my mindfulness practice is to pause...feel my feet on the ground, take a deep breath, and think about something that I’m grateful for about that patient...just really acknowledging what I’m grateful for in that moment...or the team that’s taking care of them...”

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