The Trish Greene Back to School Program For Children With Cancer offers free information and materials to parents, educators and healthcare professionals. The program was developed to encourage communication among parents, young patients, healthcare professionals and school personnel to assure children a smooth transition from active treatment to back to school.
To provide these resources to your patients, see below or contact an LLS Information Specialist.
For School Personnel: Staying Connected®: Facilitating the Learning Experience During & After Cancer Treatment
This free 6.5 hour online continuing education (CE) course is designed for school nurses, social workers, teachers, school counselors and other school and college personnel. Parents are welcome.MORE INFO
For School Personnel: Video Panel Discussion and Classroom Presentation
These videos were created to assist school personnel in supporting a student attending school during or after cancer treatment, and their classmates.MORE INFO
Resources for Families
The Trish Greene Back to School Program offers free information and materials to parents and educators that can help ease your child back to school after an absence.MORE INFO
For more information about The Trish Greene program, contact an LLS Information Specialist.
Before her death from cancer in 1999, Trish Greene, Ph.D., was the senior vice president of Patient Services at The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society. She was devoted to patient services for cancer patients and created the Back-to-School program. Her devotion to patients and their families will never be forgotten.