Support Groups

Caregiver Connections

Our Caregiver Connections is a free, ongoing virtual support group where people can share their personal experiences, ways of coping and helpful resources.
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Caregiver Connections provides people caregiving for a loved one with cancer:

  • A safe space to connect with others
  • Emotional & practical support
  • Access to experts
  • Masters level social workers to lead the group
Penny DeCou

Penny DeCou, MSW, LCSW

Rebecca Clinton

Rebecca Clinton, MSW, MBA, LCSW, OSW-C

Debbi Newton

Debbi Newton, LCSW, OSW-C

We Meet Each Month Via Zoom
1st Thursday from 10:00-11:00am (CST) 
3rd Thursday from 10:00-11:30am (CST)
A guest speaker will start off the second monthly meeting to provide you with additional information, insight and personal support

NOTE: you only need to register once for the Caregiver Connections Support Group. Then you can use your joining link (included in your confirmation email) to attend any of the scheduled meetings.  

August Sessions

Thursday, August 5 | 10:00-11:00am (CST)
Full hour support group discussion

Thursday, August 19 | 10:00-11:30am (CST)
Guest Speaker: Penny DeCou, MSW, LCSW
Topic: Navigating In-Home Care
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Meet Our Speaker:

Penny DeCou

Penny DeCou, MSW, LCSW
Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Texas Oncology

Penny DeCou is a licensed clinical social worker at Texas Oncology – Austin Central. Penny received a bachelor of arts degree from the University of    Melbourne (Australia) and her master of social work degree from the University of Illinois (Chicago, IL).  She is a member of the Association of Oncology Social Workers (AOSW) and has specialized in oncology social work for more than 10 years.  Along with Texas Oncology’s Dr. Mikan, Penny partnered with the Yale School of Nursing’s Screening for Psychosocial Distress Screening Program and was active in the design and implementation of Texas Oncology’s Psychosocial Distress Screening Program in Central Texas. 


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