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  • Transplant Games Workshop Programs


The successful TGA Seminar/Workshop Program will be expanded in 2016 to include up to 30 different workshops scheduled over multiple days. An important part of the Transplant Games, this programming is meant to help attract a broader audience for the games, and to create additional activities for donors, recipients, donor families, and donation and transplant professionals.

We currently have reserved space for up to 30 workshops/seminars at the Cleveland Convention Center. We are seeking individuals and organizations who are interested in conducting a session or multiple sessions on topics that are of interest to our audience of diverse attendees.
As a guide, please note the list belowof potential attendees:

Recipients
Waiting Recipients
Recipient Families
-Spouses
-Children
-Parents
-Supporters/Friends
Donor Community
Living Donors
Donor Families
-Spouses
-Children
-Parents
-Supporters/Friends

Medical/Professional Community
Surgeons
Nurses/Social Workers
Transplant Coordinators
OPO staff/Volunteers
DLA State Teams
Clergy

If you are interested in conducting a workshop or seminar, your topic should fall under one or more of the following categories:

Grief, Coping, & Healing
Motivation and Inspiration
Education and Information
Entertainment

Some suggested topics include:
Coping with Loss/Stages of Grief
Compassion Fatigue
Dealing with grief and change
Grief and Bereavement
Stages of Grief
Coping with Death
Program for Grieving Children
Coping with the loss of a Spouse, Child, or Sibling

Turning Dreams into Reality
Thriving in the Midst of Adversity
Motivational
Leaving a Legacy
Finding/Being a Transplant Hero

Advances and Future of Transplantation
Building an Effective Transplant Games Team
Using Media Effectively to Deliver the Message of Organ, Eye, and Tissue Donation
Sharing your Story to Promote Donation
Food is thy Medicine
Cooking for Good Health
Health and Fitness
Life after Transplant
Waiting for a Transplant
Family Planning (National Transplant Pregnancy Registry)
Seeing is believing-The Miracle of Corneal Transplantation
The World of Living Donors

Creating a Donor Quilt Program
Quilt Pinning 101
Arts & Crafts for Children