Education Programs

Our workshops provide participants with learning opportunities on a variety of topics related to coping with cancer and improving quality of life.  Education programs are offered at Hope Connections facilities in both Bethesda and Landover, MD, as listed below.   A reservation is required for all educational programs.  All of our Education Programs are for those age 18 and over.

Bethesda  - Beaumont House at FASEB (9650 Rockville Pike, Bethesda, MD 20814)

To REGISTER call 301-634-7500 or contact us

The following programs will be held at our Bethesda Facility:


Exploring the Role of Transplant in Blood Cancer Treatments
Monday, May 6, from 6:00-8:00 PM

Dr. Pashna Munshi from MedStar Georgetown, will share her expertise in the field of stem cell transplantation. 

This program will address questions that blood cancer patients and caregivers face in relation to transplant as a treatment modality for blood cancer, including leukemia, lymphoma and myeloma, and will include information on the various types of transplants used in the treatment of blood cancer, address side effect management, including graft vs. host disease (GVHD) and veno-occlusive disease (V1OD), as we1ll as share resources for blood cancer patients and caregivers.  

This program is a collaboration with LLS and will include a light dinner. 

RSVP: Email,  or call (301) 634-7500.


Picture Yourself Healthy: Creating a Vision of Health 
Wednesday, May 15, from 6:30-8:00 PM

What is a Vision Board?

A vision board/Treasure Map/Image Book is typically a poster board on which you paste or collage images that represent images of who you want to become, what you want to have, where you want to live, or where you want to vacation, your life changes to match those images and those desires.

Vision boards add clarity to your desires, and feeling to your visions. 

Lola Crawford will lead a hands-on workshop in which participants will create one of these visualization tools: a vision board, an image book, or a treasure map. 

RSVP: Email,  or call (301) 634-7500.


PRINCE GEORGE’S COUNTY - LANDOVER (MetroPlex1, 8401 Corporate Drive, Suite 100, Landover, MD 20785)To REGISTER call 240-714-4744 or contact us.  The following programs will be held at our Landover Facility:


Social Security Disability Benefits
Tuesday, May 21, from 6:30-8:00 PM

Join Hope Connections in Landover as Diana Varela from the Social Security Administration talks about all things regarding SSA you've always wanted to know.

Topics include:

  • SSA’s Concept Disability
  • Requirements for eligibility for Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) & Supplemental Security Income (SSI) 
  • Documentation needed for applications
  • Appeals Process
  • What is the Ticket to Work and Work Incentives Program

RSVP: Email, or call (240) 714-4744.


For a PDF of our program calendar, click here.