Journal of Genetic Counseling

, Volume 17, Issue 6, pp 573–651 | Cite as

Presented Abstracts from the Twenty-Seventh Annual Education Conference of the National Society of Genetic Counselors (Los Angeles, California, October 2008)

  • Jehannine Austin
  • Courtney Sebold

Abstracts have been arranged by the Abstract Committee into the following categories:

Part A: Contributed Papers

A I. Award Papers

A II. Billing, Insurance, and Access to Services

A III. Genetics in Primary Care and Counseling for Common Diseases

A IV. Training of Genetic Counselors and Other Health Care Providers

A V. Prenatal

A VI. Pediatrics

A VII. Life with a Genetic Condition

A VIII. Attitudes Towards Genetic Testing and Counseling

A IX. Cancer

Part B: Posters

B I. Adult

B II. Cancer

B III. Counseling/Psychosocial Issues

B IV. Education

B V. Genetic testing

B VI. Pediatrics

B VII. Professional issues

B VIII. Pre- and peri-natal

B IX. Other



The Beth Fine Kaplan Student Abstract Award

Recognizing and Responding to Psychological Distress in Genetic Counseling

S. Archer,1,2A. Kaiser,2D. Chitayat,3,4 C. Shuman,2,3M.J. Esplen2,5

1 University of Alberta/Stollery Children’s Hospital Medical Genetics Clinic, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada


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© National Society of Genetic Counselors, Inc. 2008

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Departments of Psychiatry and Medical GeneticsUniversity of British ColumbiaVancouverCanada
  2. 2.Chromosome 18 Clinical Research CenterUniversity of Texas Health Science Center at San AntonioSan AntonioUSA

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