TOMORROW: May 30th!

Support Group Training - May 30, 2015


The Lupus Foundation of America, Florida Chapter (LFAFL) will be hosting a series of programs at Nova Southeastern University at 4850 Millenia Blvd., Orlando, FL 32839, in Room #111 on Saturday, May 30, 2015. The event will run from 10:00 a.m. through 6:30 p.m. The programs provided will feature national bestselling authors as well as learning opportunities about lupus, one of the world’s most cruel and mysterious diseases.

* This disease affects 1 in 185 people and there are about 100,000 Floridians living with lupus.

The schedule of events offered by LFAFL on Saturday, May 30 at Nova Southeastern University is as follows:

  • 10:00 a.m. – 3 p.m.- Support Group Facilitator Training:

LFAFL’s support groups are regularly scheduled in-person or virtual gatherings of people living with lupus, their family, friends, or caregivers, but for those who are interested in starting a group or becoming a co-facilitator of an existing group, are invited to attend this facilitator training which focuses on group dynamics, how to organize and sustain a successful support group, and LFA policies and procedures.

  • 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.- Lupus Advocate Bureau Training:

This is a new program offered by LFAFL and this is the first time the organization will be presenting this training. The Lupus Advocate Bureau’s (LAB) mission is to raise the awareness of lupus by sharing personal stories and accurate information about lupus and LFAFL to targeted audiences in Florida, as well as heighten understanding of the need for lupus research on the state and federal level and the ongoing need for financial support.

  • 3:00 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.- Lupus Q&A Seminar:

This Lupus Q&A Seminar will feature the authors of the bestselling resource for lupus patients, their families, and medical professionals; Lupus Q&A. Dr. Robert Lahita and Dr. Robert Phillips—leading experts on lupus—will discuss topics in a clear, concise, and easy-to-follow Q&A format. Lahita and Phillips will review the newest drugs and explore beneficial complementary and alternative treatments. The Lupus Q&A will prepare readers to face the challenges ahead—and to restore their health and their lives.

* For more information and to register, please visit http://www.lupusfl.org. Any questions can be directed to info@lupusfl.org or call 561-279-8606.


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