CALM is a brief, evidence-based, psychotherapeutic intervention for individuals with advanced cancer. It addresses patient’s needs through these 4 domains:
The CALM Therapy Training Program is designed to teach and supervise healthcare professionals in the delivery of CALM therapy. The program has two levels. In the introductory level, learners will develop clinical skills to help patients manage the challenges of living with cancer, reduce distress and promote psychological well-being. The advanced level will focus on enhancing learners’ therapeutic skills through clinical supervision. Upon completion, learners will be certified as CALM therapists.
To date, we have trained over 200 healthcare professionals, including oncologists, primary care and palliative care physicians, psychiatrists, nurses, social workers, psychologists, occupational therapists, spiritual care providers and music therapists from over 20 countries.
In this level, learners will
Upon completion, learners can apply CALM techniques to enhance their practice.
Open to all health professionals
At this level, learners will
Upon completion, learners will be certified as CALM therapists and can practice CALM in their health care settings.
To participate in this program, learners must have completed the introductory CALM training.
The Train the Trainer Program is designed to support the adaptation of CALM therapy to different treatment sites around the world. Upon completion, trainers will be certified to provide CALM training and supervision in their health care settings.
To participate in this program, learners must have completed the introductory and advanced training.