Managing Cancer and Living Meaningfully (CALM) International Advanced Workshop

May 28th - May 29th

Description

Managing Cancer and Living Meaningfully (CALM) Advanced Training Workshop for Healthcare Professionals

Dates: May 28th & May 29th, 2017

CALM is a brief, semi-structured, evidence-based, psychotherapeutic intervention designed to help people with metastatic cancer and their caregivers manage the practical and profound problems associated with advanced disease. The primary goals of CALM are reducing and preventing psychological distress.

This advanced, specialized training opportunity will emphasize skill development in CALM therapeutic techniques and processes, through clinical case presentations, didactic and experiential learning activities, and group discussion.

Click here to watch a brief video on CALM therapy and the CALM Training Program.

About the CALM Training Program

The CALM Training Program was designed to teach and supervise healthcare professionals in the delivery of CALM therapy. The program aims to provide core training for therapists new to CALM, to enhance the skills of current CALM therapists, and to support the adaptation of CALM therapy to different treatment sites nationally and internationally.  

This workshop will focus on:

Workshop Rates 

Regular Rate - 300CAD

Student Rate & UHN Employee Rate - 50CAD

Workshop Venues

Day 1: Sunday, May 28th, 2017, 8:30 AM to 5:00 PM

Day 2: Monday, May 29th, 2017, 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM (clinical half day), and 2:00 PM to 5:00 PM (research half day)

Registration Information

For international workshop attendees, please email us for more information about Hotel Reservations near the Princess Margaret Cancer Centre.

Included

- Breakfast and Lunch (Both Days)

- Workshop Certificate

- Handouts

About CALM Therapy

 

Click here for research on the CALM intervention.


For more information on the CALM Program, please contact us directly at: calmworkshop@uhnresearch.ca.

 

Location

Venue:   Princess Margaret Cancer Centre

Address:  610 University Avenue, Toronto, CANADA

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Managing Cancer And Living Meaningfully

An individualized therapy designed to help patients manage the challenges of living with cancer, reduce distress and promote psychological well-being

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