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

To Register, please click on the 'Register Now' button, on the right-hand side of your screen.

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.      

To date, we have trained 175+ 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,

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Workshop Rates 

Regular Rate - 300CAD

Student Rate & UHN Employee Rate - 50CAD

Registration Information

Please complete an online registration form by clicking on the 'Register Now' button. After submitting an online registration, you will recieve an email with a payment link. Your registration will not be considered complete until payment has been received.

Online registration will be close when the registration is full. If you wish to be added to the wait list, please email us at calmworkshop@uhnresearch.ca.

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

Workshop Location

Princess Margaret Cancer Centre
Department of Supportive Care
610 University Avenue
Toronto, Ontario M5G 2M9

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.

 

Registration

Cost: 300CAD

Deadline: May 27th @ 11:50pm

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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