CALM is a brief, semi-structured, evidence-based psychotherapeutic intervention designed to help people with advanced and metastatic cancer, and their close loved ones, manage the practical and profound problems associated with advanced disease. Reduction of psychological distress and prevention of future distress are the primary goals of CALM.
This workshop is designed for healthcare providers working in oncology or palliative care settings. The workshop will begin by introducing CALM concepts and move into more advanced material with an emphasis on skill development. Please note that registration priority will be given to those working clinically with a cancer population.
Toronto Rehabilitation Institute - 2nd Floor Auditorium
550 University Avenue, Toronto ON M5G 2A2
To register please click here.
Early Bird Rate: $475.00 CAD *ending December 31, 2019
Reduced Rate: $200.00 CAD
Regular Rate: $575.00 CAD
The following is included as part of your workshop fees: coffee breaks, lunch, and workshop handouts.
We may contact you should we have additional questions regarding your registration.
For international workshop attendees, please email us for more information about Hotel Reservations near the Princess Margaret Cancer Centre.
Managing Cancer and Living Meaningfully (CALM) is a brief, manualized, evidence-based, psychotherapeutic intervention designed to alleviate distress and to promote psychological well-being in individuals with advanced or metastatic cancer and their loved ones.
Developed by Gary Rodin MD, Sarah Hales MD PhD and Chris Lo PhD, CALM focuses on four content domains that address the practical and profound issues commonly faced by individuals with metastatic cancer:
Gary Rodin, MD
Head, Department of Supportive Care, Princess Margaret Cancer Centre
Professor of Psychiatry, University of Toronto
Director, Global Institute of Psychosocial, Palliative and End-of-Life Care (GIPPEC)
Sarah Hales, MD, PhD
Department of Supportive Care
Princess Margaret Cancer Centre
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Address: 550 University Avenue