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Masterclass: Psychological Distress and Therapeutic Responses in Palliative Care

26-01-2021
09.30-16.30
Education Centre
This masterclass is designed for care professionals who are interested in learning about psychological distress
or want to advance their knowledge and skills to support people living with a life-limiting illness.
 
It explores the rapidly developing evidence base for psychological distress in palliative care and its management.
 
It aims to provide you with the knowledge and skills necessary to recognise and respond to the
psychological needs of people living with a life-limiting illness.
 
What will I study?
- What is distress?
- Incidence of distress in palliative care and its cognitive presentations
- Anxiety, depression and post traumatic stress
- Management and therapeutic responses
- Importance of self resilience and self care
 
Learning objectives
- Enhance understanding of psychological distress in palliative care
- Examine schools of therapy and their application to distress 
- Recognise and respond to psychological distress
 
£100 per person