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Psychological Distress and Therapeutic Responses - Masterclass

22-01-2019
09.30-4.30
Education Centre
This masterclass is designed for care professionals who are interested in learning about psychological distress for their personal life, 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
• Post Traumatic Stress Disorder
• Management and therapeutic responses

Learning objectives
• Enhance understanding of psychological distress in palliative care
• Examine schools of therapy and its application to distress
• Recognise and respond to psychological distress

Fee: £100 per person