Who is it for?

Aimed at core multidisciplinary team members and practitioners in Cancer & Palliative Care working towards offering psychological support at Level 1 & 2.

This course is open to Band 5 and above.


To increase competence and confidence when dealing with psychological distress.

Content to include

Session 1: Recognising and assessing psychological distress, and refreshing and enhancing listening and key communication skills.

Session 2: Symptom recognition (anxiety, depression and other disorders), and assessing risk.

Sessions 3: Psychological interventions.

Session 4: Reflective practice


Session 1: Tuesday 9 May 2018

Session 2: Tuesday 15 May 2018

Session 3: Tuesday 22 May 2018

Session 4: Tuesday 19 June 2018


10am - 1pm


Meeting Room, Michael Sobell Centre, Mount Vernon Cancer Centre (MVCC)


Free of charge for MVCC / East & North Herts NHS Staff

£125 for all 4 sessions to all other delegates

Further information

All 4 workshops must be attended

Numbers limited so please book early


To request a booking form or for further information please contact the Education Team secretaries:

T: 0203 826 2413 / 2542 (Ext 2413 / 2542)

E: mvcceducationbookings.enh-tr@nhs.net


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