Counseling & Emotional Support in Pediatric Palliative Care
CanKids, the organization which works for treatment support, palliative care and reintegration of survivors into mainstream society for children with cancer, organizes a two day workshop:
Empowering Cankids for Effective Counseling & Emotional Support in Pediatric Palliative Care
15th & 16th July 2011, New Delhi, India
CanKids is organizing its 3rd Pediatric Palliative Care Workshop specifically focusing on counseling & communication in New Delhi, on 15th & 16th July, 2011.
We have already done our two Pediatric Palliative care workshops in November 2009 & December 2010 attended by Cankids members and the other palliative care professionals in Delhi such as RGCI, GCCI, AIIMS & other NGOs. In our previous workshops we focused on sensitizing ourselves on the first level of Pediatric Palliative Care, Pain and Procedural Support & alleviation of physical symptoms. With the guidance of our last workshops, we have taken several initiatives in our Palliative care project such as the implementation of the “Pain free Treatment Procedures” in AIIMS & IRCH, our home based care, improved patient navigation etc.
This 3rd workshop is a step ahead towards improving our services specifically focusing on Pediatric Palliative counseling & communication to build a greater knowledge of current psychological care practices with a special focus on ways to promote the psychological well-being of child cancer patients and their families in Indian setting.
Date & Venue
15 – 16 July, 2011 – Cankids Pediatric Palliative Day Care & Transition Home, J-161/A, Gautam Nagar, New Delhi
Time: 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.
The Workshop will be provided by:
- Ms. Aneeja Mariam Joseph, Pallium India
- Dr. Anjay Babu, Cankids Pediatric Palliative care physician
- Guest Speaker, Dr. Shalini Narayan, Psychologist, Fortis Hospital
Main aim of the workshop is to build capacity of the Cankids team to learn how we can improve the child care we offer and to sensitize ourselves and other workshop attendees. Through this workshop, we will explore the challenges most relevant to working with cancer-affected children in distress. It will be a good opportunity to gain and build a greater knowledge of current psychological care practices for children suffering from cancer.
Huma Anis, Senior Psychologist, Cankids – 9953591580/ 9811062718, firstname.lastname@example.org
Juhi Saxena Chandrakar, Assistance Psychologist – 9999242947, email@example.com
Shivani Ahuja, Project Officer PPCP – 09711130750, firstname.lastname@example.org