CHALLENGES AND COMPLEXITIES OF CARE IN TRANSITION


 

WEBINAR

10 December  2020 13:00-14:00 (CET)

Information and Registration

The ECFS Psychosocial Special Interest Group and the ECFS Mental Health Working Group
will organise a webinar as part of the new “A Special CF Lunchtime Series”:  

The session will take place on line on 10 December 2020 - 13:00-14:00 CET

FREE REGISTRATION


Aim of the course:

After completing this webinar, participants will:

1.         have an overview of transition research, the importance of transition and typical obstacles to overcome in clinical practice.

2.         have learnt (an overview of) the important elements in a transition program that will support patient and team to optimize transitioning to adult care. Results of an international survey

3.         be aware of the challenges in preparing young adult patients for transfer to an adult clinic, deprived of specialized CF care.

    
Target audience: 


All members of the multi-disciplinary team including doctors, nurses, dietitians, physiotherapists, psychologists, social workers etc.  

Chair: Eddie Landau (IL) - Biography
Facilitators:  Trudy Havermans (BE), Su Madge (UK), Urszula Borawska - Kowalczyk (PL) - Biography

Practical therapeutic modalities to manage anxiety, depression, sleep and pain in routine CF care


 

On demand session

Introduction to Cognitive Behavioral Therapy in Cystic Fibrosis  

session available on the ECFS Education platform for ECFS members. 

More information

Johanna Gardecki (DE)
Lore Willem (BE)

Special webinar for any member of the CF team organised by
the ECFS Psychosocial Special Interest Group and the ECFS Mental Health Working Group

The session took place on-line on 22 September 2020 and the first presentation is available on line.


Aim of the course:

An introduction in the use of two therapy modalities in supporting people with CF to manage anxiety, depression, sleep and pain. 

The therapy modalities are Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (as recommended by the Mental Health Guidelines) and Systemic and Family focused Therapy.

After completing this webinar, participants will:
•    Be able to describe the clinical features of anxiety, depression, sleep and pain
•    Have learned a general CBT and Systemic and Family focused Therapy framework that can be used in clinical practice
•    Understand basic interventions for anxiety, depression, sleep and pain, based on cases from clinical practice

    
Target audience: 


All members of the multi-disciplinary team including doctors, nurses, dietitians, physiotherapists, psychologists, social workers etc. 


Faciliators:  Johanna Gardecki (DE) and Lore Willem (BE) - Biograpghy

Moderator: Eddie Landau (IL) - Biography​​​​​​​ 


We are looking for representatives!

The Mental Health Working group is a closed group, currently represented by 11 European Countries.

We are looking for representatives from other countries to join the core committee, please contact us.


News in your country

Interested to know more about the Mental Health screening and Care activities in you country?

Mental Health Survey for people with CF and their caregivers

Thank you to everyone who responded to the survey. 


Janice Abbott - Mental Health Care Award

Congratulations to Prof. Janice Abbott who received The Carolyn and C. Richard Mattingly Leadership in Mental Health Care Award
at the NACFC2019 in Nashville.

Photo: Left: Al Faro (Senior Director of Clinical Affairs) presented the award to Prof.Abbott; Right: Richard Mattingly (the award is named in honour of Richard, former Chief Operating Officer of the CF Foundation, and his late wife, Carolyn).

Mental Health Working Group

Annual General Meeting

Liverpool 07June 2019

Trudy Havermans and Janice Abbott ended their terms as coordinators of the Mental Health Working Group


Picture taken at the ECFS Annual General meeting in Liverpool with the ECFS President Isabelle Fajac

Mental Health screening in cystic fibrosis centres across Europe: Results from our survey

The article has been published in the Journal of Cystic Fibrosis,
A lay version summary is also available in the CF Research News . The aim of this initiative is to provide access to patients, parents, relatives, friends and caregivers of patients with CF to all scientific work published in the Journal of Cystic Fibrosis

Mental Health Working Group

Annual General Meeting

June 2018, Belgrade, Serbia