Due to the COVID-19 pandemic the conference in Lyon has been cancelled

On-line courses might be organised in the coming months. More news will follow

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

Pre-conference Course - Lyon 2020

Tuesday 02 June - one day course

Registration 100 €  - Low and Middle Income Countries € 55
The ECFS Mental Health Working Group and ECFS Psychosocial Special Interest Group (EPSIG) are holding a joint one-day course about 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 Family Focused Therapy.
After completing this course the participants:
•    Are able to describe the clinical features of anxiety, depression, sleep and pain
•    Have learned a general CBT and Family Focused framework that can be used in clinical practice
•    Understand basic interventions for anxiety, depression, sleep and pain, based on cases from clinical practice
•    Have practiced the above CBT and Family Focused interventions using cases from their own clinical practice
Target audience: 
This course is intended for all members of the multi-disciplinary team including doctors, nurses, physiotherapists, dietitians, psychologists, social workers etc. 

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

Biograpghy of the facilitators

Johanna Gardecki (DE)
Lore Willem (BE)

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.

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