IPOS began offering Webcast Recording services starting in 2018.

As part of our ongoing efforts to provide our members with the latest information sharing tools and forums for discussion, we are pleased to offer Webcasts. These are open to members and non-members, with members having access for free or at a special discounted rate.

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Available Webcasts:

  1. Cancer in the Elderly / Personas Mayores CON Cancer

  2. A burden shared: group-based interventions for fear of cancer recurrence

  3. The Social Context of Fear of Cancer Recurrence

  4. Impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic on Cancer Care

  5. Grupos de auto-ayuda como apoyo psicosocial para mujeres latinas con cáncer

  6. Cancer Coaching to Enable Patients/Survivors in Cancer Self-Management: The Healthcare Model of the Future

  7. Psycho-Oncology During the COVID-19 Pandemic: Resilience, Challenges and Opportunities

  8. Applying ACT strategies to a cancer population within the context of COVID -19

  9. Children of parents with cancer

  10. Advanced parental cancer
  11. Resilience
  12. Can you really ‘Conquer’ Fear of Cancer Recurrence?
  13. Meaning Centred Psychotherapy in Cancer Patients
  14. 2019 Plenary – IPOS and CAPO Awards
  15. 2019 Plenary – Psychosocial aspects of delivering cancer care to Indigenous people

1. Webinar: Cancer in the Elderly / Personas Mayores CON Cancer

Recorded in December 2020. Approximately 35 minutes in length. English and Spanish recordings available.

Speaker: Tania Estapé, PhD

Cancer is a disease of the elderly, as its incidence increases with age. However, many elderly people arrive late to the diagnosis or have attitudes of denial due to erroneous beliefs, pessimism or taboos towards the possibility of cure or early detection. We also find negative beliefs or resignation towards their own age, which influence these attitudes. In addition, many elderly people come from a time when health / disease was a matter for the doctor, there was no information on healthy lifestyles and the idea that one could do something to reduce the risk of cancer or other diseases. All of this greatly depends on the culture, society and resources in patient's environment. It is important to design strategies adapted to the development stage of the elderly and give them the possibility to actively choose.

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El cáncer es una enfermedad de mayores, pues su incidencia sube con la edad. Sin embargo, muchas personas de edad avanzada llegan tarde al diagnóstico o tienen actitudes de negación por creencias erróneas, pesimismo o tabús hacía la posibilidad de curación o detección precoz. También encontramos creencias negativas o de resignación hacía su propia edad, que influyen en estas actitudes. Además, muchos ancianos provienen de una época en que la salud / enfermedad, era cosa del médico, no había información sobre estilos de vida saludables ni la idea de que uno podía hacer algo para reducir el riesgo de cáncer o de otras enfermedades. Todo esto, depende enormemente de la cultura,la sociedad y recursos en el entorno del paciente. Es importante diseñar estrategias adaptadas a la etapa evolutiva de los mayores y darles la posibilidad de elegir activamente.

      Webcast purchase options:

      • FREE to Current IPOS Members
      • $15 USD: Non-members

      2. A burden shared: group-based interventions for fear of cancer recurrence

      This session was recorded on December 8, 2020 is approximately 60 minutes in length.

      Speakers:

      • Christine Maheu, RN, PhD, McGill University
      • Sophie Lebel, PhD, University of Ottawa
      • Mia Skytte O'Toole, PhD, Aarhus University
      • Marije van der Lee, PhD, Tilburg University/Helen Dowling Instituut
      The FORwards Webinar Series aims to bring together the international community of researchers and clinicians interested in fear of cancer recurrence, to provide cutting-edge updates on brand-spanking new research, and to spark conversations and collaborative projects across the globe.

      This webinar will be of interest to both clinicians and researchers who want to better understand and manage FCR in people living with cancer and their loved ones.

          Webcast purchase options:

          • FREE to Current IPOS Members
          • $15 USD: Non-members

          3. The Social Context of Fear of Cancer Recurrence

          This session was recorded on September 22, 2020 is approximately 60 minutes in length.

          Speakers:

          The FORwards Webinar Series aims to bring together the international community of researchers and clinicians interested in fear of cancer recurrence, to provide cutting-edge updates on brand-spanking new research, and to spark conversations and collaborative projects across the globe.

          This webinar will be of interest to both clinicians and researchers who want to better understand and manage FCR in people living with cancer and their loved ones.

              Webcast purchase options:

              • FREE to Current IPOS Members
              • $15 USD: Non-members

              4. Impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic on Cancer Care

              This session was recorded on June 2020 is approximately 17 minutes in length.

              Topics discussed include the heightened risk of COVID-19 that cancer patients face, access to treatments and care, the psychosocial impact of the pandemic on cancer patients and the utility of eHealth platforms during this time.

              Main Presenters

              • Laura Smith, MBA, MA Spiritual Psychology, Managing Principal
              • Ashly Pavlovsky, PhD

                Webcast purchase options:

                • FREE to Current IPOS Members
                • $10 USD: Non-members

                5. Grupos de auto-ayuda como apoyo psicosocial para mujeres latinas con cáncer

                This session was recorded on June 24, 2020 is approximately 1 hour in length.

                • Diferentes versiones de los grupos de autoayuda
                • Ventajas y desventajas de pertenecer a un grupo
                • Algunas ideas para su mejor funcionamiento
                • Prácticas virtuales ante el distanciamiento social

                Presenter: Isabel Centeno, Psycho-oncologist (Mexico)

                  Webcast purchase options:

                  • FREE to Current IPOS Members
                  • $15 USD: Non-members

                  6. Cancer Coaching to Enable Patients/Survivors in Cancer Self-Management: The Healthcare Model of the Future

                  Recorded on June 23, 2020. Approximately 55 minutes in length.

                  Objectives for Webinar:

                  1. Define cancer coaching and its application across the trajectory
                  2. Essential elements of cancer coaching
                  3. Impact of cancer coaching on patient activation and health outcomes

                  Presenter: 

                  Doris Howell, Program Director of our Cancer Coaching Certificate and Senior Scientist, Supportive Care, Princess Margaret Cancer Centre Research Institute

                    Webcast purchase options:

                    • FREE to Current IPOS Members
                    • $15 USD: Non-members

                    7. Psycho-Oncology During the COVID-19 Pandemic: Resilience, Challenges and Opportunities

                    This session was recorded on June 18, 2020 is approximately 1 hour and 50 minutes in length.

                    Discuss how the COVID-19 pandemic has changed psycho-oncological care for patients, families, and healthcare providers. Outline emerging challenges and opportunities. Delineate strategies to optimize care. This seminar will take the form of a presentation and Q&A with an invited speaker on the topic of resiliency, followed by a panel discussion initiated by senior IPOS members. Challenges and opportunities will be discussed as they relate to public policy, research, clinical, and training. Needs for collaboration in these areas will be defined, with the potential creation of eventual working groups.

                    Invited Speaker: Jim Davidson, Climber Having Survived Avalanche and Dramatic Rescue

                    Panel discussants: Dr. Jane Turner, Dr. David Kissane, Dr. Gary Rodin, Dr. Chioma Asuzu

                    Chair: Dr. Melissa Henry

                      Webcast purchase options:

                      • FREE to Current IPOS Members
                      • $15 USD: Non-members

                      8. Applying ACT strategies to a cancer population within the context of COVID -19

                      Presenter: Dr Toni Lindsay (doctorate clinical & health psychology) – Clinical Psychologist (Australia)

                      Items discussed:

                      • An overview of ACT principles
                      • How the foundations of ACT suit working with uncertainty within the context of the pandemic
                      • Application of the core components of ACT
                      • Examples of using these components in a debriefing or clinical setting
                      • Suggested resources for further learning.

                      Webcast purchase options:

                      • FREE to Current IPOS Members
                      • $15 USD: Non-members

                      9. Webcast Recording: Children of parents with cancer

                      Presenter: Dr. Jane Turner, Professor of Psychiatry, University of Queensland (Australia)

                      Items discussed:

                      This brief resource describes the factors affecting the impact of parental cancer on children and describes the differing issues facing children depending on their developmental stage. This webcast is 16 minutes and 19 seconds in length.

                      Webcast purchase options:

                      • FREE to Current IPOS Members
                      • $10 USD: Non-members

                      10. Webcast Recording: Advanced parental cancer

                      Presenter: Dr. Jane Turner, Professor of Psychiatry, University of Queensland (Australia)

                      Items discussed:

                      This brief resource gives details about the impact of advanced parental cancer and describes the responses of children to parental death. This webcast is 13 minutes and 42 seconds in length.

                      Webcast purchase options:

                      • FREE to Current IPOS Members
                      • $10 USD: Non-members

                      11. Webcast Recording: Resilience

                      Presenter: Dr. Jane Turner, Professor of Psychiatry, University of Queensland (Australia)

                      Items discussed:

                      This brief resource gives an overview of the evidence about resilience – those factors associated with better outcomes for children facing adversity – and give practical examples of the way these principles could be applied in the context of parental cancer to promote optimal adjustment of children. This webcast is 12 minutes and 48 seconds in length.

                      Webcast purchase options:

                      • FREE to Current IPOS Members
                      • $10 USD: Non-members

                      12. Webcast Recording: Can you really ‘Conquer’ Fear of Cancer Recurrence?

                      Presenter: Prof Phyllis Butow BA, Hons(DipEd) M Clin Psych, MPH, PhD, Professor of Health Psychology, University of Sydney Australia

                      Items discussed:

                      1. Definition, prevalence, time-course, and impact of fear of cancer recurrence (FCR).
                      2. Theoretical approaches, models and frameworks.
                      3. Interventions and evidence.
                      4. Future directions and how to get involved.

                      Webcast purchase options:

                      • FREE to Current IPOS Members
                      • $15 USD: Non-members

                      13. Webcast Recording: Meaning Centred Psychotherapy in Cancer Patients

                      Presenter: William Breitbart MD, Chairman, Jimmie C. Holland Chair in Psychiatric Oncology; Attending Psychiatrist, Psychiatry Service, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

                      Items discussed:

                      1. The relationship between meaning and psychological and spiritual well-being.
                      2. The structure, firms and processes of Meaning Centered Psychotherapy-an intervention designed to sustain or enhance a patient’s sense of meaning.
                      3. Evidence from 4 RCTs demonstrating the efficacy of Meaning Centered Psychotherapy in both Group and Individual formats.
                      4. Adaptations of Meaning Centered Psychotherapy for survivors, caregivers, and bereavement.
                      5. Opportunities for advanced training in Meaning Centered Psychotherapy.

                      Webcast purchase options:

                      • FREE to Current IPOS Members
                      • $15 US: Non-member

                        14. Webcast Recording: 2019 Plenary – IPOS and CAPO Awards

                        Learn from IPOS and CAPO 2019 Award Winners.

                        This webcast is 1 hour in length.

                        Webcast purchase options:

                        • FREE to Current IPOS Members
                        • $20 USD: Non-members
                            15. Webcast Recording: 2019 Plenary – Psychosocial aspects of delivering cancer care to Indigenous people

                            Professor Gail Garvey a Kamilaroi woman from one of the largest Indigenous nations in Australia is Senior Principal Research Fellow, Deputy Division Leader of the Wellbeing and Chronic Diseases Division and Head of the Cancer Research Group, Menzies School of Health Research, Australia.  She has worked for over 30 in Aboriginal Health and has an impressive record in building Indigenous research capacity. She has a strong track record of research translation and her teams research has informed the development of  national cancer control plans and optimal care pathways for Indigenous Australians. Professor Garvey’s  research into the psychosocial aspects of cancer care is a critical component to improving cancer outcomes for Indigenous people. Her research has attracted over $37 million in funding and she has published over 90 peer-reviewed papers and most recently contributed to a new IARC Scientific Publication on Reducing social inequalities in cancer: evidence and priorities for research.

                            This webcast is 55 minutes in length.

                            Webcast purchase options:

                            • FREE to Current IPOS Members
                            • $20 USD: Non-members

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