This course will provide a format for identifying parenting concerns and providing expert parent guidance to parents in treatment for cancer, from a new diagnosis to recurrence and end of life. This multi-session course includes both didactics and video of clinical interactions.Available Credits: 10.00 ama 10.00 ancc 10.00 lmhc 10.00 nasw 10.00 participation 10.00 pce Register For This Course
Parents with cancer and other life-threatening illnesses identify having medical and mental health clinicians with expertise and attunement to their parenting concerns as an important unmet need.
This course will provide a format for identifying parenting concerns and providing expert parent guidance to parents in treatment for cancer, from a new diagnosis to recurrence and end of life. This multi-session course includes both didactics and video of clinical interactions.
Course topics include a brief review of literature that supports the need for parent guidance during a parent's serious illness, a discussion of the impact of child development and temperament on a child's adjustment to parental illness, and a video illustration of the clinical intervention. Content is targeted for mental health clinicians who work in medical settings, community mental health providers who see families impacted by cancer or other life-threatening illnesses, and non-mental health practitioners who treat patients facing parenting challenges during illness.
Course materials are available beginning on October 5, 2020, and all online course work must be completed by November 20, 2020.
Early Bird Registration (on or before October 2, 2020): $349.00
Regular Registration (after October 2, 2020): $399.00
Other Professionals or Trainees
Early Bird Registration (on or before October 2, 2020): $249.00
Regular Registration (after October 2, 2020): $299.00
A refund minus a $25.00 administrative fee will be issued for refund requests received by October 23, 2020. No refunds will be issued for refund requests made after October 23, 2020. Payments made may not be applied to future conferences or other educational activities. There are no exceptions to these policies.
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MGH Psychiatry Academy
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The Marjorie E. Korff Parenting At a Challenging Time Program is supported by an endowment from the Korff family and other generous donors including the Davidson family, Epstein family and funding from the MGH Cancer Center.
The online When a Patient with Cancer is a Parent course was made possible through a generous grant from the Lynch Foundation.
The creation of this course in partnership with the MGH Psychiatry Academy would not have been possible without the tireless efforts of our project manager, Greer Dent. Her attention to detail, her excellent writing skills and her commitment to the quality of this course made each step of the process possible.
This program is intended for:
By the end of this program, participants will be able to:
Participants must complete all 4 course sessions and their required components of each session to receive credit, including:
Introduction to the Parent Guidance Intervention
A Review of the Literature Supporting the Value of Parent Guidance
Child Adjustment Informed by Child Developmental Stage & Temperament
End of Life & Bereavement
Paula K. Rauch, MD
Cynthia W. Moore, Ph.D.
Kristin S. Russell, MD, MBA
Sarah E. Shea, Ph.D.
Mary S. Convery, MSW, LICSW
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of McLean Hospital and Massachusetts General Hospital. McLean Hospital is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
McLean Hospital designates this live activity for a maximum of 10.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Massachusetts General Laws, Chapter 13, sections 13, 14, 14A, 15 and 15D and Chapter 112, sections 74 through 81C authorize the Board of Registration in Nursing to regulate nursing practice and education.
This program meets the requirements of the Massachusetts Board of Registration in Nursing (244 CMR 5.00) for 10.00 contact hours of nursing continuing education credit.
Advance practice nurses, please note: Educational activities which meet the requirements of the ACCME (such as this activity) count towards 50% of the nursing requirement for ANCC accreditation.
MaMHCA, and its agent, MMCEP has been designated by the Board of Allied Mental Health and Human Service Professions to approve sponsors of continuing education for licensed mental health counselors in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts for licensure renewal, in accordance with the requirements of 262 CMR.
This program has been approved for ed mental health counselors in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts for licensure renewal, in accordance with the requirements of 262 CMR 10.00 CE credit for Licensed Mental Health Counselors MaMHCA.
Authorization Number is 19-0564S.
The Collaborative of NASW, Boston College, and Simmons College Schools of Social Work authorizes social work continuing education credits for courses, workshops, and educational programs that meet the criteria outlined in 258 CMR of the Massachusetts Board of Registration of Social Workers
This program has been approved for 10.00 Social Work Continuing Education hours for relicensure, in accordance with 258 CMR.
Collaborative of NASW and the Boston College and Simmons Schools of Social Work Authorization Number D80771.
This course allows other providers to claim a Participation Certificate upon successful completion of this course.Participation Certificates will specify the title, location, type of activity, date of activity, and number of AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ associated with the activity. Providers should check with their regulatory agencies to determine ways in which AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ may or may not fulfill continuing education requirements. Providers should also consider saving copies of brochures, agenda, and other supporting documents.
The Massachusetts General Hospital Department of Psychiatry is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists.
The Massachusetts General Hospital Department of Psychiatry maintains responsibility for this program and its content. This offering meets the criteria for 10.00 Continuing Education (CE) credits per presentation for psychologists.