CBT for palliative care

Course ID: 275

Suitable for: Macmillan Professionals

Duration: 2 days
Format: Face-to-Face
Level: Foundation
Focusing on core knowledge and skills, and looking at how to apply some of the learning in your workplace.

Palliative and end-of-life care
When your role involves supporting people towards the end of their lives and their families, it's crucial that you receive the support you need too - and our palliative care courses can help.

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Develop and incorporate CBT skills into their usual practice, enabling the use of new skills when complex problems require exploration and shared problem-solving

Course objectives

Learning outcomes

  • Improve knowledge of the role of CBT skills in a palliative care setting.
  • Understand patients' responses to emotional distress or physical symptoms.
  • Practice the use of CBT skills in a safe environment

Course Audience

Macmillan professionals working with cancer patients and/or patients with palliative care needs of any diagnosis.


Kathryn Mannix, who developed the UK's first palliative care dedicated CBT service and developed training to enable palliative care staff to add simple CBT skills to their toolbox, leads a UK-wide group of trainers who are all skilled practitioners in CBT and palliative care.

Request your place

This course is only available to Macmillan Professionals.

Although Macmillan Cancer Support will not charge for this event, please bear in mind that the charity incurs charges for cancellations and no-shows. Please seek permission to attend from your line manager or team if necessary before submitting your form.

Step 1

Select your preferred date and location for the CBT for palliative care course.

3 courses available

Step 2

Please provide your details and any special requirements. We will contact you regarding your booking.


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