CMHA Ontario’s Bounceback program recently co-hosted a webinar on cancer survivorship, common patient challenges and how primary and community care providers can address the physical, psychosocial, and mental health needs of their patients during follow-up care.
This webinar includes information and resources from the Canadian Mental Health Association’s BounceBack program, the Peter Gilgan Centre for Women’s Cancers at Women’s College Hospital, the Canadian Partnership Against Cancer and the Canadian Cancer Society.
Download our companion resource guide, which contains information and resources for health care providers to support patients throughout their recovery journey. English and French versions of the resource guide are available.
Watch the complete webinar recording below.
00:00 – Welcome and introductions, presented by Anna Piszczkiewicz, Stakeholder Engagement and Communications Specialist, BounceBack
08:03 – An overview of the BounceBack program, presented by Dr. Helen Chagigiorgis, Clinical Director of Training and Operations, Ontario Structured Psychotherapy, Registered Clinical & Forensic Psychologist
21:08 – Review of a study with cancer patients who participated in BounceBack, presented by Dr. Carol Townsley, Medical Director, After Cancer Treatment Transition Clinic (ACTT), Women’s College Hospital
30:48 – Tools and coaching tips for care providers, presented by Dr. Alexandra Ginty, Family Physician, Dorval Medical Family Health Team; Canadian Partnership Against Cancer
48:29 – Information and national support programs for cancer patients, presented by Joanne Stewart, Director, Strategic Development, Canadian Cancer Society