Cancer Council Victoria offers three key training programs for health professionals:
The Living with Cancer Education Program and Wellness and Life After Cancer programs are delivered by health professionals working in the area of cancer and or survivorship, trained as facilitators. Training is across two days, is practical, interactive and includes:
At the completion of training, facilitators are provided with resources, access to the facilitator portal, ongoing support and opportunities for professional development and networking with other facilitators.
This is a Cancer Council Victoria program developed to support people diagnosed with cancer, their families and friends. It is a facilitated group education program that provides information and the opportunity for discussion and group interaction. The program can be offered as a one day, two week or four week program and is facilitated by health professionals trained and supported by Cancer Council Victoria.
This is a Cancer Council Victoria program developed to support people affected by cancer who have completed active treatment. It provides participants with the opportunity to gain a better understanding of the difficulties in transitioning from treatment to survivorship. Trained facilitators can deliver the program as an information seminar, education forum or small group workshops.
This program enhances your communication skills and improves your resilience, enabling you to discuss difficult cancer-related issues more effectively.