Supportive Care Training Programs: Practical Approaches to Complex Problems


To transform the health care system by maximizing compassionate expertise one professional at a time


  • To create practical skills-based professional education programs that result in rapid enhancements to the wellbeing of patients, families, professional staff and communities.
  • To create health care systems that are deeply humanistic, honest and responsible in the use of limited resources.
  • To create and nurture robust networks of professionals committed to life-long learning and mutual support in the never ending pursuit of excellence
Attend a 2- or 3-day workshop based on adult learning models including: expert faculty, small group interactive exercises, didactic lectures, networking opportunities, phone and web-based follow-up support.

  • The NEXT biopsychosocial screening workshop scheduled for  March 23-24 , 2017 in Duarte CA.

  • The NEXT Building, Implementing and Evaluating Supportive Care Programs Workshop is scheduled for  April 27-28, 2017 in Duarte, CA .


NEW "CBT and Related Interventions" Training Program - The National Cancer Institute has funded a training project for healthcare professionals providing supportive cancer care. The training will be comprised of webinars followed by a three-day skills-based workshop. Each workshop will be limited to 50 people, and will use small breakout groups for a more personalized and intimate training experience.

The workshops will be conducted by clinical leaders in the field including: William Redd, Ph.D., Matthew Loscalzo, L.C.S.W., Katherine DuHamel, Ph.D., Paul Greene, Ph.D, Yeraz Meschian, Ph.D, William Brietbart, MD, Sonia Ancoli-Israel, Ph.D, Joseph Greer, Ph.D, and Paul Jacobsen, Ph.D. Ongoing monthly consultation will be provided following the workshop.

The training program will provide you with evidence-based interventions which will enhance your interactions with cancer patients and survivors.

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Building, Implementing and evaluating Supportive Care Programs