- Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre - Can-Sleep presentation recording (2018)
- Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre - Can-Sleep: making night-time sleep problems go away. A guide for people with cancer (2018)
- A Pan-Canadian Practice Guideline - Prevention, Screening, Assessment and Treatment of Sleep Disturbances in Adults with Cancer (2012)
- Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine - Behavioral and psychological treatments for chronic insomnia disorder in adults: an American Academy of Sleep Medicine clinical practice guideline (2021)
- Australian Cancer Survivorship Centre - Follow-up of survivors with cancer-related fatigue fact sheet (2016)
- Cancer-related fatigue: ESMO Clinical Practice Guidelines for diagnosis and treatment
- Screening, assessment and management of fatigue in adult survivors of cancer
- Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre - Fear Less webinar recording (2019)
- Cancer Australia - Recommendations for the identification and management of fear of cancer recurrence in adult cancer survivors (2012)
- Cancer Network - Fear of Cancer Recurrence: A Practical Guide for Clinicians (2018)
- American Psychological Association – Psycho-oncology in Practice: Psychological Treatment of Medical Patients with Cancer online course (2020)
- Psycho-oncology Co-operative Research Group (PoCoG) - Clinical Pathway for the Screening, Assessment and Management of Anxiety and Depression in Adult Cancer Patients (2017)
- EviQ - Screening and management of anxiety and depression online course
- Australian Psychological Society (APS) - Applying ACT to cancer care webinar recording (2021)
- Clinical Oncology Society of Australia (COSA) - Psychosocial management of AYAs diagnosed with cancer: Guidance for health professionals (2014)
- Journal of Clinical Oncology - Screening, Assessment, and Care of Anxiety and Depressive Symptoms in Adults with Cancer: An American Society of Clinical Oncology Guideline Adaptation (2014)
- Cancer Australia - Culturally safe communication skills for non-Indigenous health professionals
The resource provides practical advice for cancer care specialists to optimise culturally safe and responsive communication with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander patients, their families and carers.
- Psycho-oncology Co-operative Research Group (PoCoG) e-learning series
Improving cancer outcomes for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples
- Our Mob and Cancer - for health professionals
Filled with important information about cancer from trusted sources, it is impartial, non-commercial, evidence-based and respects culture and traditions.
- WellMob online resource
A one-stop-shop for frontline health and wellbeing workers to easily access culturally relevant resources to use with their Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander clients.
- Menzies School of Health Research - SCNAT-IP tool
The SCNAT-IP is an evidence based supportive care needs assessment tool which accommodates the language, customs and culture-specific needs of Indigenous people with cancer.
- Victorian Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Organisation (VACCHO)
VACCHO is the peak body for Aboriginal health and wellbeing in Victoria.
- Australian Indigenous Psychologists Association (AIPA)
AIPA is the national body representing Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander psychologists in Australia.
- Cancer Institute NSW - Cancer treatment side effects: a guide for Aboriginal Health Workers (2021)
- Australian Cancer Survivorship Centre (ACSC)
ACSC supports primary, hospital and community based health professionals deliver optimal survivorship care
- Australian Cancer Survivorship Centre (ACSC) – Survivorship care planning (2021)
- eviQ – Cancer survivorship course (2020)
- Future Learn - Cancer Survivorship for Primary Care Practitioners course
- Australian Psychological Society (APS) - Applying ACT to cancer care: after cancer webinar recording (2021)
- Clinical Oncology Society of Australia (COSA) - Model of Survivorship Care (2016)
- Australian Psychological Society (APS) - Applying ACT to cancer care: advanced disease webinar recording (2021)
- Centre for Palliative Care - Hot Topics in Palliative Care webinars (2021)
- Australian Psychological Society (APS) - Applying ACT to cancer care: When mum or dad have cancer or are unwell webinar recording (2021)
- Australian Psychological Society (APS) Interest Group – Psychologists in Oncology
- Psycho-oncology Co-operative Research Group (PoCoG)
- Australian Cancer Survivorship Centre Community of Practice
- Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre Psychology Team
If you would like to access clinical supervision, please contact the Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre Psychology Team on (03) 8559 5220 who can work with you and help you develop your skills in psycho-oncology.
- Download a Cancer Mind Care postcard
- Download a Cancer Mind Care poster
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Screening tool references
Kessler, R.C., Barker, P.R., Colpe, L.J., Epstein, J.F., Gfroerer, J.C., Hiripi, E., Howes, M.J, Normand, S-L.T., Manderscheid, R.W., Walters, E.E., Zaslavsky, A.M. (2003). Screening for serious mental illness in the general population Archives of General Psychiatry. 60(2), 184-189.
Adapted from the National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN) Distress Thermometer. Available from: https://www.nccn.org/docs/default-source/patient-resources/nccn_distress_thermometer.pdf?sfvrsn=ef1df1a2_4