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Categories: Interprofessional, Nursing, Oncology, Palliative, Primary Care

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Restoring Body Image after Cancer: (ReBIC) A Group Intervention to Address Cancer - Related Body Image Concerns (RBIC02OCT18)

Cancer and its treatments have significant and persistent impacts on body image and related issues, often reducing quality of life.

This one day workshop on Ocotober 19th 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. will introduce a well-developed psychosocial group intervention – Restoring Body Image after Breast Cancer (ReBIC) - which incorporates guided imagery exercises and psychotherapeutic techniques to help cancer patients confront and work through the issues with their body image related distress.

ReBIC was recently tested in a randomized controlled trial in breast cancer survivors, demonstrating improvements in body image and quality of life.

Course Syllabus

Learning Objectives:

  • To present literature and conceptual model on body image.

  • To introduce evidence-based multi-modal group intervention (ReBIC) and its intervention manual.

  • To provide participants with intervention techniques, including the guided imagery exercises and psychoeducation materials.

  • To discuss the clinical application of the intervention using case studies, video tapes of segments from groups.


Relevant for: Physicians, Psychologists, Social Workers, Nurses, Researchers and other Allied Health Providers


Payment must be received by October 12, 2018. For more information, please visit our Cancellation & No Show Policy.

Participants can pay for this course through ePortfolio by MasterCard or Visa, or send a cheque to:

de Souza Institute
LuCliff Building
700 Bay Street
Suite 1903
Toronto, ON M5G 1Z6
Last Day to Register
Oct 15, 2018
Course Starts
Oct 19, 2018
Fee (CAD)

Registration is closed.

Course Ends
Oct 22, 2018
Last Drop Date
Oct 15, 2018
Learning Hours
de Souza Designation Credits
0.25 credits under Therapeutic and Supportive Relationships