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26 Jan 2023 - 27 Jan 2023

Registration open. Please register by 11 Jan 2023

Next course run: 7 & 8 Sep 2023

Year 2018
July 2018

Workshop on Burnout and Self-care

Next course run: 15 & 16 Jun 2023

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The workshop will focus on experiential learning techniques to apply theory and research to expand participants’ cognitive knowledge, practical skills and emotional competence for self-care. It will cover the following topics in a fully immersive experience:

  • Stress and burnout
  • Compassion fatigue and moral distress
  • Dignified and compassionate care
  • Grief and loss in professional caregivers
  • Basics of MCAT
  • Mindfulness meditation
  • Expressive arts therapy
  • Meaning making and resilience building

Please refer to the brochure here.

Through a series of mini interactive lectures on stress, resilience, dignity and compassion in care, as well as engaging in mindfulness meditation practices, art making, reflective writing and group discussions, participants will learn how to apply mindfulness meditation and expressive arts into their own clinical work and self-care practices.

Relevant research findings on the effectiveness of MCAT in promoting wellness and cultivating resilience will also be shared to inform and encourage evidence-based practice and professional training management.

  • Doctors, Registered Nurses, Advanced Practice Nurses, Enrolled Nurses, Support Care Staff, Allied Health Professionals, Psychosocial Staff, Senior Management, Corporate Services Staff
  • Individuals from all walks of life who are faced with caregiver stress and risks of burnout

A/Prof Andy Hau Yan HO is Associate Professor of Psychology at the School of Social Sciences, Honorary Associate Professor at the Lee Kong Chian School of Medicine, and Director of the Action Research for Community Health (ARCH) Laboratory, at Nanyang Technological University, Singapore. He is also Deputy Director (Research) of PalC.

He is a Fellow in Thanatology, and currently serves on the Board of Directors of the International Work Group on Death, Dying and Bereavement (IWGDDB), and the Association of Death Education and Counseling (ADEC).

He specialises in the research and teaching of public health palliative care, life and death education, psychosocial gerontology, holistic therapy and community empowerment. He has produced numerous public health campaigns and short film documentaries, as well as authored over 70 books, chapters, research reports and articles in prominent journals.

He is the first Asian recipient of the esteemed ADEC Academic Educator Award in 2018.

Fees before subsidy: SGD 556.40 per person (including GST)

*Prevailing course fee subsidy for staff working in eligible Community Care organisations:

  • 90% for Singaporean/PR (Fees payable – $55.64)
  • 45% for Work Pass Holders (Fees payable – $306.02)

*Organisations will be billed the amount after subsidy


Date: 15 and 16 Jun 2023

Time: 9.30am – 5.30pm​

Venue: TTSH Centre for Healthcare Innovation, Level 2 Hall 3
18 Jalan Tan Tock Seng, Singapore 308443

Registration opens in mid Apr 2023. Please email to enquiries@palc.org.sg for any enquiries. .

Dates: 4 and 5 March 2019
Venue: Lee Kong Chian School of Medicine

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