This 5-day Virtual Symposium will bring together internationally renowned scholars and clinicians in the fields of Thanatology, Palliative, and Bereavement Care to share their expertise and experience in rendering holistic, dignified, and compassionate care to better support patients and families facing death, dying, and bereavement.
• Day 1 - 29 June 2020 @ 9:00am-10:30am
Dignity Therapy (DT): Empirical Foundation, Clinical Application and Patient Experiences in Australia - BY Professor Elizabeth LOBB, Professor of Palliative Care (Allied Health), Calvary Health Care Kogarah, Australia.
• Day 2 - 30 June 2020 @ 9:00am-10:30am
Family Dignity Intervention (FDI): Advancing the Psycho-Social-Spiritual domains of Evidence-based Palliative Care in Singapore - BY Professor Andy Hau Yan HO, Associate Professor of Psychology and Medicine, Nanyang Technological University Singapore.
• Day 3 - 1 July 2020 @ 9:00am-10:30am
Meaning Reconstruction and Dignity Preservation in Loss and Transition - BY Professor Robert NEIMEYER, Director, Portland Institute for Loss and Transition, USA.
• Day 4 - 2 July 2020 @ 9:00am-10:30am
Preserving Dignity through Compassionate Care in Supporting Bereaved Families - BY Professor Darcy HARRIS, Associate Professor, King’s University College London, Canada.
• Day 5 - 3 July 2020 @ 9:00am-10:30am
Panel Discussion on International Experience and Cross-Cultural Perspectives in Dignified and Compassionate End of Life Care - With Professor Andy Ho, Professor Darcy Harris, Professor Elizabeth Lobb & Professor Robert Neimeyer.
Organized by: Action Research for Community Health (ARCH), School of Social Sciences, Nanyang Technological University Singapore.
Hosted by: The Palliative Care Centre for Excellence in Research and Education (PalC) Singpapore.
Supported by: Ministry of Education Singapore, Academic Research Fund (AcRF) Tier 2 Grant [MOE2016-T2-1-061].