Depression and End of Life Care

Depression and End of Life Care
Type: Webinar
Presenter: Jane Fletcher BA., Grad.Dip.Appl.Psych.

Webinar Overview

This webinar will provide information about the identification, diagnosis and treatment of depression at end of life. Topics surrounding palliative care and psycho-oncology will be discussed.

There are no pre-requisites to attending this webinar and it will be suitable for those working in a palliative setting or working with individuals at end of life.

Learning Outcomes

Following this webinar participants will:

  • Have an understanding of the diagnostic criteria for depression in a palliative setting.
  • Be able to distinguish depression from grief in a palliative setting.
  • Have an understanding of demoralization in a palliative setting.
  • Have an understanding of the treatment and management options for depression in a palliative setting.


Presenter Biography

Jane is a health psychologist with over 15 years experience in psycho-oncology and palliative care. She established, and is the director of, Melbourne Psycho-oncology Service, a specialist psycho-oncology private practice at Cabrini Health, Epworth Freemasons and St John of God Berwick. Jane holds an adjunct appointment with Monash University and has recently co-authored a book chapter titled Distinguishing and Managing Severe Psychological and Psychiatric Distress for the new Springer publication Textbook of Palliative Care. Jane has extensive experience dealing with depression, and the grief and loss at end of life. She is a member of a range of committees and working parties and speaks widely to both community and professional audiences.

Webinar Details


24th October, 2018


Victoria: 3.00pm - 4.30pm AEDT
New South Wales: 3.00pm - 4.30pm AEDT
Tasmania: 3:00pm - 4:30pm AEDT
South Australia: 2:30pm - 4:00pm ACDT
Queensland: 2:00pm - 3:30pm AEST
Northern Territory: 1:30pm - 3:00pm ACST
Western Australia: 12:00pm - 1:30pm AWST

If you're unable to attend at the scheduled time but you would still like to purchase this webinar please register and regardless of attendance at the scheduled time you will be sent a recording of the webinar to view at your leisure. This recording will remain available for three months.


  • Member $50
  • Non Member $75

Cancellation and Refund Policy

The Australian Centre for Grief and Bereavement reserves the right to cancel education programs that do not achieve minimum participation, in which case all fees will be refunded.

Registration cancellations will not be accepted unless made in writing to the centre. Cancellations made more than thirty (30) days prior to the event date will be refunded less 25% of the registration fee to cover administration costs.

No registration refunds will be made after this date. Please note: The full invoiced amount will still be payable in the event of non-attendance on the day.

Terms & Conditions

ACGB's program and program content is copyrighted. Its use and dissemination is restricted and unauthorised duplication is prohibited. Viewers agree to use the product under the purchase agreement terms, which restrict number of viewers based on registration type. Individual Registration - Provides one person, the registrant, access to the webcast or DVD for personal viewing. Multi-Viewer Registration - Provides one person, the registrant, access to the webcast for streaming from one computer to a group of people or the DVD for viewing at one location. CE Credits for this program may only be obtained through ACGB. CE instructions will be provided to the registered contact for the organisation (or to the registered individual) prior to the live air date and to attendees at the end of the program.

24/10/2018 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

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