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Webinar Series

This Brain Tumour Webinar Series features various webinars throughout the year with a variety of topics covered.

Every day, we at Brain Tumour Foundation of Canada strive to bring HOPE to all those affected by a brain tumour. HOPE through support. HOPE through information & education. HOPE through research. HOPE for a cure.

This year, our webinar series will bring you HOPE through a variety of presentation topics and presenters, and we would like to thank Novocure for sponsoring the 2022 Webinar Series.

Who is this webinar series for?

This series is for anyone affected by a brain tumour (patients / survivors, caregivers / loved ones, and volunteers) or anyone interested to learn more about brain tumours (health care professionals and researchers).

Which topics will be covered this year?

Topics will include neuro-oncology, neurosurgery, research, care for the caregiver, anticipatory grief, the use of cannabis and CBD to treat symptoms, managing mental health and many personal stories of hope,.

We will chat with a variety of health care professionals including a neuro-oncologist, a neurosurgeon, researchers, social workers, nurses, survivors, and caregivers along the way.

Please make sure you are signed up for Brain Tumour Foundation of Canada updates here to stay connected and updated about our upcoming webinars and / or if there are changes to the schedule.

Is registration free?

YES! All our virtual programs are FREE including our webinar series.

Once registered for a webinar, you will receive an email confirmation. Please make sure our emails are not going to your junk folder.

All webinar presentations are recorded and uploaded to the Online Videos page. If you register for a webinar but are unable to attend, you will receive a notice as to when the video is uploaded.

If you attend a 2022 webinar in-person / live and stay until the end, you will be eligible to win a
Brain Tumour Foundation of Canada door prize!

Tuesday, September 20, 2022

1:00 pm EST – 2:15 pm EST

Emotions Matter Part 1: Supporting the Mental Health of Children Diagnosed with a Brain Tumour

Joining us for this webinar are Angela Yohan, Social Worker and David Brownstone, Professional Practice Lead & Social Worker from the Hospital for Sick Children.

Part 1: This interactive session will focus on how to support children’s mental health needs at various stages of the care journey. We will:

  • explore the intersection of health and mental health
  • build awareness of general mental health in children and youth
  • look at adaptive and non-adaptive changes
  • promote family dialogue around coping
  • develop a toolbox of strategies to use in supporting your child.

Part 2 of this webinar will be on Tuesday, December 6.


This activity is supported by an educational grant from Novocure, Inc.



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