Mission


Vision:

The Canadian Association of Psychosocial Oncology leads nationally and globally in promoting capacity for, and excellence in psychosocial oncology services to enhance the wellness of individuals and families.

Purpose:

The purpose of the Canadian Association of Psychosocial Oncology is to foster and encourage interdisciplinary excellence in psychosocial research education and clinical practice in oncology.

Goals:

Across the continuum of cancer care and control, to:

  1. Provide a sustained, national network for the exchange of ideas among clinicians, researchers, educators, Community Based Organizations, administrators, policy makers and other stakeholders;
  2. Actively foster and encourage interprofessional, inter-sectoral, and political collaboration in psychosocial care and services;
  3. Establish and promote excellence through the development of standards, practice guidelines, and service integration strategies;
  4. Promote and encourage excellence in psychosocial research and knowledge translation;
  5. Provide and promote ongoing educational programs and resources;
  6. Provide expert advice, leadership, and advocacy to ensure access to psychosocial care and services


The Canadian Association of
Psychosocial Oncology (CAPO)

189 Queen Street East, Suite 1
Toronto, ON M5A 1S2
P. 416-968-0207
F. 416-968-6818
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