I Want a Doctor Who Can Say…

May 19, 2019 by celia

In my most recent blog What Do You Want From Your Doctor, I shared a response to this question by a patient who participated in the Writing is Good Medicine® program I facilitated at Southwestern Vermont Regional Cancer Center. (more…)


Announcing the inaugural SpeakSooner Facilitator Training Program

May 15, 2019 by celia

This June we are offering the first of two hands-on weekend trainings.  The program will be co-lead by Dr. Lidia Schapira, Stanford Medicine oncologist and communications skills expert, Andy Robinson, nationally recognized trainer, and CCM co-founders Bernard and Celia Bandman.

We will offer instruction on introducing and using our paradigm changing Difficult Conversations Toolkit; strategies for addressing resistance in using this material; and approaches for building relationships with healthcare and community organizations.
From 4pm on Thursday, June 13 to 3pm on Saturday, June 15 our cohort will gather in beautiful southern Vermont. Meals and housing are included.
Contact Us for further description and application.
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