Event Date: Dec 13, 2023

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In this session, Dr. Ronna Jevne and Peter Snow will discuss hopeful communication in clinical healthcare settings. They will review why hope is important for healthcare outcomes, how hope can be operationalized, and how to find hope for yourself and your clients.

This integrated KTE webinar event is brought to you by brainXchange in partnership with the Canadian Coalition of Seniors’ Mental Health (CCSMH).



Peter Snow, MA, MSW
Peter Snow is a knowledge broker with the Canadian Coalition for Seniors’ Mental Health. Prior to working at CCSMH he spent 10 years in front line mental healthcare. 

Dr. Ronna Jevne, PhD
Dr. Jevne is passionate about healthier emotional lives for all, from children to seniors, from volunteer to professional, from the mainstream to the disenfranchised. Her career has spanned decades as a teacher, psychologist, professor, inspirational speaker, and author. She is a founding member of both the Canadian Association of Psychosocial Oncology and Hope Studies Central, a research centre at the University of Alberta devoted to the study of hope.  Author of more than a dozen books, she is known for writing for those she serves. She has received such awards as the Pettifor Award for Outstanding Contribution to Psychology, the YWCA Women of Excellence in the Social Sciences and The University of Alberta Board of Governor’s Award of Distinction.