Treating Chronic Pain: Behavioral Approaches That Work!

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Training Details

Event Dates and Timeframe
Wednesday June 26, 2019 9am-4pm
Wednesday, June 26, 2019 at 09:00 AM until 04:00 PM
Location and Delivery Method ( view map )
Delivery Method
Face-To-Face
Location Name
Centennial Hall - Hickel Room
Address
101 Egan Dr
City
Juneau
State / Province
AK
Country
United States
Cost Range
$20.00

Host And Instructor

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Host
JAMHI Health and Wellness, Inc.
Instructor
Martha Teater, MA, LMFT, LCAS, LPC

Credits

C.E. Credit for BH/SW - Social Work: 6.00
This program has been approved by the National Association of Social Workers-Alaska Chapter for 6 General CE Social Work hours per approval certificate OA062619-014 AK.

Training Overview Description

We are in the midst of a nationwide push to treat chronic pain and address our out of control opioid prescribing. It’s estimated that we have 100 million people in the US living with chronic pain. We can assume that at least 1/3 of the people we treat are dealing with this condition, yet most of us are ill-prepared to address this with skill and expertise. We are witnessing a devastating public health crisis that is ruining individual lives, tearing up families, and ripping through communities. It’s high time we arm ourselves with the skills needed to offer people evidence-based behavioral interventions for treating chronic pain that will help them live healthy and productive lives.

Goal:
This interactive and cutting-edge training will provide techniques to transform practice to provide patients with alternative pain management tools.

Objective: Participants will be able to:
- identify cognitive-behavioral and mindfulness skills to provide practical and life-changing guidance to
clients
- develop tools to help clients move out of chronic pain and into active, healthy, and meaningful lives

Event-specific Details

Breakfast and Lunch will be provided.

For more information contact Jessica Spurrier jessica@jamhi.org 907-463-6809 or Pat Sammartino plsammartino@alaska.edu 907-786-6589

Behavioral Health / Mental Health
Pain Management
Massage Therapist
Occupational Therapist
Occupational Therapy Assistant
Physical Therapist
Physical Therapy Assistant
Behavioral Health Aide
Chemical Dependency Counselor
Family & Marriage Therapist
Licensed Professional Counselor
Psychologist
Social Worker
Substance Abuse and Addiction Counseler
Village Counselor
Case Manager/Care Coordinator
Home Health Aide/Personal Care Attendant
Individual Support Worker
Midwife
NP - Family Practice
NP - Pediatric
NP - Psychiatric
NP - Women's Health
Other Mid-Level Providers
Other Nurse Practitioner
Physician Assistant
CNA/NA (Certified Nursing Assistant/Nursing Assistant)
Licensed Practical Nurse
Nurse Administrator
Nurse Anesthetist
Nurse Educator
Public Health Nurse
Registered Nurse
Registered Nurse - CNS
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