This third of four sessions provides advanced training in difficult cases and high-impact chronic pain. Interactive components include group discussion and skills application in vignette cases of high-impact chronic pain. It also includes skill-building workshops and panel discussion.
Strategies for Improving Challenging Interactions and Optimizing Outcomes for High-Impact Chronic Pain: Identification and Treatment Planning and Communication Skills
Sara Davin, PsyD
Advanced Application/Skill Building Workshops/Panel Discussion
Beth D. Darnall, PhD
Sara Davin, PsyD
Jennifer L. Murphy, PhD
Judith Scheman, PhD
- Examine the critical role of psychology in the experience and treatment of chronic pain.
- Identify and address barriers to pain psychology in one’s own practice (e.g., patient receptivity; lack of knowledge of the treatment modality; lack of resources.)
- Increase confidence to effectively engage patients in psychosocial pain care (through interactive role-playing, acquisition of skills.)
- Acquire tangible, immediately implementable resources to facilitate patient receptivity to psychosocial treatment approaches.
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