4:45–5:45 pm Saturday, March 9

The Power of Groups: How, Why, When, and Where to Start a Pain Psychology Group (319)

These sessions will equip participants with knowledge on the efficacy of pain psychology interventions in light of the changing healthcare environment. The session will highlight special applications of pain psychology such as brief interventions and group based treatments.

Where the Past Meets the Future: Pain Psychology in a Changing World

Judith Scheman, PhD

The Power of Groups: How, Why, When and Where to Start a Pain Psychology Group

Sara Davin, PhD

Learning Objectives:

  • Demonstrate increased knowledge of the evidence supporting pain psychology interventions.
  • Acquire skills to deliver brief interventions based in the science of pain psychology.
  • Acquire skills to develop, implement and deliver group interventions that can be tailored for various complexities and types of pain.
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Moderator:

Judith Scheman, PhD

Speakers:

Sara Davin, PhD

3:30–4:30 pm Saturday, March 9

Speed Dating: Brief Pain Psychology Interventions That Work (315)

This is the second of a 4 hour workshop. These sessions will equip participants with knowledge on the efficacy of pain psychology interventions in light of the changing healthcare environment. The session will highlight special applications of pain psychology such as brief interventions and group based treatments.

Where the Past Meets the Future: Pain Psychology in a Changing World

Judith Schman, PhD

Speed Dating: Brief Pain Psychology Interventions That Work

Jennifer Murphy

Learning Objectives:

  • Demonstrate increased knowledge of the evidence supporting pain psychology interventions.
  • Acquire skills to deliver brief interventions based in the science of pain psychology.
  • Acquire skills to develop, implement and deliver group interventions that can be tailored for various complexities and types of pain.
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Just the Facts, Ma’am: A Broad Overview of Evidence-Based Pain Psychology Treatments (311)

These sessions will equip participants with knowledge on the efficacy of pain psychology interventions in light of the changing healthcare environment. The session will highlight special applications of pain psychology such as brief interventions and group based treatments.

Treating Back Pain As a Team Sport

Judith Schman, PhD

Just the Facts, Ma’am: A Broad Overview of Evidence-Based Pain Psychology Treatments

Alison M. Vargovich, PhD

Learning Objectives:

  • Demonstrate increased knowledge of the evidence supporting pain psychology interventions.
  • Acquire skills to deliver brief interventions based in the science of pain psychology.
  • Acquire skills to develop, implement and deliver group interventions that can be tailored for various complexities and types of pain.
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11:15 am–12:15 pm Saturday, March 9

Chronic Pain Patient-Physician Scenarios Which Can Lead to Violence (307)

This session will deal with research on chronic pain patient [cpp] anger, violence ideation, predictors of violence ideation,scenarios leading to potential violence, predictors for potential violent behavior and violence prevention techniques.

Current Research Evidence on Anger/Violence Ideation/Scenarios for Violence Ideation in Chronic Pain Patients

David A. Fishbain, MD

Violence Prevention Techniques for Chronic Pain Patients

W. Michael Hooten, MD

Learning Objectives:

  • Become aware of current status of chronic pain patient violence research.
  • Become aware of some violence prevention techniques which can be applied to the chronic pain patient-pain clinician interaction.
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8:30–9:30 am Sunday, March 10

The Pain Psychology Imperative: Increasing Access, Improving Care (403)

Although Academy members hear much about “pain psychology,” there are many questions regarding how to find them and integrate them into their practices to maximize interdisciplinarity. This symposium will demystify pain psychology, providing attendees with concrete information regarding the benefits that the discipline offers to physicians as well as patients.

Physician Perspectives on the Role and Value of Pain Psychology

W. Michael Hooten, MD

Psychologist Perspectives on the Role and Value of Pain Psychology

Jennifer Murphy

The Ethical Imperative to Train More Pain Psychologists

Michael Schatman, PhD

Learning Objectives:

  • Identify the benefits with which affiliation with pain psychologists can provide their practices.
  • Employ strategies for integrating pain psychologists into their practices.
  • Better understand strategies for optimal reimbursement and effective communication tools to increase physician and patient buy-in.
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