Continuing Education
Managing Chronic Pain: Therapeutic Strategies for Chronic Illness Mental Health Professionals
When: Friday, December 2, 2022 - 8:45am-12pm PST / 11:45am-3pm EST

Where: This training will be held virtually on Zoom

Event Description:

This continuing education training will offer an opportunity for mental health professionals to learn therapeutic modalities for helping patients with chronic pain. This opportunity will also discuss what is chronic pain and the chronic pain cycle and psychosocial and behavioral factors that relate to the experience of chronic pain. 

Presenter: Angela Farrar Small, MSW, LICSW, MDiv
 

Learning Objectives:

After attending this continuing education opportunity, participants will be able to:

  1. Define chronic pain and the chronic pain cycle.

  2. Describe at least 3 psychosocial and behavioral factors related to chronic pain.

  3. Describe the use of 2 therapeutic modalities for the psychological treatment of
    pain.

CEUs: The Center for Chronic Illness has been approved to offer 3 CEUs for this program from the Washington State Society for Clinical Social Workers (WSSCSW) for clinical social workers, mental health counselors, and marriage and family therapists (Masters level clinicians). 

*For clinicians not located in Washington state, please note you will need to check with your state's licensing board to see if this program will meet the continuing education requirements in your state. We welcome you to join us!

Cost:

$100 - Psychologists (PhDs)

$90 - Licensed Independent Clinical Social Workers (LICSWs), Marriage and Family Therapists (LMFTs), Licensed Mental Health Counselors (LMHCs) *also includes associate level clinicians

$60 - Students

*After registering, if you'd like to make a donation in addition to your registration fee in support of the chronic illness community, please visit our Donate page.

Please reach out to us at info@thecenterforchronicillness.org or 425-296-2705 if you will need accommodations during this virtual training. 

Updated 8/29/2022

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