By the end of the course, the Counselor, Marriage and Family Therapist, Social Worker or Psychologist will be able to:
-Explain three concepts related to core beliefs
-Explain three characteristics of stress related to pain
-Explain three concepts related to redefining self-worth in chronic pain clients
-Explain the rationale behind self-help cognitive-behavioral therapy according to Buenaver et al.
-Explain two concepts is psychosocial pain research carried out
-Explain the mechanism of pain that can lead to a re-activation of childhood feelings of helplessness which, in turn, leads to severe psychosocial crisis
"The instructional level of this course is introductory, intermediate, or advanced depending on the learners clinical area of expertise."