By the end of the course, the Counselor, Marriage and Family Therapist, Social Worker or Psychologist will be able to:
-Explain three manifestations of anxiety in chronic pain clients
-Explain three techniques for helping clients lessen their chronic pain in day-to-day life
-Explain three coping techniques
-Explain four psychologic factors of Mr. H’s pain
-Explain the three specific goals of a psychological assessment according to Romano
-Explain how the gate control theory and the biopsychosocial model of pain relate to cognitive-behavioral therapy
"The instructional level of this course is introductory, intermediate, or advanced depending on the learners clinical area of expertise."