Course Learning Objectives/Outcomes
By the end of the course, the Counselor, Marriage and Family Therapist, Social Worker or Psychologist will be able to:
-Name three kinds of pain frames.
-Name three external and internal factors that affect a client's perceptions of pain.
-Name three concepts related to automatic thoughts.
-Name three concepts related to core beliefs.
-Name three characteristics of stress related to pain.
-Name three concepts related to redefining self-worth in chronic pain clients.
-Name three manifestations of anger commonly found in chronic pain clients.
-Name three concepts related to helplessness.
-Name three concepts related to self-victimization.
-Name three sources of guilt for clients with chronic pain.
-Name three concepts related to depression and fibro fog.
-Name three manifestations of anxiety in chronic pain clients.
-Name three techniques for helping clients lessen their chronic pain in day-to-day life.
-Name three coping techniques.
-Name the three components of cognitive-behavioral treatment.
-Explain what does a clinician need to effectively utilize during group therapy in order to enhance treatment effectiveness and patient satisfaction in cognitive-behavioral treatment for chronic pain.
-Explain what style of trained questioning used in cognitive interventions gently probes for patient meanings and stimulates alternative viewpoints or ideas.
-Explain what is the rationale behind self-help cognitive-behavioral therapy.
-Explain under what two concepts is psychosocial pain research carried out.
"The instructional level of this course is introductory, intermediate, or advanced depending on the learners clinical area of expertise."
CEU Continuing Education for
Psychology CEUs, Counselor CEUs, Social Worker CEUs, MFT CEUs