Helping People with Persistent Pain Help Themselves: Facilitating Self-Management for Health Care Professionals

2 day course.

This very practical course introduces health care professionals to the techniques they need to engage and support people to self-manage persistent pain and other long term conditions.

This course uses a range of engaging and interactive approaches including:

  • Introduction to a cognitive-behavioural approach
  • The bio-psychosocial model and how to use it effectively
  • How to engage people in self management
  • Dealing with unhelpful beliefs and behaviours
  • SMART goals, action planning and problem solving
  • Linking mood, thoughts and behaviours
  • Preventing and managing set-backs
  • ‘Living well’ with a long term condition
  • There will be a session on ‘Culture and Pain’ led by Mohammed Shoiab who presented on this topic at the World Congress of Physiotherapy 2019 in Geneva.
    During the 2.5hr session Shoiab will cover topics including:
    What is culture
    Why is it important
    What is pain, from a cultural perspective
    The literature on the influence of culture and pain
    Theory to clinical practice
    Practical tips

Cost £215.00 Early bird rate (£185.00) and group rates (on application)available.
Cost inclusive of course materials, lunch and refreshments.
Stand-alone session Saturday pm (time tba) for experienced practitioners ‘Culture and Pain’ £35 (payable on the door). Limited availability,booking essential.

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How to join a Course

Complete our online learning.

Our courses are designed for health and social care professionals working with people with persistent pain and other long term conditions.

Before attending a course you need to complete some online learning to help you assess your current knowledge and learning needs. You can complete the learning before or after you enrol on the course

The online learning can be found here.

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