Online Course » Chronic Pain: Biological Understanding and Treatment

Course Description:
The authors discuss biopsychosocial factors related to chronic pain as a necessary foundation for understanding and helping clients who are in pain. They review familiar evidence-based counseling approaches including assessment considerations, use of psychotropic medications, cognitive-behavioral strategies, hypnosis and imagery techniques, family considerations, and positive psychology.
Course Objective:

Upon completing this program, participants should be able to:
  • Explain the biological factors related to chronic pain; and
  • Describe evidenced-based counseling approaches used to work with clients in pain.

Author Bio:
Dr. David Farrugia and Dr. Holly Fetter are members of the faculty at Canisius College in the counselor education program.
Credits:
1.00
Hours:
1.00
Certificates:
American Psychological Association - view details
Association of Social Work Boards - view details
California Board of Registered Nursing - view details
National Association of Alcoholism and Drug Abuse Counselors (NAADAC) - view details
National Board for Certified Counselors (NBCC) - view details
Texas State Board of Examiners of Marriage and Family Therapists - view details

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Unit Price
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