The aim of the course is to introduce into practice evidence-based techniques and skills that can improve QoL in people with pain. The course comprises a series of mini-lectures introducing each topic, describing the evidence to support awareness and incorporation into practice, and a chance to experiment with using new skills in experiential sessions. The course is delivered by UK leaders in the field, comprising a multi-disciplinary team, including physiotherapy, osteopathy and psychology.
This two-day course can be attended in full, or each day separately.
Date: Friday 1st September - Saturday 2nd September 2017
Location: Moore Building, Royal Holloway, University of London
An informal description of the course can be seen here:
Day 1 - Friday 1st September 2017:
This day will focus on recognising psychological issues in patients with pain, introducing them to the role of their moods and beliefs play in their management of their pain, addressing distress, frustration, anger and fear in patients, and practicing delivery of effective reassurance.
Day 2 - Saturday 2nd September 2017:
This day will focus on existing psychological interventions and approaches to help people manage their pain, and will include an introduction to cognitive-behavioural approaches, acceptance and commitment therapy approaches, and approaches based on behaviour change models.
You may purchase the days individually @ £135 per day or please add both days from the options below to attend the full 2 day course @ £270