Quarterly Training: Changing the Conversation About Pain
This one-day (8 hour), in-person, pain education workshop is offered by Nora Stern, MSPT, (Director of Know About Pain), and Laura Heesacker, LCSW, MSW, (Founder of Bridges to Wellbeing)
Objectives of the training include:
o Review contemporary pain science and identify role of biopsychosocial
model of pain in a multi-disciplinary plan of care.
o Introduce new state resources for pain education for clinicians and
o Learn and practice phrasing to change the conversation about pain
towards an active approach to pain care
o Explore opportunities to use state resources to support workflow
o Understand discipline-specific opportunities to decrease clinician
burden and utilize team-based care.
This event is offered to a combined group of physical therapists, physical therapy students, behavioral health practitioners, including students, licensed/certified professionals, and associates participating in the Central Oregon Behavioral Health Consortium.
For more information contact the COBHC through our website contact form, or call 541-816-7325.