Chronic Illness/Pain and Mental Health

Chronic Illness/Pain and Mental Health

Course Expiration Date: 7/31/21

If you are purchasing this course the cost is $ 25.00.

Course Description: This course will discuss five techniques and strategies for best practices with clients with chronic pain and/or illness, List at least 3 methods or ways not to use with clients, and differentiate between physical and psychological illnesses, and obtain and evaluate statistical information for use in best practices and acknowledge at least 5 invisible illnesses.

Instructor: Camilla Bravo, PhD, LPC-S, Master Business and Life Coach, Founder of the Bravo Institute

Target Audience: Licensed professional counselors, social workers, nurses and any other interested healthcare professional

Learning Outcomes: After completing this activity, the participant will be able to:

  • Discuss 5 techniques/strategies for best practices with clients with chronic pain and/or illness.

  • List at least 3 ways/methodologies not to use.

  • Differentiate between physical and psychological illness.

  • Obtain and evaluate statistical information.

  • List at least 5 acknowledged invisible illnesses.

Length of Course: 60 minutes

Credit Statements:

Licensed Professional Counselors and Therapists:  This program has been approved for 1.0 hours of continuing education by SC AHEC under its accreditation by the SC Board of Examiners for Licensure of Professional Counselors, Marriage and Family Therapists and Psycho-Educational Specialists.

Social Work: This program has been approved for 1.0 clock hours of non-social work continuing education by Upstate AHEC, as part of the SC AHEC system, under its accreditation by the SC Board of Social Work Examiners.

Others:  This program is approved for 0.1 CEUs (1.0 clock hours) by Upstate AHEC and meets the SC AHEC Best Practice Standards.

Disclosure Statement:

Upstate AHEC's conflict of interest policy requires faculty to disclose any real or apparent commercial financial affiliations related to the content of their presentations/materials.

The speaker(s) has/have signed a vested interest form declaring no conflict of interest in educational activities.

Provisions of this educational activity by Upstate AHEC does not imply endorsement by Upstate AHEC or ANCC of any commercial products displayed in conjunction with this activity.

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