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Virtual Pain Management Essentials: A Psychotherapeutic Approach

Information Details
Start Date Friday, November 12, 2021
Event Times
12:45pm Log into the virtual training
1:00pm - 3:00pm
Event Details
In this 2-hour seminar attendees will gain an overview of pain management, including the definition, types and characteristics of pain, factors that influence pain, the physiopathology of pain and the various treatments commonly used in treating and managing chronic pain. Additionally, attendees will learn psychotherapeutic approaches to pain management, including mindfulness, coping and relaxation skills, CBT strategies and psychoeducation. Cultural differences surrounding pain and pain management will also be addressed. This 2-hour seminar will be a mixture of lecture, group discussion and practicing psychotherapeutic exercises.  
Training Fees: Registration closes 5 days prior to training. 
$53 CMHAM Members 
$61 Non-Members

1:00pm – 1:15pm: Definition, Characteristics and Assessment of Pain
1:00pm – 1:30pm: Types of Pain & Factors that Influence Pain
1:30pm – 1:45pm: The Physiopathology of Pain
2:00pm – 2:15pm: Treating Pain & Pain Management: Current Approaches, Diagnosis, Tools and Interventions; A Multi-Disciplinary Approach; Special Considerations in Therapy
2:15pm – 2:30pm: Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Pain Management
2:30pm – 2:45pm: The use of Mindfulness for Pain Management
2:45pm – 3:00pm: Relaxation Skills, Coping Skills and Psychoeducation for Pain Management

Participants will be able to:  

1. Define and describe pain, including: types of pain, the characteristics & factors that may influence pain.
2. Explain the pathophysiology of pain.
3. Name methods and approaches currently used in treating and managing pain.
4. Describe and apply psychotherapeutic approaches to pain management.

Who Should Attend
This course fulfills the Michigan Social Work Licensing Board’s requirement for licensure renewal for pain management.
Stephanie M Huhn MA, LLP, CBIS, CAADC, CCM, ACCTS 
Stephanie holds a Master of Arts in clinical & humanistic psychology and is a Limited Licensed Psychologist (LLP) in the state of Michigan. She is an Advanced Certified Clinical Trauma Specialist (ACCTS), a Certified Brain Injury Specialist (CBIS), a Certified Case Manager (CCM) and a Certified Advanced Alcohol and Drug Counselor (CAADC). She holds special interests in complex and developmental trauma, addiction and neuroscience and has researched, presented, and written on this these topics. She has served as assistant clinical director of a rehabilitation program, has held roles in intake/admissions, marketing, case coordination and program development; She has provided group, family and individual psychotherapy in inpatient and outpatient settings, within community mental health, in neurorehabilitation programs as well as in co-occurring disorder treatment settings. Currently, Stephanie works in private practice in Chelsea and Northville, Michigan and enjoys public speaking and providing education and training on various mental health topics.
CEUs Social Workers: This course qualifies for a maximum of 2 CEs and FULFILLS THE MICHIGAN SOCIAL WORK LICENSING BOARD’S REQUIREMENT FOR LICENSURE RENEWAL FOR PAIN MANAGEMENT. The Community Mental Health Association is an approved provider with the Michigan Social Work Continuing Education Collaborative. Approved Provider Number: MICEC 060818. Qualifies as "face-to-face (in-person) education".

Substance Abuse Professionals: CMHAM is approved by Michigan Certification Board for Addiction Professionals (MCBAP). CMHAM maintains the responsibility for the program and content. Substance Abuse Professionals participating in this course may receive a maximum of 2 RELATED contact hours. It is important that attendees keep a copy of the conference program brochure containing the workshop descriptions along with their attendance record form. Qualifies as "face-to-face (in-person) education".

Recipient Rights: This course (RCA19-090) qualifies for 2.0 Recipient Rights CEU hours, Category IV (Augmented).

Certificate Awarded: After confirmation that you have fully participated in this training (see Virtual Participation section below) your Continuing Education Certificate will be emailed to you within 30 days of the training.

Virtual Participation: You are expected to actively participate in the training. See below for additional information about virtual training recommendations and requirements:
- After registering, you will receive a confirmation email.
- One week prior to the training we will send you a link to register in Zoom. Be sure to use the same email you used to register on the CMHA webiste. After registering in Zoom, you will automatically receive the link and password for ht meeting. Zoom registration links for the training will only be sent to paid registrants.
- Recommend that you save the meeting link in your calendar for easy access the day of the training.
- You must watch the training LIVE to receive credit for the training.
- In order to receive credit for this training attendees must be on video via their own device, showing the individual throughout the entire training, and be situated in a way that is sufficient for active engagement and learning as determined by CMHAM. Virtual trainings are to be treated with the same attention and vigor as an in-person training. Telephone only is not acceptable.
- We do not allow for participants to be in their automobile/driving during trainings due to Michigan’s Distracted Driving Laws. This link has more information on Distracted Driving: https://www.michigan.gov/msp/0,4643,7-123-72297_64773_22760-238359--,00.html
- Lack of response to multiple chats directly from moderators may impact your ability to receive credit. 
- Recommend that attendees log into the meeting's waiting room at least 15 minutes before the training begins.
- Registration report will indicate arrival time (note you must be logged into the virtual training within 5 minutes of the start of the training).
- Polls and/or quizzes will be randomly given with a limited time for attendees to response. This is required to show participation. 
- Internet: A strong internet connection is highly recommended. If your internet service is not able to stream videos, it will likely not be strong enough to support a webinar training. You will want a minimum upload speed of 5mbps. If technology may be an issue for you, please contact CMHA at 517-374-6848 to discuss options further. 
- Each training takes place in the time zone of its location and all agenda times reflect that. 
- After confirmation that you have fully participated in this training your Continuing Education Certificate will be emailed to you within 30 days of the training.

Virtual Training Accommodations: If you need accommodations to attend this training, please email your request to msholtz@cmham.org 10 business days before the event. Information will be updated as applicable. If you have concerns about using the Zoom platform you can reach out to msholtz@cmham.org at any time prior to the training to discuss your concerns.

Grievance: If you have any issues with the way in which this conference was conducted or other problems, you may note that on your evaluation or you may contact CMHAM at 517-374-6848 or through our webpage at www.cmham.org for resolution. 

Continuing Education Rules indicate that if you are over 5-minutes late or depart early, you forfeit your CEs for the entire training. Please note that this is a National rule that CMHAM must enforce or we could lose our provider status to provide CEs in the future. This rule will be strictly followed.
Cancellation Policy
Substitutions are permitted 3 business days prior to the training. No-shows will be billed at the full training rate. Cancellations must be received in writing at least 10 business days prior to the conference for a full refund less a $25 administrative fee. If cancellation is received less than 10 business days prior to the training, no refund will be given. Refunds will be issued within 60 days of the training. You will receive a refund receipt to the email address provided when the original payment was made. If you have not received a receipt, please email your request to dferguson@cmham.org with registrant and organization name, training name and date, and order number.

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