Education & Training
Webinar Skills Training in Pain Management
Our Putting Cognitive Behavioural Therapy Skills into Practice webinar training program gives you an opportunity to learn how to help your patients better manage chronic or persisting pain problems.
Each program consists of six webinar sessions of 90 minutes duration conducted over a 2-3 month timeframe. In each session you will explore specific strategies on how to effectively manage patients experiencing chronic pain.
Participants will receive a certificate of completion recognising 24 hours of professional development if all attendance and homework requirements are met.
The seven webinar sessions are as follows:
Patient assessment & case formulation
Explaining case formulation to the patient
Identifying SMART goals & using motivational interviewing
Employing self-management skills & developing a treatment plan
Reinforcing treatment program & maintenance strategies, Part 1 & 2
Integration of CBT skills
5 & 6
MODE OF DELIVERY
This program is run entirely online, making it accessible to all health professionals across
both rural and suburban Australia and internationally.
AN ITERATIVE PROCESS
The webinar skills training consists of four basic steps:
Checking computer compatibility
Logging on in time to participate
Interacting with the facilitator & other participants
Presenting & discussing homework experiences
Incorporating the new skills in the management of chronic pain patients (e.g. case formulation, goal setting, activity pacing, thought management, applied relaxation)
Preparing a written statement about skills practised between sessions
Reflecting on the experience & documenting insights gained, culminating in a case presentation in the final session to demonstrate competence
You are expected to use the skills covered with your patients between sessions, culminating in a case presentation in the final session. These tasks are designed to give you an opportunity to practise and reflect on the skills you explored in each session.
"I found it very beneficial to hear examples, particularly when people were reporting on their homework"
"I was able to incorporate my learning into work practice, then have the opportunity to discuss with the facilitator and fellow students"
Putting CBT Skills
For More Information
Each series consists of seven sessions - the first five are held weekly and the last session is held four weeks later.
5:30 - 7:00pm
Thurs 16 February
Thurs 2 March
Thurs 16 March
Thurs 30 March
Thurs 13 April
Thurs 27 April
Thurs 25 May
Wed 22 February
Wed 1 March
Wed 8 March
Wed 15 March
Wed 22 March
Wed 29 March
Wed 26 April
6:30 - 8:00pm
Tue 9 May
Tue 16 May
Tue 23 May
Tue 30 May
Tue 6 June
Tue 13 June
Tue 11 July
6:00 - 7:30pm
Wed 21 June
Wed 5 July
Wed 19 July
Wed 2 August
Wed 16 August
Wed 30 August
Wed 27 September
7:00 - 8:30pm
Session times are in Australia Eastern Standard Time (AEST)
Please ensure you will be able to attend all six dates in the series of interest
A maximum of 10 participants can register for each series
A minimum of 6 participants per series are required to proceed
The cost to participate in a webinar series is AUD$770 per person (including GST).
Students and alumni of the University of Sydney Pain Management degree program can register for
AUD$700 per person (including GST; student number will be required).
You can register and pay by credit card here.
Alternatively, you can request to be invoiced by emailing email@example.com.
Registrations close 5 business days before first session date of series to allow time for postage of materials
No refunds will be provided once materials have been posted out
All participants receive:
a comprehensive manual covering the content of the program
a head set
advice on the technical aspects of the webinar sessions
relevant papers for background reading
a copy of our patient manual (Manage Your Pain by Nicholas et al.)
Follow-up email discussions with the facilitators, if necessary, are also available.