AHC Webinar Series
Date: Friday, May 4, 2018
Time: 12:00 pm CST
Title: Application of Acceptance and Commitment Therapy to Chronic Pain
Presenter: Dawn M. Wirick, Ph.D., LPC, NCC, ACS
Cost: Free for members of AHC, Non-Members will be required to pay a $10.00 fee
1 Contact Hour will be awarded for free to members, non-members will be required to pay a $10.00 fee
Chronic pain is highly prevalent in clinical counseling populations, but may not be the initial presenting concern. However, as the overall distribution of narcotic pain medication prescriptions by medical professionals, becomes more highly regulated/decreased in many states, clients are beginning to reach out to mental health professionals, who they believe may be able to help them. Counselors can assist clients who live in chronic pain by providing ACT counseling interventions, to address the challenges and complexities of chronic pain.
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Information for Members
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