Week 3 - Promoting Recovery and Preventing Chronic Illness after Injury

Participants should be able to understand the following key elements:

  • Describe the biopsychosocial model and health anxiety framework that address the transition from acute to chronic illness.
  • Describe cognitive skills to promote optimal physical and mental health recovery, including adaptive thinking and dialectics, and understand how to implement cognitive skills with a range of patients.
  • Describe behavioral skills to promote gradual return to activity and physical recovery, and understand how to implement activity pacing with a range of patients.
  • Discuss evidence-based time-limited programs for optimizing recovery.

Target Audience

This program is intended for:

  • Psychiatrists
  • Primary Care Providers
  • Specialty Care Providers
  • Clinical Psychologists
  • Social Workers
  • Licensed Mental Health Professionals
  • Nurses and Clinical Nurse Practitioners
  • Other Allied Health Providers
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