Chronic Pain Module 2: Tools for Pain Treatment: Powerful Cognitive-Behavioral Interventions

Available through Feb 1, 2024 Closed Allied Health Medicine Mental Health Nursing

Chronic Pain Module 2: Tools for Pain Treatment: Powerful Cognitive-Behavioral Interventions


Register now for this online self-guided course.

In this module learners will incorporate new skills into their treatment of people in pain. They will use assessment tools with confidence. We will discuss the relevance of Motivational Interviewing in pain treatment. Participants will develop appropriate ways to help people develop goals for their treatment. Learners will develop proficiency with four different cognitive-behavioral activities to use with people and will build competence with starting helpful conversations.

*It is suggested that you take Chronic Pain Module 1: Foundations of Pain Treatment prior to taking this module but it is not required.

Approximate time to complete the course: One Hour
Learner content includes: PowerPoint, Optional Reading Resources and Posttest

Participants will have 45 days from the date of their registration to complete this course. After that date, course materials will no longer be accessible.

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Target Audience

Behavioral health and substance abuse professionals including psychologists, social workers, licensed clinical mental health counselors, substance abuse counselors, marriage and family therapists, peer support specialists, physicians, advanced practice providers, nurses, occupational therapists & assistants, physical therapists & assistants and others interested in this topic.


  • Implement skills in Motivational Interviewing and goal setting in their work with those in pain
  • Apply various cognitive-behavioral activities to support those they work with


  • Martha H. Teater, MA, LMFT, LCAS, LPC