Psychological Interventions for Pain Management #330

Online, On-Demand Continuing Education Courses

Michigan State University School of Social Work seeks to be as accessible as possible. You can now receive social work continuing education credit at your leisure—when it's convenient for you! Save travel time and cost. The new licensure law states that, in Michigan, Social Workers may earn up to one-half of the required continuing education contact hours in person using live, synchronous contact. The remaining continuing education contact hours may be completed in any other approved format. If you live outside of Michigan, check with your state's social work regulatory body. For more information, please see the Licensing and Regulatory Affairs Director's Office Social Work General Rules. (R 338. 2963)

Inflammatory responses in the nervous system plays a key role in the development and persistence of many pathological pain states. Research literature indicates that psycho social interventions may have significant effects on pain. For example, the relaxation response immediately alters gene expression tied to inflammation which in turn may reduce the individual's pain response.

Meets 1 hour of pain criteria

Ethics, Pain Management, and Human Trafficking
Substance Use Specific