Veterans in Pain: Where the body and mind meet
Recorded on: Tuesday, 14 August 2018


Highlighting effective, evidence-based treatment approaches and strategies to support veterans presenting with chronic pain and mental health issues, the webinar will increase your understanding of the complex relationship between chronic pain and mental health.

This, the eight webinar in the Mental Health and the Military Experience series is produced by the Mental Health Professionals’ Network, on behalf of the Department of Veterans’ Affairs to support practitioners to better respond to the mental health needs of veterans.


Recorded : Tuesday 14th August 2018
Time: 7:15pm – 8.30pm (AEST)
Where: Online - join via your computer!
Cost: Free

Panel:
  • Professor Kathryn Nicholson Perry (psychologist, NSW)
  • Dr Meredith Craigie (pain specialist, SA)
  • Professor Mal Hopwood (psychiatrist, VIC)

 Facilitator:
  • Professor Mark Creamer (clinical psychologist, Vic)
Read more about the panel.

Learning Outcomes:

At the completion of the webinar, participants will be able to:
  • better recognise the complex relationship between chronic pain and mental health, risk factors for and warning signs of mental health in chronic pain presentations specific to the veteran experience
  • describe the challenges, merits and opportunities in evidence based approaches deemed most effective in treating veterans presenting with chronic pain
  • have increased confidence in treating veterans presenting with chronic pain and mental health issues.
 
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