Add a valuable dimension to your practice and prepare yourself to help clients in chronic pain with behavioral solutions!
The landscape of chronic pain treatment is changing rapidly as we wean ourselves off the traditional bio-medical approach that emphasizes harmful opioid-based pain management approaches.
And the demand for mental health professions who can work with chronic pain management is likely to explode as the CDC’s new recommendations favoring behavioral treatments will have more people than ever before seeking drug-free solutions to their pain
Watch chronic pain management expert, Dr. Stephen F. Grinstead, Dr. AD, LMFT, ACRPS, for this one-day program and get the proper understanding, skills and treatment techniques you need to address the neurobiological, social and emotional aspects of chronic pain when potentially addictive medications are not an option.
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**Materials that are included in this course may include interventions and modalities that are beyond the authorized practice of mental health professionals. As a licensed professional, you are responsible for reviewing the scope of practice, including activities that are defined in law as beyond the boundaries of practice in accordance with and in compliance with your professions standards.
Stephen F. Grinstead, Dr. AD, LMFT, ACRPS, has a Bachelor’s Degree in Behavioral Science, a Master’s Degree in Counseling Psychology and a Doctorate in Addictive Disorders (Dr. AD). He is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, (LMFT) a past California Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselor (CADC-II), and, a Certified Denial Management Specialist (CDMS) an Advanced Relapse Prevention Specialist (ACRPS). He served on the faculty of UC Santa Cruz Extension Alcohol and Drug Studies Program and also taught at Santa Clara University, UC Berkeley Extension and Stanford University Medical School and served on the faculty of University of Utah’s School on Alcoholism and Other Drug Dependencies as well as serving as an Adjunct Professor at Alliant University. From 2015 to 2018, Dr. Grinstead was the Co-Founder and Chief Clinical Officer of a Triple Diagnosis Residential and Intensive Outpatient Chronic Pain Management Program in California. He is author of the book Thank You Adversity for Yet Another Test: A Body Mind Spirit Approach for Relieving Chronic Pain Suffering, as well as author of several other pain management books including Freedom from Suffering: A Journey of Hope, Managing Pain, Coexisting Disorders, and the Addiction-Free Pain Management® Recovery Guide. Dr. Grinstead is an internationally recognized expert in preventing relapse related to addiction and chronic pain disorders and is the developer of the Evidence-Based Addiction-Free Pain Management® System. He has been working with chronic pain management, substance use disorders, eating addiction and coexisting mental and personality disorders since 1984. Since 1996, he has trained well over 40,000 healthcare providers in seminars, workshops and trainings across the United States and Canada.
Financial: Stephen Grinstead maintains a private practice and is the director at Innovative Treatment Solutions. He is an author and receives royalties. Mr. Grinstead receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc.
Non-financial: Stephen Grinstead is a member of the ASAM, ASIPP, IAPM, NAADAC, CAMFT, and CCAPP.
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