Opioid Addiction, Chronic Pain, and the Science of Mindfulness
Thursday, October 26, 2023, 10:00 AM America/New_York
Thursday, October 26, 2023, 1:45 PM America/New_York
Presenter: Presenter: Shimmy Feintuch, LCSW CASAC-G
These workshops offer 6 Live Interactive Continuing Education Credits
Full Day Webinar
This Full Day Webinar includes two excellent classes, a total of 6 CE Credits. The cost of the full day is $99.99. You may attend an individual class for $59.99. This webinar is live and interactive.
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Opioid Addiction: What, Why, and What Now?
10:00 AM - 1:00 PM EST
This course will begin with a general understanding of addictive disorders and then focus on the specifics of opioid addiction. The presenter will discuss the general neurological and psychological process of dependency disorders, as well as the specific neurochemistry of opioids. The presenter will then cover specific evidence-based addiction treatment modalities. Learn about the risks and workings of opioids in order to help ensure a collaborative process in helping clinicians establish responsible opioid prescribing and effective pain management"
Treating Chronic Pain with the Science of Mindfulness
1:45 PM -4:45 PM EST
This course addresses a persistent driver of opioid use and dependence: chronic pain. While this course will cover some chronic pain basics, its main focus will be on the theoretical and practical application of mindfulness practice as a chronic pain treatment intervention. The presenter will provide a neurobiological theoretical understanding of mindfulness interventions. The presentation will then shift into a practical understanding of techniques for clinical practice of mindfulness with patients, both for teaching the skill and for increasing patients' motivation to practice.
Shimmy Feintuch, LCSW CASAC-G is a New York City-based psychotherapist, professor, writer, and international public speaker. He speaks about issues relevant to community, emotional wellness, and spirituality, and has lectured in exotic locales like Kansas, Shanghai, and Brooklyn.