Using an occupational experience approach in pain rehabilitation (September 3, 2019)

Using an occupational experience approach in pain rehabilitation (September 3, 2019)


Using an occupational experience approach in pain rehabilitation

Presenter: Karen Atler

One in five Canadians live with pain, which impacts their engagement in everyday occupations and their well-being. With the emergence of a more prominent occupation perspective to pain, occupational therapy has a unique role in providing non-pharmacological services in pain rehabilitation.    

The webinar will provide a brief overview of the distinct value of occupational therapy working with people in chronic pain, emphasizing the impact of pain on occupation, and the role of occupation to address pain. You will explore a time-use assessment used to gain insights into the meanings and values of everyday occupations with this population. Case examples will illustrate how to use the assessment and integrate perspectives gained from the assessment into interventions.         

After taking part in this webinar, you will be able to:

  1. Describe the distinct value of occupational therapy in pain rehabilitation.
  2. Appreciate the importance of occupation-focused assessment as a means to uncover everyday experiences and meanings.
  3. Begin to interpret and use time-use data to empower people with chronic pain to begin to make small changes in their everyday occupations.
Intermediate (3-5 years of experience in this specific area of practice)
Areas of practice
Mental health, Musculoskeletal, General physical health

Client age groups

Adults (20-64 years old), Seniors (65+ years old)

This purchase is for individual access to the On-Demand Practice Evidence Webinar that took place on September 3, 2019. Access to the recording, the handout and a certificate is provided by email immediately following purchase. No cancellations/refunds will be provided once the purchase is completed. Please visit the Webinars FAQ for technical requirements and additional information.

This access will expire on August 31, 2022.

Use Credits
Individual Credits
Karen Atler

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