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HIPA - Managing Physical and Emotional Pain

March 30, 2019 9:00 AM | J. Gregory Turnbull (Administrator)

March 30, 2019 (Hawaii Island): 
Managing Physical and Emotional Pain
(6 CE credits) 

Intended participantsPsychologists, psychiatrists, social workers, marriage and family therapists, nurses, mental health counselors, and other professions working with clients with psychiatric disorders. Graduate students are also welcome.  This workshop is appropriate for beginning to advanced practitioners.

Managing Physical and Emotional Pain
Cathy Hammond, Ph.D., Q.M.E.

Brief summary of the program: This course offers a practical understanding and application of pain management tools in order to cope with the physical and emotional aspects of acute and chronic pain.   

Instructor: Cathy Hammond, Ph.D., Q.M.E., is a licensed clinical psychologist in Hawaii and California, a Qualified Medical Evaluator, and a behavioral consultant who lives in Kona, Hawaii. For 25 years she was an international instructor teaching neuromuscular therapy to all levels of health professionals. She coauthored a self help book entitled “Movement as a Way to Agelessness” with Milton Trager, M.D., which has been published in 7 languages. Dr. Hammond has a private practice with specialties in pain management, disabilities, and assessments. 

Date: March 30, 2019

Location: Mana Christian O‘hana - 
Directly across from the Kahilu Theatre in Waimea, BEHIND Kahilu Town Hall

Time: 9:00 am– 4:00 pm

8:30: Registration (coffee/tea and continental breakfast)

9-12: Morning session

12-1: Lunch - During which we will have the Annual Hawai’i Island Psychological Association membership meeting 

1-4:  Afternoon session

Learning Objectives: 

  • Identify 4 common types of pain.
  • List 5 pain management tools to break the pain cycle.
  • Name 3 antecedents to pain. 
  • Explain one way to utilize music as a therapeutic tool to relieve stress and pain. 
  • Name the 3 stages of love and at least one neurotransmitter in each stage.  
  • Identify 5 ways to heal a ‘broken heart’ and relieve physical and emotional pain.

Tuition:                                  $75                  Students                            $20

HIPA members                     $60                  Students with CE credit  $30

Tuition without CE credit    $70 

HIPA members need NOT fill out the registration form, just mail tuition.

Mail Registration and a check made out to:  
HIPA, P.O. Box 115, Kapaau, HI  96755

Phone with questions:
Dr. Roger Weiss (808) 329-7999, or
CE Chair, Dr. James Efstation (808) 895-1370

IMPORTANT NOTICE:  In order to receive continuing education credits, attendees must sign in and out of each session of the workshop and complete and submit the evaluation form. Please note that APA CE rules require that credit is only given to those who attend the entire workshop. Those arriving more than 15 minutes after the scheduled starting time of the workshop or leaving before the workshop is complete will not receive CE credits.

A full refund is available upon request if the request is received more than 10 days prior to the workshop. A 50% refund is available upon request up until 48 hours of the workshop. There will be no refund for no-shows or for cancellations within 48 hours of the workshop.

The Hawai‘i Island Psychological Association (HIPA) is approved by the American Psychological Association (APA) to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. HIPA maintains responsibility for the program and its content. Participants will be provided with documentation of CE credits. Complaints, or more information regarding HIPA/APA CE Rules and Grievance Procedures, should be directed to James F. Efstation, Ph.D., CE Chair, HIPA, P.O. Box 115, Kapaau, HI  96755.

Relevant publications:

1. National Centers for Health Statistics, Chartbook on Trends in the Health of Americans 2006, Special Feature: Pain.

2. Loyola University Health System. "What falling in love does to your heart and brain." ScienceDaily. ScienceDaily, 6 February 2014.

3. Trager, M. & Hammond, C.  Movement As a Way to Agelessness. Station Hill Press (March 1, 1995). 

4. David H. Bradshaw, PhD, C. Richard Chapman, PhD, Robert C. Jacobson, PhD, and Gary W. Donaldson, PhDEffects of Music Engagement on Responses to Painful StimulationClin J Pain. 2012 Jun; 28(5): 418–427.

5. He Shuchang, MD PhD, He Mingwei, PhD, Jia Hongxiao, PhD, Wu Si, PhD, Yang Xing, PhD, Daniel Antonius, PhD, and Mark GA Opler, PhD MPH.  Emotional and neurobehavioural status in chronic pain patients. Pain Res Manag. 2011 Jan-Feb; 16(1): 41–43. 

Hawai‘i Island Psychological Association (HIPA)
Managing Physical and Emotional Pain
Cathy Hammond, Ph.D., Q.M.E.    

6.0CE hours/credits

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HIPA members need not fill out this registration form

Date:  March 30, 2019   Time: 9:00 am – 4:00 pm

Lunch provided with tuition for all participants

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Tuition with CE  credits:        ____ $75        
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Students :                                  
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HIPA members - with CE credits:         ____ $60        
Students - with CE credits                      ____ $30            

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