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Advanced Training: Hypnosis for Enhancing Comfort in Individuals with Chronic Pain (In-Person Registration)

  • 26 Mar 2022
  • 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • 2130 SW Jefferson, Suite 200 Portland, Oregon 97201
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Registration

  • Workshop registration for graduate students, interns, or residents who are members of OSCH
  • Workshop registration for graduate students, interns, or residents who are not members of OSCH
  • Registration for licensed providers who are not members of OSCH
  • Workshop Registration for licensed providers who are not members of OSCH
  • Workshop Registration for OSCH Associate Members
  • Associate members
  • Workshop Registration for OSCH Members: Regular, Lifetime, Retired, as well as ASCH, SECH, and other Component Society members
  • Workshop Registration for OSCH Members: Regular, Lifetime, Retired, as well as ASCH, SECH, and other Component Society members

This event has been rescheduled For March 26, 2022 due to the current Health Pandemic. 

This event will be both in-person and livestreamed. This page is to register for the in-person event. Click here to register as a livestream participant.

Presented in-person in Portland, Oregon, this workshop will provide an overview of hypnotic strategies and suggestions for helping individuals better self-manage chronic pain conditions. It will begin with a discussion of the neurophysiology of pain and hypnotic analgesia, and how hypnotic strategies can be used to target the brain systems involved. A model for performing a complete evaluation of the outcome domains that hypnosis can benefit in persons with chronic pain will be presented, and methods for developing a pain treatment plan based on this evaluation will be discussed.

Strategies for integrating hypnosis with other approaches with proven efficacy (e.g. cognitive therapy and Motivational Interviewing) to enhance overall treatment benefits will also be covered. The emphasis of the workshop will be on applied clinical technique; demonstrations, brief exercises, and the opportunity for consultation will be included. After participating in the workshop, participants will have the resources and skills to evaluate a patient with chronic pain for hypnosis treatment, and design a treatment intervention that addresses the various problems identified.

Schedule:
The training runs from 9am to 5pm (OSCH Meeting & Social Time from 8:30 - 9am). Lunch is on your own from 12.30-1.30pm. Please note we will ask all attendees to vacate the space at lunch so we can run air filters; please plan accordingly.

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6 ASCH CEUs accepted by most licensing boards in Oregon. Check with your own licensing board on CEU guidelines if you have questions. 

Pandemic Precautions:
In accordance with CDC/OHA guidelines, we are adopting a number of precautions in light of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, up to and including postponing the event. All in-person attendees must provide proof of vaccination, wear a mask throughout the training, and maintain 6' social distance at all times. We may institute additional safety measures in accordance with official recommendations as they arise. We will ask participants to vacate the venue at lunchtime while we run air filters in the space. Participants are invited to attend from home via livestream if they are not able to apply the above precautions.

About the Presenter:

Mark P. Jensen, Ph.D., is a Professor and Vice Chair for Research in the Department of Rehabilitation Medicine at the University of Washington in Seattle, USA. He has been studying chronic pain and helping individuals better manage chronic pain for over 40 years. He has been funded by the National Institutes of Health and other funding agencies to study the efficacy and mechanisms of various treatments for chronic pain, including hypnosis.

He has published extensively (10 books and over 550 articles and book chapters) on the topics of pain assessment and treatment. His book on the use of hypnosis for chronic pain management (Hypnosis for Chronic Pain Management: Therapist Guide, published by Oxford University Press) won the 2011 Society of Clinical and Experimental Hypnosis Arthur Shapiro Award for Best Book on Hypnosis.

Oregon Society of Clinical Hypnosis Training Fees:
$140 OSCH, ASCH, SCEH, and other Component Societies Member (late $165)
$100 Associate Member (late $125)
$170 Non-Member (late $195)
$110 Non-Member Student/Intern/Resident (late $135).  

Participants must be licensed health care providers (social workers, counselors, nurses, psychologists, dentists, physicians, etc. with a masters or doctorate) with prior training in clinical hypnosis.  Residents, interns, and students are eligible if enrolled in a masters or doctoral program and have prior training in clinical hypnosis. For exceptions to prior training please email info@oregonhypnosis.org.

Please note: This is an advanced training. Attendees must have completed the prerequisite of an ASCH-certified Fundamentals in Clinical Hypnosis course, or the equivalent, in order to be eligible for this training.

Regular Event Registration Deadline: End of day Saturday, October 16th, 2021
Late Registration Deadline: End of day Friday, October 29th, 2021

Event Cancellation Refund Policy:
Cancellation refund requests submitted in writing to info@oregonhypnosis.org at least 21 days before the start of the workshop will receive an 100% refund of the amount paid less a $20 administrative charge.  Cancellation refund requests received 20 -15 days before the start of the workshop will receive a 50% refund of the amount paid less a $20 administrative charge.  No refund will be issued for requests made with 14 days notice or less.


OSCH reserves the right to provide a member or 'workshop registrant 'a full refund or credit toward a future workshop in special circumstances for compassionate relief at OSCH board of directors' leadership discretion. Requests must be made in writing prior to the events conclusion. Should the event be postponed due to the pandemic escalating we will follow up with registrants regarding refunds and rescheduling; the option of a full refund will be offered.


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