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Treating Chronic Pain in Disability

When: Friday, June 7, 2019
9:00 - 11:00 AM
Where: Clear Recovery
515 N. Sepulveda Blvd.
Manhattan Beach, California  90266
United States
Contact: LACPA

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Friday, June 7, 2019 

9:00 - 11:00 AM  1.5 CE Credits


Treating Chronic Pain in Disability 


Presented by: Stacy Reger, Ph.D. 



The “Treating Chronic Pain in Disability” training is designed to educate clinicians about psychological and behavioral management of chronic pain.  In addition, the training will address work with individuals with disabilities, and ways that traditional psychological chronic pain treatments can be modified to accommodate functional limitations.


Stacy Reger, Ph.D., is a clinical psychologist in private practice in Redondo Beach, CA, and at the VA Long Beach Spinal Cord Injury/Disorders unit.  She received her Ph.D. in clinical psychology from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, and completed predoctoral internship at San Francisco VA Medical Center, where she also completed her postdoctoral fellowship with a specialty emphasis in Geropsychology.  Dr. Reger’s role in SCI/D at VA Long Beach includes inpatient and outpatient therapy with spinal-cord-injured veterans, serving as the psychologist for the SCI/D long-term care residential unit, and supervising the SCI/D Neuropsychology Clinic. In her private practice, Dr. Reger sees adults and older adults for individual and couple therapy, and specializes in issues related to aging, grief, caregiver burden, coping with chronic and life-limiting illness, adjustment to disability, management of chronic pain,



Outline – Treating Chronic Pain in Disability

      I.         Introduction 

     II.         Psychological Considerations Related to Chronic Pain 

a.     Pain patient experience of the medical system

b.     Frequently co-occurring disorders and symptoms

c.     Treatment-interfering behaviors

                                               i.     Patient buy-in

                                             ii.     Consistency and dropout

   III.         Overview of Evidence-Based Psychological Treatments of Chronic Pain

a.     Cognitive-Behavioral Approaches

b.     Values/Mindfulness-Based Approaches

   IV.         Real-World Application and Adaption of Pain Management Techniques for Individuals with Disability (

a.     Barriers to behavioral management of chronic pain in disability

b.     Flexible approach to use of psychological techniques to manage pain

     V.         Evaluations


Course Goals and Educational Objectives

Attendees will be able to:

1.  Select and apply evidence-based psychological treatments for chronic pain.

2.  Appropriately adapt psychological chronic pain treatments to accommodate functional limitations related to disability.



This Brown Bag Event is available to all LACPA Members.  

This is a FREE LACPA MEMBER BENEFIT. Seating is limited.  


Certification of Attendance for Continuing Education Credit

Please note that the Brown Bag Programs are being offered as a LACPA Membership Benefit.  Attendance is limited to 50 LACPA members. Should you have a friend or colleague who would like to attend, please have them join LACPA before they send in this registration form. Programs subject to change.


The Los Angeles County Psychological Association (LACPA) is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. LACPA maintains responsibility for this program and its content.


This course may be taken to satisfy the California Board of Behavioral Sciences (BBS) continuing education requirements.



It is important to note that APA continuing education rules require that LACPA only give credit to those who attend the entire workshop.  An evaluation of the workshop must be completed. Those who arrive more than 5 minutes (for a 1.5 hour program) after the scheduled start time or leave before the workshop is complete will not receive CE credit. Partial credit may not be given.


Program and location are subject to change.

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