Supporting Children with Chronic Pain with Dr. Anya Griffin

Dr. Anya Griffin and Dr. Tamara Soles present on supporting children with chronic pain. Dr. Griffin teaches strategies for helping children change their thoughts, experiences and behaviours related to chronic pain, ultimately reducing pain and leading to a more functional life. Dr. Griffin shares the gold standard of care along with other important supportive therapeutic interventions. Topics also include defining chronic and acute pain, the role of pain, how to use CBT and adjunctive treatments for supporting chronic pain.

Continuing Education

This Podcast Episode Provides 1 Hour of CE Credit

Course Description

Dr. Anya Griffin and Dr. Tamara Soles present on supporting children with chronic pain. Dr. Griffin teaches strategies for helping children change their thoughts, experiences and behaviours related to chronic pain, ultimately reducing pain and leading to a more functional life. Dr. Griffin shares the gold standard of care along with other important supportive therapeutic interventions.

Instructor's bio

Dr. Anya Griffin is a pediatric psychologist and Clinical Associate Professor in the Department of Anesthesiology, Pain, and Perioperative Medicine at the Stanford University School of Medicine. She is the Director of the Stanford Children’s Health Pediatric Rehabilitation Program (PReP), an intensive pain rehabilitation program for pediatric chronic pain with an interdisciplinary treatment team. She has trained and worked in the field of pediatric psychology primarily with children and adolescents diagnosed with chronic pain, Sickle Cell Disease, and cancer. Her research focuses on pediatric chronic pain, mind-body interventions, oncology and more. She was awarded a grant in 2015 from the Stanford Medicine and Muse for her project “Capturing Pain: Photographic storytelling of youth with chronic pain.” She is also a board-certified Dance/Movement Therapist and completed her graduate training at UCLA.
Dr. Tamara Soles' Bio

Learning Objectives

  • Differentiate between acute and chronic pain
  • Identify two mental health treatment modalities related to pediatric pain management
  • Describe the role of the psychologist in pediatric pain management

How to Take the Course

Once you choose a course that interests you, simply click the enroll button to register for the course. You will be prompted to create your login information and then be directed to the course curriculum where you will have access to the episode, the learning objectives, and the post-test. Once you successfully complete the post-test, your CE certificate will appear on screen and can be downloaded. You can listen to the course episode directly on the course website or on your favourite podcast app.

How to Get Your Certificate

After listening to the course episode, you will be prompted to take the multiple choice post-test. To receive your continuing education credit certificate, you need to achieve a score of 70% of more. You may retake the post-test up to three times. Once successfully completed, the certificate will appear in your course area where you can download it.

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Course Format

This course is presented in audio format via podcast interview. The course is designed for post-doctoral psychologists and is an introductory level.

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Continuing Education Approvals

Dr. Tamara Soles is approved by the American Psychological Association and the Canadian Psychological Association to offer continuing education for psychologists. Dr. Tamara Soles maintains responsibility for the program.

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