RBPR Agenda

Relaxation-Based Pain Relief
Certification Workshop

Agenda for the Program

12 Hours over 2 Days
Faculty: G. Fredric Mau, D.Min., M.A., M.Div., NCC, LPCS, DCC

Day One

Registration / Coffee               8:15 – 8:50 a.m.

Session 1                                9:00 – 10:30 a.m.
Expectations
Introduction of the issue: What needs to be better?
The need for nonpharmacological pain relief
1995 NIH recommendations
2017 ACP clinical recommendations
2019 HHS recommendations
Ethical and diagnostic considerations

Morning Break                       10:30 – 10:50 a.m.

Session 2                              10: 50 a.m. – 12:20 p.m.
The neurological basis for relaxation pain relief processes
Approaches: Guided imagery, progressive relaxation, mindfulness, hypnosis, functional relaxation

Lunch                                    12:20 – 1:30 p.m.

Session 3                              1:30 – 3:00 p.m.
Demonstrations of Relaxation-Based Pain Relief™
Guided imagery processes
Progressive relaxation processes
The use of healing imagery

Afternoon Break                    3:00 – 3:20 p.m.

Session 4                              3:20 – 4:50 p.m.
Triad practice of RBPR

Adjourn for the day                4:50 p.m.

 

 

Day Two



Registration / Coffee                    8:15 – 8:50 a.m.

Session 1                                     9:00 – 10:30 a.m.
Feedback on Day 1
Waking state framing to facilitate RBPR
Clinical checklist
Discussion of particular clinical settings for pain relief
Triad practice of RBPR

Morning Break                              10:30 – 10:50 a.m.

Session 2                                      10: 50 a.m. – 12:20 p.m.
Demonstrations of Relaxation-Based Pain Relief
Mindfulness processes
Rapid relaxation (transderivational) processes

Lunch                                             12:20 – 1:30 p.m.

Session 3                                        1:30 – 3:00 p.m.
Triad practice of RBPR

Afternoon Break                              3:00 – 3:20 p.m.

Session 4                                        3:20 – 4:50 p.m.
Triad practice of RBPR
Assessment
Wrap up

Adjourn                                             4:50 p.m.