I promote health and well-being through the prevention of unnecessary pain and disability, as well as through reducing the impact of pain and disability.
- I empower people with pain and encourage self-management
- I can describe principles of chronic disease self-management and implement them in practice
- can describe behaviour change theories (e.g. transtheoretical model, social cognitive theory) and practice their applications to patient/client empowerment and self-management support
- I recognize and address barriers and facilitators of effective self-management
- I recognize and address factors that can reduce injury risk
- I can describe and apply health promotion approaches, as articulated in the Ottawa Charter for Health Promotion: reorienting health services, enhancing personal skills, strengthening community action, creating supportive environments, and building healthy public policy
Health Behaviour Change: A Guide for Practitioners by Rollnick, Mason and Butler
Motivational Interviewing in Health Care: Helping Patients Change Behaviour by Rollnick, Miller, and Butler
Switch: How to Change Things When Change is Hard by Heath and Heath
Effectiveness of workplace interventions in the prevention of upper extremity musculoskeletal disorders and symptoms: An update of the evidence. By Van Eerd D, Munhall C, Irvin E, et al.
Working with people to make changes. A behavioural change approach used in CLBP rehabilitation By Harman, K., Macrae, M., Vallis, M., & Bassett, R
The development and testing of a checklist to study behaviour change techniques used in a treatment programme for Canadian Armed Forces members with chronic non-specific low back pain. By Harman, K., MacRae, M., & Vallis, M
Improving the self-management of chronic pain: Coping with persistent Pain, Effectiveness Research in Self-management (COPERS) By Taylor SJC, Carnes D, Homer K, et al.
The efficacy of motivational interviewing in adults with chronic pain: A meta-analysis and systematic review. By Alperstein, D., & Sharpe, L.
Motivational interviewing to increase physical activity in people with chronic health conditions: A systematic review and meta-analysis. By O’Halloran, P. D., Blackstock, F., Shields, N., et al.
Barriers and facilitators to chronic pain self-management: A qualitative study of primary care patients with comorbid musculoskeletal pain and depression. By Bair, M. J., Matthias, M. S., Nyland, K. A., Huffman, et al.
Motivational Interviewing in Brief Consultations 1 hour learning module by BMJ Learning
Empowering Self Management of Pain 3 Part Webinar Series by Neil Pearson
The Physio Matters Podcast – Session 9: Psychological Interventions in Physiotherapy with Dr. Richard Bennett and The Musculoskeletal Association of Chartered Physiotherapists (MACP)
On the Value of Doing, Being, and Becoming by Bronnie Lennox-Thompson
“Some people are ready to change and others are not” – James Gordon by Bronnie Lennox-Thompson
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