Webinars

Free webinar

Remembering the pain of childhood

In this free webinar, Dr. Melanie Noel will describe a program of research that is examining the factors linking childhood memories and pain, the role of pain-related memories in future pain experiences, and the development of a parent-led intervention that aims to reframe children’s memories of pain to buffer against the development of memory biases and support better pain outcomes in the future.

Apr 23, 2021 12:00PM
FREE
Free webinar

Is the biopsychosocial model of pain adequate? Conceptual and therapeutic challenges

In this free webinar, Dr. Peter Stilwell and Dr. Sabrina Coninx will provide a brief overview of historical pain theories and models leading up to the biopsychosocial model of pain, outline conceptual and therapeutic challenges associated with the biopsychosocial model and similar integrative models, and provide an introduction to a novel “enactive” approach to pain that focuses on the “field of affordances."

May 11, 2021 12:00PM
FREE
Free webinar

MAiD and chronic pain: What you need to know about new legislation and the Assisted Dying Program

In this free webinar, staff from the Assisted Dying Program at Vancouver Coastal Health will review the Medical Assistance in Dying (MAiD) process in relation to new legislative changes enacted from the passing of Bill C-7, reflect on how these changes align with personal values, and share information on the available resources and supports.

Jun 07, 2021 12:00PM
FREE