Progressive Goal Attainment Program (PGAP®)

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When: Back to Calendar 14 March, 2014 @ 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Repeats: Daily until 16 March, 2014
Where: Sheraton Cavalier Calgary
2620 32 Avenue Northeast
Calgary,AB T1Y 6B8
Cost: $750 / $795

A 2-Day Skills Training Workshop for the Progressive Goal Attainment Program (PGAP®):

An Evidence-Based Treatment Program for Reducing Disability Associated with Pain, Depression, Cancer and other Chronic Health Conditions

PGAP® is considered one of the most empirically supported interventions for targeting psychosocial risk-factors for disability. This training workshop is designed to equip kinesiologists and other rehabilitation professionals with skills in psychosocial intervention strategies such that they may be better able to assist their clients in overcoming the challenges associated with debilitating health/mental health conditions. To date, clinical trials have supported the effectiveness of the PGAP for reducing disability and promoting return to work in individuals who has sustained work injuries, individuals with whiplash injuries, individuals with fibromyalgia, and individuals with mental health conditions such as depression and PTSD. The demand for the PGAP has increased dramatically over the past few years and is considered a preferred service by many injury and disability insurers in North America. The PGAP has been included in the 18th edition of the Official Disability Guidelines (Work Loss Data Institute, 2013) as an evidenced-based approach to the management of disability.

Instructor:  Psychologist, Dr. Michael JL Sullivan, is a Professor of Psychology, Medicine, Neurology, Physical Therapy and Occupational Therapy at McGill University


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