Leader for Living Well with Chronic Pain


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Cause Areas

When

It's flexible! We'll work with your schedule.

Where

221 West 1st StreetDuluth, MN 55802
Arrowhead Area Agency on Aging

About

Become a Leader for the Living Well with Chronic Pain program.

Living Well with Chronic Pain is a participant educational program for adults experiencing chronic pain. We are looking for people to be trained as workshop leaders for the Arrowhead Region.

The idea leader should have completed the 4-day Chronic Conditions Leader training or hold a current leader certification.
Register for the Leader training and then join us February 28 and March 1, 2018 in in Grand Rapids as we offer the Leader training. Space in the class is limited so please register for the class today!

Living Well with Chronic Pain covers subjects such as:

  1. Techniques to deal with problems such as frustration, fatigue, isolation, depression, and poor sleep.
  2. Appropriate exercise for maintaining an improving strength, flexibility, and endurance.
  3. Education about appropriate use of medications.
  4. Learn how to communicate effectively with family, friends, and health professionals.

The overall goal is to enable participants to build self-confidence to assume an active roll in managing their chronic pain.

Register now to get your training as a Living Well with Chronic Pain Leader. Space is limited in the training class. The 2-day training is February 28 and March 1, 2018 from 8:30 a.m. to 5.00 p.m. and will be held in Grand Rapids. Once trained you and a partner leader can lead a 6-week structured workshop in your community; you can determine your schedule for when to facilitate a workshop.

To Register please visit www.yourjuniper.org or call Katey Fornear, 218-529-7531 or email her at kfornear@ardc.org.

Cost of the 2-day training is $100. We have scholarships available that could provide transportation and other ancillary costs for people willing to go to Grand Rapids and complete the training. There are limited scholarships available upon request.

Skills

  • Adult Education
  • Patient Care
  • Life Coaching

Good Match For

People 55+

Requirements & Commitment

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • Lead two workshop series within one year.
  • Need to complete the required training class.

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