Understanding and Coping with Chronic Pain: A Facilitator’s Guide | Pain #4.2

Learning Objectives

At the end of this session, participants will be able to:

  • Understand importance of pain neuroscience as part of chronic pain treatment
  • Understand the basic neuroscience of chronic pain
  • Understand how to explain pain to children and their families in order to improve readiness for 3P approach for intervention

Shirin Atalloahi-Eshqoor, OT at the Hospital for Sick Children

Shirin is an Occupational Therapist on the Chronic Pain team at SickKids, providing assessment and treatment to children and teenagers living with chronic pain conditions. She also facilitates individual and group pain education seminars to patients and families. Shirin works in collaboration with the Get Up and Go Persistent Pediatric Pain Service to refer SickKids patients to their program. Shirin has an interest in how racial, cultural and social factors influence accessibility and treatment within a pediatric chronic pain setting.

Session Materials

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