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Pain Is Not a Four-Letter Word

September 5, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm EDT

Pain Is Not a Four-Letter Word

September 2020 Myositis Awareness

High Fives from the Heart: #MyositisLIFE in a Pandemic World

Keeping you informed during the COVID-19 pandemic

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Pain Is Not a Four-Letter Word  
with Babette Reeves, MA, MSW, LCSW

Saturday, September 5, 2020, at 7:00 PM Eastern Time

Webinar Details

Ever wish you understood your pain more? And what your doctors were talking about when they suggest trying “pain management?”

This introduction to pain management will cover what chronic pain is and isn’t, different types of pain and their importance, one theory of how chronic pain develops, the basics of how pain management works, and realistic expectations for various treatment approaches.

There will be time for questions and answers.

About joining this webinar

REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED. Click the Register button above to get started. After registration, you will receive an email containing all information needed to join the webinar at the scheduled time and date.

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About Babette Reeves, MA, MSW, LCSW

Babette Reeves, MA, MSW, LCSWBabette Reeves is a Behavioral Health Specialist at South River Community Health Center, specializing in work with patients with chronic pain and trauma. Her training includes completion of Level I in trauma specific Sensorimotor Psychotherapy, residency in Clinical Pastoral Education at Williamsport Regional Medical Center, PA, and internship in integrated care at St. Anthony North Hospital and Family Practice in metro Denver. She has worked in medical education, emergency departments, hospice, addiction services, private doctor’s offices, and intermediate care facilities.

Babette has spoken at national, regional, state, and local conferences as well as been a poster presenter at the Oregon OPAT Pain Conference and at the American Academy of Pain Medicine. She earned her MSW from the University of North Dakota, MA in Education from Princeton Theological Seminary, and BA in Psychology from Queens University. Oregon is the eighth state that she has called home, but her accent remains from her growing up years in metro Atlanta.

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September Myositis Awareness Activites

High Fives from the Heart: #MyositisLIFE in a Pandemic World

Historically, Myositis Awareness Day is September 21st of each year, however, we have celebrated the month of May for the past 2-3 years. This year, we are using both May and September with our theme, “High Fives from the Heart” as MSU turns 5-years-old and we continue our focus of empowering, supporting, educating, and assisting the myositis community. Join us for fun, educational activities and events all month long.Learn more »

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September 5, 2020
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm EDT
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