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ESCAPE-pain facilitator training

for knee, hip and back pain

About the training course

In order to deliver ESCAPE-pain for knees, hips and backs, professionals are required to attend the ESCAPE-pain facilitator training course. The training is open to clinicians and exercise instructors who meet the pre-qualification criteria.

     The full day training covers:

  • The theoretical foundations and evidence-base for ESCAPE-pain (including its clinical and cost effectiveness).
  • The practical skills required to support behaviour change in people to self-manage their OA through developing enhanced motivational interviewing, goal setting, helping people develop action and coping plans, and group facilitation techniques.
  • How to set-up and deliver ESCAPE-pain (including optimising referrals, uptake and retention and how to run each session of the programme).
  • Guidance on how to develop and adapt ESCAPE-pain to work within different settings.
  • National Policy and overview of ESCAPE-pain, including ESCAPE-pain in the community.
  • Overview of MSK, physical activity and osteoarthritis.
  • Understanding the psychology of pain.
  • Principles of self-management, motivational interviewing, health behaviour change and group facilitation.
  • Group exercise management.
  • Healthy eating guidance.
  • Methods of managing pain.
  • Sustaining physical activity and other health behaviours.

The ESCAPE-pain for knee, hip and back training is accredited by the Chartered Institute for the Management of Sport and Physical Activity (CIMSPA).

Trained ESCAPE-pain facilitators that are members of this professional body are eligible for 10 CPD points.

After completing the training course, facilitators will receive the following resources and support:

  • Training Manual (for facilitators)
  • Participant booklet (participant handout)
  • Exercise sheets (participant handout)
  • PowerPoint slides: to deliver the education component
  • Marketing templates
  • ​Ongoing implementation advice and support and annual data analysis (if data is returned quarterly to ESCAPE-pain)

Facilitator training - pricing structure 2023

£400.00pp

 

Existing sites

Clinicians and Exercise professionals from existing sites (sites delivering either ESCAPE-pain programme: for knees/hips and/or for backs).

£500.00pp

 

New sites

Clinicians and Exercise professionals from new sites (i.e. sites not delivering either ESCAPE-pain programme: for knees/hips and/or for backs).

Facilitator training course dates 

Month Dates Course timing Location Course availability       Registration links

 

JANUARY 2023

17th and 18th

9.00-4.00

and

9.00-12.00

 

Delivered virtually*

 

Sold out

 

17/01/22 – 18/01/22 registration link

 

FEBRUARY 2023

21st and 22nd

9.00-4.00

and

9.00-12.00

 

Delivered virtually*

 

Places available

 

21/02/22 – 22/02/22 registration link

 

MARCH 2023

21st and 22nd

9.00-4.00

and

9.00-12.00

 

Delivered virtually*

 

Places available

 

21/03/22 – 22/03/22 registration link

Although the hip/knee and back training courses have been combined into a 1.5 day course, facilitators should continue to deliver the two programmes separately. 

If you would like to deliver the two programmes together (including participants with hip and knee and back pain) please contact escape-pain@oruk.org.