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ESCAPE-pain facilitator training

for knees and hips

About the training course

In order to deliver ESCAPE-pain for knees/hips, 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 training is accredited by the Chartered Institute for the Management of Sport and Physical Activity (CIMSPA).

Trained ESCAPE-pain facilitators that are members this professional body are eligible for 8 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 & support and annual data analysis

Facilitator training - pricing structure (through December 2022)

2023 ESCAPE-pain facilitator training pricing model can be found on facilitator training homepage.

£200.00

 

Existing sites

(public sector organisations in the UK)

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

£350.00

 

Existing sites

(commercial organisations)

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

£300.00

 

New sites

(public sector organisations in the UK)

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

£500.00

 

New sites

(Commercial organisations)

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 Date Course timing Location Course availability       Registration links
NOVEMBER 2022 29 9.30 – 16.00 Delivered virtually* Sold out 29/11 registration link
DECEMBER 2022

5

13

9.30 – 16.00

9.30 – 16.00

Delivered virtually*

Delivered virtually*

Places available*

Sold out

05/12 registration link 

13/12 registration link

ESCAPE-pain for backs:

If facilitators have already completed the training course for ESCAPE-pain (for knees/hips) they are eligible to attend the half-day training course for ESCAPE-pain for backs. All other participants must attend the full-day course. Find out more about ESCAPE-pain for backs training here.