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MFY: Making Friends with Yourself: A Mindful Self-Compassion Program for Teens & Young Adults Teacher Training
Jul 13 - 19, 2019 | Contact Ho 38.25 | USD $1675 | Sautee Nacoochee, Georgia
MFY: Making Friends with Yourself: A Mindful Self-Compassion Program for Teens & Young Adults Teacher Training is organized by UC San Diego Center for Mindfulness and will be held from Jul 13 - 19, 2019 at Elohee, Sautee Nacoochee, Georgia, United States of America. Target Audience: This 6-day intensive is intended for those who wish to teach the MFY program in an educational, clinical, or community setting. Continuing Education Credit Psychologists: This program is sponsored by UC San Diego Center for Mindfulness. The UC San Diego Center for Mindfulness is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. The UC San Diego Center for Mindfulness maintains responsibility for this program and its content. This course offers 32.0 hours of credit. California licensed MFTs, LPCCs, LEPs, LCSWs: This program is sponsored by UC San Diego Center for Mindfulness. The UC San Diego Center for Mindfulness is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. 32.0 contact hours may be applied to your license renewal through the California Board of Behavioral Sciences. For those licensed outside California, please check with your local licensing board to determine if APA accreditation meets their requirements. Nurses: UC San Diego Center for Mindfulness is approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number CEP16351, for 38.25 contact hours. Description: Research outcomes have demonstrated positive improvements in physical and psychological symptoms, as well as changes in health attitudes and behaviors. This 6-day teacher training intensive will provide health care professionals and educators the opportunity to study and experience the foundational underpinnings, mindfulness meditations and specific exercises that are the framework of the MBSR program. The themes, rationales, intention and practice skills of each MBSR class session will be reviewed, discussed and practiced. Participant screening guidelines will be covered, and samples of client handouts will be provided. There will also be time set aside for personal mindfulness practice. Learning Objectives: At the completion of the MFY Teacher Training, participants will be able to: • Identify the core themes and practices presented in each of the eight sessions of MFY • Understand the rationale for the modifications made from the adult MSC program • Describe different ways of involving parents so that they can appropriately engage and support their teens in their practice • Identify obstacles for teens to learning mindful self-compassion practice and strategies for overcoming these obstacles • Deepen one’s understanding of key elements in teaching mindfulness and self-compassion practice to teens Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.