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Acceptance & Commitment Therapy (ACT) Proficiency Course: Master the Core Components & Skills of ACT Across Diagnoses (Dec 10, 2019)
Dec 10, 2019 | Contact Hours 6.30 | USD $249.99 | Maple Grove, Minnesota
Acceptance & Commitment Therapy (ACT) Proficiency Course: Master the Core Components & Skills of ACT Across Diagnoses is organized by PESI HealthCare and will be held on Dec 10, 2019 at Holiday Inn & Suites Maple Grove NW Mpls-Arbor Lks, Maple Grove, Minnesota, United States of America. This Conference has been approved for a maximum of 6.3 contact hours / 6.0 clock hours of continuing education instruction / 6.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Target Audience: • Social Workers • Counselors • Psychologists • Marriage and Family Therapists • Addiction Counselors • Psychotherapists • Case Managers • Nurses • Mental Health Professionals • Therapists Description: This one-day Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) Proficiency Course is essential for any clinician with a difficult-to-treat client on their caseload! ACT has long been established as effective in treating clients with a variety of clinical diagnoses. Now, you can master the core competencies and skills used by ACT clinicians! Join ACT expert and clinician, Michael C. May, MA, LCPC, and he’ll walk you step-by-step through using the six core processes of Acceptance and Commitment Therapy in session. For each of the six components, you’ll learn interventions and strategies that you can use in your practice immediately. Throughout the day, you’ll have plenty of opportunities for practice through in-depth case studies and targeted experiential exercises – allowing you to really hone your skills. Clinicians new to ACT will find this seminar transparent and easy to understand, while experienced ACT clinicians will discover new, in-depth insights that will solidify comprehension of ACT concepts and expand your repertoire of ACT interventions. Register today, and leave this seminar proficient in the core competencies of Acceptance and Commitment therapy! Objectives: • Perform a clinical assessment using the Inflexahex diagnostic model to inform clinical treatment interventions. • Utilize acceptance exercises in session to increase client willingness to engage in values-consistent behaviors. • Analyze the efficacy of mindfulness meditation for clients on a case-by-case basis, and demonstrate alternative mindfulness interventions for clients who find meditation aversive or unhelpful. • Utilize clinical strategies to assist clients in clarifying their values as it relates to case conceptualization. • Implement clinical treatment interventions, such as behavioral activation strategies or social skills training interventions, to improve client engagement in values-consistent behaviors as an approach to managing symptoms of PTSD, anxiety, personality disorders or depression. • Utilize metaphors and exercises to explain self-as-context in session for purposes of client psychoeducation.