Upcoming Medical Conferences in BataviaSearch Criteria : United States of America Batavia
Sep 14 - 20, 2019 | Contact Ho 37.50 | USD $1720 | Batavia, New York
MBSR TTI: Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction Teacher Training Intensive is organized by UC San Diego Center for Mindfulness and will be held from Sep 14 - 20, 2019 at Chapin Mill Retreat Center, Batavia, New York, United States of America. Target Audience: This 6-day teacher training intensive is primarily intended for professionals wishing to teach MBSR. Those attending should be either professionals in a health or educational field, clinicians-in-training, or interested professionals who may not intend to deliver the intervention directly but have other professional interests in the topic (i.e. researchers, administrators, etc.). All participants should have at least a modest regular meditation practice and an established practice is preferred. 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 31.25 hours of credit. California licensed MFTs, LPCCs, LEPs, LCSWs: This activity is an approved continuing education program by the American Psychological Association. 31.25 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. Social Workers: This program is Approved by the National Association of Social Workers (Approval # 886743125-5713) for 29 continuing education contact hours. Nurses: UC San Diego Center for Mindfulness is approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number CEP16351, for 37.5 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: After completion of this activity, participants will be able to: • Articulate an understanding of the foundational principles of the MBSR program • Demonstrate the basic MBSR teaching skills • Describe the central role of mindfulness meditation practice for general wellness and self-care in the regulation of emotions and behaviors • Articulate the rationale for a teacher’s ongoing mindfulness meditation practice in teaching MBSR • Discuss and outline formal and informal meditative practices and mindfulness as a mode of being in daily life.