Upcoming Medical Conferences in GarrisonSearch Criteria : United States of America Garrison
May 11 - 15, 2020 | Contact Hours 26.25 | USD $1799 | Garrison, New York
5-Day Retreat: Mindfulness & Meditation in Clinical Practice Retreat is organized by PESI HealthCare and will be held from May 11 - 15, 2020 at Garrison Institute, Garrison, New York, United States of America. This CME Conference has been approved for a maximum of 26.25 contact hours. Target Audience: • Counselors • Social Workers • Marriage and Family Therapists • Occupational Therapists • Addiction Counselors • Case Managers • Therapists • Nurses • Psychologists • Other Mental Health Professionals Description: Finally, the intensive multi-day mindfulness and meditation training in a retreat setting you’ve been waiting for! You have had exposure to mindfulness. You’ve read the articles and taken one-day classes. You know the benefits, but you’re looking for more …. This is your opportunity to get away, immerse yourself in the evidence for these practices, learn the skills and integrate them into your clinical work. Leave able to teach these skills to others – something most trainings do not give you! And there is a powerful added bonus: you will definitely strengthen your own mindfulness and meditation practice, reducing your stress and enhancing how you experience everything in both your personal and professional lives. In this magnificent setting in the Hudson River valley, you’ll get more! More practice, guidelines and feedback on utilizing mindfulness in specific therapeutic sessions. Get the direction you’re seeking with the in-depth training that only an intensive retreat can provide! • Master the core skills of clinical mindfulness • Mindfulness for trauma, anxiety, depression, stress, sex and more! • ”Go-to” techniques immediately applicable to your clinical practice • Address toxic anger and reduce the body’s anger response • Guidance and interactive demonstrations • Step-by-step instruction on specific mindfulness interventions and exercises Objectives: • Describe how clear psychoeducational descriptions of the relationship between mindfulness, neurobiology, and common disorders can be used to motivate clients to engage in treatment. • Communicate how a case conceptualization that draws upon neuropsychological principles can help clinicians establish realistic expectations and goals with clients. • Formulate treatment plans for anxiety that incorporate mindfulness strategies clients can use in and out of session to help alleviate symptoms. • Dissect the neurobiological underpinnings of how emotions are created, and communicate why this is important to the therapeutic process. • Employ mindfulness training and diaphragmatic breathing techniques that clients can use to help them manage unhealthy anger responses. • Identify clients’ mental models and core negative beliefs. • Teach clients an effective practice to transform their core negative beliefs about themselves. • Construct treatment plans for depression that incorporate mindfulness interventions that can be used to interrupt rumination and automatic negative thoughts. • Characterize how mindfulness based stress reduction techniques can be used with clients to address prolonged periods of stress that can impact mental and physical health. • Consider the clinical impact of research regarding the effects of mindfulness based practices on the neuropsychological aspects of trauma. • Explore the clinical implications of research regarding the association between mindfulness and relationship satisfaction and outcomes. • Establish how barriers to implementing mindfulness can be overcome using informal techniques clients can incorporate into their daily lives. • Characterize how clinical tools that increase self-awareness can be used in therapy to help clients better manage their thoughts, emotions and behaviors. • Articulate the importance of the connection between therapist and client in contributing to positive clinical outcomes. • Delineate how mindfulness may enhance the therapeutic relationship. • Practice counseling skills that happen “in the flow” that help the clinician avoid burnout. • Explain the risks and limitations of using mindfulness in a clinical therapy session. • Understand fundamental meditation techniques that support and strengthen mindful living. • Give examples of meditation techniques that can be taught to clients in an office setting. • Construct a plan that integrates mindfulness skills into your existing modality of therapy. • Teach brain-changing mindfulness skills and practices to clients. • Guide clients through experiential practices that clarify and strengthen their mindfulness practice.