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MBSR: Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction Intensive Online Course

Program Information

Objectives

  1. Present the core beliefs of Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) as they relate to clinical treatment.
  2. Ascertain the meaning of mindfulness and provide psychoeducation to clients regarding its use for reducing stress and improving mental health.
  3. Implement various mindfulness practices utilized to decrease stress and improve symptomology.
  4. Teach clients how to integrate specific informal mindfulness interventions into their daily lives to alleviate symptoms and improve level of functioning.
  5. Utilize breathing exercises as an intervention to refocus attention and interrupt negative thoughts and ruminations.
  6. Practice the process of inquiry and evaluate its ability to enhance client insight and reduce stress.
  7. Articulate the effectiveness of MBSR techniques in treating pain, stress, anxiety and panic in clients.
  8. Evaluate the use of interpersonal mindfulness in facilitating effective communication and increasing awareness in the client.
  9. Appraise the applicability of neuroscience research to stress reduction and ascertain its clinical implications.
  10. Determine specific adaptations of MBSR practices that can be utilized to treat symptoms of anxiety, depression, addiction and trauma.
  11. Establish MBSR practices that are developmentally appropriate and effective for children and adolescents.
  12. Articulate the methods by which MBSR can be interfaced with psychotherapy practices to improve clinical outcomes.

Outline

Foundational Principles

The Curriculum—Themes Establishing Mindfulness Practices Establishing Intention and Commitment to Practice Guidance in Formal Mindfulness Practices Applying Mindfulness to Daily Life Creating Home Practices Clinical Issues: Working with Difficulties Adaptations of MBSR for: Inter-personal Mindfulness and Communication Limitations of Research and Potential Risks

Copyright : 06/16/2016

The Power of Mindfulness as Practice: Making It Real Right Now with Jon Kabat-Zinn

Objectives

  1. Discover how mindfulness practices can serve as a regular source of renewal and reinvigoration in your life
  2. Describe the benefits and possibilities of making the daily effort to tune the instrument of your awareness
  3. Examine the question, “What’s missing in the world that only I can complete?”
  4. Summarize mindfulness meditation from the inside out, as a way of being and a way of seeing

Outline

Program Information

Objectives

  1. Discover how mindfulness practices can serve as a regular source of renewal and reinvigoration in your life
  2. Describe the benefits and possibilities of making the daily effort to tune the instrument of your awareness
  3. Examine the question, “What’s missing in the world that only I can complete?”
  4. Summarize mindfulness meditation from the inside out, as a way of being and a way of seeing

Outline

Copyright : 03/27/2015