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Digital Seminar

Advanced Mindfulness: The Practice of Compassionate Presence


Faculty:
Dennis Gaither |  J. David Cole
Duration:
4 Hours 49 Minutes
Format:
Audio and Video
Copyright :
Oct 31, 2012
Product Code:
POS050785
Media Type:
Digital Seminar


Description

  • Apply 7 specific mindfulness interventions in both your personal and professional life
  • Teach clients to calm overwhelming emotional states
  • Help your clients manage anger, depression, anxiety
  • Teach easy-to-understand mindfulness practices to clients
  • Relax your body and quiet your mind
  • Move through your day with calmness and clarity

This best-selling seminar will provide you with practical strategies for the implementation of mindfulness techniques to help your clients manage anger, depression, anxiety and calm other overwhelming emotional states. In addition, you will be able to use effective mindfulness techniques to enhance your clinical skills and become more mindful in both personal and professional situations.

Watch this recording and increase your understanding of the relationship between mindfulness, attunement, attachment and the healing process. You will also take home specific client interventions employing non judging present moment awareness. These skills will increase focus, clarity and effectiveness in the therapeutic relationship. Theoretical material, an extensive reading list and descriptions of the exercises in the workshops will be available in your handbook which is included with your registration.

Credits


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NOTE: Tuition includes one free CE Certificate (participant will be able to print the certificate of completion after completing and passing the on-line post-test evaluation). 

Continuing Education Information:  Listed below are the continuing education credit(s) currently available for this non-interactive self-study package. Please note, your state licensing board dictates whether self-study is an acceptable form of continuing education. Please refer to your state rules and regulations. If your profession is not listed, please contact your licensing board to determine your continuing education requirements and check for reciprocal approval. For other credit inquiries not specified below, please contact cepesi@pesi.com or 800-844-8260 before the event.

Materials that are included in this course may include interventions and modalities that are beyond the authorized practice of mental health professionals.  As a licensed professional, you are responsible for reviewing the scope of practice, including activities that are defined in law as beyond the boundaries of practice in accordance with and in compliance with your professions standards


Addiction Counselors

NAADAC

This self-study course has been approved by PESI, Inc., as a NAADAC Approved Education Provider, for 6.0 CE in the skill group. NAADAC Provider #77553. PESI, Inc. is responsible for all aspects of their programming. Full attendance is required; no partial credit will be awarded for partial attendance.


California Alcoholism & Drug Abuse Counselors

PESI, Inc. is an approved provider by the CCAPP-EI, Provider #: OS-03-036-1019. This activity meets the qualifications for 5.0 CEH's (continuing education hours).


Connecticut Addiction Counselors

Provider #120924. This course has been approved as a CCB approved training and has been awarded 5.25 hours by the Connecticut Certification Board.


Counselors

This self-study activity consists of 5.25 clock hours of continuing education instruction. Credit requirements and approvals vary per state board regulations. Please save the course outline, the certificate of completion you receive from the activity and contact your state board or organization to determine specific filing requirements.


Marriage & Family Therapists

This self-study activity consists of 5.25 clock hours of continuing education instruction. Credit requirements and approvals vary per state board regulations. Please save this course outline, the certificate of completion you receive from this self-study activity and contact your state board or organization to determine specific filing requirements. 


Illinois Marriage & Family Therapists

PESI, Inc. has been approved as a provider of continuing education by the State of Illinois, Department of Professional Regulation. Provider #:168-000156. Full attendance at this self-study activity qualifies for 5.0 credits.


Texas Marriage & Family Therapists

PESI, Inc. has been approved as a continuing education sponsor through the Texas State Board of Examiners of Marriage and Family Therapists. Provider # 503. This self-study package qualifies for 5.0 continuing education credits.


Nurses, Nurse Practitioners, and Clinical Nurse Specialists

This intermediate activity is approved for 5.25 clock hours of continuing education instruction. Credit requirements and approvals vary per state board regulations. Please contact your licensing board to determine if they accept programs or providers approved by other national or state licensing boards. A certificate of attendance will be awarded at the end of the program to participants who are in full attendance and who complete the program evaluation.


California Nurses

PESI, Inc. is a provider approved by the California Board of  Registered Nursing, Provider #: 17118 for 5.0 self-study contact hours. 

** You will need to provide your license number to PESI. PESI must have this number on file in order for your hours to be valid.


Florida Nurses

CE Broker

PESI, Inc. is an approved provider by the Florida Board of  Nursing. Provider #: FBN2858. These materials qualify for 5.0 self-study contact hours.


Iowa Nurses

PESI, Inc. is an approved provider by the Iowa Board of Nursing. Provider #: 346. Nurses successfully completing these self-study materials will earn 6.4 self-study contact hours. Please email cepesi@pesi.com with your license number, include the title, speaker name and date. PESI must have this number on file in order for your hours to be valid.


Canadian Psychologists

PESI, Inc. is approved by the Canadian Psychological Association to offer continuing education for psychologists. PESI, Inc. maintains responsibility for the program. This program is approved for 5.0 self-study continuing education hours. Full credit statement at: www.pesi.com/cpa-statement


Florida Board of Psychology

PESI, Inc., is an approved provider with the Florida Board of Psychology. Provider Number #50-399. This product qualifies for 5.3 self-study continuing education credits.


Psychologists

This self-study activity consists of 5.25 clock hours of continuing education instruction. Credit requirements and approvals vary per state board regulations. Please save the course outline, the certificate of completion you receive from this self-study activity and contact your state board or organization to determine specific filing requirements.


Social Workers

PESI, Inc., #1062, is approved to offer social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. Organizations, not individual courses, are approved as ACE providers. State and provincial regulatory boards have the final authority to determine whether an individual course may be accepted for continuing education credit. PESI, Inc. maintains responsibility for the course. ACE provider approval period: January 27, 2017 - January 27, 2020. Social Workers completing this course receive 5.25 (Clinical) continuing education credits for completing this intermediate level course. A certificate of attendance will be awarded at the end of the program to social workers who complete the program evaluation. Full attendance is required. No partial credit will be offered for partial attendance. 


Canadian Social Workers

PESI, Inc., #1062, is approved to offer social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. Organizations, not individual courses, are approved as ACE providers. State and provincial regulatory boards have the final authority to determine whether an individual course may be accepted for continuing education credit. PESI, Inc. maintains responsibility for the course. ACE provider approval period: January 27, 2017 - January 27, 2020. Social Workers completing this course receive 5.25 (Clinical) continuing education credits for completing this intermediate level self-study course. A certificate of attendance will be awarded at the end of the program to social workers who complete the program evaluation. Full attendance is required. No partial credit will be offered for partial attendance. Canadian provinces may accept activities approved by the ASWB for ongoing professional development.


Florida Social Workers, Marriage & Family Therapists, and Mental Health Counselors

CE Broker

PESI, Inc. is an approved provider with the Florida Board of Clinical Social Work, Marriage and Family Therapy and Mental Health Counseling. Provider Number #50-399. This self-study course qualifies for 5.25 continuing education credits.


Illinois Social Workers

PESI, Inc. is an approved provider with the State of Illinois, Department of Professional Regulation. License #: 159-000154. Successful completion of this self-study activity qualifies for 5.0 contact hours.


Minnesota Social Workers

PESI, Inc. is an approved provider with the State of Minnesota, Board of Social Work. Provider #: CEP-140. This self-study package has been approved for 5.0 continuing education hours. This certificate has been issued upon successful completion of a post-test.


Ohio Social Workers, Counselors, and Marriage & Family Therapists

PESI, Inc. is an approved provider with the State of Ohio Counselor, Social Worker and Marriage & Family Therapist Board. Provider approval #: RCST071001. Successful completion of this self-study course meets the qualifications for 5.25 clock hours of continuing education credit.


Pennsylvania Social Workers, Counselors, and Marriage & Family Therapists

This intermediate activity is approved for 5.0 clock hours of continuing education instruction. Credit requirements and approvals vary per state board regulations. Please contact your licensing board to determine if they accept programs or providers approved by other national or state licensing boards. A certificate of attendance will be awarded at the end of the program to participants who are in full attendance and who complete the program evaluation.


California Social Workers, Counselors, Marriage & Family Therapists, and Licensed Educational Psychologists

The State of California, Board of Behavioral Sciences will recognize and accept continuing education programs that are sponsored by providers approved by the APA and the ASWB. Full participation in this self-study course will qualify for 5.0 hours of continuing education credit.


Other Professions

This self-study activity qualifies for 5.25 continuing education clock hours as required by many national, state and local licensing boards and professional organizations. Save your activity advertisement and certificate of completion, and contact your own board or organization for specific requirements.



Handouts

Faculty

Dennis Gaither Related seminars and products: 1

M.D., O.M.C.


Dennis Gaither, M.D., O.M.C. has a psychiatric practice, is an ordained ministerial counselor and a teacher of classes and workshops in Hakomi, mindfulness, and the healing power of forgiveness. He brings a strong intention of mindfulness, humor and loving presence to his work and life. Dennis finds purpose in learning, teaching and healing in the deepest, truest sense and loves being outdoors in natural settings, in the company of friends and his two sons.

He is a board certified psychiatrist, trained at the Langley Porter Psychiatric Institute in San Francisco. He trained in the Hakomi method of psychotherapy with Ron Kurtz and Donna Martin, and is a certified Hakomi therapist, teacher and trainer.


J. David Cole Related seminars and products: 1

CC, CHT


J David Cole, CC, CHT is licensed in Washington state as a Certified Counselor in private practice and Licensed Massage Practitioner. He is also a Certified Hakomi Therapist, Teacher and Trainer, a founding member of the Hakomi Educational Network and member of the Hakomi Institute. David teaches ongoing Hakomi workshops in the Seattle area as part of the Seattle Hakomi Educational Network www.seattlehakomi.com.

He began practicing mindfulness in 1976 and has continued to practice and study a variety of meditation practices over the past thirty years. He studied Hakomi with Ron Kurtz and Donna Martin and Internal Family Systems with Richard Schwartz. He has been leading experiential workshops and seminars since 1980.

He is the co-author with Carol Ladas Gaskin of Mindfulness Centered Therapies: An Integrative Approach, (c 2007) a book with a companion DVD www.mindfulnessbooks.com. It describes and illustrates the integration of three relational and mindfulness-based approaches to counseling: Hakomi Body Centered Psychotherapy, Internal Family systems, and Focusing Oriented Psychotherapy. David brings to his mindfulness workshops a spirit of levity, clarity, and attunement.


Additional Info

Program Information

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Additional Resources

To order the book, Mindfulness Centered Therapies, please visit our product store.

To order the book, Cultivating Lasting Happiness: A 7-Step Guide to Mindfulness, please visit our product store.


Access for Self-Study (Non-Interactive)

Access never expires for this product.


Objectives

  • Discover the relationship between mindfulness and compassion.
  • Share easy-to-understand mindfulness practices with clients.
  • Identify three essential elements of mindfulness.
  • Explain the usefulness of mindfulness in the therapeutic process.
  • Apply seven specific mindfulness interventions in both your personal and professional life.
  • Describe the recent developments regarding attachment and its relationship to attunement and the practice of mindfulness.

Outline

Mindfulness

  • Relationship of mindfulness to compassion
  • Basic elements
  • Origins and history of Mindfulness
  • Practice in everyday life
  • Effects on health, stress reduction
  • Use in clinical practice
  • How to present mindfulness to clients
  • Exercise: Using the breath for mindfulness and learning
  • Exercise: Body scan

Mindfulness of Non-Verbal Behavior

  • Importance of tracking self and others
  • Tracking non-verbal context and verbal content
  • Non-verbal indicators and their uses
  • Noticing the quality of connection
  • Acknowledging present moment experience
  • Exercise: Naming

Mindfulness and Attachment

  • Distinctions between alignment, attunement, and resonance
  • Optimal/sub-optimal styles of attachment
  • Earned status in adults
  • Alignment skills (acknowledgement)
  • The benefits of attunement in clinical practice
  • Developing and maintaining resonance in ongoing therapy
  • Exercise: Being With*

Receptivity and Nourishment for Therapists

  • Self-nourishing practices
  • Practicing presence
  • Finding something nourishing in another
  • Receptivity to non-verbal communication
  • Relational mindfulness in clinical practice
  • Reducing stress and burnout
  • Exercise: True Colors*

Mindfulness in Practice

  • Setting up mindfulness slowing the session down
  • Jumping out of unproductive systems
  • Recognizing organizing principles
  • Experimenting with organizing principles
  • Exercise: Creating experiments in mindfulness

Mindfulness as Self-leadership

  • Internal Family systems model
  • Identifying parts (self-states)
  • Introducing parts language
  • What is the self in parts theory?
  • Un-blending from strong emotions
  • Productive questions for working with parts
  • PowerPoint with video clips of live therapy sessions

*Created by Ron Kurtz founder of Hakomi

Target Audience

Counselors, Social Workers, Psychologists, Case Managers, Addiction Counselors, Therapists, Marriage & Family Therapists, Nurses, Other Mental Health Professionals

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