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In-Person Seminar

50 Mindfulness Techniques for Children & Teens


Speaker:
Christopher Willard, PsyD
Duration:
Full Day
Product Code:
LIP062640
Brochure Code:
BLO91350
Media Type:
In-Person Seminar - Also available: Live Webcast | Digital Seminar | DVD | Live Webinar
Location:
DoubleTree Minneapolis Airport - Bloomington, Minnesota (Multiple Locations Available)

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Credits

Planning Committee Disclosure - No relevant relationships

All members of the PESI, Inc. planning committee have provided disclosures of financial relationships with ineligible organizations and any relevant non-financial relationships prior to planning content for this activity. None of the committee members had relevant financial relationships with ineligible companies or other potentially biasing relationships to disclose to learners.  For speaker disclosures, please see the faculty biography.



* Credit Note - *

NOTE: Tuition includes one free CE Certificate. For the in-person event, after attendance has been verified, pre-registered attendees will need to log into their online account to complete the online evaluation (and, if applicable for your profession, the online post-test with 80% passing score). Instructional methods will include PowerPoint, didactic lecture, Q&A, and others. After completion of the evaluation (and post-test, if applicable), participants can download/print their certificate of completion. For those in partial attendance (arrived late or left early), a letter of attendance will be available in the attendee online account after completion of the evaluation and online post-test (if the test is required for your profession). An adjusted certificate of completion reflecting partial credit will be sent within 30 days (if your board allows).

Continuing Education Information: Credits listed below are for full attendance at the live, in-person event only. 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 info@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 your profession.  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 profession's standards.

For Planning Committee disclosures, please see statement above.  For speaker disclosures, please see the faculty biography.


* Credit Note - ---

Earn up to 6.25 CE hours. Please see below, for more details, as credit amounts vary by state and profession. 


Counselors - Counselors

This activity consists of 6.25 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.


Counselors - Minnesota Counselors

Application for MN BBHT continuing education credits has been submitted. Updates will be posted as they become available.


Social Workers - Social Workers (NASW)

This live program is approved by the National Association of Social Workers (Approval #886759332-8970 ) for 6.0 continuing education contact hours in Clinical Social Work.


Social Workers - 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 this course. ACE provider approval period: January 27, 2023 - January 27, 2026. Social workers completing this course receive 6.25 Clinical continuing education credits.

 

Course Level: Intermediate Format: In-person.  Full attendance is required; no partial credits will be offered for partial attendance.

 

Canadian Social Workers: Canadian provinces may accept activities approved by the ASWB for ongoing professional development.


Social Workers - Minnesota Social Workers

PESI, Inc. is an approved provider with the State of Minnesota, Board of Social Work. Provider #: CEP-140. This course has been approved for 6.0 continuing education hours. This certificate has been issued upon successful completion of a post-test.


Occupational Therapists & Occupational Therapy Assistants

PESI, Inc. is an AOTA Approved Provider of continuing education. Provider #: 3322. This activity has been submitted to AOTA for review. Approval pending. 


Physicians

PESI, Inc. is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

PESI, Inc. designates this live activity for a maximum of 6.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.


Speech-Language Pathologists & Audiologists

Intermediate Level

.6 ASHA CEUs

 

** Please note that Speech-Language Pathologists & Audiologists must complete the post-test and evaluation within two weeks of attending the live event if they would like their participation submitted to the ASHA CE Registry. Detailed instructions will be provided the day of the program under the Handouts section of the online program.


Other Professions

This activity qualifies for 380 continuing education minutes 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. 



Speaker

Christopher Willard, PsyD's Profile

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Teaching Associate


Christopher Willard, PsyD, is a clinical psychologist, author and consultant based in Massachusetts. He has spoken in over 31 countries and has presented at two TEDx events. He is the author of 20 books, including Alphabreaths (2019), Growing Up Mindful (2016). and Feelings are Like Farts (2024). His thoughts on mental health have been featured in The New York Times, The Washington Post, mindful.org, cnn.com, and elsewhere. He teaches at Harvard Medical School.

 

Speaker Disclosures:
Financial: Dr. Christopher Willard maintains a private practice and has employment relationships with Harvard Medical School, Cambridge Health Alliance, and the Institute for Meditation and Psychotherapy. He receives royalties as a published author. Dr. Willard receives a speaking honorarium, recording, and book royalties from Psychotherapy Networker and PESI, Inc. He has no relevant financial relationships with ineligible organizations.
Non-financial: Dr. Christopher Willard is the president and board member of the Mindfulness In Education Network. He is on the advisory boards of Mindfulness First and Peace in Schools. Dr. Willard is a member of Institute for Meditation and Psychotherapy.


Alternate Dates

50 Mindfulness Techniques for Children & Teens
Fri, May 10, 2024 - 08:00am to 04:00pm CDT - Product Code LIP062640
Roseville, Minnesota

Additional Info

Questions?

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Live Event Schedule

Please note: There will be a lunch and two 15-minute breaks; one in the morning and one in the afternoon. Lunch and break times will be announced by the speaker and at their discretion. A more detailed schedule is available upon request.


Timeline for Completion

Please complete the CE quiz and/or evaluation within one week after the event.


Target Audience

  • Occupational Therapists
  • Occupational Therapy Assistants
  • Counselors
  • Social Workers
  • Psychologists
  • Therapists
  • Speech-Language Pathologists

Objectives

  1. Communicate effective definitions of mindfulness in a clinical setting.
  2. Formulate research-based rationale for using mindfulness-based interventions.
  3. Explore the basic research underlying mindfulness-based treatment approaches.
  4. Describe simple principles of neuroscience and physiology as it relates to stress and mindfulness.
  5. Apply mindfulness and related techniques in and out of sessions.
  6. Design mindfulness-based treatments that are tailored to impulse control.

Outline

Defining Mindfulness: What’s all this “Nothingness” about?
  • The science of stress, mindfulness, and more
  • The nervous system reset: The ABCs and physiology of breathing
  • Transforming fight or flight to attend and befriend
From Co-regulation to Self-regulation
  • Emotional contagions and mirror neurons
  • Gratitude, compassion, and perspective in the client and clinician
  • Systemic interventions for your clinic or classroom
The Neuroscience of Mindfulness and Self-Regulation
  • Integrating mindfulness into therapy through …
    • play, DBT, CBT, ACT, and psychodynamic therapies
Adapting Mindfulness for All Kinds of Minds
  • Integrating mindfulness into play, visualizations, games, music, arts, academics, athletics, and more
  • Proven techniques for trauma, depression, ADHD, anxiety, and More
  • The CHOICE method for adapting mindfulness to trauma and mental health issues
  • Cultural considerations, neurodiversity, and other considerations
Making Mindfulness Stick! Strategies to Engage the Most Challenging Kids and Teens
  • Adapt practices to a range of learning styles and interests
  • Strength-based approach to match the treatment to the child
  • Proven techniques for trauma, depression, ADHD, anxiety, and more
Make Mindfulness Stick Outside the Treatment Hour (Where it Really Matters!)
  • It doesn’t have to be an hour on a cushion – Finding the time
  • 100 activities for kids (and adults!) to do mindfully
  • 50 simple reminders to bring kids back to the present
  • Dozens of effective tools that take less than a minute
  • ”Stealth” mindfulness that kids can do without anyone even knowing
  • Techniques for challenges at home, the classroom, performances, and social situations
  • Ease difficult transition times

Reviews

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Overall:      4.8

Total Reviews: 4

Comments

Brenda B

"I think Dr. Willard is an excellent role model for mindfulness practice. He presents as very calm and wise."

Megan R

"Great Presentation!!!"

darlene m

"good speaker"

Anne F

"helpful with many practical suggestion to approaches. "

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(952) 854-7441
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