Product Detail

Mindfulness and Body-Based Approaches
Online Course
$599.99 USD
$299.99
Product Details
Format:
Online Course
Author:
CHRISTOPHER WILLARD, PSY.D.
Publisher:
PESI Inc.
Copyright:
6/19/2018
CE Available:
Yes, See CE credit tab for complete continuing education details
Product Code:
CRS001264
Objectives

Module 1

  1. Explain mindfulness in a way that improves client engagement in mindfulness based treatment.
  2. List specific ways that stress exacerbates mental health issues in our clients and describe its clinical implications.
  3. Relate specific ways mindfulness affects stress and fight/flight responses to improve clinical outcomes.
Module 2
  1. Correlate the impact of biological, social and psychological factors with mental health functions in clients.
  2. Relate ways to integrate mindfulness into bio-psycho-social models of treatment. 
Module 3
  1. Consider how different clinical treatment modalities that incorporate mindfulness improve patient outcomes.
  2. Teach the neuroscience of mindfulness for purposes of client psychoeducation as it relates to treatment outcomes.
Module 4
  1. Discover ways that mindfulness improves clinical judgment in relation to assessment and treatment planning.
  2. Identify definitions of self-compassion for client psychoeducation and their relationship to treatment outcomes.
Module 5
  1. Demonstrate mindful walking practices clients can use in session and out for symptom management.
  2. Provide a range of ways to integrate mindfulness into eating for clients as it relates to treatment outcomes.
Module 6
  1. Breakdown the neuroscience of anger and anxiety for symptom management and psycho-education.
  2. Utilize mindfulness practices to alleviate client symptoms of anger and anxiety.
Module 7
  1. Breakdown the neuroscience of depression and trauma for symptom management and psycho-education.
  2. Apply mindfulness practices for regulating trauma responses and depression to alleviate symptoms and improve treatment outcomes.
Module 8
  1. Discover the clinical implications of brain anatomy in attention and impulse control.
  2. Apply mindfulness practices for managing impulses and relapse prevention.
Module 9
  1. Consider developmental adaptations of mindfulness for children and teens as they relate to clinical treatment. 
  2. Utilize mindfulness adaptations for symptom management in different age groups.
Module 10
  1. Create and adapt tailored scripts for clients in therapy to improve client engagement and treatment outcomes.
  2. Incorporate mindfulness into systems of care to improve quality of care and patient outcomes.

Outline

Mindfulness and Neuroscience of Stress, Attachment and Mental Health
What is Mindfulness? How does it relate to stress, attachment, and mental health? In Module 1 we will explore:

  • Mindfulness and neuroscience of healthy attachment and brain development
  • How to use the breath as a “remote control” for our minds, bodies and emotions
  • The simple science of how mindfulness keeps depression, PTSD, anxiety, aggression and addiction at bay
  • Mind-body interventions for stress and attachment issues
A Holistic Model of Mindfulness and Mind-Body Interventions
Module 2 explores the bio-psycho-social model of mental health and mental illness.
  • Introducing mindfulness of body through eating and movement in simple and straightforward ways
  • Exploring mindfulness of thought with playful, cognitive interventions
  • Understanding the social construction of mental health, and looking at interpersonal mindfulness and positive psychology interventions
The Neuroscience of Mindfulness
Module 3 explores the neuroscience of mindfulness, interventions supported by neuroscience research, and how to incorporate mindfulness into treatment modalities.
  • A simple practice to rewire resilience that shows what mindfulness does to the brain
  • Translate neuroscience and epigenetic research to mindfulness for your clients
  • Understand interpersonal neurobiology and your role in the therapeutic encounter
  • Know the state of the research on mindfulness based interventions
  • Effectively integrate mindfulness into many modalities of therapy including DBT, ACT, CBT and more
Creating a Mindful Space: Focus on Mindfulness and Compassion for the Clinician
Module 4 explores the client benefits of mindfulness for the therapist - maintaining presence and focus, managing the stress of your challenging job, and staving off "compassion fatigue".
  • Why and how mindfulness will make you a better and happier therapist and positively impact your clients
  • Presence, countertransference, and decision-making techniques to sharpen your clinical intuition and improve patient outcomes
  • Self-compassion, appreciation, and relaxation exercises to avoid burnout
    • Focusing practices to keep your mind alert, awake and alive
    • Contemplative techniques to keep calm, connected and creative in your sessions
Mindful Bodies, Eating and Movement inside and outside the Therapeutic Encounter
With our bodies as the seat of emotional wisdom, attachment, and more, we turn toward simple therapeutic mindful movement anyone can teach, and playful ways to explore mindful eating to gain insight into a range of presenting problems.
  • Multiple ways to explore mindful walking and movement in and out of session
  • Mindful eating and its uses with anxiety, depression, impulse control and more
  • Mindful eating prompts and practices for the real world
From Fight and Flight to Attend and Befriend: Treating Anxiety and Anger Through Mindfulness
Module 6 Explores shutting down fight/flight and turning on attend and befriend to rewire the brain to respond without excess anger or anxiety.
  • The neuroscience of anxiety and mindfulness
  • Simple mind-body interventions for anxiety
  • The neuroscience of anger and mindfulness
  • Simple and fun practices that manage aggression and anger
From Freeze and Faint to Attend and Befriend: Managing Trauma and Depression through Mindfulness
Module 7 Explores shutting down freeze and faint depressive and traumatic responses to activate the brains attend and befriend response for recovery.
  • The neuroscience of depression and trauma
  • A biopsychosocial model for treating depression and trauma through mindfulness
  • Do no harm – how to adapt and when to avoid mindfulness in the treatment of trauma and depression
  • The science and practice of simple self-compassion in the treatment of trauma and depression
Managing Impulses Mindfully, from Addiction to Attention Deficits
Module 8 Explores mindfully managing impulses in the addictions and attention deficits through mindfulness and related practices.
  • The neuroscience of addiction and recovery
  • Urge surfing, the SOBER breath, and mind-body practices that rewire the reward circuit
  • The neuroscience of attention and impulse control disorders
  • Anchoring the mind, sensory and movement practices that engage even the attentionally-challenged
Growing Up Mindful: Working with Kids and Teens
Module 9 offers mindfulness adaptations for kids, teens and families.
  • Playing attention- making mindfulness fun for kids
  • Integrating mindfulness into child therapy
  • Creating a holistic model to reinforce mindfulness in families, systems, schools and communities
  • How to help kids and families slow down, sit still and single-task
  • Practical and effective ideas that will generate buy-in from kids
Mindfulness and Compassion in Action
In this final module, learn additional compassion based-practices, plus ways to cultivate mindful and compassionate workplaces, schools and communities. This module provides:
  • Dealing with doubt: whether it’s your own, your colleagues, or the kids’ doubt
  • Creating and adapting our own scripts
  • Make the virtual virtuous with mindful uses of technology
  • A roadmap for breaking through resistance
  • Cultivating compassion in ourselves
  • Finding time in busy lives for mindfulness practice and self-compassion
  • Inspiring and time-tested ideas for creating a mindful and compassionate workplace, school, or family

Author

CHRISTOPHER WILLARD, PSY.D.

Christopher Willard, Psy. D., is one of the world's leading experts on mindfulness with young people, having trained thousands of professionals and young people on the practice and benefits of mindfulness. He is a psychologist and consultant based in Boston, working individually as well as consulting to schools, hospitals and other organizations. Additionally, he is the author of multiple books on psychology, child development, contemplative practice and more. Dr. Willard is the president of the Mindfulness in Education Network and serves on the board of directors at the Institute for Meditation and Psychotherapy. In addition to serving on the faculty of Harvard Medical School, Dr. Willard leads courses and workshops around the world and online. You can find his website at drchristopherwillard.com, where you can watch his TEDx talks and learn more about his books and work. Dr. Willard is the author of Child's Mind (2010), Growing Up Mindful (2016) and three other books. He is the co-author of the bestselling Growing Mindful and Growing Happy card decks.

When not working, he enjoys time with his family, traveling, cooking, eating, hiking, writing and any combination of these he can manage.

Speaker Disclosures:

Financial: Christopher Willard maintains a private practice. He receives royalties as an author for New Harbinger Publishing, Guilford Press, and Parallax Press. Dr. Willard is the president of the Mindfulness in Education Network. He is on the board of directors at the Institute for Meditation and Psychotherapy and is faculty of Harvard Medical School. Dr. Willard receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc.

Non-financial: Christopher Willard has no relevant non-financial relationship to disclose.
Continuing Education Credits
Price includes CE for one participant. Please contact our Customer Service at 1-800-844-8260 with questions.

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. This online course may include multiple product formats. To receive full credit, please submit the CE test for each format that has self-study materials included.

**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
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This self-study course has been approved by PESI, Inc., as a NAADAC Approved Education Provider, for 16.5 CE in the Counseling Services 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 self-study activity meets the qualifications for 16.5 CEH's (continuing education hours).

Connecticut Addiction Counselors: Provider #120924. This course has been approved as a CCB approved training and has been awarded 16.5 hours by the Connecticut Certification Board.


Counselors
This intermediate self-study activity consists of 16.5 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.

New York Counselors: PESI, Inc. is recognized by the New York State Education Department's (NYSED) State Board for Mental Health Practitioners as an approved provider of continuing education for Licensed Mental Health Counselors. #MHC-0033. This self-study activity will qualify for 19.75 contact hours. Full attendance is required; no partial credits will be offered for partial attendance.

South Carolina Counselors, Marriage & Family Therapists and Psycho-Educational Specialists: This program has been approved for 16.5 continuing education hours by the South Carolina Board of Examiners for Licensure of Professional Counselors, Marriage and Family Therapists, and Psycho-Educational Specialists. Provider #4540.

Texas Counselors: PESI, Inc. has been approved as a continuing education sponsor through the Texas State Board of Examiners of Professional Counselors. Provider #: 2477. This self-study course qualifies for 16.5 continuing education credits.


Marriage & Family Therapists
This self-study activity consists of 16.5 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.

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 16.5 credits.

New York Marriage & Family Therapists: PESI, Inc. is recognized by the New York State Education Department's (NYSED) State Board for Mental Health Practitioners as an approved provider of continuing education for Licensed Marriage and Family Therapists. #MFT-0024. This self-study activity will qualify for 19.75 contact hours. Full attendance is required; no partial credits will be offered for partial attendance.

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 activity qualifies for 16.5 continuing education credits.


Nurses/Nurse Practitioners/Clinical Nurse Specialists
This intermediate activity consists of 16.5 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 #: 13305 for 16.5 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:
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PESI, Inc. is an approved provider by the Florida Board of Nursing. Provider #: FBN2858. These materials qualify for 16.5 self-study contact hours.

*FLORIDA PARTICIPANTS ONLY: To automatically be reported to CE Broker, after completing and passing the online post-test/evaluation, please contact cepesi@pesi.com. You will need to provide the full title of the activity, speaker name, date of live broadcast, your name and your license number in the email.

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 16.6 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.


Occupational Therapists & Occupational Therapy Assistants - Credit Available Until: 5/7/2020
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PESI, Inc. is an AOTA Approved Provider of continuing education. Provider #: 3322. This self-study course qualifies for 16.5 self-study contact hours or 1.65 CEUs in the Category of Domain of OT and Occupational Therapy Process. The assignment of AOTA CEUs does not imply endorsement of specific course content, products, or clinical procedures by AOTA. Course Level: Intermediate. Expires: 5/7/2020.

Florida Occupational Therapists & Occupational Therapy Assistant:
Florida
PESI, Inc. is an approved provider with the Florida Board of Occupational Therapy. Provider Number BAP #77. This self-study course qualifies for 16.6 continuing education credits.

*FLORIDA PARTICIPANTS ONLY: To automatically be reported to CE Broker, after completing and passing the online post-test/evaluation, please contact cepesi@pesi.com. You will need to provide the full title of the activity, speaker name, date of live broadcast, your name and your license number in the email.


Psychologists - Credit Available Until: 6/19/2021
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This self-study activity consists of 16.5 clock hours of continuing education instruction. The following state psychologist boards recognize activities sponsored by PESI, Inc. as an approved ACCME provider: Alaska, Alabama, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Maryland, Missouri, Nebraska, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, Pennsylvania and South Carolina. Certificates of attendance will be issued for you to submit to your state licensing board to recognize for continuing education credit. Full attendance is required; no partial credits will be offered for partial attendance.

PESI, Inc. is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education. PESI, Inc. designates this self-study activity for a maximum of 16.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

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 16.5 self-study continuing education hours.

Florida Board of Psychology:
Florida
PESI, Inc., is an approved provider with the Florida Board of Psychology. Provider Number BAP #77. This product qualifies for 16.6 self-study continuing education credits. Please make sure to bring your license number to the seminar so that we can report your attendance to CE Brokers.

*FLORIDA PARTICIPANTS ONLY: To automatically be reported to CE Broker, after completing and passing the online post-test/evaluation, please contact cepesi@pesi.com. You will need to provide the full title of the activity, speaker name, date of live broadcast, your name and your license number in the email.


Speech-Language Pathologists & Audiologists
This course contains 16.5 hours of self-study continuing education. It was not offered for ASHA CEUs. Please retain your certificate of completion. If audited for ASHA Certification Maintenance, you can submit this certificate of completion at that time. For state licensure, teacher certification renewal, or other credential renewal, contact those agencies for information about your reporting responsibilities and requirements.

California Speech-Language Pathologists/Audiologists: PESI, Inc. is an approved provider with the California Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology Board, #PDP 319. This course meets the qualifications for 16.5 hours of self-study continuing professional development credit for Speech-Language Pathologists or Audiologists, as required by the California Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology Board.

Kansas Speech-Language Pathologists: Approved for 19.75 self-study continuing education clock hours for Kansas licensed Speech-Language Pathologists by the Kansas Department for Aging and Disability Services.


Social Workers
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PESI, Inc., #1062, is approved as a provider for social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB), www.aswb.org through the Approved Continuing Education (ACE) Program. PESI, Inc. maintains responsibility for the program. ASWB Approval Period: January 27, 2017 - January 27, 2020. Licensed Social Workers should contact their regulatory board to determine course approval. Social Workers will receive 16.5 (Clinical) continuing education clock hours for completing this self-study package. Course Level: Intermediate.

Canadian Social Workers: PESI, Inc., #1062, is approved as a provider for social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB), www.aswb.org through the Approved Continuing Education (ACE) Program. PESI, Inc. maintains responsibility for the program. ASWB Approval Period: January 27, 2017 - January 27, 2020. Licensed Social Workers should contact their regulatory board to determine course approval. Social Workers will receive 16.5 (Clinical) continuing education clock hours for completing this Intermediate self-study package. Canadian provinces may accept activities approved by the ASWB for ongoing professional development.

California Social Workers/ Counselors/Marriage & Family Therapists/Licensed Educational Psychologists: This intermediate activity consists of 16.0 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.

Colorado Social Workers: PESI, Inc. is an approved provider with the Colorado Chapter of the National Association of Social Workers. Provider #1413. This course has been approved for 16.6 continuing education hours. COLORADO PARTICIPANTS ONLY: To be reported to the Colorado Chapter of the NASW, after completing and passing the online post-test/evaluation, please contact cepesi@pesi.com and provide the full title of the webcast, speaker name, date of live broadcast, your name and your license number in the email.

Florida Social Workers/Marriage & Family Therapists/Mental Health Counselors:
Florida
PESI, Inc. is an approved provider with the Florida Board of Clinical Social Work, Marriage and Family Therapy and Mental Health Counseling. Provider Number BAP #77. This self-study course qualifies for 16.5 continuing education credits.

*FLORIDA PARTICIPANTS ONLY: To automatically be reported to CE Broker, after completing and passing the online post-test/evaluation, please contact cepesi@pesi.com. You will need to provide the full title of the activity, speaker name, date of live broadcast, your name and your license number in the email.

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 16.5 contact hours.

Kansas Social Workers: PESI, Inc. is an approved provider with the Kansas Behavioral Sciences Regulatory Board. Provider #14-006. This self-study course has been approved for 16.5 continuing education 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 course has been approved for 16.5 continuing education hours. A certificate will be issued upon successful completion of a post-test.

New York Social Workers: PESI, Inc. is recognized by the New York State Education Department's (NYSED) State Board for Social Work as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed social workers #SW-0008. This self-study activity will qualify for 19.75 contact hours. Full attendance is required; no partial credits will be offered for partial attendance. Expires: December 31, 2020.

Ohio Social Workers/Counselors/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 16.5 clock hours of continuing education credit.

Pennsylvania Social Workers/Counselors/Marriage & Family Therapists: This intermediate activity consists of 16.5 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. Full attendance is required, variable credits may not be awarded per the Pennsylvania State Board.


Other Professions
This self-study activity qualifies for 16.5 clock hours of instructional content as required by many national, state and local licensing boards and professional organizations. Retain your certificate of completion and contact your board or organization for specific filing requirements.

Disclaimer: **Information obtained in this course should be used within your scope of practice.
**It is your ethical responsibility to report accurate hours to your licensing board.
**All self-study participants must complete and pass (80% or better) a post-test/evaluation prior to receiving a certificate of completion. If you require a copy of the test/evaluation for CE purposes, please print at the time you take the test. Or you may call our customer service department and a copy of your test/evaluation will be emailed to you. Please allow 30-45 days.


Audience
Counselors, Social Workers, Psychologists, Case Managers Therapists, Marriage & Family Therapists Occupational Therapists, Speech-Language Pathologists, Other Mental Health Professionals, Nurses