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3-Day Comprehensive Training: Advanced Mindfulness Practitioner Certificate Course
3-Day Comprehensive Training: Advanced Mindfulness Practitioner Certificate Course

Where:   SAN DIEGO, CA

When:  Wednesday, May 29, 2019 - Friday, May 31, 2019

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Details

$599.99
Single Registration
$549.99
2+ Group Rate: per person
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Location

CROWNE PLAZA SAN DIEGO-MISSION VALLEY
2270 HOTEL CIRCLE NORTH
SAN DIEGO, CA 92108
Phone:  619-297-1101
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Course Description:

You know how important it is for clients to have confidence in their clinician – to know the comfort of working with someone who’s invested extra time and effort to build the necessary skills to provide treatment at the highest level.

But standing out from the crowd can be tough. When clients have so many options, how do you differentiate yourself from your colleagues?

This intense 3-day training is your chance to distinguish yourself with the Advanced Mindfulness Practitioner Certificate!

Attend this program and dramatically improve your mindfulness skills for enhanced treatment of anxiety, trauma, shame, depression, addiction, chronic pain and more!

Get answers to your questions on organizing and leading a mindfulness practice with clients, learn to effectively use numerous core and advanced mindfulness skills and exercises, and get detailed instruction on incorporating them into treatment with plans for pairing them with the specific mental health disorders you see in your office each day.

Sign up today for this 3-day course, get your Advanced Mindfulness Practitioner Certificate, and leave confident in your ability to improve outcomes for your clients through the safe and effective use of mindfulness!
Objectives:

  1. Articulate how empirical support for the effectiveness of mindfulness can be used to enhance clients’ engagement in therapy.
  2. Establish a consistent daily formal mindfulness practice with clients to help them improve well-being.
  3. Characterize how mindfulness can be used in therapy to help clients better manage their thoughts, emotions, and behaviors.
  4. Articulate how mindfulness training can enhance the cultivation of the therapeutic relationship.
  5. Treat insomnia with diaphragmatic breathing techniques that can improve sleep outcomes.
  6. Communicate how mindfulness can be used in treatment plans for anxiety to calm the arousal state.
  7. Specify how clinicians can enhance chronic pain treatment with mindfulness exercises to help clients accept and reduce pain.
  8. Teach clients how mindfulness can help them to better monitor their eating responses to challenging mental or emotional states.
  9. Explore how mindfulness can be taught in the clinical setting to help depressed clients manage negative self-talk and motivation for well-being.
  10. Analyze the differences between individual and group mindfulness practices.
  11. Communicate how clinicians can create effective therapeutic environments for the unique needs of clients.
  12. Formulate treatment plans for trauma that utilize clinical tools based in mindfulness and grounding to calm the biological stress response.
  13. Diversify available clinical techniques, and individualize treatment, by integrating mindfulness as an adjunctive therapy.
  14. Explore how mindfulness approaches can be used to stretch attention span and reduce impulsiveness in clients with ADHD.
  15. Assess for situations that may contraindicate the use of mindfulness with clients.
  16. Characterize how mindfulness can enhance addiction treatment and help clients identify triggers that could lead to relapse.
  17. Establish how mindful sense awareness skills can be taught to clients to help them break bad eating habits.
  18. Determine how mindfulness exercises can be used to help clients with anger issues choose to respond rather than react to anger inducing situations.
OUTLINE

Strengthen Your Mindfulness Practice
  • Routine, meaning, and connection to support consistent practice
  • Mindfulness and nature practices
  • The four foundations in mindfulness
  • Transform barriers within your practice
  • Practices:
    • Breath
    • Pleasure/pain
    • Open/choice-less
    • Body
    • Thoughts and emotions
    • Loving kindness
    • Compassion
Mindfulness Techniques to Build Trust and Connection with Your Clients
  • Affect regulation techniques for therapist and client
  • Techniques to create empathetic connection
  • Eliminate compassion fatigue with compassionate presence
  • Exercises to build clients trust in themselves
Enhance Motivation with Creative Mindfulness Strategies
  • Visuals, metaphors, and poetry to explain mindfulness
  • Motivate clients with neuroplasticity
  • Strategies to shift the ”Automatic Pilot”
  • Exercises to teach reacting vs responding
Start and Sustain: How to Lead Formal and Informal Mindfulness Practices
  • Embodiment of mindfulness
  • Options for posture, range of experience and types of practice
  • How to adapt practices to the unique needs of clients
  • Leading inquiry strategies for deepened experience of mindfulness
  • Mindful daily moments, brief practices and other informal practices
Mindfulness Techniques and Experiential Exercises for Enhanced Treatment of:

Anxiety & Stress
  • Exercises to increase awareness of stress response
  • Techniques to relax the arousal state
  • Reduce anxious thoughts with:
    • 3-minute breathing practice
    • Mindful walking practice
Trauma
  • Grounding and orienting techniques for felt safety
  • Somatic exercises for emotional regulation
  • Strategies to support overwhelm with breath and body practices
Shame and Guilt
  • Body awareness practices to soften shame and guilt
  • Care for shame with self-compassion
  • Mindful antidotes to self-judgement
  • Letting go exercises to shift attention and attitude
Anger
  • Mindfully be with the body in anger
  • Formal and informal practices to work with anger
  • Respond vs. react exercises
Insomnia
  • Diaphragmatic breathing to improve sleep
  • Interventions for challenging thoughts linked to insomnia
  • Mindful practice with technology
Depression
  • Manage negative self-talk with awareness of thoughts
  • Cope with limited energy through energy awareness practices
  • Nature meditations that boost well-being
Pain
  • Psychological well-being and chronic pain
  • Breath awareness practices to decrease acute pain and manage chronic pain
  • Loving kindness/compassion meditations for pain reduction
Eating Disorders
  • Mindful eating fundamentals
  • Sense awareness skills to shift bad eating habits
  • Mindful skills for responding to cravings
  • Awareness practices for satiety and hunger
Addiction
  • Mindful awareness of triggers for relapse prevention
  • Urge surfing: mindfulness interventions to cope with urges
  • Taking in the good – noticing the good events in life
ADHD
  • Stretch attention span with focus building practices
  • Mindful movement for controlled attention
  • STOP practices for reduced impulsiveness
Group and Individual Session Plans
  • To improve client outcome
  • Mindfulness-based group programs and emotional resonance
  • Identify opportunities in one to one clinical sessions
  • Determine which format is best for your client
  • Situations that may contraindicate applying mindfulness
Assessment, Growth and Support
  • Assess how practices are working for the client
  • Grow the path of practice for clients
  • Cultivate joy in mindfulness practice
Target Audience

  • Counselors
  • Social Workers
  • Psychologists
  • Marriage and Family Therapists
  • Addiction Counselors
  • Case Managers
  • Nurses
  • Occupational Therapists
  • Occupational Therapist Assistants
  • Other Mental Health Professionals
  • School Counselors and Other School-based Professionals

ROCHELLE CALVERT, PH.D., CMT, SEP, BCBA-D

Rochelle Calvert (Voth), Ph.D., CMT, SEP, BCBA-D, is the founder of New Mindful Life. She has studied mindfulness for the past 16 years and has taught classes, courses, workshops and retreats. Rochelle leads classes/courses/seminars in Six-week Introductory Training in Mindfulness, (S.I.T.), Awake in the Wild- Nature-Based Mindfulness retreats, Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR), Mindfulness Based Cognitive Therapy (MBCT), Mindfulness Based Eating, Mindful Parenting and Mindful Workplace. She also facilitates professional trainings in mindfulness for clinicians and travels the country teaching seminars for PESI. She also works as clinical psychologist in private practice in San Diego.

Rochelle offers mindfulness, nature-based therapy and somatic experiencing as a psychologist with New Mindful Life. Her therapeutic approach includes teaching people individual mindfulness meditations - both indoors and outdoors - specific to their unique concerns to support healing. She also integrates somatic experiencing healing (body-based healing through nervous system reorganization) with the mindfulness and nature-based meditation practices. Rochelle has therapeutic specialty areas of training to support integration of these services to individuals struggling with life transitions, depression, anxiety, PTSD, pain conditions, eating disorders, as well as families of developmentally delayed children/adults.



Speaker Disclosures:

Financial: Rochelle Calvert is in private practice. She receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc.

Non-financial: Rochelle Calvert is a member of the American Psychological Association; and the Association for Behavior Analysis.
Credits listed below are for full attendance at the live event only. After attendance has been verified, pre-registered attendees will receive an email from PESI Customer Service with the subject line, “Evaluation and Certificate” within one week. This email will contain a link to complete the seminar evaluation and allow attendees to print, email or download a certificate of completion if in full attendance. For those in partial attendance (arrived late or left early), a letter of attendance is available through that link and an adjusted certificate of completion reflecting partial credit will be issued within 30 days (if your board allows). Please see “live seminar schedule” for full attendance start and end times. NOTE: Boards do not allow credit for breaks or lunch.

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, or questions on home study credit availability, 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.

PESI, Inc. offers continuing education programs and products under the brand names PESI, PESI Healthcare, PESI Rehab and Psychotherapy Networker.




Addiction Counselors
This course has been approved by PESI, Inc., as a NAADAC Approved Education Provider, for 19.0 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-03-036-1017. This activity meets the qualifications for 19.0 CEH's (continuing education hours).


Counselors
This intermediate activity consists of 19.0 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 activity consists of 1140 minutes of continuing education instruction. Credit requirements and approvals vary per state board regulations. You should save this course outline, the certificate of completion you receive from the activity and contact your state board or organization to determine specific filing requirements.


Nurses, Nurse Practitioners, and Clinical Nurse Specialists
This activity consists of 19.0 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 activity and contact your state board or organization to determine specific filing requirements.

California Nurses: PESI, Inc. is a provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number 17118 for 19.0 contact hours. Full attendance is required. No partial contact hours will be issued for partial attendance.


Occupational Therapists & Occupational Therapy Assistants
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PESI, Inc. is an AOTA Approved Provider of continuing education. Provider #: 3322. Full attendance at this course qualifies for 19.0 contact hours or 1.9 CEUs in the Category of Domain of OT and Occupational Therapy Process. Partial credit will be issued for partial attendance. The assignment of AOTA CEUs does not imply endorsement of specific course content, products, or clinical procedures by AOTA. Course Level: Intermediate.

California Psychologists: PESI, Inc. is approved by the CPA OPD to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. Provider #PES010. PESI maintains responsibility for this program and its contents. PESI is offering this activity for 19.0 hours of continuing education credit. Full attendance is required; no partial credits will be offered for partial attendance.

Psychologists/School Psychologists: PESI, Inc. is approved by the National Association of School Psychologists to offer professional development for school psychologists. PESI maintains responsibility for the program. Provider #1140. PESI is offering this activity for 19.0 hours of continuing education credit. Full attendance is required; no partial credits will be offered for partial attendance.


SOCIAL WORKERS
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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, 2017 - January 27, 2020. Social Workers completing this course receive 19.0 Clinical Practice continuing education credits. Course Level: Intermediate. Full attendance is required; no partial credits will be offered for partial attendance. A certificate of attendance will be awarded at the end of the program to social workers who complete the program evaluation.

California Social Workers, Counselors, Marriage & Family Therapists, and Licensed Educational Psychologists: The California Board of Behavioral Sciences accepts CE programs that are approved by other approval agencies, including several that approve PESI and its programs. A full list of approval agencies accepted by the BBS can be found at www.bbs.ca.gov/licensees/cont_ed.html under “Where to find CE Courses.” This intermediate level activity consists of 19.0 clock hours of continuing education instruction.


Other Professions
This activity qualifies for 1140 minutes of instructional content as required by many national, state and local licensing boards and professional organizations. Save your course outline and certificate of completion, and contact your own board or organization for specific requirements.

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