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2 Day Certificate Course: MBSR: Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction
2 Day Certificate Course: MBSR: Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction

Where:   NORTHBROOK, IL

When:  Wednesday, August 14, 2019 - Thursday, August 15, 2019

This event is not currently available for purchase.

For more information: Call (800) 844-8260
Course Description:

I used to feel stuck with clients, treating the same symptoms session after session, but seeing little progress. Does this sound like you?

I was spending my days seeing client after client, and they were all anxious, panic-attack prone or just unable to cope with stress. I was of no help. I was stuck in a rut treating symptoms; focusing on what was wrong rather than treating them as an individual and reinforcing what was right.

Incorporating MBSR into my session re-energized me and made me more confident in myself and my clinical work.

This evidence-based approach changed my life and has changed the lives of many of my clients. Now I want to share these strategies with you because I know that this work will help alleviate the psychological and physical pain in your clients’ lives.

These tools are powerful and simple, and you can immediately start incorporating them into your practice to give your clients the skills to live in the present and put stress and pain behind them.

Join me in this 2-day workshop and leave with the tools that will transform your clinical practice!

Here’s to healing,

Lucia
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 Origin of MBSR
  • Goals and Principles
  • Populations Served
  • Assessment and Orientation
  • MBSR Ground Rules
  • Teacher competencies
The Curriculum - Themes
  • Class 1-3 Grounding Mindfulness in the Body
  • Class 4-5 Stress Reaction versus Response
  • Class 6-7 Communication and Interpersonal Mindfulness
  • Class 8 Summation and Bringing Mindfulness Home
  • All Day Session
Establishing Mindfulness Practices
  • Defining Mindfulness
  • Introducing Mindfulness Experientially and Verbally
  • 7 Essential Attitudes in Establishing Mindfulness
Establishing Intention and Commitment to Practice
  • Language – Using Gerunds and the Vernacular
  • Leading an Awareness Exercise: The Raisin
Guidance in Formal Mindfulness Practices
  • The Body Scan
  • The Sitting Meditation with Awareness of Breath
  • Yoga
  • Walking Meditation
  • Loving-Kindness Meditation
  • Practice in Leading a Mindfulness Meditation
Applying Mindfulness to Daily Life
  • Creating Home Practices
  • Use of Homework
  • The S.T.O.P.
  • The Three Minute Breathing Space Awareness Exercises
Clinical Issues: Working with Difficulties
  • The Process of Inquiry including Role Playing and Practice in Inquiry
  • Working with Feeling
  • Working with Pain and Stress
  • Working with Anxiety and Panic
  • Application of Neuro-Science Research
Adaptations of MBSR for:
  • Depression
  • Addictions
  • Trauma
  • Children and Adolescents
Inter-personal Mindfulness and Communication
  • Akido for MBSR
  • Use of Dyads
  • Group Process
  • Interface with Psychotherapy
Limitations of Research and Potential Risks
  • Various definitions of mindfulness
  • Research validity and reliability
  • Client may experience initial increase in symptoms
  • Special considerations for severe mental illness

LUCIA MCBEE, LCSW, MPH, CYI

Lucia McBee, LCSW, MPH, CYI, began her Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction journey in 1992. Always interested in meditation and yoga, her mindfulness practice was inspired by a client with chronic pain. Looking for alternative treatments, she discovered MBSR, which requires a serious practice commitment from the teacher. She participated in professional training in Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction in 1994 and the first MBSR Teacher Development Intensive at the Center for Mindfulness in 1997. She also completed training in Mind/Body/Spirit Medicine at the Center for Mind/Body Medicine in 2000. In 2008, Lucia became a certified Kripalu yoga teacher. Since 1998, she has taught MBSR to a wide variety of populations including mental health professionals, frail elders and caregivers, college students, persons with HIV, those recently released from incarceration, and courses for the general population.

In addition to teaching MBSR, Lucia is a licensed clinical social worker in both New York and Maine. Following her graduation from Columbia University’s School of Social Work and Public Health, she developed a pioneering practice using mindfulness and complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) to improve the quality of life in community, hospital and nursing home settings. Her book, Mindfulness-Based Elder Care, is based on her innovations in adapting mindfulness and complementary and alternative medicine for elders and their caregivers. She has published numerous articles in peer reviewed journals and chapters in many books describing her adaptations of mindfulness. Her presentations have included national and international conferences. She regularly presents to and consults with institutional and community direct-care providers.

She is currently a freelance author, consultant and faculty at Columbia University School of Social Work.



Speaker Disclosures:

Speaker Disclosures: Financial: Lucia McBee is an adjunct faculty for Columbia University School of Social Work. She receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc.

Nonfinancial: Lucia McBee has no relevant nonfinancial relationship to disclose.
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.

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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.

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Addiction Counselors
This course has been approved by PESI, Inc., as a NAADAC Approved Education Provider, for 12.5 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.

Illinois Addiction Counselors: This course has been approved by the IAODAPCA for 12.5 CEUS. Program number: 14732. Category: Counselor I or II, Preventionist I or II, CARS I or II, CODP I or II, PCGC II, CCJP II, CAAP I, CRSS I or II, CVSS II, ATE, CPRS I or II, MAATP I or II, CFPP II, NCRS II.


Counselors
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Indiana Counselors: This intermediate activity consists of 12.5 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.


Marriage & Family Therapists
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Illinois Marriage & Family Therapists: PESI, Inc. has been approved as a provider of continuing education by the State of Illinois, Department of Financial and Professional Regulation, Division of Professional Regulation. Provider #: 168-000156. Full attendance at this course qualifies for 12.5 credits.


Nurses, Nurse Practitioners, and Clinical Nurse Specialists
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Occupational Therapists & Occupational Therapy Assistants
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Psychologists
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Illinois Psychologists: CE credit is available. PESI, Inc is an approved provider with the State of Illinois, Department of Financial and Professional Regulation, Division of Professional Regulation. License #: 268.000102. Full attendance at this course qualifies for 12.5 contact hours.

Indiana Psychologists: CE credit is available. PESI, Inc is an approved provider with the Indiana Board of Psychology. Certificate #: 98000998A - Category I. PESI maintains full responsibility for this program and its contents. Full attendance at this course qualifies for 12.5 contact hours.


Social Workers
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Illinois Social Workers: PESI, Inc is an approved provider with the State of Illinois, Department of Financial and Professional Regulation, Division of Professional Regulation. License #: 159-000154. Full attendance at this course qualifies for 12.5 contact hours.


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