Professional Development

CarePlus Workshop Series: Beyond the Basics of Mindfulness

Thursday, February 8, 2018
9:00 AM - 1:30 PM


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Trainer: Dr. Ken Verni, Psy.D
Price: $80

Mindfulness practice facilitates our ability to respond instead of react when faced with professional, personal and interpersonal stressors. In this workshop, participants will learn a better understanding of mindfulness both conceptually and experientially. These mindfulness practices are taught to promotes health, balance, and well-being in the midst of the challenges that we face as human beings in our professional and personal lives. Participants will learn to implement mindfulness programs to enhance health, emotional well-being and use of adaptive coping skills. Participants will learn the benefits and effects of mindfulness practices and positive psychology. This is a highly participatory training that will involve experiential exercises. Participants will cultivate a working knowledge of at least two formal and two informal mindfulness practices to use daily with the clients they serve in clinical and educational settings. This workshop is perfect for school staff who want to increase wellbeing, help to transform classrooms and school communities by learning the basic practices to become a mindful practitioner, educator and leader.

This course, Exploring the Use of Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction Interventions in your Professional Practices, Approval #172107-1211, provided by Care Plus NJ, is approved for continuing education by the New Jersey Social Work Continuing Education Approval Collaborative, which is administered by NASW-NJ.  CE Approval Collaborative Approval Period: August 15, 2017 through August 31, 2018.  Social workers will receive four (4) clinical continuing education hours for participating in this course.

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Last Updated: 01/12/18