2021.6.11 Course Evaluation | Mindfulness Meditation: A Treatment for Many Ills

2021.6.11 | 12 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. |  1.5 Contact Hours 

Online Course Evaluation – How it works:

We are trying a new process for course evaluations using our online course system. We hope this will ultimately provide a smoother experience for you by allowing you to access your certificate immediately after completing the course evaluation. Here is how it works:

After the live meeting ends on February 24, you will receive an email with an evaluation access code.

  1. Log into this online course
  2. Under Course Content, click “Step 1: Access Evaluation” and follow the instructions to enter the code.
  3. After you enter the code, you will be able to continue to the next step of the course and complete the evaluation.
  4. After you submit the evaluation, click Mark Complete and you will be able to download or print your certificate. The certificate will also be emailed to you as a PDF.

Course Description

Mindfulness and mindfulness meditation have been practiced for thousands of years, but it is only in the past 25 years that is has been used as a treatment for psychological problems.  Since then, its use and practice have grown geometrically in the field of psychotherapy.  Some therapists integrate mindfulness practices into their treatment.  Mindfulness is a central principle of such evidence-based psychotherapies such as Dialectical Behavior Therapy, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, and Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy.  It is also used as a psychotherapeutic treatment on its own, such as in Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction.  This presentation will review what is known about mindfulness as a psychotherapeutic treatment, including what problems it treats effectively.  Because mindfulness is, at its core, an experiential treatment, participants will take part in mindfulness exercises to help them understand the benefits of mindfulness and mindfulness meditation.

What you learned:

Identify three psychological problems for which mindfulness is an effective treatment.

Identify and conduct at least two mindfulness exercises to use with their clients.

Select written and electronic resources they can use to further their knowledge of mindfulness.