Loading...

Course Description

Hours: 6

Combining mindfulness to strengthen emotional regulation with existing empirical supported post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) treatments can improve outcomes through:

  • Increasing engagement.
  • Increasing compliance.
  • Decreasing the level of ruminations in PTSD.

Several psychotherapeutic interventions incorporating training in mindfulness are clinically relevant to traumatic stress. PTSD treatment could benefit from including mindfulness into the therapeutic process. This would include areas such as the neuroscience of mindfulness, assessment instruments for mindfulness, mechanism of mindfulness and the relation between mindfulness and other techniques. Evidence suggests that mindfulness can improve the therapeutic results and the outcome of PTSD clients.

Mindfulness can be used in two ways:

  • As an emotional regulation support technique for existing empirically supported PTSD treatments.
  • As a stand-alone treatment (mindfulness based cognitive behaviour psychotherapies).

CCPA -- Pre-approved for 6 CEUs

Notes

For more information contact the Faculty of Social Work Professional Development office:

Email: fswprofessionaldevelopment@wlu.ca
Remote: 519-884-0710 ext. 5234
Online: 519-884-0710 ext. 5235

Cancellations and Transfers
Be sure to carefully review our cancellation and transfer information before registering.

Website: wlu.ca/fswpd

Applies Towards the Following Certificates

Loading...
Enroll Now - Select a section to enroll in
Section Title
Mindfulness for Trauma
Type
Workshop Remote
Days
M
Time
9:00AM to 4:00PM
Dates
May 29, 2023
Schedule and Location
Total Hours
6.0
Delivery Options
Workshop Remote  
Course Fee(s)
Registration Fee non-credit $235.00
Potential Discount(s)
Section Notes

Instructor: Ian Robertson, MSW, RSW

Location: This workshop is being held remotely through Zoom. 

Website: wlu.ca/fswpd

Section Title
Mindfulness for Trauma
Type
Online
Dates
Jun 05, 2023 to Jun 25, 2023
Total Hours
6.0
Delivery Options
Course Fee(s)
Registration Fee non-credit $235.00
Potential Discount(s)
Section Notes

Instructor: Ian Robertson, MSW, RSW

Location: This online, asynchronous course will be available on the start date through MyLearningSpace, which is accessible through your student portal.

Website: wlu.ca/fswpd

Required fields are indicated by .