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Course Description

The ancient art of mindfulness has been practiced for over 2,500 years to address and/or alleviate human suffering. The basic skills of mindfulness focus on three areas, including focusing attention, open monitoring and compassionate acceptance. As practitioners, our clinical focus is to walk “with” our clients in order for them to experience a means of reducing their human suffering. Becoming a mindful therapist allows us the art of walking “with” our clients experientially, fully present and with enhanced awareness. This workshop will explore how one can move in the direction of becoming a mindful-based practitioner within himself or herself, creating a greater openness in how we sit and be with our clients. The art of mindfulness starts within us first before we can share it with others.

Notes

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

Email: fswprofessionaldevelopment@wlu.ca
Phone: 519-884-0710 ext. 5234

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

Website: wlu.ca/fswpd

Applies Towards the Following Certificates

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Section Title
Becoming a Mindful Practitioner: The Art of Creating Space and "Being With" Your Clients
Type
Workshop Remote
Days
F
Time
9:00AM to 4:00PM
Dates
Mar 11, 2022
Schedule and Location
Contact Hours
6.0
Delivery Options
Workshop Remote  
Course Fee(s)
Registration Fee non-credit $220.00
Potential Discount(s)
Section Notes

Instructor: Ian Robertson, MSW, RSW

Location

This workshop is being held remotely through Zoom.

Website: wlu.ca/fswpd

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