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Course Description

This two-day experiential workshop will provide participants with an understanding of how mindfulness based cognitive therapy (MBCT) was developed as an adaptation of mindfulness based stress reduction (MBSR) to treat the relapse prevention of depression. MBCT has now evolved to be found effective with other related disorders including anxiety as a co-occurring disorder. 

This will be an experiential workshop focused on building or enhancing a daily mindfulness practice as a core skill of MBCT. As such, participants will be expected to engage in some meditation practices as part of the workshop. Comfortable and flexible clothing is recommended.

The learning goals of this workshop are:

  • An introduction to the mindfulness based cognitive therapy (MBCT) program model, its background, theory and structure.
  • To be introduced and led through key practices within the model.
  • Opportunities for dyad teaching practice.
  • To discuss the application in different work settings.

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

Recommendations

A yoga mat or blanket and meditation cushion are recommended, if you have them. Wear comfortable clothing.

Applies Towards the Following Certificates

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Section Title
Mindfulness Based Cognitive Therapy (MBCT): Core Concepts and Practice
Type
Workshop Remote
Days
T, W
Time
9:00AM to 4:00PM
Dates
Nov 15, 2022 to Nov 16, 2022
Schedule and Location
Total Hours
12.0
Delivery Options
Workshop Remote  
Course Fee(s)
Registration Fee non-credit $360.00
Potential Discount(s)
Section Notes

Instructor: Kirstin Bindseil, MSW, RSW

Location: This workshop is being held remotely through Zoom. 

Website: wlu.ca/fswpd

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