Mental Health Education & Resource Centre

Future Webinar | Healing the Mind: The Therapeutic Application of Mindfulness

PLEASE NOTE: THIS WEBINAR IS ONLY OFFERED TO PARTICIPANTS OUTSIDE THE GREATER CHRISTCHURCH AREA

It is a live feed of the course being delivered here at MHERC on the day, with in-room participants and facilitator. Registering here will allow you to be a part of the learning experience, viewing the facilitator and powerpoint presentation via your own device, in the comfort and location of your choice.

Description

Course Type: Introductory | Course Level: Five

Please Note: This webinar is only offered to participants outside the greater Christchurch area

Please note: Your online experience will differ from face to face education sessions.

Aim
The aim of this workshop is to introduce mindfulness and its application in therapeutic settings. The workshop will focus on the ways in which mindfulness is able to strengthen the therapeutic relationship and facilitate positive change for service users.

Overview
• Defining mindfulness and outlining its theoretical foundations and evidence base
• Using mindfulness to strengthen therapeutic relationships and develop resilience
• Using mindfulness in contemporary cognitive and behavioural psychotherapies
• Building clients’ capacity to tolerate distress whilst working towards constructive change
• Exercises and case studies to concretise learning and make it personally and professionally relevant

Learning Intentions
Participants will be provided with the opportunity to:
• Learn how mindfulness can strengthen therapeutic relationships and help with professional self-care
• Learn how diverse psychotherapies use mindfulness to address a variety of presenting problems
• Consolidate their learning by engaging in experiential practices and role plays

Let’s Get Real Skills
• Working with Service Users
• Challenging Stigma and Discrimination
• Professional and Personal Development

 

Terms and Conditions

 

Prerequisites

You will need:

• Headset and Microphone 
• Built-in laptop camera or attachable webcam device (for laptop or PC)
• Stable broadband connection 

To test you can connect to our webinar software click here (Please follow the onscreen prompts to download Webex)

Minimum System Requirements:
As a guide, if you are able to Skype or watch online videos (eg: YouTube) from your device, your system requirements should be capable. 

Operating System:
Windows 7 and above
Mac OS X 10.6 and above

Browsers:
Internet Explorer 7 and above
Firefox - latest version
Chrome - latest version
Safari - 5 and above