Mental Health Education & Resource Centre

Webinar | Introduction to Acceptance & Commitment Therapy

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: Four 

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
Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (or ACT, said as one word not individual letters) is at the forefront of the “new” generation of cognitive behaviour therapy models. ACT is a transdiagnostic model and has an impressive body of research showing it’s efficacy across a range of disorders. The course will provide an introductory overview of the ACT model. The components of the ACT model will be described and participants will have an opportunity to practice and build skills over the day.

Overview
• Didactic and interactive explanation and discussion of the ACT model and core processes
• Role plays and exercise to explore and develop skills in each of the core processes

Learning Intentions
Participants will be provided with the opportunity to:
• Understand the basic ACT model and the six core processes that make up the model
• Be able to identify the core processes within a client group
• Use basic ACT techniques and skills

Let’s Get Real Skills
• 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