Continuing Education (CE) Information for MBSR courses
In collaboration wtih SCRC and David Lukoff, Ph.D., this MBSR course meets the qualifications for CE credits (24 hours for the 8-week MBSR course, including one 6-hour retreat) for Psychologists, LMFTS, LCSWs, LPCCs, and RNs. Below, please find Continuing Education (CE) Information for the 8-week MBSR course. The cost for MBSR CE's is $50. Checks should be made payable to Spiritual Competency Resource Center or SCRC. 6-Week INTRODUCTION to Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction: Course Objectives
Learn the fundamentals mindfulness and loving-kindness practices. Learn to incorporate mindfulness into your personal and professional life. Gain an overview of research showing health benefits associated with mindfulness and self-compassion practices. Acquire resources for continuation of training and practice of learned skills.
8-Week MBSR: Course Objectives
Describe fundamentals of mindfulness as it relates to stress reduction, coping with pain and illness, and enhancing relationships and well-being.
Explain the physiological expression of habitual, reactive behavior patterns, and their impact on physical, mental, and emotional states.
Describe the physical, mental and emotional impact of mindfulness practice on reducing stress symptoms, as measured qualitatively and by fmri studies over a growing body of research.
Distinguish between mindfulness practices and relaxation techniques; differentiate between the intentions and effects of these different techniques for managing stress.
Describe recent research demonstrating the connection between health, illness, chronic pain, and stress management.
Incorporate mindfulness to enhance relationships and deal more effectively with stressful circumstances, in both personal and professional life.
Implement brief mindfulness practices with patients and families experiencing ongoing stressors, including chronic illness, anxiety, depression, and substance recovery.
Explain how formal and informal mindfulness practices, as well as gentle movement such as yoga, can reduce physical and emotional discomfort stemming from problems related to stress or chronic health problems
Integrate mindful communication skills into psychotherapy practice.
Integrate daily mindfulness practice skills, including yoga and walking meditation, into a sustainable personal practice.
Introduce Loving Kindness as a relationship-enhancing practice.
American Psychological Association: Spiritual Competency Resource Center is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. Spiritual Competency Resource Center maintains responsibility for its programs and their content. California Board of Behavioral Sciences accepts CE credits for license renewal by LCSWs and MFTs for programs from CE approved sponsors of the American Psychological Association. LCSWs and MFTs from states other than California need to check with their state licensing board for approval. California Board of Registered Nursing (BRN Provider CEP10318) for licensed nurses in California through the cosponsorship of the Institute of Noetic Sciences. Institute of Noetic Sciences.
For questions about CE contact, visit www.spiritualcompetency.com or contact David Lukoff, PhD at firstname.lastname@example.org or (707) 763-3576.(7 07) 763-3576.