A Course in Mindful Living

Build Confidence, Calm and a Life You Love
Elisha Goldstein, Ph.D.
CEUS: 12.5

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A Course in Mindful Living in a 6-Month online mentorship program offering a step-by-step curriculum on how to consistently integrate mindfulness practice into daily life.

Learning Objectives:

Month 1: Relax

  1. Describe the difference between Eudaimonic and Hedonic Well-Being
  2. List the three foundations of positive change.
  3. Describe what positive neuroplasticity is.
  4. Describe the key foundation for resiliency.
  5. Define the negativity bias and how it impacts resiliency.
  6. In respect to attachment disorder, describe the term "earned security."
  7. Describe two ways that play positively impacts the brain.

Month 2: Focus

  1. Practice two different formal practices that lead to greater attentional control.
  2. Describe what mindfulness is and how it helps interrupt the stress cycle.
  3. List three practical formal ways to integrate mindfulness-based theory and practice when working with patients.
  4. List three current neuroscientific studies showing the relationship between mindfulness and a stronger brain.
  5. List four questions that can help in loosening our identification with negative thoughts.

Month 3: Trust

  1. Describe three components of mindful self-compassion (mindfulness, common humanity, self-kindness).
  2. List and practice key self-compassion practices to practice for self-care and to use with patients in creating healing and forgiveness around pain.
  3. Describe how soothing touch can be incorporated into mindful self-compassion meditations.
  4. Demonstrate how to shift inner self-talk from self-criticism to self-compassion.
  5. Be able to generate your own personal self-compassion breaks to activate the parasympathetic nervous system.

Month 4: Savor

  1. Describe three ways to foster resilience using a client's own positive experiences.
  2. List three foods that impact cellular inflammation and mood.
  3. List three areas of the brain impacted by anxiety and depression.
  4. Describe the science behind how a focus on gratitude and sharing gratitude impact well-being.
  5. Describe two key practices to work with clients to increase awareness of and an experience of joy and resonant joy.

Month 5: Connect

  1. Describe the science behind social connection.
  2. List at least five ways to bring more meaning and connection in relationships.
  3. Describe how holding hands impacts the brain while under stress.
  4. List three studies that connect altruism with well-being.
  5. List three ways to bring compassion practice into your personal life and work environment.

Month 6: Accept

  1. Describe the difference between a fixed mindset and a growth mindset.
  2. Describe three scientific benefits of laughing.
  3. List three elements of cultivating mastery.
  4. List five ways to sustain confidence.
  5. Practice developing an action plan for sustaining mindfulness in daily life.

 
 

Continuing Education

Satisfactory Completion
Participants must have paid tuition fee, signed in, attended the entire seminar, completed an evaluation, and signed out in order to receive a certificate. Failure to sign in or out will result in forfeiture of credit for the entire course. No exceptions will be made. Partial credit is not available.

Psychologists 
R. Cassidy Seminars is approved by the American Psychological Association (APA) to offer continuing education for psychologists.  R. Cassidy Seminars maintains responsibility for this program. 12.5 CE hours
NY: R. Cassidy Seminars is recognized by the New York State Education Department’s State Board for Mental Health Practitioners as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed psychoanalysts. #P-0005. (12.5) clock hours.

Social Workers 
R. Cassidy Seminars, ACE provider #1082, is approved as a provider for social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) www.aswb.org, through the Approved Continuing Education (ACE) Program. R. Cassidy Seminars maintains responsibility for the program. Approval Period: April 15, 2015-April 15, 2018. Social workers should contact their regulatory board to determine course approval. Social workers participating in this course will receive 12.5 continuing education clock hours. 
CA: The Board of Behavioral Sciences has deferred CE course approvals to APA and ASWB for its licensees. See those approvals under Psychologists and Social Workers
NY: R. Cassidy Seminars is recognized by the New York State Education Department's State Board for Social Work as an approved provider (#0006) of continuing education for licensed social workers. This program is approved for 12.5 contact hours web based self-study.
OH: Provider approved by the Ohio Counselor, Social Worker and Marriage and Family Therapist Board for (12.5) clock hours, #RCST110701

Counselors/Marriage and Family Therapists 
CA: The Board of Behavioral Sciences has deferred CE course approvals to APA and ASWB for its licensees. See those approvals under Psychologists and Social Workers.
Other States: If your state is not specifically listed, nearly all state Counselor and MFT boards accept either APA or ASWB approval, or are reciprocal with other state licensing board approvals, such as those listed below. Check with your board to be sure. The Ohio Board includes Counselors and MFTs.
IL: Illinois Dept of Professional Regulation, Approved Continuing Education Sponsor, #168-000141. (12.5) hours.
NY-LMHCs: R. Cassidy Seminars is recognized by the New York State Education Department’s State Board of Mental Health Practitioners as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed mental health counselors. #MHC-0015. (12.5) contact hours.
NY-LMFTs: R. Cassidy Seminars is recognized by the New York State Education Department’s State Board of Mental Health Practitioners as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed marriage and family therapists. #MFT-0011. (12.5) contact hours.
OH: Provider approved by the Ohio Counselor, Social Worker and Marriage and Family Therapist Board for (12.5) clock hours, #RCST110701
TX: Approved CE Sponsor through the Texas State Board of Examiners of Marriage & Family Therapists. (12.5) CE Hours. Provider #151

Chemical Dependency Counselors
CA Provider approved by CCAPP Provider #4N-00-434-0218 for (12.5) CEHs. CCAPP is an IC&RC member which has reciprocity with most ICRC member states.
TX: Provider approved by the TCBAP Standards Committee, Provider No. 1749-06, (12.5) hours general, Expires 3/31/2017.  Complaints about provider or workshop content may be directed to the TCBAP Standards Committee, 1005 Congress Avenue, Ste. 460, Austin, Texas 78701, Fax Number (512) 476-7297..

Dentists
CA: R. Cassidy Seminars is a provider  approved by the Dental Board of California as a registered provider of continuing education. RP# 4874. (12.5) CE Hours. Some state dental boards are reciprocal. Check with your licensing board to be sure.

Nurses                                                                                                                                                                                                               CA: Provider approved by the CA Board of Registered Nursing, Provider #CeP12224, for (12.5) contact hours. Many state nursing boards are reciprocal with other states. Check with your licensing board to be sure.
                                                                                                                                                              
Educators
TX: R. Cassidy Seminars is an approved provider with the Texas Education Agency CPE# 501456. This course is (12.5) CE Hours

This course is co-sponsored by R. Cassidy Seminars, P.O. Box 14473, Santa Rosa, CA 95402

Disability Access - If you require ADA accommodations please contact our office 30 days or more before the event. We cannot ensure accommodations without adequate prior notification.

Please Note: Licensing Boards change regulations often and while we attempt to stay abreast of their most recent changes, if you have questions or concerns about this course meeting your specific board’s approval, we recommend you contact your board directly to obtain a ruling.

 

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 Online Test and Certificate: $20.00 Add to Cart