Mindfulness-based Psychotherapy

November 3, 2017 @ 8:30 am – 4:30 pm
Conference Room A, Catholic Charities
1654 W Onondaga St
Syracuse, NY 13204
115 $
Social Work Continuing Education

The School of Social Work in Falk College, an approved provider of continuing education for LMSWs and LCSWs in New York State (NYS), will offer “Mindfulness-based Psychotherapy,” Mindfulness-based CBT is considered a second generation CBT model. Integrating mindfulness-based approaches in psychotherapy can enhance outcomes. Social workers will gain an understanding of the valuable role for mindfulness in psychotherapy practice. Mindfulness-based models that have significant research evidence will be highlighted.
Participant learning objectives:

  • Describe the essence of what mindfulness is and its benefits for psychotherapy
  • Understand the difference between CBT and Mindfulness-based CBT
  • Practice mindfulness themselves and link their experience to their work with clients
  • Utilize several in-session activities to teach clients key concepts around acceptance, distress tolerance, and mindfulness practice
  • Improve client outcomes through integrating personal values, self-compassion, and stress awareness to mental and physical wellness goals.

To register, please visit Continuing-Education
Date: Friday, November 3, 2017
Time: 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Cost: $115.00
NYS Dept. of Education and NYS Social Work Board has approved this workshop for 6.5 contact hours.
Contact: Social Work Continuing Education swkce@syr.edu

Presenter: Christine Tyrrell-Baker, Ph.D.

Christine Tyrrell Baker has championed the implementation of both Evidence-Based Practices and Person-Centered Care towards improving quality of care for persons with serious mental illness. She is intensively trained in Dialectical Behavior Therapy and in Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction models. She currently teaches Syracuse University’s course on Evidence-Based Mental Health Practices as part of the NYS Deans of Social Work collaboration with NYS to promote competency in evidence-based practice for graduating social workers. Currently, Dr. Tyrrell Baker is a NYS licensed clinical psychologist in private practice specializing in mindfulness based cognitive behavioral therapy for adults.

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