This technique-focused workshop offers new insights and practices into the application of ACT with children. Videos of real sessions with children will be shown during the workshop with an opportunity for participants to develop a case conceptualization and treatment plan with real clients. Opportunities to observe and develop skills to bring ACT to life with children will also be explored.
Tim has a mission to offer evidence-based psychotherapy to help others live full and abundant lives. He specializes in working with attachment and trauma issues, including children and adolescents who have suffered abuse. He is the co-author of The ACT Approach: A Comprehensive Guide for Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (PESI, 2017) and The ACT Deck: 55 Acceptance & Commitment Therapy Practices to Build Connection, Find Focus and Reduce Stress (PESI, 2017). He has also authored a self-help book integrating ACT with attachment-based therapeutic practices into his work. He was an instructor of the Clinical Behavioral Sciences program, where he taught ACT at McMaster University in Hamilton, Ontario.
As Tim presents ACT workshops around the world, he is renowned for his passion and his experiential approach to training professionals.
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|2:30 - 2:45||Break|
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|4:30||Questions & Adjournment|
Upon the completion of this workshop, participants will be able to:
BIBLIOGRAPHY & REFERENCES
Flook, L. et al. (2010). Effects of mindful awareness practices on executive functions in elementary school children. Journal of Applied School Psychology, 26, 70–95.
Gomez, M. J., Luciano, C., Paez-Blarrina, M., Ruiz, F. J., Valdivia-Salas, S., & Gil-Luciano, B. (2014). Brief ACT protocol in adolescents with impulsive and antisocial behaviours. International Journal of Psychology and Psychological Therapy, 14 (3), 307-332
Gordon, T., & Borushok, J. (2017). The ACT approach. Eau Claire, WI: PESI Publishing & Media.
McHugh, L., Bobarnac, A., & Reed, P. (2011). Brief report: Teaching situation-based emotions to children with autistic spectrum disorder. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 41(10), 1423–1428.
McMullen, J., Barnes-Holmes, D., Barnes-Holmes, Y., Stewart, I., Luciano, M. C., & Cochrane, A. (2008). Acceptance versus distraction: Brief instructions, metaphors and exercises in increasing tolerance for self-delivered electric shocks. Behaviour Research & Therapy, 46(1), 122–129.
Fee & Registration:
Cost is $70 and includes CE credit. Registering after September 22nd will incur an additional $20 late fee.
*Cancellations must be received 24 hours in advance prior to the live interactive webinar to receive a refund or a credit letter.
*All cancellations will be subjected to a $35.00 administration fee
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Category I Maryland BSWE Requirement
The Office of Continuing Professional Education at the University Of Maryland School Of Social Work is authorized by the Board of Social Work Examiners in Maryland to sponsor social work continuing education programs. This workshop qualifies for 3 Category I Continuing Education Units. The Office of Continuing Professional Education is also authorized by the Maryland Board of Psychologists and the Maryland Board of Professional Counselors to sponsor Category A continuing professional education.
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Social Workers, LCPCs, and Psychologists
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