Integrating Mindfulness Meditation Into the Clinical Setting

Explore the principles and practices of mindful awareness and mindfulness meditation, review the latest scientific findings on the effects of the practice, and experience several core meditative practices, including how to work with physical pain and difficult emotions. Learn specific ways to apply these principles and methods in your own setting. We also address the vital necessity of bringing mindful and compassionate awareness to oneself as the caregiver.

At a glance

What: Integrating Mindfulness Meditation Into the Clinical Setting

When: Tue-Wed, Dec 5-6, 9am-4pm

Where: Pyle Center, 702 Langdon St., Madison, WI

Cost: $300

Continuing education credit: 12 hours (1.2 CEUs), 12 CECH (CHES) contact hours

Instructor: Mare Chapman

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608-262-2451

For additional information, contact Barbara Nehls-Lowe: 608-890-4653

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The practice of mindfulness is being incorporated into a wide range of settings in our society, from elementary school classrooms to hospitals, prison cells, businesses and board rooms. Backed by a plethora of scientific studies validating its numerous benefits, the applications of mindfulness seem unlimited. Although this gain in popularity may make it seem like a fad, mindfulness is an ancient practice rooted in Buddhist psychology, aimed at training our minds to transform the causes of suffering and cultivate the conditions for sustainable happiness. As clinicians it's important to understand both the foundational concepts that accompany mindfulness as well as the methods, so we can effectively offer it's profound benefits to the people we serve in ways that align with the integrity of its lineage.

In this 2 day workshop, combining experiential learning, key concepts of Buddhist psychology, and methods for application, we will explore the principles of mindful awareness and meditation, review the latest scientific findings on mindfulness, learn several core meditative practices, including how to work with physical pain and difficult emotions, and specific ways to apply these methods in your own clinical setting. We will also address the vital necessity of bringing mindful and compassionate awareness to oneself as the caregiver.

Learning objectives

  • Define mindfulness and its basic principles.
  • Understand the core concepts of Buddhist psychology.
  • Experience and learn a basic meditation practice.
  • Understand the scientific findings on mindfulness.
  • Understand the root cause of much of our suffering and how mindfulness addresses this.
  • Learn methods for working with painful sensations and difficult emotions.
  • Learn core practices you can easily incorporate and apply in your work, as well as in your life.