17-303-01 MBCT Facilitation Practicum (starts Jan 16)

By Centre for Mindfulness Studies (other events)

Mon, Jan 16 2017 5:30 PM EST Mon, Apr 3 2017 9:00 PM EST

Ontario’s only MBCT practicum accredited by The College of Family Physicians of Canada.
This is the fourth module of our MBCT Facilitation Certificate Program

The MBCT Practicum will immerse participants in the 8-week MBCT program as participants, facilitators and observers. Trainees will take on a variety of roles including teaching, providing and receiving feedback and developing skills of inquiry. Readings and home practice will be an essential part of the program. Relevant background will be provided in the areas of mindfulness, clinical research and CBT.

Participants Will Learn

  • Ways to deliver the 8 week MBCT program in a systematic manner
  • Engage in teachbacks to help hone their skills
  • Receive feedback to enhance their guidance and inquiry skills
  • Understand the underlying intentions, attitudes and attentional training skills developed in the practices/exercises
  • Learn to hold the group using the MBCT model

Who Should Attend
This course is intended for healthcare providers and social service workers interested in developing some foundational skills to facilitate the 8-week MBCT program. It is best suited for clinicians who have experience with meditative practices and who have attended an 8-week MBCT group as a participant.

Apply Before Registering
If you have not already been accepted into the Applied Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy (MBCT) Facilitation Certificate Program, please submit a completed Professional Development Application Form and a copy of your CV to [email protected].

This practicum meets the accreditation criteria of The College of Family Physicians of Canada and has been accredited for up to 25 Mainpro-C credits. It has also been approved for 2 Lifestyle and 8 General Continuing Education credits by the BDDT-N for naturopathic doctors.

Monday Evenings
Sessions 1-10*: January 16, 2017 - April 3, 2017 | 5:30pm - 9pm
* Skips February 20th & March 13th

Patricia Rockman MD CCFP FCFP & David Denis ND RP

Fee: $2,250 (includes course materials and guided meditation download or CD)
As a registered charity, we do not charge HST. When you support us, you support our charitable initiatives. If you’d like to learn more, please see our Community Program.

Registration is limited to 20 people so please register early.

Please note that no meals are provided, only light refreshments.

Mailing Address

180 Sudbury Street, Unit C2 Toronto, ON M6J 0A8