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18-304-01 5-Day MBCT Intensive Training & Retreat (Oct 21-26)

By Centre for Mindfulness Studies (other events)

Sun, Oct 21 2018 4:00 PM Fri, Oct 26 2018 1:00 PM
 
ABOUT ABOUT

Train to facilitate MBCT programs with guidance from Zindel Segal, one of its co-developers. This is the third module of our MBCT Facilitation Certificate Program.

Current treatments for depression provide relief for many people, yet they face significant challenges maintaining the benefits of treatment. This innovative 5-day intensive training and retreat will lead you through the program designed to prevent depressive relapse among people with a history of depression.

Based on the research of Zindel Segal, Mark Williams and John Teasdale and documented in their book Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy for Depression, this program combines the tools of cognitive therapy with the practice and clinical application of mindfulness meditation.

The heart of MBCT lies in acquainting patients with the modes of mind that often characterize depression while simultaneously inviting them to develop a new relationship to these modes. Using your personal mindfulness practice to inform your psychotherapy is a crucial part of this process.

What To Expect
This training will combine elements of a clinical training workshop and a meditation retreat. You can expect to spend some periods in silence and others in active discussion and interaction. The course will follow a concentrated schedule, starting at 6:30 am and ending at 8 pm each day. Registrants will not be provided with a detailed agenda beforehand; instead the schedule and time breakdown will be addressed at the opening session of the retreat.

Who Should Attend
Enrolment is open to healthcare professionals and social service workers who have a clinical background and a mindfulness meditation practice. Prerequisites for the intensive training include participation in an 8-week MBCT program, formal mindfulness training equivalent to MBCT Basics and CBT Primer, and a regular mindfulness mediation practice.

Apply Before Registering
If you have not already been accepted into the Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy (MBCT) Facilitation Certificate Program, please submit a completed Professional Development Application Form and wait for a response from the Centre before registering.

Accreditation
This course has been accredited for up to 18 Mainpro-C and 11 Mainpro-M1 credits through the College of Family Physicians of Canada.

Facilitators
Zindel Segal PhD Patricia Rockman MD CCFP FCFP

Timing: October 22-27, 2017

Begins Sunday, October 22, 2017
- Check-in at 3pm
- Dinner at 5pm
- Session starts at 7pm

Ends Friday, October 27, 2017
- Session ends at 11:30am
- Check-out after lunch

Fee: 
Early-Bird
(available until August 15, 2018) $2,400 double / $2,900 single 
Regular Rate $2,500 double / $3,000 single
PLEASE NOTE: only a limited number of single rooms will be available for immediate registration. Once these spots are sold out, you can register for a "double room - single upgrade waiting list" in case more single rooms become available. If you are offered a single room upgrade, you will be asked to bring the additional $500 to the retreat.

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.

REFUNDS
If you give at least 30 business days' notice prior to the retreat start date, you will receive the full tuition less a $200 fee.
If you give 20 - 29 business days' notice prior to the retreat start date, you will receive a 50% refund.
If you give 10 - 19 business days' notice prior to the retreat start date, you will receive a 25% refund.
If you give less than 10 business days' notice prior to the retreat start date, no refund will be available.
After the retreat has started no refund, exchanges or transfers will be available.

EXCHANGES
If you give at least 20 business days’ notice prior to the retreat start date, you can apply the full tuition amount as a credit to a future course.
If you give 10-19 business days' notice prior to the retreat start date, you can apply 50% of the tuition amount as a credit to a future course.
If you give less than 10 business days’ notice prior to the retreat start date, you can apply 25% of the tuition amount as a credit to a future course.
After the retreat has started no refund, exchanges or transfers will be available.

Mailing Address

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