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CE Training: Acceptance and Commitment Therapy

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Owings Mills Branch of the Baltimore County Public Library

10302 Grand Central Avenue

Meeting Room A

Owings Mills, MD 21117

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Join us for an engaging and informative workshop for social workers, psychologists and counselors given by Dr. Staci Martin on Acceptance and Commitment Therapy - Clinical Processes and Applications. Participants will earn 3 Category 1 CEUs.

This 3-hour training is designed to offer a comprehensive overview of the ACT model. ACT is a newer form of therapy that based in acceptance of difficult emotions and purposeful movement towards values. As such, the goal of ACT is to help patients achieve psychological flexibility, which has been found to relate to overall wellbeing. In this interactive training, the six core processes of ACT will be discussed, with clinical examples highlighting each process. There will be opportunities for discussion and for participants to engage in experiential exercises and practice a variety of techniques, with support and guidance from the instructor.

Staci Martin, Ph.D., is a licensed psychologist at the National Cancer Institute (NCI), and the Clinical and Training Director of the Health Psychology and Neurobehavioral Research Program at the National Institutes of Health. She is Past President of the Mid-Atlantic Chapter of ACBS, and serves on the board of directors of several other ACBS Special Interest Groups. At the NIH, Dr. Martin conducts clinical interventions with patients with medical illnesses ranging from children to adults. She has published dozens of articles in peer-reviewed scientific journals and presented at national and international conferences on her research in health psychology. Currently, she is the Principal Investigator of studies examining the effectiveness of Acceptance and Commitment Therapy for adolescents and adults with chronic pain, and a mindfulness-based intervention for children with brain tumors and their caregivers. She also is an associate editor of the Journal of Contextual Behavioral Science (JCBS). She regularly conducts ACT trainings with mental health professionals, medical professionals, and medical patients.

Light refreshments will be provided.

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Owings Mills Branch of the Baltimore County Public Library

10302 Grand Central Avenue

Meeting Room A

Owings Mills, MD 21117

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