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CEU Workshop on Mindfulness and Stress Reduction

Aging Remix / The Hoarding Disorder Resource and Training Group

Thursday, December 3, 2015 from 5:00 PM to 7:30 PM (EST)

CEU Workshop on Mindfulness and Stress Reduction

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Mindfulness and Stress Reduction

Mindfulness is the philosophy and practice of being focused and in the moment.  It is sometimes defined as "The Art of Being Fully Present".  When using mindfulness as a therapeutic tool, clinicians are able to help their clients tame distracting and distorting thoughts, and focus in on the immediacy of the moment.  Mindfulness therapy has been validated in medical and psychological studies to bring a positive effect on reducing stress and enhancing coping skills when dealing with medical illnesses, addiction issues and day to day life stressors. 

Participants in this introductory / intermediate level workshop will learn the basics of a therapeutic mindfulness approach; ways to evaluate stress, to recognize the effects of stress, and reactions to stress: and how to integrate a multi-dimensional mindful approach with clients to find an effective way of reducing and managing negative reactions to stress.
 Self-assessment tools and mindful exercises will be used to expand participants' level of understanding and experiential awareness of techniques.

Participants participating in this program will be able to:

* Define the therapeutic term of mindfulness

*  Name two key principles of Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction

* List the three components of stress response

* Identify one way of changing stressful thinking patterns

* Name three ways to integrate mindfulness in to daily practice

Registration Cost:

$15.00 (non-refundable) Administrative fee for on-line registration

$20.00 (non-refundable) Administrative fee for registration at the door (check or cash only).

Live Workshop Continuing Education Credit Information:

Full attendance is required: no partial credits will be offered for partial attendance.

New York Social Workers:  The HDRT Group is recognized by the New York State Education Department's (NYSED) State Board for Social Work as a conditionally approved provider of continuing education for licensed social workers  # 0301.  This activity will qualify for 2.0 (Clinical) contact hours.

Social Workers: The HDRT Group, Provider # 1445, is approved as a provider for social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) through the Approved Continuing Education (ACE) Program.  ASWB Approval Period ( 6/08/15-6/08/16).  Social Workers should contact their regulatory board to determine course approval for continuing education credits.  Social Workers participating in this course will receive 2.0 (Clinical) continuing education clock hours.

Case Managers: This program has been pre-approved by the Commission for Case Manager Certification to provide continuing education credit to Certified Care Managers (CCMs).  CCMs participating in this course will receive 2.0 (Clinical) continuing education clock hours.

Certificates of course completion will be individually distributed at the end of the workshop, and the submission of workshop evaluation form.

About the Instructor:

Anne B. Pagano, LCSW, ACSW, BCD, C-ASWCM, is the Executive Director of the Hoarding Disorder Resource and Training Group, Inc.  She has over 30 years' experience in direct clinical services, supervision, administration and education in hospitals and long term care facilities.  She holds a Master's in Social Work from Simmons College of Social Work in Boston and a Post-Master's Certificate in Gerontology from the Hunter-Brookdale Center on Aging in New York City.


This program will be held at the Kensington Assisted Living Facility

100 Maple Ave

White Plains, NY 10601

(914) 390-0080                                                                                                                                                                                                                            The Kensington is a handicap accessible facility.

This program is co-sponsored by The Kensington and John Paul Saitta - Long Term Care Insurance Specialist

Customer Service:  Call (800) 414-7401 ext. 800 or email Anne Pagano at to ask about course content, instructors, request accommodations for disability, submit a formal grievance, or remove your name from a list.

Cancellation Policy:  Administrative fee is non-refundable.

The Hoarding Disorder Resource and Training Group (HDRT GROUP):  Since 2013, the HDRT Group has provided cutting edge educational training workshops nationally for professionals, municipalities and the general public on issues surrounding hoarding disorder.  The HDRT Group also offers clinical and ethical continuing education workshops on such topics as: Bio-Ethical Decision Making; Self-Neglect and the Older Person; The Many Faces of Dementia; ; Elder Abuse: Old Age Problem, New Perspective: Substance Abuse Among Older Adults: How to use Cognitive Behavioral Therapy to Overcome Unhealthy Life Patterns; Aging in Place: What Baby-Boomers, Their Families and Professionals Need to Know Now; Mindfulness and Stress-Reduction; The Spiritual / Cultural Dimensions of Aging.

The Hoarding Disorder Resource and Training Group, Inc                                                            

378 Midland Ave.

Yonkers, NY 10704

(800) 414-7401

fax: (914) 457-2905                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        

Have questions about CEU Workshop on Mindfulness and Stress Reduction? Contact Aging Remix / The Hoarding Disorder Resource and Training Group

When & Where

The Kensington
100 Maple Avenue
White Plains, NY 10601

Thursday, December 3, 2015 from 5:00 PM to 7:30 PM (EST)

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Aging Remix / The Hoarding Disorder Resource and Training Group

Aging Remix provides continuing education workshops for licensed clinical social workers and certified case managers in areas of aging; geriatric mental health, clinical practice, and ethics.

The Hoarding Disorder Resource and Training Group, Inc.  eases the emotional, psychological, social, financial, and legal effects of hoarding disorder through education, consultation and community support.

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