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Practical ACT: An Introduction to Life Skills Modules

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Wham Building Room 144

Southern Illinois University

Carbondale, IL 62901

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THE LIFE SKILLS MODULES PROTOCOL:

This experiential workshop will teach you the essential elements of the ACT Hexaflex and strategies for helping your clients establish and integrate skills that characterize psychological flexibility. It is organized by the protocol being developed by Dr. Drake's clinical practicum team at Southern Illinois University. Life Skills Modules is a flexible protocol populated with evidence-based treatment components designed to serve a variety of client presentations as well as a training resource for therapists. The protocol and supplementary materials will be made available to all workshop attendees.


INTENDED AUDIENCE:

This training is designed for students and professionals with beginning or intermediate skills with ACT.


WORKSHOP LOCATION:

The Clinical Center

Wham Building Room 141

Southern Illinois University

Carbondale, Illinois


GENERAL SCHEDULE:

Friday, September 29th

8:30-9:00 Registration*

9:00-noon ACT Foundations: Philosophy, Theory, and Functional Assessment

noon-1:30 Lunch*

1:30-5:00 Values and Present Moment Awareness

Saturday, September 30th

9:00-noon Defusion and Self-As-Context

noon-1:30 Lunch*

1:30-5:00 Acceptance and Committed Action

*no CE credit available for these activities


CONTINUING EDUCATION:

13 CE hours are available for psychologists, pending approval.


LEARNING OBJECTIVES:

-Identify the philosophical basis of ACT;

-Identify the theoretical basis of ACT;

-Explain a simple means of conducting a functional assessment for clients;

-Describe an intervention for disrupting problematic behavior patterns;

-Define values and provide an illustrative metaphor;

-Define present moment awareness and provide an illustrative metaphor;

-Define defusion and provide an illustrative metaphor;

-Define self-as-context and provide an illustrative metaphor;

-Define willingness and provide an illustrative metaphor;

-Define committed action and provide an illustrative metaphor;

-Explain a cheap and accessible means of facilitating practice of the skills outside sessions;

-Describe a sensible order for teaching the life skills.


FEES:

Professionals w/ CE: $75

Professionals w/o CE: $50

Students: $25

$10 processing fee for cancelations before September 22nd; no refunds after September 22nd.

Registration fee purchases a parking pass and access to entire workshop and related supplementary materials. Lunch, drinks, and snacks are not provided.


WORKSHOP PROVIDER:

Chad Drake, Ph.D., has been an active student, researcher, and teacher of Contextual Behavioral Science for more than 15 years. He is an assistant professor at Southern Illinois University, where he supervises the Contextual Behavioral Science Lab in addition to supervising graduate students in adult clinical psychology. His passions include mountain hiking, movies and books, making his wife laugh, and playing with his two sons.


FOR MORE INFORMATION:

662.801.9836

chad.e.drake@gmail.com

http://chaddrake.com

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