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A Compassionate Path of Recovery for Addictions and Mental Health Disorders
December 16, 2021 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Mindfulness Theory, Research, and Treatment
Presented by: Anthony Parente, LCPC, NCC, MAC, ICGC II, BACC, Mental Health Clinician and Addictions Specialist
The path of recovery for those struggling with addiction and/or mental illness is diverse, unpredictable, and wrought with challenges. Each person’s journey is as unique as the individual in recovery. Research indicates that a mindfulness-based, compassionate approach to lifestyle changes can enhance one’s recovery process and reduce the risk of relapse as well as limiting the harm that addiction and mental illness causes. This experiential workshop with explore the benefits of mindfulness practice in recovery and examine the essential therapeutic skills of the compassionate practitioner.
As a result of this training, participants will be able to:
- Define and understand the value of compassionate practice for clients and professionals
- Apply theory and research on mindful compassionate recovery to addictions and mental health disorders
- Implement concepts of mindful compassionate recovery into work with clients and into one’s own life as a clinician
General Public – $37.50
Teachers from Jewish Day Schools/JCS Retirees – $30.00
JCS Staff and Associated System Employees – Free
Social workers and other clinicians attending this program will receive 1.5 Category I CEUs.
Jewish Community Services is approved by the Maryland Board of Social Work Examiners to sponsor Continuing Education for social workers (psychologists and licensed professional counselors). Jewish Community Services maintains responsibility for this program and its content.
Funding for the series is made possible by a grant from The Kolker-Saxon-Hallock Family Foundation.