Enhancing Resilience Across a Lifespan

Building Resilience Across a Lifespan

Saturday, October 28, 2017
9:00am- 3:00pm

Richardson Building – Bohan Auditorium
445 Winn Way
Decatur, Georgia  30030

Presenter: Dr. Jeff Ashby
Cost: $65

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Five (5) CEU’s through the Georgia Society for Clinical Social Work

Resilience is generally understood as the successful adaptation to life tasks in the face of social disadvantage or highly adverse conditions.   This course is designed to assist mental health practitioners in facilitating the development of resilience in their clients.  The workshop is organized to help develop an understanding of stress resilience.  Participants will explore and practice evidence based strategies to enhance resilience.  These strategies include: cognitive behavioral techniques, mindfulness, self-efficacy training, and psychosocial resilience training.

At the conclusion of the workshop, participants will:

  • Understand stress response and its psychological triggers.
  • Learn the theoretical models of stress, trauma and resilience.
  • Be familiar with the key aspects of a resilient person.
  • Learn to apply evidence based cognitive behavioral techniques to build resilience.
  • Learn to apply evidence based mindfulness techniques to build resilience.
  • Learn to apply evidence based self-efficacy techniques to build resilience.
  • Learn to apply evidence based psychosocial techniques to build resilience.
  • Understand the value of self-care in the process of building resilience in clients.

Certifications

  • Five (5) CEU ‘s through the Georgia Society for Clinical Social Work.

Registration Details

For additional information contact:

Sunny Volano
404-508-7962
sundayv@dekcsb.org

Mailing: PO Box 1648, Decatur, GA 30031
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