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of research now supports the claim that the practice of mindfulness can result in significant neurological
SPRING CLINICAL CONVERSATION March 1, 2010 COUPLES THERAPY Bernie Slutsky
rages on. taught to sustained
Is mindfulness a “technique” that can be clinicians and clients or does it require a and deep practice for both parties? When
can it best be
For whom is
incorporated into it most helpful?
the therapy What about
AND THIS ONE TOO!
contraindications other issues will
and informed be discussed
versation” during which mindfulness together.
consent? These and in this “clinical con-
SPRING WORKSHOP April 23, 2010 9 am -12:30 pm The Internet & Mental Health
And dont forget about this!
MSCSW ANNUAL MEETING Please join us to meet, greet and socialize with your colleagues! May 17, 2010
7 pm – 9 pm Venue and more information to follow
Goal: To provide participants with an understanding of the range and depth of mindfulness practices, how to use them effectively with clients, and the implica- tions of doing so.
Understand the ways in which mindfulness can be used in therapy and the experience required of the clinician.
Consider the implications of doing so (ethical, spiritual, and otherwise).
Become knowledgeable about the research on the effects of mindfulness on the brain.
Experience a variety of mindfulness practices and discuss their potential use in therapy.
Political News& Legislative News
Mary Moriarty is watching the landscape for us and is encouraging members to attend their caucuses on
MINDFULNESS AND PSYCHOTHERAPY Jean W. Haley, MLS, MS, MSW, LICSW February 8, 2010, 7pm - 9 pm 2 CEUs The ancient practice of mindfulness – nonjudgmen-
PACE will be sending reminders
possible resolutions to bring to caucuses.
Laura Groshong – Book Referral
tal awareness of the present mainstream psychotherapy.
moment - has entered Clinicians using the
models of ness-based Acceptance
Dialectical Behavior Therapy, mindful- Cognitive Therapy for Depression, or and Commitment Therapy include it as a
Please note the following book referral and message from Laura
Groshong important nation.
on CSWA lobbyists.
I would like to call your attention to the imminent publication of my book Clinical Social Work Practice
their personal meditation practice deepen whatever model they use.
to inform and A growing body
and Regulation: An Overview. This book
of the broad scope of clinical
provides an social work educational
MSCSW Newsletter – Winter 2010