James Madison University

Mindfulness for the Counseling Professional:Improved Engagement with Children and Adolescents

Friday September 16, 2011
Montpelier Room, East Campus Dining Hall

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At the completion of this workshop participants will be able to:

  • explain the role of attachment and trauma history in shaping a person’s cycles of emotion dysregulation and regulation
  • describe the tri-une nature of brain development and function
  • describe the brain’s alarm system and the process of emotional hijacking
  • explain all of the above brain basics as well as “brain hygiene” basics in accessible language for young people
  • demonstrate three mindfulness exercises for focusing attention in ways that calm the mind and relax the body

Go to:  https://quikpayasp.com/jmu/commerce_manager/payer.do?orderType=GradPsych for online registration.  The cost for General Registration is $65 and $80 for General Registration with 6 CEU credits. 

On-site parking will be available in Lot D3. This lot is open to faculty, staff and guests to the university.  All students must park in a student lot.   A printable campus map can be found at the following web link: http://www.jmu.edu/map/

If you have any questions regarding the workshop or registration, please contact Andrea Henriques at henriqas@jmu.edu or 540-568-7857.