Cultivating Post Traumatic Growth in Kids and Families through Mindfulness during COVID


Presenter: Christopher Willard, PsyD

As the shutdowns and stay at home orders lengthen, and as tragic news trickles in from near and far, how can we ensure than we and our clients emerge from this time stronger and more resilient than ever? Join Dr. Chris Willard as we explore the foundations of post traumatic growth, looking to human history, anthropology and neuroscience as we discover and explore tools that have boosted human resilience in the face of adversity for generations. This workshop will dive into child and teen oriented contemplative, mindfulness and positive psychology techniques, along with simple takeaway tips for your clients, colleagues and yourself.

Specific learning objectives:

  1. Discuss the impact of stress on mental health in children, teens and adults
  2. Explore mind-body interventions including mindfulness and breathwork to regulate emotions
  3. Describe simple neuroscience and research associated with mindfulness
  4. Integrate research backed positive psychology practice into clinical work

Program Code: CPTG
Credits: 4
Fees: Free

PLEASE NOTE: This event is available online, ON-DEMAND, whenever you want to take it between NOW and December 31, 2020.

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