5-Day Advanced Facilitation Intensive Training & Retreat

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5-Day Advanced Facilitation Intensive Training & Retreat

Time: April 23, 2017 at 4pm to April 28, 2017 at 2pm
Location: The Ecology Retreat Centre
Street: 308046 Hockley Rd
City/Town: Mono
Website or Map: http://www.mindfulnessstudies…
Phone: 888-637-9186
Event Type: training, mbsr, mbct, mindfulness, facilitation, msc, teacher
Organized By: Centre for Mindfulness Studies
Latest Activity: Mar 15, 2017

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Event Description

Deepen your facilitation skills.

This training intensive supports facilitation skills while focusing on strengthening the facilitation of mindful inquiry.  At its deepest, it is about our relationship to the practice of mindfulness and to the articulation of that process. The curriculum is highly interactive and highlights the necessity of personal practice as a platform from which to teach.

This training will combine elements of a clinical training workshop and a meditation retreat. You can expect to spend some periods in silence and others in active discussion and interaction.

This course will be led by Susan L. Woods and Dr. Patricia Rockman. Susan Woods is the Senior Guiding Teacher at the Mindfulness-Based Professional Training Institute, UC San Diego, and one of the world’s leading experts and trainers in mindful inquiry. Dr. Patricia Rockman is the Director of Education and Clinical Studies at The Centre, and has been educating healthcare providers in stress reduction, CBT and mindfulness-based practices for over 20 years.

The heart of this training program focuses on developing skills that increase an embodied mindful presence, mindful inquiry, and examines the theme, rationale, intention and practice skills for each of the eight MBSR/MBCT sessions.  We will pay attention to nurturing specific qualities associated with mindfulness—such as a present-moment-directed focus, an awareness that represents an inner and outer listening, and a compassionate stance that incorporates a willingness to meet our teaching edges with generosity and kindness.  This training offers the time to nurture these qualities through silent mindfulness practice, through simulated patient-teacher encounters, discussion and personal supervision from the retreat leaders.

Participants Will Learn

• To demonstrate proficiency in embodying present-moment-directed skills
• To identify the components and characteristics of the delivery and practice of inquiry
• To describe how mindfulness offers a radical perceptual shift for approaching difficult modes of mind and moods and creates a platform of self-compassion for the client
• To describe the theme, rationale, intention and practice skills embedded in the MBSR/MBCT programs
• To articulate appropriate professional and personal ethics

Five-Day Retreat: Sunday afternoon to Friday afternoon
4pm on April 23, 2017 – 2pm on April 28, 2017

Fee: $2,400 double, $2,900 single



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