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Description

For anyone interested in an overview of Acceptance and Commitment Therapy this 1-day workshop provides an introduction to the core principles of ACT and their relevant application in clinical practice. In order to maximise learning, participants will complete some pre-workshop reading and practice their learning on the day through some simple experiential exercises.

This session will combine didactic and experiential / active learning, and will be run via Zoom.

Participants will be sent a link to access the session 2 days prior.

This event will cover:

  • An overview of the theory underlying ACT.
  • An opportunity to learn and experiment with some ACT skills.
  • A basis for potential extended training.

Trainers

  • Dr Carl Zabel (Clinical Psychologist) — NWMH
  • Dr Lisa Soares (Clinical Psychologist) — NWMH

Eligibility criteria

These are free events designed for members of the public clinical mental health workforce in Victoria, (staff employed at Area Mental Health Services, Forensicare or mental health staff from RCH). For example, a social worker working in mental health at Austin Health. Staff from MHCSSs, ACCHOs, AOD or other partner organisations may sometimes also attend. Please note, if you do register for an event and it is not clear you are part of the intended audience, your registration will be confirmed two weeks prior to the event start date, or earlier.

Categories: Therapeutic theory & practice
Disciplines: Allied Health, Medical, Nursing
Levels: Introductory
Lifespans: Adult

Tuesday 16 August 2022
08:30 to 16:30
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