Wellness Strategies, Burnout Prevention, & Mindfulness-Part 1

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This 2 hour webinar will explore wellness and current research findings linked to burnout and compassion fatigue which create barriers to wellness. Presenters will outline why it is necessary for mental health clinicians and advocates to implement wellness strategies and introduce mindfulness. Presenters will also explain meditation and give us a nice example of what meditation looks like through guided meditation.

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  • We provide National Association of Social Workers (NASW) and Georgia Marriage and Family Therapy CE credits. More information on how to obtain CEUs can be found here.

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    Presenter Information:

    Eric Thompson, PhD is an Assistant Professor of School Counseling at Nova Southeastern University. He has been a practitioner of contemplative practices and mindfulness since 1995. In addition to his personal practice, Dr. Thompson studied with numerous meditation and mindfulness instructors. Eric has presented on Mindfulness at the International American Counseling Association conference in 2010. He taught Mindful Living courses at the University of Florida from 2008-2011.

    Isabel Thompson, PhD serves as an Assistant Professor in Mental Health Counseling at Nova Southeastern University in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. She holds a Ph.D. in Counselor Education and Supervision from the University of Florida and is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor in Florida. Her areas of research include wellness, mindfulness, and the application of contemplative approaches in clinical practice. Isabel has examined how counselor coping practices impact reported levels of burnout and compassion fatigue. In addition, Isabel integrates meditative and self-care practices into her day-to-day life. When not working, she enjoys spending time with her husband and son and being in nature.

    Cover photo image: Creative Commons Licensing [Kacy Mixon-June 3, 2006]

    This presentation is not endorsed by the Department of Defense and the information, as well as any opinions or views, contained herein are solely that of the presenter.

    Created by Kacy Mixon