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Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction
Course - Audio (On Demand)
$89.99 USD
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Course - Audio (On Demand)   Instructions
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  1. Have an experiential understanding of mindfulness and be able to define it in user friendly terms.
  2. Practice mindfulness meditations.
  3. Understand how mindfulness impacts the stress response and self-management.
  4. Explain the nonverbal component of mindful communication and its importance.
  5. Describe interpersonal mindfulness.
  6. List two necessary elements of mindfulness.


Session 1:

  • Introduction to Mindfulness and an Overview of MBSR
  • Discussion of perspective that there's more right with you than wrong and that each person has the ability and responsibility for their own well-being
  • The role of intention, acceptance, and commitment
  • Awareness exercise, and practice of the body-scan meditation
  • Use of language in defining and explaining mindfulness

Session 2:

  • Building Success
  • The meaning of wellness, cultivation of attention and compassion; the role of perception
  • Discussion of the body scan, its use as the seat of emotion, and self-discovery *
  • Movement practices in awareness
  • Mindfulness as a self-regulatory technique, qualities needed to sustain practice
  • Practice in awareness of the breath, nonjudgmental observation
  • Awareness exercise

Session 3:

  • The Relationship of Attention to Stress Management and Identifying Patterns of Behavior
  • Focus on stress and stress reactivity versus response
  • Meeting difficulties and overcoming obstacles
  • Common difficulties or problems
  • The process of inquiry
  • Case examples
  • Mindfulness meditation

Session 4:

  • Symptom Management, Coping Strategies, Loving-Kindness Meditation Practice, Discussion of Its Practice and Perils
  • Case examples
  • Use of poems and stories

Session 5:

  • Mindful Communication, Use of Aikido, Joining and Connecting with Interpersonal Mindfulness
  • Exercises
  • Meditation in choiceless awareness (use of sound and thought, as well as sensations and breath)

Session 6:

  • Highlights of Current Research in Mindfulness
  • Applicability and adaptability of mindfulness to patient populations and settings
  • Questions, and answers to common questions
  • Maintaining practice
  • Practice in an awareness meditation
  • Summation


Elana Rosenbaum, MS, LICSW, has been integrating mindfulness with psychotherapy for over 30 years. She is a leader in the clinical application of mindfulness meditation to cancer care and is a pioneering teacher of Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction at the Center for Mindfulness, the University of Massachusetts Medical School. She has authored, Here for Now: Living Well with Cancer through Mindfulness and Being Well (even when you're sick): Mindfulness Practices for People Living With Cancer and Other Serious Illness.

Elana has a private practice in psychotherapy in Worcester, Massachusetts and is a sought after mindfulness coach, teacher, speaker, workshop leader and research consultant. She has been featured in "Chronicle" on CBS and mentioned in many magazine articles including Yoga Journal, Health, Coping, and the PBS audio series, "Walking through the Storm". She is currently working on her third book, a workbook of mindfulness exercises for optimal living.

Speaker Disclosures:

Financial: Elana Rosenbaum maintains a private practice. She receives royalties as an author for Shambhala and Satya House Publications. Ms. Rosenbaum receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc.

Non-financial: Elana Rosenbaum has no relevant non-financial relationship to disclose.
Continuing Education Credits
Price includes one CE Certificate. Additional certificates are available for an additional fee; please contact our Customer Service at 1-800-844-8260 for more details.

Listed below are the continuing education credit(s) currently available for this self-study package. Please note, your state licensing board dictates whether self study is an acceptable form of continuing education. Please refer to your state rules and regulations.

**Materials that are included in this course may include interventions and modalities that are beyond the authorized practice of mental health professionals. As a licensed professional, you are responsible for reviewing the scope of practice, including activities that are defined in law as beyond the boundaries of practice in accordance with and in compliance with your professions standards.

This intermediate self-study activity consists of 6.0 clock hours of continuing education instruction. Credit requirements and approvals vary per state board regulations. Please save the course outline, the certificate of completion you receive from the activity and contact your state board or organization to determine specific filing requirements.

Marriage & Family Therapists
This self-study activity consists of 6.0 clock hours of continuing education instruction. Credit requirements and approvals vary per state board regulations. Please save the course outline, the certificate of completion you receive from this self-study activity and contact your state board or organization to determine specific filing requirements.

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PESI, Inc. is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. PESI, Inc. maintains responsibility for this program and its content. PESI, Inc. is offering these self-study materials for 6.0 hours of continuing education credit.

Social Workers
PESI, Inc., #1062, is approved as a provider for social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB), through the Approved Continuing Education (ACE) Program. PESI, Inc. maintains responsibility for the program. ASWB Approval Period: January 27, 2017 - January 27, 2020. Licensed Social Workers should contact their regulatory board to determine course approval. Social Workers will receive 6.0 (Clinical) continuing education clock hours for completing this self-study package. Course Level: Intermediate.

Other Professions
This self-study activity qualifies for 6.0 clock hours of instructional content as required by many national, state and local licensing boards and professional organizations. Retain your certificate of completion and contact your board or organization for specific filing requirements.

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**It is your ethical responsibility to report accurate hours to your licensing board.
**All self-study participants must complete and pass (80% or better) a post-test/evaluation prior to receiving a certificate of completion. If you require a copy of the test/evaluation for CE purposes, please print at the time you take the test. Or you may call our customer service department and a copy of your test/evaluation will be emailed to you. Please allow 30-45 days.

Counselors, Marriage and Family Therapists, Psychologists, Social Workers and other Mental Health Professionals