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Wellness Strategies, Burnout Prevention, & Mindfulness – Part 2

Thu April 23, 2015: 11:00 am-1:00 pm EDT

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This 2-hour webinar explores not only current research findings linked to wellness and mindfulness but also how mental health clinicians and those in helping professional roles can utilize this information to implement preventative and restorative practices in their work and personal lives. The presentation will also include practical examples that individuals can provide to families dealing with stress, anxiety and other difficulties that can provide barriers to wellness.

Presenter Information

Adrienne Baggs, Ph.D., is an Assistant Professor at Argosy University Denver and a restorative yoga teacher. She is passionate about contributing to a more holistic paradigm in Counselor Education and Supervision. While pursuing her doctoral degree at the University of Florida, she specialized in spiritual issues in counseling and holistic therapeutic approaches, such as mindfulness and yoga. Her current research agenda is focused on 1) The effects of restorative yoga and trauma, and 2) The psychology of suffering. Clinically, she’s worked in schools, prisons, substance recovery centers, and college counseling centers.

Isabel Thompson, Ph.D., also 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.

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.

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Wellness Strategies, Burnout Prevention, & Mindfulness – Part 1

Additional Resources

OneOp Blog: Career Sustaining Behaviors and Wellness

OneOp Blog: Trauma Therapists and Compassion Satisfaction

OneOp Blog: Predicting Compassion Fatigue and Burnout in Practitioners

OneOp Blog: Working with Members of the Military: Secondary Traumatic Stress

OneOp Blog: Self-care When Caring for Others

OneOp Blog: Mindfulness-based Interventions to Combat Stress

OneOp Blog: Self-care for the Military Family Advocate

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