"Mindfulness and Self-care: Benefits of Meditation and Self-care"
Presented by Issac L. Boose, M.Ed, LPC-S, LMFT, ICAADC
Registration: 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Lecture: 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
To register please contact Kim Jarrell at (601) 288-4962.
About this workshop:
This presentation will examine the practice of meditation and mindfulness as well as examine the effects of meditation on physical and mental health. There will also be a focus on how meditative practices can improve performance in the work environment.
About the speaker(s):
Issac L. Boose is a Licensed Professional Counselor, a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist as well as a Certified Advanced Alcohol and Drug Counselor. He presently works as the director of Pine Grove Next Step and has been a part of the Next Step team since December 2004. He received his undergraduate degree from the University of Maryland European Division and a Masters Degree in Educational Psychology from the University of Mississippi. He is an active member of the Mississippi Association of Addiction Professional. His experience in the counseling profession includes working with school-aged children as a school based counselor, counseling senior citizens in a hospital setting, community mental health counseling and residential alcohol and drug counseling. While working within these settings he has provided couples, family, group and individual therapy.
- Attendee will be able to describe the practice of meditation and mindfulness.
- Attendee will be able to describe the psychological and physiological benefits of meditation.
- Attendee will be able identify mindfulness practices that can promote stress reduction in the workplace.
Professional clinicians in the mental health and addiction fields who are counselors, social workers, psychiatrist, psychologist, and therapists and who work with couples.
Psychology: 1 CE Hour: Pine Grove is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. Pine Grove maintains responsibility for this program and its content.
NBCC: 1 CE Hour: Pine Grove has been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider, ACEP No. 6392. Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified, Pine Grove is solely responsible for all aspects of the programs.
Mississippi Social Work: 1 CE hour: Pine Grove Behavioral Health & Addiction Services (DP# SWB12013) is approved as a provider for continuing education by the MBOE & MFT Approval Period: 08/24/16 through 08/24/18. Social workers will receive 1 CE hour in participating in this course. (Clinical _1__ /Supervision___ /Cultural Competency___/ Ethics Hours /General ___ General Hours ).
Alabama Social Work: 1 Contact Hour: (Provider #0336 through ABSWE).
Mississippi LMFT: 1 General Hour: (Pending), Provider #TCE0003.
Nursing: 1 contact hour (00195-736).
Ethical Disclosures for Speaker(s):
- Issac Boose is an employee of Forrest General Hospital.
- There is no commercial support of the speaker(s), the content of the talk(s) or anything that might be a conflict of interest beyond the speakers being paid by Pine Grove.
- The speakers are not promoting any books, medications or training that will be for sale at the talk that might constitute a conflict of interest.
- The speakers will cover any potential limitations and risks of the treatment or topics being discussed during the talk.
- Some of the material covered is of a sensitive nature about addictions, ethical dilemmas and/or other clinical disorders.
Those in attendance must stay for the entire duration of the workshop; partial credit for partial attendance will not be awarded.
APA CE Statement:
Pine Grove Behavioral Health & Addiction Services is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. Pine Grove maintains responsibility for this program and its content.
Pine Grove Behavioral Health & Addiction Services complies with the ADA. This facility is handicapped-accessible. If any conference participant is in need of reasonable accommodation, please contact Samuel Rosa at 601-288-4915 prior to the event.
Please contact Samuel Rosa at 601-288-4915 at Pine Grove Behavioral Health & Addiction Services, 2255 Broadway Drive, Hattiesburg, MS 39401 to submit a complaint, or if you have additional questions.
Forrest General Hospital is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the Mississippi Nurses Foundation, Inc., an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.
There is no charge for attendance to this workshop.