Wednesday, February 28, 2018 12 pm
- 1 pm
Alternative Therapies
CE Credit

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In partnership with the Child Mind Institute ADAA is pleased to present a webinar on mindfulness-based interventions from Jill Emanuele, PhD, Senior Director of the Mood Disorders Center and Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) Program at the Child Mind Institute.  Dr. Emanuele is an expert on mindfulness-based interventions and has been using them in treatment for over fifteen years, both in the context of DBT and as an adjunctive to treatment of children, adolescents, and adults. 

Mindfulness, a traditional Buddhist practice, has more recently emerged as a popular clinical technique and is a core component of several widely used interventions, including DBT, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), and Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy (MBCT).  

This webinar will provide training in mindfulness techniques for use with depressed clients within the context of evidence-based therapies.  Components of the webinar will include defining the construct of mindfulness, and briefly reviewing the growing research base for mindfulness as a clinical intervention for depression. It will also include a demonstration of a mindfulness exercise and virtual, in vivo audience participation, and practical tips on using mindfulness to creatively individualize and enhance the treatment of depressed individuals. 

Educational Objectives

1. Understand the core components of mindfulness and discuss mindfulness as an intervention, particularly for depression.

2. Apply mindfulness interventions to enhance and personalize treatment of depression within an evidence-based context.

3. Practice a mindfulness exercises in vivo that is applicable to depressed clients.

This webinar is intended for intermediate to advanced CBT clinicians who may have little or no exposure to mindfulness-based interventions.  Trainees and developing clinicians are also encouraged to attend.

In conjunction with the Child Mind Institute, we are happy to offer Child Mind Institute Friends and partners a discount of $10 by using the code: CMI-ADAA when you register.

This webinar is eligible for 1 CE / CE Hour by APA, NBCC, the New York State Education Department's State Board for Social Work, and the California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists. This webinar meets the qualifications for 1 hour of continuing education credit for LMTs, LCSWs, LPCCs, and /or LEPs as required by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences.

About the Presenter(s)

Jill M. Emanuele, PhD


Jill M. Emanuele, PhD, is the Senior Director of the Mood Disorders Center and the Director of the Dialectical Behavior Therapy program at the Child Mind Institute. She has a breadth of experience in the evaluation and treatment of children and adolescents with mood disorders, with a special focus on complex presentations. Dr. Emanuele has expertise in cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), family therapy and mindfulness training, and she has experience with diverse populations of children, adolescents and their families.

Dr. Emanuele is intensively trained in dialectical behavior therapy (DBT), with over 15 years of experience in providing individual and group DBT to adolescents and their families, while supervising and teaching students and clinicians in providing DBT services. In addition, she has presented at academic medical centers, public schools, community health centers, and professional conferences on the topics of mindfulness, adolescent depression and suicide, adolescent self-injury, DBT, and adolescent borderline personality disorder, and co-authored book chapters on some of these important topics.

Dr. Emanuele is dedicated to increasing public education and disseminating empirically supported treatments for mood and anxiety disorders, and mindfulness-based interventions. She is devoted to providing children and adolescents exceptional treatment that builds a strong foundation for growth, self-discovery and success in every individual

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