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HARMONY EDU PRESENTS: Using ACT for Co-Occuring Disorders


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OVERVIEW:
Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) is an evidence-based intervention based on mindfulness, acceptance, and behavior change strategies. This presentation provides an introduction to ACT, a description of how it can help people with addiction and co-occurring mental health issues, and demonstration and discussion of a few basic ACT techniques

OBJECTIVES:
At the conclusion of this webinar, participants will be able to:

1. Define Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT).
2. Define experiential avoidance and cognitive fusion, and understand their significance in the
development of basic human suffering, as well as addiction and co-occuring mental health
disorders.
3. Identify the six core processes of Acceptance and Commitment Therapy.
4. Describe how ACT techniques can be helpful in therapy for individuals with co-occurring
disorders.

OFFERING 2 CEU’s

Details

Date:
March 14
Time:
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Event Category:
Website:
http://events.constantcontact.com/register/event?llr=7zdnw9cab&oeidk=a07ef4fq1sq8b773c65

Venue

Wilkinson Library
100 W. Pacific Ave.
Telluride, 81435 United States
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Organizer

Gina De Peralta Thorne
Phone:
970-577-4709
Email:
gthorne@harmonyfoundationinc.com
Website:
harmonyfoundationinc.com