A Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction Workbook – New Test Only Course

A Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction Workbook

CE Credit: 4 Hours (0.4 CEUs)
Target Audience: Psychologists, Counselors, Social Workers, OTs, MFTs
Learning Level: Introductory

Course Abstract:

A Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction WorkbookThis CE test is based on the book A Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction Workbook (2010, 224 pages). The book provides a basic introduction to the practice of mindfulness meditation and includes interactive exercises and an audio CD with over 8 hours of guided meditations. The book also includes a description of the biology of stress, the mechanisms of action of mindfulness, research on mindfulness based stress reduction, and yoga exercises for stress. The workbook can be used for conducting mindfulness groups in educational, occupational, and healthcare settings. Course #40-28 | 2011 | 30 posttest questions | This is a test only course (book not included). The book can be purchased through Amazon or another source.


Learning Objectives:

1. Define mindfulness and describe several mindfulness practices/techniques
2. Describe the physiological response to stress, and the impact of mindfulness on the body and mind
3. Identify mindfulness and yoga techniques for becoming aware of emotions
4. List mindfulness and yoga techniques for reducing pain, anxiety and stress
5. Describe the role of mindfulness meditation and loving kindness meditation for improving relationships


About the Author(s):

Bob Stahl, PhD, directs Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction programs at Camino Medical Group in Sunnyvale, El Camino Hospital in Mountain View, Dominican Hospital in Santa Cruz, O’Connor Hospital in San Jose, and Santa Cruz Medical Foundation. He is a long time practitioner of mindfulness meditation, having practiced for over eight years in a Buddhist monastery. Bob has completed training with Jon Kabat-Zinn and is a certified mindfulness-based stress reduction teacher having been certified by UMass Medical Center.

Elisha Goldstein, PhD, is in private practice in West Los Angeles and co-author of A Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction Workbook, Foreword by Jon Kabat-Zinn (New Harbinger, February 2010). He synthesizes the pearls of traditional psychotherapy with a progressive integration of mindfulness to achieve mental and emotional healing. He contends that we have the power to transform our traumas and habitual patterns that keep us stuck in perpetual stress, anxiety, depression, or addiction and step into greater freedom and peace. He offers practical strategies to calm our anxious minds, transform negative emotions and facilitate greater self acceptance, freedom and inner peace


Accreditation Statement:

Professional Development Resources is recognized as a provider of continuing education by the following:
AOTA: American Occupational Therapy Association (#3159)
APA: American Psychological Association
ASWB: Association of Social Work Boards (#1046)
CDR: Commission on Dietetic Registration (#PR001)
NBCC: National Board for Certified Counselors (#5590)
NAADAC: National Association of Alcohol & Drug Abuse Counselors (#00279)
California: Board of Behavioral Sciences (#PCE1625)
Florida: Boards of SW, MFT & MHC (#BAP346); Psychology & School Psychology (#50-1635); Dietetics & Nutrition (#50-1635); Occupational Therapy Practice (#34). PDResources is CE Broker compliant.
Illinois: DPR for Social Work (#159-00531)
Ohio: Counselor, Social Worker & MFT Board (#RCST100501)
South Carolina: Board of Professional Counselors & MFTs (#193)
Texas: Board of Examiners of Marriage & Family Therapists (#114) & State Board of Social Worker Examiners (#5678)