Event: 3 Ways to Use Mindfulness with Substance Using Adolescents and Young Adults (Webinar)
Date/Time: 10/27/2020 at 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Location: Online - -
by the Center for Adolescent Studies
(from event page) Announcing a FREE live webinar to discuss how to incorporate the practice of mindfulness into substance abuse treatment with adolescents and young adults! This webinar will include actionable, pragmatic, and concrete ways to teach mindfulness and other self-regulation skills, build trust, and support adolescents and young adults with substance use disorders and related struggles (i.e., trauma, family conflict, impulsiveness, violence, etc.).
If you’re a substance abuse counselor, social worker, psychologist, therapist, educator, case manager, mentor, or really any type of professional who works directly with substance-use impacted youth, this webinar is for you.
-Review a conceptual for mindfulness as an intervention for substance-use disorders
-Define mindfulness in concrete, applicable way
-Present pragmatic steps to teach formal mindfulness meditation and necessary adaptations for youth and addiction-impacted populations
-Demonstrate how to teach mindfulness informally outside of formal meditation
*Please keep in mind that COVID-19 continues to impact events and business operations. We recommend checking event websites for updates.
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