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Acceptance and Commitment Therapy for Young People - 2 Day Workshop
Mon., 24/10/2016, 9:00 am – Tue., 25/10/2016, 5:00 pm ACDT
headspace Edinburgh North is proud to be presenting Dr Louise Hayes to provide a 2 day workshop in applying Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) with young people aged 12 to 25 years.
Participants will be introduced to a new dynamic model for working with young people in clinics, in schools, in classrooms and in communities. The workshop is fun and creative, with a focus on getting experiential about ACT rather than talking at young people. This two-day workshop will show you how to use ACT experiential techniques confidently and dynamically with young people .
Participants will gain knowledge of:
- How to use ACT and positive psychology for young people individually and in group settings
- Developmental considerations when using ACT techniques
- ACT ways of talking collaboratively with young people and creating an experiential space for behaviour change
- How to create your own act exercises for young people using readily available resources
- How to help young people connect mindfully to their lives
Who is this for:
This workshop is suitable for all professionals who work with young people, including psychologists, counsellors, youth workers, social workers, teachers etc.
About the Presenter:
Dr Louise Hayes, Clinical Psychologist, MAPS, B.A., B.App.Sci (Hons), PhD (Clinical)
Louise is a world expert in Acceptance and Commitment Therapy/Training (ACT) for young people. Louise uses ACT with young people in schools and clinical settings. She is a clinical psychologist, peer reviewed ACT trainer, an academic, author and speaker.
Author of the best selling book Get Out of Your Mind and Into your Life for Teenagers: A Guide to Living an Extraordinary Life.
Author of the new book The Thriving Adolescent: Using Acceptance and Commitment Therapy and Positive Psychology to Help Teens Manage Emotions, Achieve Goals, and Build Connection
Louise is a senior fellow with Orygen Centre for Excellence in Youth Mental Health at The University of Melbourne, a fellow with the Association for Contextual Behavioural Science (ACBS), and a clinical psychologist in private practice at The Elms Family Medical Centre in Bacchus Marsh Victoria. She is also an active philanthropist working to help disadvantaged people in Nepal.
Please note that tickets are limited, and will be sold on a first come, first served basis. Once tickets are exhausted you may email firstname.lastname@example.org to be placed on a waiting list.
Tickets are not refundable except in exceptional circumstances but are transferable to another attendee if you are unable to attend. Please contact us on email@example.com for any queries.
Where can I contact the organiser with any questions?
Pleae contact us at the Northern Health Network on (08) 8209 0700 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Is my registration/ticket transferrable?
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