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Evidence-Based Stress Reduction Techniques
Stress is one of the most common and complex causes varying levels of mental, emotional and physical distress in those who suffer from it. In the past three decades significant evidence has emerged that offers myriad forms of relief from stress and anxiety. In this course we will explore the signs and symptoms of stress and various evidence-based modalities and techniques for stress reduction and management. These techniques range from Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT) to mindfulness.

TARGET AUDIENCE:

licensed social workers (beginner, intermediate and advanced levels of practice)

# of CE Contact Hours: 3

COURSE OUTLINE:

6:00pm-6:05pm: Welcome and Housekeeping
6:05pm-6:50pm: Definition and dynamics of stress
6:50pm-7:20pm: The relationship between stress and anxiety
7:20pm-7:55pm: Diagnostic features of anxiety
7:55pm-8:00pm: BREAK!
8:00pm-8:10pm: Definition of evidence-based practice/interventions
8:10pm-8:30pm: Mindfulness
8:30pm-8:50pm: Diaphragmatic Breathing
8:50pm-9:10pm: Cognitive Behavior Therapy
9:10pm-9:15pm: Wrap-Up

LEARNING OBJECTIVES

After completing this workshop, participants will be able to:-DEFINE stress-DESCRIBE the relationship between stress and anxiety-DESCRIBE the diagnostic features of Generalized Anxiety Disorder-IMPLEMENT at least 2 evidence-based stress reduction techniques in practice

COURSE FORMAT:

live webinar

COURSE FEE: $45 for 3 CE Contact Hours

Jun 19, 2019 6:00 PM in Eastern Time (US and Canada)

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Speakers

Dawn E. Shedrick, LCSW-R
CEO @JenTex Training & Consulting
Dawn Shedrick, LCSW-R, is the founder and CEO of JenTex Training & Consulting, a professional development company that designs and delivers live and online continuing education workshops to social workers, mental health professionals and human services organizations. Dawn is a licensed clinical social worker, trainer, consultant and certified life/business coach with a broad range of experience that includes community organizing, case management, clinical practice, community health education and executive administration.  Her interests and expertise lie in mental health equity for LGBTQ and gender nonconforming people across the lifespan, culturally competent trauma-informed treatment and healing models for LGBTQ trauma survivors, feminist social work practice, anti-oppressive social work practice and holistic approaches to clinical and administrative social work supervision.