Online Advanced Professional Training Program in Mind-Body Medicine
Confirmed Course Faculty
The following are the previous training’s faculty. Confirmed faculty for this training will be announced soon!
Toni Bankston, LCSW, BACS
Gwen Brehm, M.Ed., LPC, LMFT
Matt Erb, PT
Kathleen Farah, MD
Rita Anita Linger, PhD, CPC, CMBP
Adair Look, MD
Lilita Matison, LCSW
Lora Matz, MS, LICSW
Sabrina N’Diaye, PhD, LCSW-C
Jennifer Phelps, MD
Noshene Ranjbar, MD
Jane Reilly, MS, LICSW
Tanmeet Sethi, MD
Claire Wheeler, MD, PhD
About the Training
Please note this training is open only to those who completed out Professional Training Program in Mind-Body Medicine. Sorry – no exceptions!
This program is delivered in partnership with Eskenazi Health Hoosier Heartland Healing Collaborative
Our Online Advanced Mind-body Medicine Training Program is the second step in the most complete experiential and didactic training in mind-body medicine available — anywhere. It is also the next step as we continue our commitment to working with you on your professional growth and development. This training teaches participants how to use CMBM’s mind-body medicine techniques with individuals, families, and in classrooms. Participants will also learn CMBM’s signature “Mind-Body Skills Groups,” complete with a detailed manual describing each session and discussing solutions to common issues that arise in groups.
After completing the Online Advanced Mind-Body Medicine, participants can start supervision or the Certification process to further enhance their skills as they integrate our model into their work and their lives.
“The Advanced training helped me to identify the path by which I’ll bring this healing work to my community and to myself. This program has changed my life and given me a means to give that change to others.”
Serena Hasworth, MPH
Portland State University, Portland, OR
Who Should Attend
Note: participation in this program is available only to persons who completed the initial Professional Training Program in Mind-Body Medicine.
- Physicians and Physician Assistants
- Nurses and Nurse Practitioners
- Social Workers
- Mental Health and Pastoral Counselors
- Military & Veteran Providers
- Massage Therapists
- Yoga Therapists
- Occupational Therapists
- Recreational Therapists
- Physical Therapists
- Dietitians and Nutritionists
- Complementary & Alternative Medicine Professionals
- Other Allied Health Professionals
- Organize and give a didactic presentation on one or more mind-body approaches.
- Demonstrate the ability to lead a mind-body skills group.
- Describe how to deal with different personalities in a group (i.e. people who are withdrawn or who talk excessively).
- Identify the complexity of dealing with one’s own psychological issues in the context of a mind-body group.
- Describe ways to regulate the timing of the pace when leading a group.
- Develop a clearer perspective on ways to integrate mind-body medicine into one’s own practice or institution.
- Identify possible ways to establish a mind-body program.
Open-Enrollment registration has now been closed. Registration remains open for all those attending through a specific community grant or program. Group and program registration will close 11/18. Please reach out to your program contact regarding registration details.
If you are a part of the Broward or Las Vegas groups, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org for the registration link.
If you are a part of the Lovell or Farsi speaking groups, please contact email@example.com for the registration link.
If you are a part of the Baton Rouge group, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org for the registration link.
If you are a part of the Hoosier Heartland Healing Collaborative Program, please email email@example.com.
If you are a certification candidate, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
**For all those not in groups but who would like to be on the waitlist, please email: email@example.com
EARLY BIRD POLICY:
The Early Bird deadline is July 1st, 2021. Tuition must be paid in full by the early bird deadline to receive the discount. If tuition is not paid in full by the early bird deadline, tuition will automatically be adjusted to regular price.
PARTIAL PAYMENT POLICY:
A non-refundable deposit of $200 is required to register, with the balance due for regular-priced tuition by November 1st, 2021. Your credit card on file will be charged for any remaining balance on that date. Full payment is required to register after that date.If you work for an institution that requires tuition payment by check, you will need to register with a minimum $200 non-refundable deposit by credit card. After completing registration you can print an invoice and have your institution send a check. We must receive your check prior to the November 1st, 2021 deadline to avoid your card being charged the remaining balance. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org if there is a delay in obtaining a check.
CANCELLATION AND REFUND POLICY:
A minimum non-refundable payment of $200 is required to register for the program. The $200 deposit is allocated to CMBM administrative costs.
Your credit card on file will automatically be charged for any remaining balance on November 1st, 2021.
Participants who withdraw before November 1, 2021 will receive their course tuition minus the non-refundable $200 deposit. All refunds will be issued after the training. Due to the close nature of the event, no refunds, for any reason, will be made for registrations canceled after November 1st. Substitute participants 18 years or older will be allowed to attend, a separate registration will need to be completed .
All registration services are final.
In the event of cancellation by the CMBM, we will refund any registration fees paid to the Center. Such refund shall represent its entire liability to the registrant.
The schedule is available to download below. Please expect to be online and actively participating December 2-3 & 6-8 from 9:00 am – 6:00 pm ET daily. Breaks are built into the schedule throughout the day.
Continued Education Credits
For questions or concerns, email email@example.com.
Please note: While we try to keep up to date on CEU information for various professions, we recommend that you contact your licensing board directly to confirm that your profession will accept CEU credits.
In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by University of Minnesota, Interprofessional Continuing Education and the Center for Mind Body Medicine. University of Minnesota, Interprofessional Continuing Education is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.
Approved Continuing Education Credits
Physicians - American Medical Association (AMA)
The University of Minnesota, Interprofessional Continuing Education designates this live activity for a maximum of 28.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Nurses - American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC)
This activity is awarded up to 28.75 ANCC contact hours.
This program is Approved by the National Association of Social Workers (Approval # 886394781-8434) for 29.5 continuing education contact hours.
Participants must have paid tuition fee, logged in and out each day, attended the entire webinar, and completed an evaluation to receive a certificate. Failure to log in or out will result in forfeiture of credit for the entire course. No exceptions will be made. Partial credit is not available. Certificates will be available following course completion at www.ceuregistration.com
There is no conflict of interest or commercial support for this program
Cosponsored by R. Cassidy Seminars, P.O. Box 14473, Santa Rosa, CA 95405
R. Cassidy Seminars is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. R. Cassidy Seminars maintains responsibility for this program and its content. 29.5 CE hours.
NY: R. Cassidy Seminars is recognized by the New York State Education Department’s State Board for Psychology as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed psychologists #PSY-0018. 29.5 clock hours. Live online
NY: R. Cassidy Seminars is recognized by the New York State Education Department’s State Board for Mental Health Practitioners as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed psychoanalysts. #P-0005.
29.5 clock hours. Live online.
CA and Other States: Most states accept continuing education courses offered by either CE Sponsors for APA, (which R. Cassidy Seminars is) or will accept the approval of other state licensing boards of the same license type. Some states, either do not require pre-approval of courses, or will allow licensees to retroactively file for course approval themselves. Check with your board to obtain a final ruling.
IL-SWs: Illinois Dept of Professional Regulation, Approved Continuing Education Sponsor, #159.000785.
29.5 CE hours.
NY: R. Cassidy Seminars is recognized by the New York State Education Department’s State Board for Social Work as an approved provider (#0006) of continuing education for licensed social workers. This program is approved for 29.5 contact hours Live online.
OH: Provider approved by the Ohio Counselor, Social Worker and Marriage and Family Therapist Board for
29.5 clock hours, #RCST110701
Counselors/Marriage and Family Therapists
CA and Other States: Most states accept continuing education courses offered by approved providers with national providerships or will accept the approvals of other state licensing boards of the same license type. Others, either do not require pre-approval of courses, or will allow licensees to retroactively file for course approval themselves. R. Cassidy Seminars is an approved provider with two national providerships, as well as holding many individual state license type approvals. Check with your board to obtain a final ruling.
IL-MFTs: Illinois Dept of Professional Regulation, Approved Continuing Education Sponsor, #168-000141.
NY-LMHCs: R. Cassidy Seminars is recognized by the New York State Education Department’s State Board of Mental Health Practitioners as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed mental health counselors. #MHC-0015. 29.5 contact hours. Live online.
NY-LMFTs: R. Cassidy Seminars is recognized by the New York State Education Department’s State Board of Mental Health Practitioners as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed marriage and family therapists. #MFT-0011. 29.5 contact hours. Live online.
OH: Provider approved by the Ohio Counselor, Social Worker and Marriage and Family Therapist Board for
29.5 clock hours, #RCST110701
TX: Approved CE Sponsor through the Texas State Board of Examiners of Marriage & Family Therapists. Provider #151 29.5 CE hours.
Creative Arts Therapists
NY: R. Cassidy Seminars is recognized by the New York State Education Department’s State Board of Mental Health Practitioners as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed creative arts therapists, #CAT-0005. 29.5 contact hours. Live online.
Chemical Dependency Counselors
CA: Provider approved by CCAPP, Provider #4N-00-434-0555 for 29.5 CEHs. CCAPP is an ICRC member which has reciprocity with most ICRC member states
TX: Provider approved by the TCBAP Standards Committee, Provider No. 1749-06, 29.5 hours general. Expires 3/31/2022. Complaints about provider or workshop content may be directed to the TCBAP Standards Committee, 1005 Congress Avenue, Ste. 460, Austin, Texas 78701, Fax Number (515) 476-7597.
TX: R. Cassidy Seminars is an approved provider with the Texas Education Agency CPE# 501456. This course is 29.5 CE Hours.
CA: Provider approved by the CA Board of Registered Nursing, Provider #CeP15554, for 29.5 contact hours
CA: R. Cassidy Seminars is a provider approved by the Dental Board of California as a registered provider of continuing education. RP# 4874 29.5 CE Hours.
Disability Access – If you require ADA accommodations please contact our office 30 days or more before the event. We cannot ensure accommodations without adequate prior notification.
Please Note: Licensing Boards change regulations often and while we attempt to stay abreast of their most recent changes, if you have questions or concerns about this course meeting your specific board’s approval, we recommend you contact your board directly to obtain a ruling.
Other Healthcare Professionals
Other healthcare professionals who participate in this CE activity may submit their statement of participation to their appropriate accrediting organizations or state boards for consideration of credit. The participant is responsible for determining whether this activity meets the requirements for acceptable continuing education.
Continuing Education Learning Objectives
- Define the relevance and benefits of teaching mind-body medicine skills in a small group setting.
- Summarize the ingredients of a mind-body skills group that support participant self-discovery, self-regulation, and self-expression.
- Explain and demonstrate principles that underpin how to interact with individuals (in a small group setting) that support autonomy, mutual respect, and safe self-expression.
- Practice skills that promote present moment awareness in self and others.
- Interpret why present moment awareness supports stress reduction.
- Evaluate the theory that a non-advising/fixing, non-diagnosing, and non-analyzing approach to working with others supports healing processes.
- Apply mind-body medicine skills (including mindfulness/meditation, breathing, guided imagery, and biofeedback) to oneself in a way that supports learning to teach the skills to others.
- Describe and apply a trauma-informed approach for leading a wellness-focused small group model.
- Prepare for how to be present to and support the effects of trauma in people’s lives.
- Integrate concepts that support a deeper understanding of working with diverse populations including adapting a small group model of mind-body medicine skills to fit the needs of various cultures.
- Interpret and apply six specific ground rules for a small group that support increased safety for participants.
- Prepare to be present to, process, and express emotions in oneself and others.
- Organize and present a didactic presentation on one or more evidence-based mind-body medicine approaches.
- Demonstrate the ability to facilitate a standardized, 2-hour long mind-body skills group.
- Formulate strategies for how to deal with different personalities in a group (e.g. people who are withdrawn or who talk excessively).
- Describe how to deal with one’s own psychological/stress/health issues in the context of leading a mind-body group.
- Practice managing time when leading a small group.
- Collect, synthesize, and integrate specific feedback on one’s performance leading a mind-body skills group.
- Explain how to integrate mind-body medicine into one’s own professional practice or institution, including in a way that actively addresses burnout.
- Identify possible ways to establish a mind-body program in one’s workplace or community setting.
- Create a strategy for recruiting a group for a targeted audience.
- Design plans for marketing a mind-body skills group to a specific community or population.
- Summarize how to adapt an in-person small group model of wellness to online/virtual format.
- Appraise strategies for delivering introductory self-care workshops of various lengths and to various audiences.
- Formulate an understanding of the differences between an educational small group model of mind-body skills learning, and formal medical/mental health care.
- Apply a mind-body medicine skill that assists in formulating specific plans and actions steps for advancing the use of mind-body medicine in one’s professional work.
What Time Zone is this training being hosted under?
This online training will be hosted under Eastern Time Zone.
I find your work very interesting, and want to become certified faculty. How do I do that?
Our faculty members for CMBM programs are chosen from among our most experienced faculty world-wide. To be considered in the future, the path starts with attending the initial Mind-Body Medicine Training followed by Advanced Mind-Body Medicine, lastly by being accepted into our certification program.
Since this is an Online Training, will these sessions be recorded for later viewing?
Yes, all large group didactic sessions will be recorded. Small group sessions will not be recorded to ensure the safety and confidentiality of the small group setting.
What video conferencing platform will be used for this training?
We will use Zoom conferencing system as well as a Google Site for all navigation of the training sessions.
Can I get the student rate?
We do not have a student rate for this program. If needed, you are welcome to apply for a partial tuition scholarship. Please note, we have a tight scholarship budget allotment of 20 discounted tuition to Individuals already conducting similar work within their communities who may not have the financial resources to attend this training.
All scholarship applications will begin review July 1st, all scholarship recipients will be notified by July 30th.
I have lots of experience with mind-body medicine. Can I take the Advanced Mind-Body Medicine training right away?
Advanced Training is opened only to those who completed the initial Mind-Body Medicine Professional Training Program. Sorry – no exceptions!
Can I get the student rate?
We do not have a student rate for this program. If needed, you are welcome to apply for a partial tuition scholarship.
Can I attend half/part of the program?
What does my tuition cover? Does the tuition include accommodations? How can I reduce my travel costs?
Tuition covers all lectures and lunch during the program. The tuition does not include any other meals or accommodations. Visit the Travel page for information on our discounted room rate (book early to assure availability!)
I need a paper registration to give my employer for approval- what do I do?
Please register online with a minimum $200 deposit. After completing registration you can print an invoice and have your institution send a check. Please make the check payable to: The Center for Mind-Body Medicine and send to: The Center for Mind-Body Medicine, 5225 Connecticut Ave, NW, Suite 414, Washington, DC 20015. We must receive your check prior to the deadline indicated on the Tuition page to avoid your card being charged the remaining balance. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org if there is a delay in obtaining a check.
Can I register over the phone/fax?
We encourage all attendees to register online in our online registration system (it only takes 5-10 minutes and is secure). If you would like to register by phone, please contact us at (202) 966-7338 x219.
I find your National and Regional work very interesting, and want to become faculty. How do I do that?
Our faculty members for Global Trauma Relief programs are chosen from among our most experienced faculty world-wide. To be considered in the future, the path starts with attending the initial Mind-Body Medicine Training followed by Advanced Mind-Body Medicine and Certification.
Can I purchase conference recordings since I can't attend? Do you have online programs?
Unfortunately, because this training has such large experiential portion, none of it can be taken online or as a long-distance course at this time.
I teach yoga or qigong and would like to teach at Advanced Mind-Body Medicine. Whom do I contact?
Please email email@example.com with your name, a description of your practice, and your CV. You will be contacted if we are in need of an additional teacher.