Sunday 2 July 2017
10:15am - 2:15pm
Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre Corner Merivale & Glenelg Streets, South Bank, Queensland 4101, Australia
Trainer: Dr Bruno Cayoun
APS College of Clinical Psychologists Conference Event
Organised by APS - College of Clinical Psychologists
As mindfulness-based interventions are increasingly used to address a wide range of conditions, clinicians need as much training as possible with complex clients, especially those with a trauma history. The purpose of this specialised workshop is to deepen our understanding of operant conditioning and exposure principles, and learn mindfulness-based exposure methods for clients with trauma symptoms. These will include novel exposure methods to decrease avoidance and reduce the distress caused by panic attacks and traumatic memories. These methods will be demonstrated through role-playing and video demonstrations. The workshop will also teach how to case-conceptualise clients’ avoidance and other aversive reactions to traumatic symptoms, according to the co-emergence model of reinforcement, to increase the accuracy of treatment. Although this workshop is clinically oriented, it will also benefit anyone interested in a new understanding of reinforcement principles.
Upon completion of this workshop participants will be able to:
This workshop is designed to meet the needs of all clinical psychologists, postgraduate students training in clinical psychology, psychiatrists with a good understanding of reinforcement principles, as well as clinical researchers in the field of mental health. In order to maximise the likelihood of achieving training objectives, the participants must have a working knowledge of CBT and some understanding of mindfulness. Having taught and personally practised mindfulness meditation is an advantage, but not a requirement.