SAC Webcast: An Introduction to Mindfulness and Mindfulness Meditation (2018)

Evelyn Tan, MA, Reg. CASLPO
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This webcast is eligible for 1 SAC CEE (Category K).

Presented by Evelyn Tan, MA, Reg. CASLPO

Intended audience: Audiologists, Speech-Language Pathologists, Communication Health Assistants, Students

This session pertains to: Pre-School (0-4), School Aged (5-17), Adult (18-64), Seniors (64+)

Level: Introductory (Assumes little or no familiarity with the literature and professional practice within the areas covered.)

This 45-minute presentation with a 10 to 15-minute Q & A is designed to provide communication health professionals with a basic understanding of the practice of mindfulness and mindfulness meditation, dispelling common misconceptions about the practice. Participants will be given a brief history of the practice, including how a spiritual practice from the east has become a clinical trend and a commodity in the west. Research on the use of mindfulness, meditation and cognitive behaviour therapy will also be discussed, including an overview of a tri-centre study which focused on people with acquired brain Injury.

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