The Art of Mindfulness in Clinical Practice LIVE WEBINAR Registration Closed

22 Oct 2021

This webinar will be an educational retreat experience that will provide a quiet space to reflect throughout the day on your values, your self-care, your relationships, and your vision of meaningful clinical practice.

The Intention: Enhance personal peace, interpersonal connection, and clinical effectiveness. 

This class will be an educational retreat experience that will provide a quiet space to reflect throughout the day on your values, your self-care, your relationships, and your vision of meaningful clinical practice. This course is approved in Nevada for live CEUs for Psychology, Social Work, Marriage and Family Therapy, Clinical Professional Counselors, Alcohol/Drug Counselors, and RN. Clinical Supervisors may also find this class supportive of your work in providing clinical supervision and leading clinical teams. 

First Section:

  • Examine changes you may integrate in your daily life and professional practice to live with greater peace of mind and harmony.
  • Therapeutic presence.
  • Identify your current experience of compassion satisfaction and compassion fatigue.
  • Examine your level of stress in 6 life dimensions.
  • Develop your personal multidimensional resiliency plan.
  • Respond rather than react (being grounded, centered and balanced): identify “reactive triggers” and use the mindfulness informed Vision-Decision-Action paradigm to consciously respond based on your core values.
  • Become aware of how your healthcare organization may be creating a “compassion fatigue” environment. 
  • Learn what healthcare organizations can do to minimize compassion fatigue and encourage and enhance clinician efficacy, wellness, and satisfaction (which can lead to improved clinician health and morale, enhanced clinician retention, increased patient satisfaction).

The first section is informed by the wisdom of Dr. Steven C. Hayes ( Acceptance and Commitment Therapy), Dr. Viktor Frankl (Logotherapy), Dr. Jon Kabat-Zinn (Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction), Dr. Charles L. Figley (Treating Compassion Fatigue), David Lencioni (Overcoming the Five Dysfunctions of a Team), Stephen Batchelor (Secular Dharma), Dr. Howard Gardner (Good Work: When Excellence Meets Ethics), Dr. William James (Pragmatism), Dr. Antonio DaMassio (The Strange Order of Things) and Drs. Gremer, Siegel, Fulton (Mindfulness and Psychotherapy).

Second Section: The Art of Mindfulness and Therapy: Personal Awareness and Professional Practice 

  • Experience a variety of in-class mindfulness exercises.
  • Develop a working understanding of how to access and use various mindfulness approaches.
  • Practice being present with ourselves and those who consult with us.
  • Learn and practice mindfulness skills to share with clients.

About the Presenters:                  

Tom Lavin, Psychotherapist, Clinical Faculty, University of Nevada School of Medicine, Psychiatry and Behavioral Science; Recipient, Impact Award, Association for Contextual Behavioral Science 
Kathy Schwerin, Marriage and Family Therapist, Dharma Zephyr Insight Meditation Community Leader

Continuing Education Hours: 6 CEUs

This training is approved for CEUs by the following professional organizations:


  • International Certification & Reciprocity Consortium (IC&RC)
  • National Association of Alcohol & Drug Abuse Counselors (NAADAC)
  • National Board for Certified Counselors (NBCC)*
*CASAT has been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider, ACEP No. 6492. Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified. CASAT is solely responsible for all aspects of the programs.


  • Nevada Board of Examiners for Alcohol, Drug, & Gambling Counselors
  • Nevada State Board of Nursing
  • Board of Examiners for Marriage and Family Therapists and Clinical Professional Counselors
  • State of Nevada Board of Examiners for Social Workers
  • NV Board of Psychological Examiners, NV20-1002CE

Presentation materials are not for reproduction or distribution without specific written authorization. The opinions, findings, conclusions, and recommendations expressed in our courses are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily represent the official views of CASAT.


Date Fri, Oct 22 2021 9:00 am GMT-7 (America/Los_Angeles)
End Date Fri, Oct 22 2021 4:30 pm GMT-7 (America/Los_Angeles)
Registration Start Date Mon, Jul 5 2021 12:00 pm GMT-7 (America/Los_Angeles)
Event Time Zone PDT
Capacity 100
Spots Available 66
Cut Off Date Fri, Oct 22 2021 9:00 am GMT-7 (America/Los_Angeles)
Individual Price $90 Regular
$85.50 Licensed Pro
$45 Student/Intern/Retired
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