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Acceptance & Commitment Therapy for Substance Abuse, Eating Disorders, Anxiety, Depression, Self-Injury, PTSD, Psychosis, and More
Acceptance & Commitment Therapy for Substance Abuse, Eating Disorders, Anxiety, Depression, Self-Injury, PTSD, Psychosis, and More

When:  Saturday, April 29, 2017 at 8:00 AM - 3:30 PM

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Single Registration: Advance Price (ends 4/19/2017)
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All in all, get better client outcomes and therapist satisfaction with ACT

Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) is a unique and innovative approach that helps clients to fundamentally change their relationship with their thoughts and feelings; to live in the present moment; to stop reacting and start responding; and to allow their values to guide them in a more rich and meaningful life. In ACT, clients utilize skills in mindfulness to accept the painful aspects of their lives while at the same time reducing the experiential avoidance that causes suffering. In other words, "Pain is inevitable. Suffering is optional." Move your clients toward focusing on identifying what matters in their lives and taking actions in service of those values.
In this seminar, Sydney Kroll, PsyD, shares an introduction to the research and theory behind ACT so you can clearly articulate the empirical evidence for this model. Experiential and engaging activities are used throughout the course to illustrate specific techniques and concepts. Dr. Kroll shows you how to apply these strategies to various client populations, particularly those struggling with anxiety and depression. Walk away with the skills and tangible resources to use immediately in your practice for better outcomes and a greater sense of purpose as a clinician.

  • Describe the theoretical models underlying ACT, including relational frame theory and mindfulness-based interventions

  • Utilize skills in mindfulness to accept the painful aspects of clients' lives while at the same time reducing the experiential avoidance that causes suffering

  • Define "psychological flexibility" and how the lack of this contributes to suffering

  • Analyze the six core processes of ACT and identify specific interventions for each

  • Evaluate how to apply these strategies in unique clinical contexts

  • Identify assessment measures and strategies to evaluate outcomes

  • List resources to enhance applying ACT in one's own clinical setting

  • Psychologists

  • Counselors

  • Marriage and Family Therapists

  • Social Workers

  • Alcoholism and Drug Abuse Counselors

  • Case Managers

  • Pastoral Counselors


SYDNEY KROLL, PsyD, is a licensed psychologist with the state of Texas and has worked in various settings, including corrections, university counseling centers, behavioral health, and the VA hospital for the past 15 years. A doctoral graduate in clinical psychology from Baylor University, Dr. Kroll has utilized Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) in her clinical work with Veterans for the past decade and now in her private practice. In conjunction with her clinical experience, she has trained other professionals across the behavioral health spectrum in ACT, mindfulness-based psychotherapy, and other evidence-based practices. Currently, she serves on the Board of Trustees for both the Texas Psychological Association and Texas Psychological Foundation, as well as other local and state leadership roles.
Alcoholism and Drug Abuse Counselors
This course has been approved by Vyne Education, LLC., as a NAADAC Approved Education Provider, for 6.0 continuing education hours. NAADAC Provider #77600, Vyne Education, LLC. is responsible for all aspects of their programming. Content includes elements of one of the NAADAC 8 Counselor Skills Group. Full attendance is required to receive credit, variable credit for partial attendance may not be awarded based on the NAADAC guidelines.

Case Managers
This program has been pre-approved by The Commission for Case Manager Certification to provide continuing education credit to CCM® board certified case managers. Full attendance is required to receive credit, variable credit for partial attendance may not be awarded. The course is approved for 6 CE contact hour(s). Activity code: S00025670 Approval Number: 170000676. To claim these CEs, log into your CE Center account at www.ccmcertification.org.

Counselors: Minnesota: This activity has been approved by the Minnesota Board of Behavioral Health and Therapy for 6.0 hours of credit for LPC’s.

Marriage & Family Therapists: Minnesota: Application has been submitted to the Minnesota Board of Marriage and Family Therapy for pre-approval of 6 continuing education hours.

Nurse Practitioners
Vyne Education, LLC. is accredited by the American Association of Nurse Practitioners as an approved provider of nurse practitioner continuing education. Provider number: 060313. This activity was planned in accordance with AANP Accreditation Standards and Policies. This course is offered for 6.0 contact hours.

Vyne Education, LLC. is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. Vyne Education, LLC. maintains responsibility for this program and its content. This program offers 6 CE credits for psychologists. Full attendance is required to receive credit for psychologist, variable credit for partial attendance may not be awarded based on the APA guidelines.

Social Workers
Vyne Education, LLC. provider #1005, "formerly Cross Country Education" is approved as a provider for social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB), through the Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program (an approved provider since 1999, approved period 1-27-15 to 1-27-18). Vyne Education, LLC. maintains responsibility for the program. Social workers will receive 6 Clinical continuing education clock hours for participating in this course. Licensed social workers should contact their individual state jurisdiction to review the current continuing education requirements for licensure renewal. Visit ASWB's website at www.aswb.org for more information. This educational offering is at the Intermediate level for social workers.

Other Professions
This educational offering qualifies for 6 continuing education hours as required by many national, state and local licensing boards and professional organizations. Save your course outline and certificate of completion, and contact your own board or organization for specific filing requirements.

All Professionals: In order to process continuing education, please bring the appropriate license/certification number to the seminar.

Certificates, Educational Offering Completion Requirements: Certificates will be awarded upon receipt of payment and successful completion of the educational offering and evaluation form.

Amended Certificates: Please note that the credit hours listed above are offered by Vyne Education and/or boards/associations for a full day's attendance. In the event of late arrival and/or early departure, amended certificates indicating the actual number of credit hours earned will be provided upon calling Vyne Education.

ADA: If you require ADA accommodations, please contact Vyne Education at least two weeks before the seminar date or prior to purchasing any online or distance learning products so that arrangements can be made.

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