HealthForum and PENN Program for Mindfulness Co-sponsor a Mindfulness-based Stress Management Practicum for Healthcare Professionals in Fall 2017

The online CE programs offered by HFO and live trainings offered by PPM are a natural fit with one another as both focus on the mind-body connection

HealthForumOnline (HFO), a nationally-approved provider of continuing education (CE) for psychologists, social workers, counselors, and other allied health professionals, and Penn Medicine’s PENN Program for Mindfulness (PPM) will once again co-sponsor the Practicum in Mindfulness-based Stress Management. “The online CE programs offered by HFO and live trainings offered by PPM are a natural fit with one another as both focus on the mind-body connection,” said HFO’s CE Director and Co-founder Dr. Michelle Rodoletz.

Mindfulness practice has been shown to support individuals in cultivating steadiness, health and wholeness even during the most difficult moments (1-2). With ongoing mindfulness practice, one’s attention becomes more stable and one’s stress response patterns – the habitual thoughts and emotions that influence our behaviors – are revealed. Cultivating mindfulness allows for more “purposeful” choice in moment-to-moment life experiences rather than a reliance on automatic, perhaps maladaptive, patterns.

This intensive practicum being offered this Fall 2017 gives participants with an advanced mindfulness practice the opportunity to immerse themselves in the process of learning mindfulness and mindfulness-based stress management (MBSR). Taught by Karen Bowles, MD, Director of PPM’s Professional Mindfulness Training, this live 9-week CE program provides a thorough grounding in the ways in which mindfulness is taught and learned.

Open to health professionals who wish to find a healthier, happier, and more fulfilling way to live and to care for their patients,…

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