Professional Workshops on Becoming Trauma-Sensitive: Making Mindfulness and Meditation Safe for Trauma Survivors (Application Deadline: 22 Dec 2021)

Professional Workshops on Becoming Trauma-Sensitive: Making Mindfulness and Meditation Safe for Trauma Survivors (Application Deadline: 22 Dec 2021)

Emerging research suggests that mindfulness interventions can help or hinder trauma survivors, raising a crucial question for mindfulness educators everywhere: How can you be prepared to minimize the potential dangers of mindfulness for survivors while leveraging its powerful benefits at the same time? 

From this workshop, participants will
• Understand why meditation can create dysregulation for people who’ve experienced trauma and specific ways you can prevent this;
• Prepared to recognize symptoms of traumatic stress while offering mindfulness interventions;
• Informed about current empirical research regarding mindfulness and trauma, including evidence-based interventions you can apply immediately to your work;
• Equipped with tools and modifications to help you work skillfully with dysregulated arousal, traumatic flashbacks, and trauma-related dissociation. 
• Understanding the relationship between individual and systemic forms of trauma, including responsibilities to educate oneself about power, oppression, and social context.

Professional Workshops on Becoming Trauma-Sensitive: Making Mindfulness and Meditation Safe for Trauma Survivors

Date: 5, 12, 19 January 2022 (Wednesday)
Time: 7:30 - 9:00pm
Mode: Zoom Live
Training Fee: HKD 950
(* Early bird: HKD 800 registered on or before 6 Dec 2021)

Target Participant: Welcome ALL including doctors, nurses, psychologists, social workers, psychiatrists, etc. who are interested in trauma-sensitive mindfulness practice.

Trainer: Dr David Treleaven
An acclaimed author, educator, and trauma professional whose work focuses on the intersection of mindfulness and trauma. He is author of the book Trauma-Sensitive Mindfulness: Practices for Safe and Transformative Healing (W. W. Norton, 2018), which was acclaimed by Rick Hanson as “a rare combination of solid scholarship, clinically useful methods, and passionate advocacy for those who have suffered from trauma.” He’s lectured on trauma-sensitive mindfulness at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), the Center for Mindfulness at the University of Massachusetts Medical School, and the Omega Institute in New York.

CE Accreditation: Pending

Registration Closing: 22 Dec 2021

Enquiry: (Tel) +852 2252 8764 / (WhatsApp) 5262 5665 / (Email) cuhkcmrt@cuhk.edu.hk