Facing the climate emergency together: How can ACT skills help?
Thursday March 4th 2021 6-730pm AEDT
Recording available until 30/06/2021.
During this 90-minute webinar aimed at building skills in therapists, Louise will present on how ACT can be applied when working with those affected by the climate emergency (this does not need to appear on the flyer unless you think it makes it better).
ACTivating wellbeing with adolescents and young adults impacted by cancer and the staff that work with them in a not-for-profit
Dr Pandora Patterson
Tickets (to access recording):
Recording available until 28/02/2021.
This webinar focuses on the psychosocial research and delivery of programs that Canteen, a national not-for-profit organisation for young people impacted by cancer, has been doing using an ACT approach. Pandora and Sandy discuss the development, implementation, and evaluation of ACT-based programs for these young people, along with embedding ACT-consistent skill development and reflective practice through clinical supervision and best practice frameworks.
Combining Third Wave Therapy Approaches with Indigenous Wisdom and Making it Applicable to the Workforce and Community who we Serve
Ken Zulumovski Hon DHSc
In this Q&A webinar, Ken answers questions about the combining of third wave behavioural therapy approaches (such as ACT and DBT) and indigenous wisdom, drawing on his extensive work in this area. This includes a discussion on how third wave therapies have been used effectively with first nations people, as well as how Wisdom Traditions can contribute to the enhancement of third wave therapies . You can check out some of the amazing work Ken is doing here: https://www.guir.com.au/
Compassion, Self Care and Being a Practitioner
Dr Hayley D Quinn, Dr Keira Buchanan and Dr Stan Steindl
In this panel discussion we will be exploring practitioner self-care during these challenging times of the COVID19 pandemic. We will be discussing various practicalities of self-care, whilst looking at self-care through the lens of the compassionate mind. How do we balance the three flows compassion? How do we work through our own fears, blocks and resistances across these three flows? And how do we bring compassion to some of the very difficult experiences of clinician shame and perfectionism? All will be revealed, or at least vaguely mentioned, at the panel discussion!
From Bankers to Ballet Dancers - The Delivery of ACT in Workplace Settings
In this webinar Ross describes his work alongside Dr Paul Flaxman to design and deliver interventions for workplace well-being in a variety of settings including the NHS, teachers, private sector organisations, ballet companies and Civil Service Leadership. Ross describes the evolution of the training protocol, the incorporation of the ACT Matrix and the adaptation of the training for a variety of settings.
Evolution, Parenting and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy
Dr Koa Whittingham
An evolutionary perspective on parenting can allow us to move beyond the old behavioural and relational-emotional theoretical divide. Learn how applying the ACT lens to parenting allows us to see how psychological flexibility may be grown organically through flexible parent-child interactions within a nurturing context.
RFT Made Simple
Dr Joe Oliver
Fun? Fulfilling? Fantastic?! These are words that you won’t often find in the same sentence as RFT. But this talk will aim to do that by giving a simple and engaging introduction to RFT, outlining the basic components of the model and some of the ways these can inform your practice. If you’ve ever wanted to find out about RFT but have been too afraid to ask – then this is the webinar for you.