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Mindfulness has gained significant interest and support in the field of counseling as a means to help clients address varied presenting concerns as well as a way to improve the counseling process and counselor wellness. Dr. Fulton will offer an overview of the relevant research on mindfulness, how it can be utilized in counseling and counselor education and supervision, and resources for learning more about it. Specific methods for increasing mindfulness and a sample technique will be shared.

2/21/2018
When: Wednesday, February 21, 2018
2:00-3:00 PM EST
Where: Online
Contact: Webinar Coordinator

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Integrating Mindfulness Into Counseling: Research and Practical Applications

Dr. Cheryl L. Fulton, Assistant Professor, Texas State University

Wednesday, February 21, 2018
2:00-3:00 PM EST

Registration for the live webinar is now closed. If you are unable to attend the live webinar, you may access the recorded webinar for an NBCC-approved clock hour as well; it will be posted on the Recorded Webinars page within 72 hours after the live event.

Mindfulness has gained significant interest and support in the field of counseling as a means to help clients address varied presenting concerns as well as a way to improve the counseling process and counselor wellness. The research on mindfulness has grown rapidly, yet it is still unclear how counselors can use mindfulness to inform their counseling work. In this webinar, Dr. Fulton will offer an overview of the relevant research on mindfulness, how it can be utilized in counseling and counselor education and supervision, and resources for learning more about it. Specific methods for increasing mindfulness and a sample technique will be shared.

Learning Objectives:

1. Attendees will be able to identify four ways that mindfulness can be integrating into counseling.
2. Attendees will be able to name at least 3 potential benefits of mindfulness practice.
3. Attendees will learn various ways that mindfulness can be developed.

Cheryl L. Fulton, Ph.D., M.B.A., LPC, is an Assistant Professor in the Professional Counseling Program at Texas State University. Since joining CSI she has serviced as a Chapter Chairperson of both the Advocacy and Service and Counselor Community Engagement committees. She won the Upsilon Nu Chi Chapter of Chi Sigma Iota Outstanding Service to Chapter Award in 2011 and the National Chi Sigma Iota Outstanding Service to Chapter Award in 2012 for spearheading a three year counselor community engagement project providing mental health education to newly resettled refugees. She is currently the Chapter Faculty Advisor to the Sigma Tau Sigma Chapter at Texas State and Chair of the Leadership and Professional Advocacy Committee for CSI International. She regularly presents at regional and national conferences and her research interests and publications are predominantly in the area of mindfulness in counselor education and counseling. Other research interests include counselor leadership, girls’ leadership, and and counselor entrepreneurship.

CSI Webinars are free to active members and $39 for guests.

If you are unable to attend the live webinar, you may access the recorded webinar for an NBCC-approved clock hour as well; it will be posted on the Recorded Webinars page within 72 hours after the live event.

Chi Sigma Iota Counseling Academic & Professional Honor Society International (CSI) has been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider, ACEP No. 2057. Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified. CSI is solely responsible for all aspects of the programs.

Views expressed by presenters and participants during the webinars and in webinar PowerPoints and other handouts do not necessarily represent the views of Chi Sigma Iota International.

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