Bolstering Resilience Across the Life-span in the Midst of a Pandemic: A Conversation with Don Meichenbaum, PhD
The pandemic has had a significant impact on society with loss of lives, disruption of the economy and of peoples' lifestyles across the entire life span. In this presentation, Dr. Meichenbaum will discuss ways to bolster resilience in children, youth, and adults. Following a discussion of the impact of the COVID 19 pandemic, he will consider how individuals, families, and communities can specifically bolster resilience. In the aftermath of any traumatic or victimizing experiences, most individuals are impacted, but some 75% evidence resilience or the ability to handle ongoing adversities, whi...Read morele some 25% evidence adjustment challenges and psychiatric disturbances. He will consider what distinguishes these two groups and the implications for interventions. As a result of the pandemic, individuals are experiencing high levels of anxiety, depression, suicidal ideation, grief, anger, and substance abuse. Dr. Meichenbaum will discuss how to employ evidence-based Cognitive-behavioral interventions to address each of these emotional and behavioral reactions. He will also discuss ways to integrate spirituality and psychotherapy as a way to bolster resilience. Finally, he will consider ways to bolster resilience in health care providers. Less...
- Enumerate the variety of factors that contribute to ongoing stress as a result of COVID 19 and the protective factors that contribute to resilience
- Implement resilience-engendering behaviors in SIX domains, namely, Physical, Interpersonal, Emotional, Cognitive, Behavioral and Spiritual
- Tailor interventions in a developmentally sensitive fashion
Saturday, February 27, 2021
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About the speaker
Donald Meichenbaum, PhD
Dr. Meichenbaum is one of the founders of Cognitive behavior therapy and in a survey of clinicians, he was voted "one of the ten most influential psychotherapists of the 20th century." He has received a Lifetime Achievement Award from the Clinical Division of the American Psychological Association. He was the Honorary President of the Canadian Psychological Association. He has presented in all of the Canadian Provinces, in all 50 U.S. states, and internationally.
His latest book "Treating individuals with addiction disorders: A strengths-based workbook for patients and clinicians" is being published by Routledge Press. He celebrated his 80th birthday publishing "The evolution of cognitive behavior therapy: A personal and professional journey with Don Meichenbaum" (Routledge Press).
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American Psychological Association
Association of Social Work Boards
National Board for Certified Counselors
NAADAC, the Association for Addiction Professionals
New York State Education Department's State Board for Social Work
New York Education Department Board of Creative Arts Therapy
New York Education Department for Licensed Mental Health Counselors
Texas Board of Social Work Examiners
New York Education Department Board for Licensed Psychoanalysts
New York State Education Department's State Board for Psychology
Florida Certification Board
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