Workshop Clinical Focus: Mindfulness and Resilience

Encino Retreat Mindfulness Training Workshop -

DECEMBER 13th, 2019


Mindful Retreat CEU Workshop: Didactic and Experiential Day of Firsthand, Active Learning.  

6 CEUs for California BBS - LMFT, LCSW, LPCC, LEP and BBS Registered Associates


 Pre-registration Required,  Recommended Arrival, Registration and Pre-workshop:  9:00am 

AUG 3rd Workshop Course Description:  ​

Workshop Course Description:  Mindfulness and Relationality 

Clinical Benefits Cultivated by Client Formal Meditation Practice, and Clinical Benefits Cultivated by Client Informal/ Everyday Mindfulness Practice


This specific course emphasizes the internal and external relational and systems aspects of mindfulness.  This workshop will describe and demonstrate how meditation techniques /meditative attention is a foundation for Clinical Applications: Including how mindfulness meditation practices, as well as three specific facets of mindfulness can help develop interventions for a new relationship to stress and anxiety. Also covered will be essential interpersonal relational qualities such as attuned listening and empathy;  as well as Internal relationality which cultivates emotion-regulation.  The workshop will alternate between lecture, immersive /experiential mindful practice and active learning, as well as periods of intentional silence and discussion of relational applications to facilitate a firsthand learning of clinical mindfulness. This active learning, and regular mindfulness practice, is recommended by mindfulness experts as essential for active learning of mindfulness that is necessary to ensure an authentic, professional, ethical, and clinically competent use of mindfulness.

DECEMBER 13th Retreat Workshop Process & Format / Additional Topics:

  • Process and Format:  Didactic and Experiential Day of Firsthand Active-Learning. This workshop will alternate between lecture, immersive / experiential mindful practice and active, embodied learning, as well as periods of intentional silence, mindful dialogue, inquiry and discussion to facilitate a firsthand learning of mindfulness for relational applications.

  • Additional Topics include:

  • Silence and it's role in communication skills. listening and empathy.

  • Active Learning of Mindfulness through Sitting, Breathing, Eating and Listening Meditations.

  • The role of Mindfulness in forgiveness

  • Stress Reduction Training and it's Role in Loving Relationality and Mind-Body Integration.


Clinical CEU Objectives:  Upon completion, participants will be able to:    

1) Identify Three Facets of Mindfulness for Clinical Work: Intention/Attention, Doing One at One Time, The Present Moment.

2) Explain How Changing one’s Relationship to: 1) Awareness and  2) Breathing,  Helps Manage Anxiety and Stress.

3) Recognize How Relational Mindfulness is Foundational for 1) Attuned Listening and 2) Empathy.

4) Apply and Explore two ways to enhance clinical competency with mindfulness


Mandatory BBS Continuing Education:

This course meets the qualifications for 6 hours of continuing education credit for LMFTs, LCSWs, LPCCs, and/or LLPs as required by the California Board of Behavioral Science. 

Jerome Front, LMFT is approved by the California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists to sponsor Continuing Education for CA LMFTs, LCSWs, LPCCs, LEPs and BBS Interns.  Jerome Front, LMFT maintains responsibility for this course and its content.  Pre-licensed members

may earn hours of experience for attending this workshop as approved by their supervisors.   CE  Certificates provided onsite.

CAMFT CEP#: 015848   -  LMFT#:  MFC30359.

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