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Level 1 MRE: Workshop 2: TEACHING MINDFULNESS to individuals

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Rehabilitation Unit (Dept. 3)

The Christie

Oak Road (Main Entrance)

Manchester

M20 4BX

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Facilitators: Tim Duerden & Annette Dunn of Integrated Mindfulness


COURSE OVERVIEW

This is the second workshop in the Mindful Resilience Enhancement (MRE) teacher-training pathway that leads to a competency certificate in teaching mindfulness in professional practice. This workshop provides an experiential training in teaching mindfulness to clients in a 1-2-1 context, offering a very flexible way of teaching mindfulness that works with the specific needs of clients.

The workshops are sequential. Successful completion of Workshop 1 is prerequisite for attendance on this course.

This level of training is suitable for practitioners working in health, social and complementary practice. MRE teacher-training is designed for professionals with membership of a professional body that has a code of practice or ethics to provide a framework for accountable practice. This membership could be in a professional body associated with counselling, psychotherapy, health or social care, complementary therapy, education, human resources and potentially in other areas. This allows us to focus the workshops on the skills associated with teaching mindfulness and not have to require additional training in more generic aspects of safe professional practice. If you do not belong to a professional body or are still in training please contact us to see whether you are eligible to undertake the MRE training course beyond Level 1, Workshop 1. If you are without a membership of an appropriate professional body you may still be able to do the training if you can clearly demonstrate how you will be working in an accountable way when offering MRE. We will need to discuss this with you on an individual basis.


MRE TEACHER TRAINING

This weekend forms the second part of a professional teacher-training programme in MRE. MRE teacher-training is in 2 levels and a pathway to a competency certificate is available after each level. Level 1 MRE teacher-training focuses on teaching clients to stabilise their attention and self-soothe. Level 2 MRE teacher-training focuses on teaching clients how to turn towards difficulty they are experiencing with self-compassion.

Please be aware that MRE training is designed for professionals with membership of a professional body that has a code or practice or ethics to provide a framework for accountable practice. If you do not belong to a professional body or are still in training please contact us to see whether you are eligible to undertake MRE training course beyond Level 1, Workshop 1. Those without a membership of an appropriate professional body may still be able to do the training if you can clearly demonstrate how you will be working in an accountable way when offering MRE. We will need to discuss this on an individual basis.

The mindfulness-approaches you will have the opportunity to learn have been specifically developed to be integrated into both one-to-one professional practice as well as delivered as a course: they form a very safe set of approaches called Mindful Resilience Enhancement (MRE). These approaches are designed to be quickly and easily taught to clients in the session and then the client can practice them between sessions. In our experience professionals find that when their clients start to practice mindfulness it enhances the client’s responsiveness to the other interventions being offered.

MRE is supported by an extensive set of free to access audio files (see www.resilience.plus) and information sheets. This ensures that you or your clients using these approaches are not burdened by additional expenses.

Please see www.mre.re for further details of this approach.


FAQs

How can I find information about other courses?

Please use the links below to our current course brochure and our Eventbrite listings.

The Christie Integrative Therapies Training Unit: Course Brochure

The Christie Integrative Therapies Training Unit: Eventbrite listings

What are my transport options for getting to and from the event?

You will find travel information on The Christie website:

http://www.christie.nhs.uk/patients-and-visitors/visiting-the-christie/directions-and-transport/

Is it easy to park near the hospital?

There is often on-road parking on streets around the hospital at weekends as most parking restriction zones are Monday-Friday only. Please take care to read the parking restriction signs carefully. Car Park C on Palatine Road and Car Park D on Wilmslow Road both have a £1.50 daily flat charge. You can access a parking map here: https://www.christie.nhs.uk/media/2359/legacymedia-5366-452.pdf

Can I pay by BACS transfer?

Individuals can book through Eventbrite using a credit or debit card. Businesses and healthcare organisations requiring alternate forms of payment must contact The Integrative Therapies Training Unit: ITTU@christie.nhs.uk

What do I need to bring to the event?

Just bring yourself and some notepaper for making notes. Please do not bring any valuables with you. We cannot be responsible for loss or theft of any personal items whilst on hospital property.

What time will the event start and finish?

Saturday: 09:30 Registration 10:00 Start 17:00 Finish

Sunday: 09:00 Start 16:30 Finish

Break times and lunch time will vary

Is Lunch included?

Lunch is not included but refreshments will be provided in the Rehab Unit throughout the day. The hospital has an on-site cafeteria serving hot & cold meal options as well as an M&S café, and a WHSmith where you can buy meal deals, drinks, sandwiches, and snacks. There are also plenty of vending machines all around the site where you can get soft drinks and a variety of snacks.

What should I wear to the event?

Dress code is ‘relaxed’. Tunics or uniforms are not required. For ‘hands-on’ courses we suggest loose and comfortable clothing that is easy to move around in.

Is my registration fee or ticket transferrable?

Within the terms of our Cancellation and Refunds Policy we will be happy to transfer your booking to a different course. Should that course be of a higher price we will ask you to pay the difference.

What is the Cancellation and Refunds Policy?

Cancelled by us:

Courses will be cancelled with a minimum of 14 days’ notice

You may request a full refund or transfer of fees to another course

Pre-booked travel and personal expenses cannot be reimbursed

Cancelled by you:

Up to 14 days before the course you will be charged a £40 admin fee for cancellation and refund requests

Up to 14 days before the course you may transfer your fees to another course of the same value free of charge

No refunds will be given for cancellations with less than 14 days’ notice; fees may be transferred to a different course at our discretion.

To transfer fees to another course of a higher value you will be charged the difference and a £10 admin fee

Is it ok if the name on my ticket or registration doesn't match the person who attends?

No. If you would like to transfer your booking to another person please contact us to make arrangements.

Will I receive a Certificate of Attendance for this course?

Each weekend course totals a minimum of 12 hours of study time. You will only receive your certificate of attendance on completion of the full 12 hours.

For courses that include 24 hours of study time you will receive your certificate of attendance on completion of the full allotted 24 hours.

Will I receive CPD points or credits for this course?

This will vary depending on the professional body or association(s) to which you belong. Some, for example the FHT or CNCH place the responsibility on each individual member to decide what their own personal professional development needs are; and place and hourly or point valued system based on the nature of each activity rather than the provider. Some, for example the AoR or CThA each have their own rationale for accepting CPD training hours only when done only with their accredited providers. You will need to check the CPD policy of each of the organisations of which you are a member to know if this course will count towards your CPD.

Who is the awarding body for this course?

All of CPD and diploma certificates are awarded by The Christie School of Oncology Integrative Therapies Training Unit.

How can I contact the organiser with any other questions?

For further information please contact ITTU@christie.nhs.uk or 0161 446 8236

Data Protection

Your contact details will be held on file by The Christie ITTU and The School of Oncology. They are made available to the course administration, course tutors, and for diploma students the diploma education lead.

We will never pass your details to any third party.

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