AGENDA
8:00 - 9:00 Registration (Day 1 only)
9:00 - 12:15 Morning Session (break 10:30 - 10:45)
12:15 - 1:30 Lunch (on your own)
1:30 - 4:30 Afternoon Session (break 3:00 - 3:15)
Day
1
MORNING
  • Introductions

  • Overview
    • ACT as 3rd Wave Behavior Therapy
    • Comparison to Other Models
    • Empirical Update

  • Underlying Theory & Application to Therapy
    • Applied Behavioral Analysis
    • Functional Contextualism
    • Relational Frame Theory
AFTERNOON
  • ACT View of Suffering
    • Therapeutic Stance
    • Happiness Myths
    • Experiential Avoidance

  • Therapeutic Processes
    • Learning ACT from the inside out
    • Mindfulness
    • Self as Context
    • Acceptance
    • Defusion
    • Values
    • Committed Action
Day
2
MORNING
  • Review of Day 1

  • Assessment and Formulation
    • The Hexaflex, Choice Point & Matrix
    • Listening to teens with "ACT ears"
    • Creative Hopelessness
    • Illusion of Control
AFTERNOON
  • Treatment Planning
    • Functional Analysis
    • Exposure from within the ACT model
    • Applications to Individual, Group, and Family Therapy
    • Common Mistakes when Beginning ACT
    • Appreciations & Wrap up