Acceptance and Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for the Treatment of Non-Suicidal Self-Injury (NSSI)
Participants will be able to:
- Demonstrate an understanding of the different types of NSSI, as evidenced by role play practice at end of course;
- Show an increased ability to distinguish between NSSI and suicidality, as evidenced by grasping differential diagnosis definitions;
- Learn the key elements of functional analysis and how to gear NSSI interventions to match identified antecedents, behaviors, and consequences;
- Grasp how to identify and work with modifiable and protective risk factors in NSSI; and;
- Develop an increased capacity to interrupt patterns of NSSI in their clients utilizing a mindfulness and acceptance-based cognitive behavioral approach.
Brian Mundy, LCSW-R
Brian Mundy, LCSW-R practices individual, couples, and family behavioral therapy in private practice, and is the recipient of the 2012 National Association of Social Workers – NYC Emerging Leader Award. He is a co-author of the Guilford Press book, Therapy in the Real World, and has authored peer-reviewed chapters and articles on trauma, family therapy, and acceptance commitment therapy. He is a professional trainer and consultant for Sound Behavioral Health, and an adjunct instructor at New York University Silver School of Social Work in Manhattan.
Matt Wofsy, LCSW-R
Matt Wofsy, LCSW-R is a therapist with over 20 years of direct practice experience. He is an adjunct instructor at the New York University Silver School of Social Work and the co-founder of Sound Behavioral Health in New York City. Mr. Wofsy has advanced training in cognitive behavioral therapy, mindfulness & acceptance-based work, and family therapy. He is the co-author of Therapy in the Real World on Guilford Press, and the recipient of the National Association of Social Workers Exemplary Mid-Career Social Work Leader Award.
Mr. Wofsy is the former Director of Evidence-Based Treatment and Practice Innovation at the Institute for Community Living, where he was responsible for the identification, dissemination, and implementation of best practices throughout a large behavioral health care agency. He has extensive training experience in the area of adapting evidence-based practices to diverse clinical settings and has presented his work at several statewide and national conferences. Mr. Wofsy maintains a private practice in New York City.
General Admission: $150.00
NYU Faculty & Staff: $112.50
NYU Silver Alumni (Graduate and Undergraduate degrees): $112.50
NYU Silver Post-Masters Certificate Program Alumni: $140.40
NYU Silver Current Field Instructors: $112.50
NYU Silver Current Students (space-available basis): $75.00
Non-NYU Current MSW and PhD Students (space-available basis): $100.00
3+ from one agency: $112.50 each
All discounts must be applied before the event date.
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CONTINUING EDUCATION CONTACT HOURS
NYSED and ACE approved for 8 continuing education contact hours.
For Mental Health Practitioners: Please check with your state, if you are not licensed in New York, to determine if these credits will be accepted for licensing renewal.
CANCELLATIONS AND REFUNDS
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