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Mindfulness in Group Settings (Chicago)

Tuesday, September 26, 2017 at 2:30pm
This event lasts 0 days 2 hours and 0 minutes.


The term mindfulness is everywhere these days, from the cover of Time Magazine to Oprah, to MBA courses and mental health settings. In this interactive workshop, participants will have the opportunity to deepen their understanding of this buzzword and discover strategies for incorporating mindfulness into their personal and professional practice. The focus of the workshop is group settings, but the resources provided are also relevant to individual clinical work.

All courses offered through the NASW-Illinois Chapter meet the continuing education qualifications for LSWs, LCSWs, LPCs, LCPCs, LMFTs, RNs, LPNs, APNs, and LCPs licensed in Illinois as required by the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation (IDFPR).

Speaker: Brit Holmberg, LCSW, MDiv, works with individuals of diverse ages and backgrounds. He uses a strengths-based, holistic approach to treat a variety of mental health challenges including life adjustments, grief, depression, anxiety, and personality disorders. Brit is also passionate about facilitating workshops on meditation and  mindfulness, self-care for human service providers, and anti-racism. He received his master's of social work (MSW) from Loyola University of Chicago. Additionally, he received his master's of divinity (MDiv) from Garrett Theological Seminary in Evanston, IL, where he specialized in pastoral care and counseling.

Renee Wright, LCSW, works with individuals of diverse ages and backgrounds with a concentration in older adults. Clinical areas of focus include late life adjustments, grief, depression, anxiety, and trauma-focused work. She is passionate about training and mentoring beginning social workers. Renee received her master's of social work (MSW) from Loyola University of Chicago in May 1991. 

Presenter: Brit Holmberg, LCSW, MDiv, and Renee Wright, LCSW

Location: NASW-Illinois Chapter Office
404 S Wells St, Fl 4
Chicago IL 60607

Cost: 2 CEUs / $30 Nonmember / FREE NASW Member

CEU's Earned:  2 CEU's

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Registration Required: Yes

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