AAPB 2020 Webinar 6: Relaxation Methods that Can Be Taught Remotely in the Age of COVID-19

Relaxation Methods that Can Be Taught Remotely in the Age of Covid-19

Presented by
Paul Lehrer, PhD
Tuesday, July 14 - 11:00AM - 2:00PM ET

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Member Price: $50
Non-member Price: $99

Cancellations received in writing prior to a week before the webinar will be issued a refund less a $30 processing fee. No refunds for cancellations within the week of the webinar.

Course Description:

Attendees will be given manuals and experiential exposure to Jacobson’s intensive method of progressive muscle relaxation, to autogenic training, to various meditation methods, and to relaxed breathing. The workshop will be particularly useful to people who may have some knowledge of these techniques but would like to increase their expertise for applying them in this stressful period of time.

Learning Objectives:
Professionals who complete this webinar will be able to:

  • Participants will be able to detect small levels of residual muscle tension throughout the body.
  • Participants will be able to train people to completely relax the muscles.
  • Participants will learn the principles of self-hypnosis and the method of autogenic training.
  • Participants will be able to use some relaxed breathing methods and some apps that do home HRV biofeedback.
  • Participants will be able to use some meditation methods.
  • Participants will have a variety of methods to help stressed people remotely.

Level: Intermediate

Who Should Attend: Clinicians who would like to learn to use relaxation methods that can be taught remotely.

CE Credits: 3 credits

Psychologists: The Association for Applied Psychophysiology and Biofeedback is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. AAPB maintains responsibility for the program and its content. This webinar offers a MAXIMUM of 3 hour.

BCIA Recertification: Hour-for-hour attendance in breakout sessions/workshops may be used to fulfill the continuing education requirements for recertification with certificate of attendance.

Presenter Bio:
Dr. Paul Lehrer received his PhD in clinical psychology from Harvard University, and has been teaching at Rutgers for 50 years in the clinical psychology and psychiatry departments. In his teaching, research, and active clinical practice, he has specialized in cognitive behavior therapy, stress management, and psychophysiological interventions. He studied progressive relaxation under the tutelage of Edmund Jacobson, learned autogenic training from Wolfgang Luthe, and meditation from Patricia Carrington. He is a past president of the AAPB, an associate editor of Applied Psychophysiology and Biofeedback, and, by AAPB, has been given the Distinguished Scientist Award, the Distinguished Service Award, and the Lifetime Achievement Award. Dr. Lehrer has published about 150 papers, mostly in the field of applied psychophysiology, and is a senior editor of the widely used text, Principles and Practice of Stress Management, now in its third edition, with a new edition coming out in the next few months.

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