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Caring for the Caregiver

February 24, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Online
Ticket Price: Free

Workshop Description:

Caring for the Caregiver: Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT)

ACT seeks to help individuals to manage difficult things in their lives and mindfully connect with things that are most important in a way that is loving and respectful. With an introduction to the concept of ‘mindfulness,’ ACT helps to develop a new mindful relationship with unwanted thoughts and feelings. This process helps a person to be more open, and to take action consistent with what they care about.

This workshop series will be delivered FREE via Zoom.

Who Should Attend?

This group is for parents & caregivers of individuals on the autism spectrum. To enable group
sharing and support, participants must have access to a computer with a webcam, video, and
audio.

About the Facilitators:

The ACT workshops are run by two facilitators who are both parents of individuals who are on the autism spectrum. One facilitator is also a clinician.

Dates and Times:

February 24, Mar 3, Mar 10, Mar 17, and Apr 14th, 2021 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm
Registrants will receive a link for the video conference.

The ACT intervention is spread over 4 evenings followed by a “refresher” evening session, held 4
weeks later. It is required that you attend all five dates.

Register below or for more information click the poster.

Please Note:  At this time, due to the COVID-19 pandemic, there will be no in-person workshops until further notice. Sinneave is working to be able to provide the May and future workshops and/or materials virtually.  An update will be sent out to our newsletter subscribers as new information is available.

 

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