Building Resilience During the COVID-19 Pandemic: The ACCEPTS Program is a 2-month, online course for physicians, physician assistants, nurses, advanced practice providers, social workers, psychologists, and chaplains seeking to increase knowledge and utilization of resilience practices. The course is broadly informed by acceptance-based behavior therapy approaches including Acceptance and Commitment Therapy. Participants will develop an awareness of strategies for increasing psychological flexibility, acceptance, and value-based living with the intention of enhancing patient-provider interactions, psychosocial well-being, and overall quality of life.
Curriculum: 10 self-paced modules
Time: One hour each
Each modules includes a podcast or recorded presentation, a reflective workbook exercise, and an experiential exercise to integrate new skills learned.
This course is not meant as a substitute for mental health services.
Summer Pilot: By invitation only
Fall: October 5 – November 30, 2020
Online at the University of Chicago Canvas Learning Management System
For more information, please contact the course director
James Gerhart, PhD