This is a 2-month, online course for physicians, 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.
To receive CME/CE, participants must complete a pre and post course evaluations
This course is not meant as a substitute for mental health services.
Summer: Invite Only
Fall: Open to Public
Online at the University of Chicago Canvas Learning Management System
For more information, please contact the course director
James Gerhart, PhD