Free NAADAC Webinar

Recorded on Wednesday, March 27, 2019 

A Recorded Webinar


With the expanding use of mindfulness-based interventions in behavioral healthcare generally, and addiction counseling specifically, there have been emerging concerns over ensuring educational, training, and competency standards with these interventions. This webinar will provide an overview of six emerging guidelines for promoting competence with mindfulness-based interventions. It will also highlight adherence scales that can enhance training and supervision, as well as resources for further development.

Learning Objectives
  • Define mindfulness and identify contemporary practice theories that incorporate mindfulness.
  • Specify competency standards for the successful application of mindfulness-based interventions.
  • Identify mindfulness adherence scales to support training, research, and supervision.

Education is FREE to all professionals

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John Paulson, ACSW, LCSW, MAC, LCAC, CCS, HS-BCP, , is an Assistant Professor of Social Work at the University of Southern Indiana. He is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and Licensed Clinical Addiction Counselor in IN and is recognized by the National Certification Commission for Addiction Professionals (NCC AP) as a Master Addiction Counselor. Paulson’s practice background is as a clinical social worker providing services for individuals with psychiatric and substance use disorders. He continues to provide clinical supervision for N.O.W. Counseling in Evansville, IN. Paulson has worked with mindfulness-based practices both personally and professionally for a number of years and has published and presented on the application of mindfulness-based interventions in clinical practice. Paulson also holds ordination as a Zen Buddhist priest with the Five Mountain Zen Order.

Who Should Attend

Addiction professionals, employee assistance professionals, social workers, mental health counselors, professional counselors, psychologists, and other helping professionals that are interested in learning about addiction-related matters.

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