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REGISTRATION FOR THIS EVENT IS NOW CLOSED - BROOKLYN DG - Sunday, 1/17-It Starts with the Breath: Development and Implementation of an Ongoing WeeklyEvent Description:
REGISTRATION FOR THIS EVENT IS NOW CLOSED
Sunday, January 17, 2021
2:15 - 4:30 PM
(Please Note Time Change for this meeting)
(You must preregister for this event and there is a nominal fee.
Registration closes, Friday, January 15th at Noon)
(Once you have registered for this event, on Saturday, January 16th you will be sent the link to join the Discussion Group)
It Starts with the Breath: Development and Implementation of an Ongoing Weekly Mindfulness Group at the VA
Hang Ruan, LICSW
This presentation will discuss the development and implementation of an ongoing weekly mindfulness group at the VA. The Buddhist roots, treatment protocols, and therapeutic aims of this mindfulness treatment model will be reviewed, as well as recent innovations and expansions. Members will experience the mindfulness group through direct participation in a typical group, which will include hands-on guided mindfulness exercises and discussions/reflections.
Bio: Hang Ruan, LICSW, is a Senior Social Worker in the U.S. Veterans Affairs VISN 20 TelePain Program, which delivers telehealth chronic pain treatment to VA sites of care throughout WA, OR, ID, and AL. He developed the Mindfulness Program which provides individual and group mindfulness training to Veterans throughout VISN 20. He also teaches mindfulness to VA staff and trainees. An authorized meditation teacher with 20 years of formal Zen training, Mr. Ruan serves as senior dharma teacher in the international Kwan Um School of Zen (the same School that Jon Kabat-Zinn trained in prior to developing MBSR).
PLEASE NOTE THE TIME FOR THIS DISCUSSION GROUP IS CHANGED FOR THIS MONTH TO
2:15 - 4:30 pm
Time: Sunday, January 17th, 2:15 pm - 4:30 pm
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