CEP 566 Evidenced-based Interventions for Wellness and Engagement

This ONLINE course will review mindful and yoga-based protocols with a focus on specific techniques and practices. The emphasis will be on the evidence-base, key mechanism of change, and specific activities that therapists and other helping professionals can use in practice.

Each evidence-based protocol will be broken down into components parts to allow for a deeper understanding of how the intervention is experienced by clients (e.g. Dialectic Behavioral Therapy, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction). Empirical evidence including strengths and weaknesses within the evidence-base will be explored giving context to the practice.

Coursework will include a combination of readings, discussion, and research review. This online course will integrate applied online lectures, online discussions, student presentations, and active practice with journaling. Students are expected to actively practice skills, participate in class discussions, and complete all assignments.

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