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Mindfulness…It's Not What You Think

DateBox EventDetailTime EventDetailLocation
Aug 26, 2019
8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
La Crosse Campus
La Crosse, WI

The intended audience is psychologists, therapists, social workers, nurses and other behavioral health professionals.

Registration Details

Registration is closed.

The registration deadline is Monday, Aug. 19, 2019. Advance registration is required. Registration fees include light breakfast, lunch and certificate. An email will be sent the week of the conference to registered participants with parking information and other details about the conference.

Fees & Payment

  • There is no charge for Gundersen students, residents, fellows, emeritus
  • $85: Gundersen and affiliate psychologists, therapists, social workers, nurses and other providers
  • $175: Non-Gundersen psychologists, therapists, social workers and other providers or community members


Monday, Aug. 26,2019
8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Rasmus Center
Gundersen Health System
La Crosse, Wis.

Intended Audience: Psychologists, therapists, social workers, nurses and other behavioral health professionals. APA instructional level is Introductory/Intermediate. ASWB Category is Clinical; Content Level is Beginner/Intermediate; and Social Work Educational Area is social work practice, knowledge, and skills.

Accreditation: Gundersen Lutheran Medical Foundation Inc. is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. Gundersen Lutheran Medical Foundation Inc. maintains responsibility for this program and its content.

Gundersen Lutheran Medical Foundation Inc., provider # 1089, is approved to offer social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. Organizations, not individual courses, are approved as ACE providers. State and provincial regulatory boards have the final authority to determine whether an individual course may be accepted for continuing education credit. Gundersen Lutheran Medical Foundation Inc. maintains responsibility for this course. ACE provider approval period: 11/14/2018–11/14/2021.

Certificates: Certificates will be emailed to attendees within four weeks of the date of the conference

Agenda Monday, Aug. 26, 2019
7:30 to 8 a.m. Registration
8 a.m. to 12 p.m. Mindfulness…It's Not What You Think Part I
12 to 1 p.m. Lunch
1 to 4:30 p.m. Mindfulness…It's Not What You Think Part II

Upon completion of this activity, attendees should be able to:

  • Explain the concept and practice mindfulness
  • Recognize conditions when the application of mindfulness practice in a healthcare setting is appropriate and when it would be contraindicated
  • Describe how neuroscience research supports the efficacy of mindfulness-based approaches and share some key related research findings
  • Repeat and use basic meditation practice
  • Demonstrate the capacity to lead a client through a brief mindfulness meditation practice
  • Identify relevant resources on mindfulness practice for yourself and your clients

Cancellation Policy: Cancellations must be requested via email or phone prior to Aug. 19, 2019. A refund minus a $25 administration fee will be issued. No refunds will be made after Aug. 19, 2019.

If Mindfulness…It's Not What You Think is postponed or cancelled due to unforeseen circumstances, a full refund of registration fees will be provided. Gundersen Medical Foundation Inc. will not be responsible for any related travel costs to the conference.

ADA: In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, Gundersen Medical Foundation Inc. seeks to make this conference accessible to all. If you have a disability requiring special accommodations, please email your needs to or call (608) 775-6909.

Contact Information: If you have questions, need additional information or have special dietary needs, please email or call (608) 775-6909.

Mindfulness…It's Not What You Think: The planning committee has no affiliation/financial relationships to disclose.


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Schedule & Location


Date Time Location
1. Mon, August 26 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM La Crosse Campus

Location Details

  • La Crosse Campus
    1900 South Avenue
    La Crosse, WI 54601
    Main: 608-782-7300

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