Applied Buddhist Studies workshops, Toronto

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ABSI_CPD workshopsThe Applied Buddhist Studies Initiative at Emmanuel College, University of Toronto, is presenting a series of three workshops on the topic of Applying Mindfulness and Buddhism in Providing Care. The Continuing Professional Development Workshops are designed for people whose work involves caring for others. Please see the attached poster for further information, and kindly forward it to anyone interested.

Acceptance and Commitment Therapy Experiential Workshop
January 30, 2016 (Saturday-full day)

Conducted by Dr. Kenneth Fung, MD, FRCPC, MSc
Clinical Director, Asian Initiative in Mental Health, Toronto Western Hospital, UHN
Associate Professor, Department of Psychiatry, University of Toronto
Psychiatric Consultant, Hong Fook Mental Health Association (Toronto)

Acceptance and Commitment to Living and Dying Workshop
January 31, 2016 (Sunday-full day)

Conducted by Dr. Jane Smith-Eivemark, DMin
Manager of Spiritual Care, Trillium Health Partners, Mississauga
Assistant Clinical Professor, Dept. of Family Medicine, McMaster University
Jungian Therapist and CPE Supervisor, Trinity College, U of Toronto

Empowering Those who Care for Others: Sustainable Compassion Training
October 16, 2016 (Sunday-full day)

Conducted by Dr. John Makransky, PhD
Associate Professor of Buddhism and Comparative Theology, Boston College
Senior Advisor & lecturer, Kathmandu University’s Centre for Buddhist Studies, Nepal
Co-founder of Courage of Care and the Foundation for Active Compassion


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