Jefferson University Hospitals

Mindfulness Tools for Healthcare Professionals: One-day Workshop


An introduction to the theory, practice and application of mindfulness.

This workshop offers a balance of didactic content and experiential learning. The didactic material emphasizes the current research on the benefits of mindfulness-based interventions used with a wide range of diagnoses and populations.

The experiential modules offer an introduction to key mindfulness practices for reducing stress and enhancing therapeutic presence, and gives clinicians and educators a chance to learn how to guide several simple practices that can be immediately used with clients and patients.

Workshop Objectives

Participants will be able to:

  • Define mindfulness and describe the attitudinal foundations of mindfulness
  • Review the evidence for mindfulness-based interventions in medicine and psychotherapy
  • Directly experience key mindfulness practices and assess the effects on mind and body
  • Apply techniques of mindful communication
  • Utilize mindfulness practices to increase therapeutic presence and counteract compassion fatigue
  • Apply simple mindfulness practices for use with clients and patients

Who Should Attend

This workshop is intended for clinical professionals in mental health and medicine, including psychologists, clinical social workers, nurses, physicians, professional counselors and marriage and family therapists, and physical and occupational therapists.

Workshop Fees

The basic fee for this workshop is $119. A special rate of $99 is available for Abington and Jefferson Health affiliate employees. An academic courtesy rate of $79 is available for full-time students, interns and residents with ID. The cost for CEs is additional. 
Cost: There is no additional fee for nursing contact hours.

Continuing Education Credit Hours


As an American Psychological Association approved provider CES programs are accepted by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC). Every state Board of Nursing accepts ANCC approved programs except California and Iowa, however CES is also an approved Continuing Education provider by the California Board of Registered Nursing, (Provider Number CEP15567) which is also accepted by the Iowa Board of Nursing. Nurses completing this program receive 6.0 CE hours of credit.
Cost: No additional cost for nursing contact hours.

Social Workers, Marriage and Family Therapists and Professional Counselors 

National Association of Social Workers (NASW) Pennsylvania Chapter is a co-sponsor of this workshop and 6 credit hours will be awarded for its completion. NASW has been designated as a pre-approved provider of professional continuing education for Social Workers, Marriage and Family Therapists and Professional Counselors (Section 47.36) by the PA State Board of Social Workers, Marriage & Family Therapists and Professional Counselors.
Cost: $15 for NASW members and $25 for non-members, check made payable to NASW.

Licensed Psychologists 

Commonwealth Educational Seminars (CES) is approved by the American Psychological Association to offer continuing education credit programs. CES maintains responsibility for this program and its content. Psychologists receive 6 hours of continuing education credit upon completing this program.
Cost: $25 check made payable to JMBCIM

Registration Instructions:

To register, call 215-955-1376 or email