The ACT Matrix and Creative Hopelessness with Dr. Lou Lasprugato - 2.0 BACB Type-II CEU's

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Sep 6 2019 - 10:00am - 12:00pm
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Lou Lasprugato, MFT, Peer-Reviewed ACT Trainer

The ACT Matrix and Creative Hopelessness with Lou Lasprugato - 2.0 BACB Type-II CEU's!

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Instructor: Lou Lasprugato, Peer-Reviewed ACT Trainer

Event Date: Friday, September 06, 2019

Time of Event: 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. PST
Event Location: Online - Webinar
Number of BACB Type-2 CEU’s earned: 2.0 CEU’s
Cost to Attend: $40 (includes registration, and 2.0 BACB Type-II CEU’s)


This 2 hour web-based event is designed for ABA practitioners who have some experience using ACT in their practice, and who have met barriers to progress in this process. Mr. Lasprugato will discuss the ACT Matrix as a tool for assessing verbal behavior and identifying appropriate treatments, and will discuss the process of Creative Hopelessness, an ACT-based intervention for helping to facilitate Acceptance by identifying the challenges resulting from avoidance-behaviors.

To get the most from this event, it is encouraged (not required) that attendees bring a partner for practicing the skills discussed.


Upon completing this webinar, participants will be able to
1. Perform a functional contextual assessment of behavior via The ACT Matrix
2. Utilize The ACT Matrix to formulate and deliver therapeutic interventions
3. Undermine unworkable experiential avoidance and reinforce valued action



Lou Lasprugato, MFT, is a licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, Integrative Psychotherapist with Sutter Health’s Institute for Health and Healing, and Peer-Reviewed Trainer in Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) with the Association for Contextual Behavioral Science. Lou has been facilitating workshops and presentations on ACT, mindfulness, nutritional psychology, and integrative mental health since 2012. Lou also offers individual training and consultation on ACT and other contextual behavioral approaches while maintaining a private practice in Davis, CA. He earned his Master of Arts in Counseling Psychology, with a specialization in Holistic Studies from Lesley University, Cambridge, MA, following a career as a professional musician.



Director of Continuing Education and ACE Coordinator for Connections Behavior Planning and Intervention

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