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I am writing to inform you of a very exciting opportunity this summer! The Association for Contextual Behavioral Science World Conference will take place JUNE 21-24, 2010 at the University of Nevada, Reno.

The World Conference will bring together clinicians and researchers from all over the globe to present cutting-edge research and provide intensive and expert clinical training in Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Relational Frame Theory (RFT) and other modern acceptance- and mindfulness-based therapeutic approaches.

All health professionals, researchers and students/trainees are invited to attend.

Learn core skills and case conceptualization in ACT, mindfulness methods, Functional Analytic Psychotherapy, Motivational Interviewing, group treatment methods, supervision skills, brief intervention strategies, and attend panel discussions, plenary sessions, and symposia on cutting-edge research topics.


• FREE CEs in Psychology, Social Work* & MFT* (*CA approval; national SW & LPC approval pending)

• Registration is all-inclusive: lunch, evening activities, all clinical workshops

• Discounted hotel rates, free parking at hotel, transportation provided to campus

• Gain intensive clinical training and network locally and internationally

• Invited Speakers: James Gross, Daniel Wegner, G. Terrance Wilson discuss cutting edge research in emotion regulation, thought suppression and the progression of CBT as a field

• Leading statistician Robert Gallop provides ½ day workshop on HLM and Multi-level modeling

• Learn about recent advances in basic and applied research topics such as RFT, behavioral health, prevention science, clinical methods development, conducting research within clinical practice, and discuss the progression of clinical science.


Immediately preceding the main conference, these intensive workshops provide focused training. Registration is separate from the main conference and start times and locations vary. Visit the website for details and register early as these tend to fill quickly.

• Two-day intensive and experiential training in ACT: beginner, intermediate, & advanced workshops offered by Steve Hayes, Kelly Wilson, John Forsyth, & Robyn Walser

• Two-day intensive training in ACT with Children & Families (Lisa Coyne)

• Two-day intensive training in Functional Analytic Psychotherapy (Bob Kohlenberg & Mavis Tsai)

• Mindfulness Meditation & ACT Retreat at a rustic and relaxing setting over-looking Lake Tahoe (Joanne Dahl, Lindsay Fletcher & Fredrik Livheim)

• Two-day introduction to Relational Frame Theory for clinicians (Niklas Törneke & John T. Blackledge)

PLEASE VISIT http://www.contextualscience.org/wc8 FOR MORE INFORMATION AND TO REGISTER.

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