Resistance or Resilience: Mind and Body Responses

Wednesday, October 23
8:00 AM – 9:30 AM
Location: Yucatan 1-3
CE: 1.5

Primary Presenter(s)

    • Diane Abatemarco, Phd, MSW

      Associate Professor, Director of MATER
      Thomas Jefferson University

      Disclosure: Nothing to disclose


  • KJ

    Kimberly Jones

    Thomas Jefferson University

  • AF

    Alice Fischer

    Thomas Jefferson University

This workshop explores perceptions of power struggles/manipulation with clients through didactic and experiential practice to promote enhanced risk-reduction interactions through mindfulness-based trauma responsiveness. Participants learn to reframe perceptions of resistance/manipulation by identifying and understanding survival mechanisms; enabling participants to develop broader conceptual reasoning and behaviors to support clients in recovery. Resistance or Resilience is a freeing and productive way of engaging clients who present as resistant.

Learning Objectives:

  • define and identify trauma-informed policies and trauma-responsive treatment practices.
  • Describe a set of mindfulness exercises to reduce their stress, emotional reactivity, physical response, or thoughts that arise in reaction to a “resistant” patient; and
  • adapt the learnings of this workshop to able to identify two or more skills they can utilize when faced with a client they view as resistant to help them view the client as resilient and change the dynamic of the struggle to one of support.

Visit the aatod conference website for more details…www.aatodconference.com.

If you work at an opioid treatment program, we want to hear from you! Please share your experiences in a video to highlight how wraparound services contribute to successful #OUD recovery:
https://ow.ly/L6bI50QGS9W for mobile
https://ow.ly/L6bI50QGS9W for web

Load More...

#aatod2024 Conference – Las Vegas


2024 Conference

225 Varick Street, Suite 402
New York, New York 10014

Contact Us
Phone : 212-566-5555
Email : info@aatod.org

Social Sharing
Follow by Email
Stay Connected to AATOD