3043: Mindfulness and Music in the Crisis Stabilization Setting
This presentation will provide background information on mindfulness practice, and discuss specific mindfulness techniques that are useful in the crisis stabilization environment. The unique resource of having peers in recovery attend the group to play their music will be discussed. A brief demonstration of mindfulness technique itself will be provided with a peer from the Tunefoolery program.
Speaker: Michael O'Connor, PMHCNS-BC
Disclosures: This speaker has no conflict of interest, commercial support, or off-label use to disclose. The activity planners have no conflicts of interest to disclose.
Session Length: 45 minutes
Target Audience: RN, APRN
Upon completion of this presentation, the participant will be able to:
1. Identify background information regarding mindfulness practice for mental health.
2. Discuss the benefits and pitfalls of using music to complement the mindfulness group.
3. Discuss the practical application of mindfulness, music and community/consumer/peer collaboration in a mental health clinical setting.
Key words: music interventions, mindfulness, recovery, peer specialist
Continuing Nursing Education
0.75 contact hours. * In order to receive contact hours, you must: Listen to the entire session, complete an evaluation, and earn a passing score on the post test before the expiration date. You will have 5 tries to correctly answer the questions on the post test. Once you have passed and completed an evaluation, the certificate will be generated online, available for you to print immediately. We cannot award credit unless all steps are completed.
The American Psychiatric Nurses Association is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.
Friday, October 21, 2011: 3:10pm – 3:55pm
APNA 25th Annual Conference
Release Date: January 5, 2012
The contact hours for this session expire: February 25, 2013