Dr. Eric Garland - February 6, 2024
"Mindfulness-Oriented Recovery Enhancement: Clinical Outcomes and Neurophysiological Mechanisms of an Evidence-Based Treatment for Addiction and Chronic Pain"
William K. Warren, Jr. Frontiers in Neuroscience Lecture
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm Program in the LPCH auditorium
Dr. Eric Garland, PhD, LCSW is Distinguished Endowed Chair in Research, Distinguished Professor, and Associate Dean for Research in the University of Utah College of Social Work and Director of the Center on Mindfulness and Integrative Health Intervention Development (C-MIIND). Dr. Garland is the developer of an innovative mindfulness-based therapy founded on insights derived from neuroscience, called Mindfulness-Oriented Recovery Enhancement (MORE). He has published more than 230 scientific articles and received more than $80 million in research grants from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and the Department of Defense (DOD) develop and test novel mindfulness-based treatments for addiction. In 2019 was appointed by NIH Director Dr. Francis Collins to the NIH HEAL Multi-Disciplinary Working Group comprised of national experts on pain and addiction research to help guide the nation’s $2 billion HEAL initiative to use science to halt the opioid crisis. In addition to being a clinical researcher, Dr. Garland is a licensed psychotherapist and Distinguished Fellow of the National Academies of Practice, with more than 20 years of clinical experience treating addiction. In a recent bibliometric analysis of mindfulness research published over the past 55 years, Dr. Garland was found to be the most prolific author of mindfulness research in the world.
Saint Francis Health System designates this live activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
For Psychologists: The Oklahoma State Board of Examiners of Psychologists, the American Psychological Association and the Oklahoma Psychological Association recognize AMA PRA Category 1 credit™. Saint Francis Health System is accredited by the OSMA
For Social Workers: An application has been sent to the Oklahoma State Board of Licensed Social Workers for 1 hour Category 1 Clinical.
For CADCs and LADCs Saint Francis Health System is accredited as a provider of continuing education programs for CADCs and LADCs through the Oklahoma Board of Licensed Alcohol and Drug Counselors. (1 hour)
The LPC/LMFT This event as been approved by the State Board of Behavioral Health Licensure (BBHL) for 1 hour of CE.
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