How to Create Therapeutic Laughter

5/20/2016 - 5/21/2016
Location: HealthSouth Harmarville
320 Guys Run Road Pittsburgh PA 15238

May 20-21, 2016

This is a one year program that begins with the 2-day workshop. Tuition includes everything you need immediately and then a year of follow-up coaching in a peer-driven online learning community. Everybody is welcome at our workshops, so bring a friend!

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“How to Create Therapeutic Laughter” for health and well-being

At the end of this workshop, the participant will be able to:

1. Explain the contraindications for laughter therapy participation.
2. Discuss the history of therapeutic laughter in the context of mind/body models envisioned by Norman Cousins and others.
3. Define the terminology, fundamental concepts, and principles of therapeutic laughter.
4. Demonstrate components of a therapeutic laughter session.
5. Describe the six-step practices of “Good-Hearted Living”™.
6. Describe the roles & responsibilities of a Certified Laughter Leader.
7. Discuss each part of a standard therapeutic laughter program.
8. Describe the adjustments needed for various types of challenging participants.
9. Differentiate laughter versus humor.
10. Describe the physiology of laughter.
11. Differentiate healthy laughter versus that associated with pathology.
12. Describe five aims of World Laughter Tour.
13. Explain three ways that therapeutic laughter activities differ from humor therapy and other laughter-filled activities.
14. Answer five frequently asked questions about therapeutic laughter and laughter clubs.
15. Identify the populations that may benefit from therapeutic laughter.

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CONTINUING EDUCATION

ACTIVITY PROFESSIONALS: The workshop is pr e-approved for 11 clock hours of continuing education by the N.C.C.A.P., National Certification Council for Activity Professionals: NCCAP24272-15.

RECREATION THERAPISTS: ATRA approval applied for.

NURSING: This activity has been submitted to the American Holistic Nurses Association (AHNA) for approval to award contact hours. The American Holistic Nurses Association is accredited as an approver of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

SOCIAL WORK: This program is Approved by the National Association of Social Workers (Approval # 886555693-8036 ) for 11 Social Work continuing education contact hours.
PROFESSIONAL COUNSELORS: Varies by State. Check with us.

CASE MANAGERS: Approved by CCMC for 12 clock hours. Approval CM7198-A200.

SATISFACTORY COMPLETION STATEMENT: Participants must have paid tuition fee, signed in, attended the entire seminar , completed an evaluation, and signed out in order to receive a certificate. Failure to sign in or out will result in forfeiture of credit for the entire course. No exceptions will be made. Partial credit is not available.CE Credit Disclaimer: Please note: each attendee will be responsible for ensuring that the local licensing board will accept the CE credit being offered. We strongly recommend that you check with your individual state regulatory agency to determine whether or not you are eligible for continuing education credit by participating in this training.ADA Statement: ADA accommodations will be made in accordance with the law. If you require ADA accommodations, please indicate what your needs are at the time of registration. We cannot ensure the availability of appropriate accommodations without prior notification.

ACTIVITY PROFESSIONALS: The workshop is pr e-approved for 11 clock hours of continuing education by the N.C.C.A.P., National Certification Council for Activity Professionals: NCCAP24272-15. RECREATION THERAPISTS: ATRA approval applied for. NURSING: This activity has been submitted to the American Holistic Nurses Association (AHNA) for approval to award contact hours. The American Holistic Nurses Association is accredited as an approver of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. SOCIAL WORK: This program is Approved by the National Association of Social Workers (Approval # 886555693-8036 ) for 11 Social Work continuing education contact hours. PROFESSIONAL COUNSELORS: Varies by State. Check with us. CASE MANAGERS: Approved by CCMC for 12 clock hours. Approval CM7198-A200. SATISFACTORY COMPLETION STATEMENT: Participants must have paid tuition fee, signed in, attended the entire seminar, completed an evaluation and signed out in order to receive a certificate. Failure to sign in or out will result in forfeiture of credit for the entire course. No exceptions will be made. Partial credit is not available.CE Credit Disclaimer: Please note: each attendee will be responsible for ensuring that the local licensing board will accept the CE credit being offered. We strongly recommend that you check with your individual state regulatory agency to determine whether or not you are eligible for continuing education credit by participating in this training. ADA Statement: ADA accommodations will be made in accordance with the law. If you require ADA accommodations, please indicate what your needs are at the time of registration. We cannot ensure the availability of appropriate accommodations without prior notification.

 

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1-800-NOW-LAFF

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