Part 1 of 2:
This presentation will provide training in the SOF mindfulness-based program for disruptive behavior, and is designed for practicing clinicians working with individuals with disruptive behaviors that cause functional impairment in school or other community settings. The workshop will begin with a brief introduction to the theoretical and empirical background of SOF. The majority of the presentation will focus on training in the specific steps of the SOF procedure for working with individual clients, including frequent demonstrations to model key intervention components (e.g., mindful breathing instruction, in vivo exposure to unpleasant emotions) and opportunities for participants to ask questions of the presenter. The workshop will conclude with a description of participants’ between workshop practice assignment where they will delivering the full SOF protocol to at least one individual, and time for questions and answers. Although this workshop will be geared primarily for school-based providers working with children and adolescents, any clinician work with individuals with disruptive behaviors (of any age range, with or without disabilities) is welcome to attend.
Part 2 of 2:
This presentation is designed for individuals who attended Part 1 of the Soles of the Feet (SOF) training. This workshop will provide a presentation on advanced recommendations for providing the SOF intervention to individuals, including modifications for delivering the practice in group settings. A substantial portion of the training will be spent debriefing and answering questions about participants’ experiences with delivering the SOF training in order to provide tailored and individual feedback to ensure successful delivery of this evidence-based program.