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Center for Professional Health

Program for Distressed Physicians
2016

Wednesday 

8:00 am

Registration/Continental Breakfast

8:30 am

Introduction / Welcome – William Swiggart, MS

9:15 am

Session 1

Group Exercise - Tension in the Physician’s World William Swiggart, MS – Group discussion- confidentiality, and group process. Participants will discuss why they were referred and establish goals for the course.

11:15 am

Session 2

Becoming a Physician Linda L.M. Worley, M.D. – A lecture and discussion about the process involved in physician training as well as some common personality traits.

12:15

Lunch

1:15 pm

Session 3

DVD – “But I just left the OR…” Used with permission of State Volunteer Mutual Insurance Company.

2:00 pm

Session 4 A

GenogramWilliam Swiggart, MS – Lecture and demonstration on systems theory and its application to the family; participants will construct a personal genogram.

3:00 pm

Session 4 B

Shame and Guilt William Swiggart, MS – A lecture focusing on the powerful affect of shame and how it influences behaviors.

4:00 pm

Session 4 C

Homework Assignment - William Swiggart, MS

4:30 pm

Emotional Check-Up Go Around

2 hours of evening homework required – Complete Genogram, RSQ, ACE, CALM, FACES II.

Read Costs of Anger – Chapter 2 in The Anger Control Workbook

Thursday

8:00 am

Continental Breakfast

8:30 am

Session 5

Group Exercise – Emotional Check-Up Go Around – CALM/Costs of Anger Discussion

9:00 am

Session 6

Group Exercise – Genogram

William Swiggart, Linda L.M. Worley, MD, Douglas Herr, Psy.D., Ron Neufeld, BSW, LADAC

12:00 pm

Lunch - Review B-29 Report

1:00 pm

Session 7A – Building Emotional Intelligence

View and discuss DVDs –  Used with permission of State Volunteer Mutual Insurance Company

Linda L.M. Worley, MD, William Swiggart, MS, Douglas Herr, Psy.D.,Ron Neufeld, BSW, LADAC

4:00 pm

Session 7 B – Role Play Exercise

4:30 pm

Session 8

Intend to Change and Flooding Exercises (Homework assignment)

Return Self-Assessment Instruments (FACES II, ACE); Explanations – consent form; CME credits.

5:00 pm

Emotional Check-Up Go Around

2.5 hours evening homework required – 1. Complete Intend to Change and Flooding Exercises 2. Review Self-Assessment Instruments 3. Write your role play scenario.

Friday

8:00 am

Continental Breakfast

8:30 am

Session 9

Group Exercise - Emotional Check-Up Go Around/CALM

9:00 am

Session 10

Role-Play Exercise (continued from Day Two)

12:00 pm

Session 11

11A - Assertiveness II  -  Douglas Herr, Psy.D., William Swiggart, MS

11B – Relapse Prevention - Douglas Herr, Psy.D., William Swiggart, MS

12:30 pm

Lunch

1:30 pm

Session 12

Thriving Despite it All: Physician Stress Management - Linda L.M. Worley, MD

2:30 pm

Break

2:45  pm

Session 13

13 A - Intend to Change Written Exercise - William Swiggart, MS, – Experiential exercise in which the participants review three behaviors they wish to change because of the course.

3:45 pm

13 B - Emotional Check-Up Go Around – Final Feedback

Discuss Bridge Story. Homework Assignment for 1st F/U Group - Complete evaluation.

4:30 pm

Adjourn

3 Required Follow-Up Sessions (Dates To Be Determined)

9:30 am – 4:00 pm

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