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Center for Professional Health

Program for Distressed Physicians
2013

 

Wednesday
8:00 am
Registration/Continental Breakfast
8:30 am
Introduction / Welcome – William Swiggart, MS, LPC
9:15 am
Session 1
Group Exercise - Tension in the Physician’s World William Swiggart, MS, LPC – Group discussion about 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 – Permission to be Human
2:00 pm
Session 4 A
GenogramWilliam Swiggart, MS, LPC – 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, LPC – A lecture that will focus on the powerful affect of shame and how it influences behaviors.
4:00 pm
Session 4 C
Homework Assignment - William Swiggart, MS, LPC
4:30 pm
Emotional Check-Up Go Around
 
2 hours of evening homework required – Complete Genogram, ACE, CALM, FACES II, Team Behavior Survey. 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
Tobi Fishel, PhD, William Swiggart, MS, LPC, Linda L.M. Worley, MD, Ron Neufeld, BSW, LADAC
12:00 pm
Lunch
1:00 pm
Session 7 – Identifying Triggers & Maintaining Behavior Change
7A - Grounding Skills 7B - Communication Techniques 7C- Role Play
Tobi Fishel, PhD, William Swiggart, MS, LPC, Linda L.M. Worley, MD, Ron Neufeld, BSW, LADAC
4:00 pm
Session 8
Intend to Change and Flooding Exercises (Homework assignment)
Return Self-Assessment Instruments (FACES II, ACE); Explanations – consent form; CME credits; VUMC Notice of Privacy Practices.
4:30 pm
Emotional Check-Up Go Around
 
2 hours evening homework required – Complete Intend to Change and Flooding Exercises/Review Self-Assessment Instruments
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)
11:00 am
Session 11
11A - Assertiveness II -  Tobi Fishel, PhD  
11B – Relapse Prevention - Tobi Fishel, PhD
12:00 pm
Lunch
1:00 pm
Session 12
Thriving Despite it All: Physician Stress Management -Linda L.M. Worley, MD
2:00  pm
Session 13
13 A - Intend to Change Written Exercise - William Swiggart, MS, LPC – Experiential exercise in which the participants review three behaviors they wish to change as a result of the course.
 
 
13 B - Emotional Check-Up Go Around – Final Feedback
Discuss Bridge Story. Homework Assignment for 1st Follow-Up Group - Complete evaluation.
4:30 pm
Adjourn
 
3 Required Follow-Up Sessions
TBA
9:30 am – 4:00 pm
 
 

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