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Learning Objectives

Nurses learn valuable skills in the Intensive Journal program.

3 Core Workshops

Part I: Life Context (LC): Foundations of the Intensive Journal
Method. Prerequisite: None. Length: 10-12 hours

• Learn basic rules for using the Intensive Journal method and principles of holistic depth psychology that underlie the method.

• Use Life Positioning exercises to describe feelings and events about your nursing career and to develop the continuity in your professional development.

• Apply Entrance Meditation™ techniques to reduce tension and access inner processes.

• Use and integrate diary techniques into the Intensive Journal process.

• Apply I-Thou model of dialogue techniques to develop bereavement skills, work through work situations, and health/body issues.

• Recall and develop experiences of deep emotion and meaning.

Part II: Depth Contact (DC): Symbolic Images and Meaning.
Prerequisite: LC workshop. 10-12 hours

• Use dialogue techniques to explore events or situations in the workplace.

• Apply non-analytical methods for using symbolic material.

• Recall and develop significant experiences about your profession.

• Reappraise a meaningful event that can provide important lessons.

• Apply dialogue techniques to work through issues relating to the health care industry.

• Define and organize issues to synthesize beliefs and priorities.

Part III: Life Integration (LI): the Journal Feedback™ Process: Integrating the Intensive Journal Process. Prerequisite: LC & DC, or LE workshops. 10-12 hours

• Explain and define the principles for using the Journal Feedback process.

• Develop and further organize daily feelings about the workplace through advanced feedback techniques.

• Apply the Journal Feedback Process to the Dialogue Dimension exercises.

• Use dreams and imagery as leads to other sections using the Journal Feedback Process.

• Apply the Journal Feedback Process to the Meaning Dimension exercises.