Accreditation Statement



The Meditation from Sinai series is co-sponsored by The Wellness Institute and The Rohr Jewish Learning Institute to provide psychologists and mental health providers with an introductory cultural sensitivity to Jewish spirituality and mindful awareness practices that contribute to happiness, wellbeing, and emotional and behavioral regulation 


Accreditation Statement 

The Wellness Institute is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. The Wellness Institute maintains responsibility for this program and its content

credits per session: 1.5  

For Social Workers, LMFTs, LMHC/LPCs 

This activity is provided by an APA-approved sponsor of continuing education (see statement above). This satisfies the state continuing education requirements for social workers, LMFTs, and LPCs in many states.

Click here for a chart of states' requirements to see if your state accepts the APA approval for your profession.

The Jewish Learning Institute is an approved provider for continuing education for social workers by the Minnesota Board of Social Work. CEP #1161.

Disclosure of Commercial Support 

These activities are receiving NO commercial support.

DISCLOSURES: No member of the planning committee and no member of the faculty for this event have a financial interest or other relationship with any commercial product.

The members of the Planning Committee are:

Sigrid Pechenik, PsyD—Planner

Chief Clinical Advisor The Wellness Institute

Edward I. Reichman, MD—Reviewer

Professor of Emergency Medicine and Epidemiology & Population Health Albert Einstein College of Medicine

Mindy Wallach – Planner

Administrator, Continuing Education The Wellness Institute

American Disability Act Statement

The Wellness Institute fully complies with the legal requirements of the Americans with Disabilities Act. If you require special assistance, please submit your request in writing thirty (30) days in advance of the activity to

Behavioral Learning Objectives for Psychologists

Lesson 1

To identify why mind-based therapies such as ACT, DBT, MBSR, etc., are effective in regulating emotions and behavior.

Lesson 2

To list the benefits of spirituality to a person’s happiness and wellbeing and discuss how their beliefs can contribute to it.

Lesson 3

Identify the psychological benefits religious people derive from believing in an omniscient and omnipotent being that purposefully directs the world.

Lesson 4

To describe and explain the facets of Mindfulness and how it allows for better self-regulation, decision making, and tolerance of negativity

Lesson 5

Discuss why pursuing meaning in life positively correlates with the overall quality of life, happiness, hope, and life satisfaction and the evidence that supports it.

Lesson 6

Describe Mindful Awareness Practices and how they help regulate emotions and behavior.