UCLA maps class: Mindful Awareness Practices for Daily Living

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Six Tuesdays starting 9/13/16


7-9 PM


NOW House Mindful Awareness Center
31324 Via Colinas Unit 111
Westlake Village, CA 91362

UCLA MAPs 1 Class Beginning 9/13/16

maps 1 class: Mindful Awareness Practices for Daily Living

The MAPs I course is an excellent introduction to mindfulness for beginners. MAPs provides insight into the basics of mindfulness, how to develop a mindfulness meditation practice, and how mindfulness can be applied in daily life. It is also appropriate for an experienced practitioner who wishes to revitalize his/her practice.


Frank Baird, MA, LMFT, LPCC, Instructor

Frank Baird is a skilled and compassionate UCLA MARC Certified Mindfulness Instructor who teaches mindfulness in a variety of settings, including Kaiser Permanente, Sherman Terrace, Reseda, CA, his private practice in Westlake Village, CA and various other community and private settings when requested.

Frank holds a master’s degree in Marriage and Family Therapy. He is a solution-oriented mindfulness-based Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist and Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor. He has taught graduate level therapists in training at Phillips Graduate Institute and California State University, Northridge and supervised therapists-in-training at Valley Trauma Center (a sexual assault recovery center) and Phillips Graduate Institute (in their Postmodern Therapies Program). He was founder and Clinical Director at NOW House Therapy Center. He is founder of Walk a Mile in Her Shoes®, The Men’s March to End Men’s Violence Against Women, an organization that facilitates 400+ international Walk events each year. Frank is dedicated to helping people cultivate inner peace, live more fulfilling lives and be active contributors to their communities and the world.

Frank can train you in Mindfulness practice and provide support for your ongoing practice individually and in groups. Contact him to arrange for individual or group training.


CEU Information

The Semel Institute at UCLA is an accredited provider for Continuing Education Credits (BBS) for LCSWs and MFCCs/MFTs, (CME) for Physicians and Psychologists  (provider # PCE 378), and Registered Nursing (RN). The MAPs I course meets the qualifications for 20 hours of continuing education credit as required by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences (BBS), Continuing Medical Education (CME) and Registered Nurse (RN)

Please note, attendance at a 7th class titled "Clinical Applications of Mindful Awareness" (2hrs), and an additional fee of $50 will be required for those requesting CEUs.This 7th class meets at UCLA.

The date for the 7th class for the MAPs I class will be determined shortly. Please note that we require a minimum of 5 registrants for this class. If we do not meet the minimum number the 7th class will be postponed until we do, so please plan accordingly.  If you are taking this class for CEU credits please email marcinfo@ucla.edu.

CME: This credit may also be applied to the CMA Certification in Continuing Medical Education. This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Institute for Medical Quality and the California Medical Association's CME Accreditation Standards (IMQ/CMA) through The Semel Institute at UCLA.  The Semel Institute is accredited by IMQ/ CMA to provide continuing medical education for physicians. The Semel Institute takes responsibility for the content, quality and scientific integrity of this CME activity. The Semel Institute designates this live activity for a maximum of 20 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(tm). Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

LCSWs and MFCCs/MFTs: The Semel Institute at UCLA is an accredited provider for continuing education credits for LCSWs and MFCCs/MFTs (provider number PCE 378). This course meets the qualifications for up to 20 hour of continuing education credit for LCSWs and MFCCs/MFTs as required by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences. 

Registered Nurse (RN): The Semel Institute at UCLA is an accredited provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing (provider number CEP 381). Registered nurses attending this course may report up to 20 hours.


Refunds and Cancellation Policy

Class Refunds requested in advance of 5PM on FRIDAY of that first week of class will be assessed a $25 administrative fee. We regret that we cannot give refunds after this date. Refunds should be requested by emailing frankbaird@frankbaird.com.

MARC reserves the right to cancel classes due to low enrollment. Registrants will be notified in advance of the class.

No refunds or credits are given to registrant "no-shows".

Postponing a Class: Credit towards a future class will be provided if a registrant notifies us by phone or email in advance of 5PM on Friday of the first week of the class series. Future class must be the one immediately following the missed class series. NO EXCEPTIONS. (for example: if postponing a May/June class series you will have to use your credit and enroll in the July/August class series)

Make-up Class: If you miss a class, you may make up ONE class in any other class at your level during the current series or the series immediately following. No refund or prorate will be issued for missed classes.  



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Frank Baird offers mindfulness and meditation training, psychotherapy and life coaching for individual adults & teens, couples, families, groups, and organizations. He practices in Westlake Village, CA and serves surrounding areas including Agoura, Calabassas, Thousand Oaks, Newbury Park and the Canejo Valley. Frank Baird is a UCLA MARC Certified Mindfulness Facilitator.

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