course »Making Time for Mindfulness: Restorative Practices for Helping Child Welfare Professionals

Date: 1/15/2019, 9:15 am—1:15 pm
County: Alameda County
CEUs: 4
Location: Berkeley
Sponsor: A Better Way, Inc.
Phone: 510-601-0203
The well-being among families in foster care and the juvenile justice system is compromised due to stress and trauma. Join us for an experiential course that will provide you with the skills to enhance well-being for your clients through several mindfulness and meditation strategies. Utilizing these skills in your own lives will increase job-effectiveness and reduce burnout. Participants will learn the significance of specific mindfulness and meditation strategies by focusing on:
  • Experiential and student based education strategies
  • Humanistic psychology framework
  • Contemplative practices from Theravada, Tibetan and Zen Buddhism, as well as contemporary teachers
  • Mindful Movement and Outdoor Based Mindfulness practices from leading teachers, adapted for use in non- profit settings
  • Time management strategies to make time for mindfulness.
  • Group exercises to increase insight, problem solving and accountability around integrating restorative mindfulness practices into daily life
  • Slide Deck and Handout to support ongoing application of practices