Mindfulness, a meditation technique aimed at focusing the mind on the present moment, has been found to be positively associated with psychological well-being and negative associated with perceived stress in young people (Singh, Choubey & Singh, 2016). Mindfulness aims to achieve a relaxed, non-judgmental awareness of your thoughts, feelings and sensations. Mindfulness training programs are being integrated in many school systems around the world.
This session will:
- Introduce delegates to mindfulness
- Give helpful information about how to introduce mindfulness to young people
- Look at how to troubleshoot issues relating to teaching mindfulness in a classroom session
Help you introduce mindfulness techniques to use in your work with young people
This training sessions is free if you meet the audience criteria but there’s a charge for non-attendance, so if you book onto a session and then don’t turn up, your organisation will be charged. There will also be a charge if you are unable to attend and you cancel your place less than 7 days before the date of the training. If you attend the training and you are not eligible to attend, then your organisation will be charged. For more details you can see the the Cancellation/Non-attendance/Charging Policy as an attachment for this course.
This training is for staff who work in Warrington with young people - Teachers, SENCO, teaching assistant, Family Support, Youth Workers, Voluntary Sector Workers, School Nurses & Health Visitors.