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SMHI Webinar: Minding Your P's and Q's: Mindfulness in Education

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OVERVIEW

Presented by Kelly McCauley, LSCSW.   This presentation provides an introduction to the practice of mindfulness.  Current research from the fields of education, behavioral health and neuroscience illustrate the potential benefits of this practice.  Evidence supporting how mindfulness facilitates student achievement, enriches school climate and supports the development of professional dispositions or habits of mind for educators will be discussed.  Participants will have the opportunity to participate in two mindfulness activities and will be provided with a list of references and resources.

LEARNING OBJECTIVES

  1. Participants will be able to explain why using mindfulness practice in the classroom may be a helpful strategy to support student learning and achievement.
  2. Participants will be able to use current research from the fields of education, behavioral health and neuroscience to support their ideas.
  3. Participants will be able to relate and describe their own experience with mindfulness practice.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

After viewing the archived Webinar, complete and submit the Study Questions Form to earn a certificate of attendance.