1 Day Introduction to Mindfulness and Work with Children and Young People
The course introduces delegates to a mindfulness-based approach to working with children and young people by building upon their existing skills, knowledge and experience in this area.
The course is designed to help learners to draw upon their direct experience in gaining a greater awareness and understanding of mindfulness. Learners will be encouraged to reflect upon the pressures and challenges faced by children and young people they work with.
This is a practical and hands on introduction to mindfulness and work with children and young people that helps delegates to:
· Develop an awareness and understanding of the findings of current research into mindfulness and its impact upon children and young people
· Apply a more mindful approach to developing and maintaining relationships with children and young people
· Develop the awareness, understanding and skills needed to introduce simple informal mindfulness practices into the services delegates offer.
This course is suitable for anyone who is interested in finding out about mindfulness and how it might benefit their work with children and young people.