Introduction to Mindfulness for Children and Youth
taught by Robyn Long, MA, E-RYT
This professional lecture series will review the state of research on each topic, provide participants with suggested readings, and introduce short practices to share with clients and patients. This lecture series is tailored for health and mental health workers, teachers, and others serving children and their families. All lectures in this series are focused on mindfulness, children and parents.
The Introduction to Mindfulness for Children and Families lecture will review studies related to mindfulness and pediatric populations, and learn about the types of mindfulness programs offered for this population. We will also discuss strategies for sharing mindfulness with children and youth, and learn basic practices.
If you are interested in a 4 Session Package for $135, 15% discount from $160: see this offer which expires 9/27/16.
If you are a UW Affiliate, and have department approval to pay using a UW budget transfer, you may register for a 25% discount ($30) on a single session price. Please add your department budget number at check out.
Continuing Education Credits
The registration includes a Certificate of Completion for 2 credit hours per session for licensed psychologists, marriage and family therapists, mental health counselors, and social workers in Washington State. 1.5 MERIT hours are also available.
If you cancel up to two weeks prior to the event (9/13/16), you will receive a full refund less a $5 processing fee. If you cancel within two weeks leading up to the event, you will receive a partial refund of 50% minus a $5 processing fee. Refunds cannot be granted on or after the day the class begins.
Pay it Forward - Support the Scholarship Fund
If you are able to pay more for the course, we encourage you to consider donating to the Mindfulness Outreach Fund which allows CCFW to offer 50% and 100% scholarships to community members to aid in the cost of registration fees for mindfulness courses. Scholarships are awarded to increase accessibility of mindfulness and compassion training for individuals who have limited resources to obtain such trainingand to those who work in communities experiencing adversity. To make a donation to the scholarship fund, please visit http://giving.uw.edu/mindfulness
Tuesday, September 27, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
About the Instructor
Robyn Long leads CCFW's community outreach and dissemination efforts. She has completed several teacher-training programs in yoga and mindfulness, including specialized courses for children, youth, cancer, trauma, disabilities, and pregnancy. Prior to joining CCFW, she facilitated community-research yoga program for pediatric cancer patients and their families at the University of Calgary. At Perkins School for the Blind she developed and led a yoga programs for children and teens with visual impairment and deafblindness. Robyn has also lead global partnership building initiatives at Harvard School of Public Health and facilitated mindfulness and health programs for refugees in the Middle East.
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Associate Director of Programs
Center for Child & Family Well-Being