Professional Series: Mindfulness for Children and Youth with Special Needs

Tuesday, 13 December 2016 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM PST

3903 Brooklyn Ave NE, Seattle, WA, 98105, United States

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Includes 2 hours of continuing education credit hours for licensed psychologists, marriage and family therapists, mental health counselors, and social workers in Washington State. 1.5 MERIT hours are also available.

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Tuesday, 13 December 2016 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM PST

Center for Child and Family Well-Being, 3903 Brooklyn Ave NE, Seattle, WA, 98105, United States.


 Mindfulness for Children and Youth with Special Needs

taught by Felice Orlich, PhD



This professional lecture series will review the state of research on each topic, provide participants with suggetsed readings, and introduce short practices to share with clients, patients and students. 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.


Course Decription

Explore the emerging research on  mindfulness-based interventions for children and adolescents with special needs. Mindfulness-based practices are a readily accessible approach for this broad group of children and teens. Considerations of when to use mindfulness and strategies for pratice will be discussed with an eye towards integration across environments. 



$40 is the registration fee.


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 the 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 psychologistsmarriage and family therapistsmental health counselors, and social workers  in Washington State. 1.5 MERIT hours are also avaialble.   



Cancellation Policy

If you cancel up to two weeks prior to the event (11/29/16), 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 training and to those who work in communities experiencing adversity. To make a donation to the scholarship fund, please visit


Class Schedule

Tuesday, December 13, 2016, 6:00pm - 7:30pm


About the Instructor

Felice Orlich, PhD is a pediatric neuropsychologist and the Director of Community Outreach at Seattle Children's Hospital. She is Clinical Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Behaviorial Sciences at the University of Washington Medical School and an attending at Seattle Children's Hospital. For the past 17 years, she has been integrally involved in developing and implementing state-of-the-art models of care for individuals with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) across the lifespan. Her research is focused on improving quality of life in individuals with ASD. She is interested in how integrative treatment approaches, spanning the community, clinic and home environments, improve outcomes for individuals with ASD.


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Contact Information

Page Pless
Associate Director of Programs
Center for Child & Family Well-Being
Office: 206.221.8508

University of Washington Center for Child & Family Well-being

The Center for Child and Family Well-Being promotes positive development for children and families by translating research for practical application. We share knowledge through education, professional training and outreach to the community.

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