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.
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 psychologists, marriage and family therapists, mental health counselors, and social workers in Washington State. 1.5 MERIT hours are also avaialble.
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 http://giving.uw.edu/mindfulness
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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Associate Director of Programs
Center for Child & Family Well-Being