MBAwareness Educational ProgramProfessional Development Training 3-Hour Trauma-Sensitive Course
Our professional development training is designed to develop the basics of a personal mindfulness practice, mindful teaching, and how to teach mindful education to others.
In this level 2 mindfulness education workshop, teachers will build on foundational knowledge by learning the definitions and physiological effects of adversity and trauma on the brain, as it relates to development, learning, and growth.
This workshop covers current scientific research on neuroscience and how this alters the way we teach mindfulness practices to students with adverse childhood experiences (ACEs), such as poverty, abuse, and neglect. Teachers will learn to see resistance as information, negative behaviors as protective instincts, and how to identify and encourage key indicators of resilience.
You will also learn:
- The effects of trauma on the brain and body
- The definition and effects of secondary trauma
- The three myths of mindfulness
- Trauma-sensitive mindfulness practices
- Trauma-sensitive teaching practices
- Please read and sign our liability and photo release form here. We will be recording portions of the training. Recordings will be for future promotions and will be used in other online training. Your instructor will review our guidelines around recording at the opening of your training and set agreements for the comfort of participants. You will also be asked to acknowledge recording of the training when you sign in which will also constitute permission for liability purposes.
- This will be an interactive Zoom meeting. For more information on your Zoom experience, check out “Best Tips for Using Zoom” in the resource link.
- Technology: Computer with a microphone and a camera, Printer (optional), Internet connection
- Materials needed: It would be helpful for you to have a journal or another notebook to record questions, thoughts, and ideas you might have during the training. We’ve included some self-care tools in your kit that you will want to have handy. You might also want to have drawing or coloring supplies and blank paper nearby, especially if you are inclined to draw your reflections rather than journal.
- In the links below, you will notice a link to your handbook that includes an agenda, resources, and various other reading materials referenced in the video. You might download and print some of the information if that is appealing to you.
Mind Body Align is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting.
Topic: 3 Hour Teacher Trauma Sensitive Professional Development
Time: Sep 16, 2020 10:00 AM Eastern Time (US and Canada)
Meeting ID: 851 2464 5647
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Window of Tolerance Reimagined
This presentation features video footage from “Just Breathe” by Julie Bayer Salzman & Josh Salzman and “Mindfulness Basics” by MindfulnessWOBorders (Please note: There is a technical difficulty in our presentation of the Mindfulness Basics video. Please view by clicking the link above).
Take your classroom to the next level.
We know teachers don’t have time to add anything to their curriculum as new mandates and objectives are added every day. We can help. Our approach to social and emotional learning uses techniques and tools that can be implemented in as little as 2-3 minutes per day. Every teacher and student should have the skills to meet each day with calm and measured focus, and eventually to a deeper level of equanimity that becomes a school and lifestyle habit for children.
Sign up today for more information on our upcoming teacher workshops. Available in-person and online. Earn 1 CEU.