Mindfulness for Early Childhood Educators: Developing Habits of Mind for Learning

Health Federation of Philadelphia

Instructor: Monica Sullivan, MAT
4/16/16 12:30 PM - 3:30 PM - Eastern Time

Act 48 & PQAS credits available - Course Fee - $14

Mindfulness-based approaches help create healthy environments for teaching and learning by supporting teachers and young children in developing a core set of skills and habits of mind: concentration, observation, attention, relaxation, emotional balance and openness. Using experiential mindfulness exercises and reflective practice, teachers can build the capacity in themselves and their children to use and observe the mind in a variety of ways.   Participants in this workshop will learn the science and research behind using mindfulness approaches in education. They will also practice using mindfulness awareness techniques that can be used in the classroom and adapted to a variety of age groups.  

 By the end of this session, participants will be able to:

  • Understand the research behind mindfulness practices
  • Experience several mindfulness-based tools to build provider awareness and emotional balance
  • Discuss ways to integrate these practices into the classroom


Training provided by the Health Federation of Philadelphia's Multiplying Connections Initiative through a grant from Philadelphia Health Management Corporation's  (PHMC) Southeast Regional Key (SERK) Program

Registration is open to all, and is done online through the PaKeys.org. You will need to create a login through PaKeys to register.

Questions? Call or Email Monica Sullivan 215-977-8990     msullivan@healthfederation.org

For the full 2015-2016 Health Federation Keystone Stars course catalog click here - Early Childhood Education Course Catalog

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1211 Chestnut Street, 8th Floor, Philadelphia, PA

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