Mindfulness: A Focus on Adolescents
Get a hands-on introduction to mindfulness and its benefits.
Who is the course for?
This course is for all professionals interested in mindfulness, including healthcare professionals, educators, parents and anyone looking to enhance their understanding of mindfulness. Anyone interested in health research may also be interested in this course.
The Certificate of Achievement for this course may be useful for providing evidence of continuing professional development (CPD) or commitment to your career.
This course is an educational resource, it is not a therapeutic tool. Self-care resources have been embedded into the course materials. However, if you are feeling distressed, it is important to seek professional help in order to receive the support you need.
What topics will you cover?
The application and evidence base for mindfulness in education settings
Case studies of young people who have used mindfulness, and how it helped them
Basic introduction to simple mindfulness techniques
The role of mindfulness in helping with anxiety, focus, exam stress, compassion and improving wellbeing
What will you achieve?
By the end of the course, you‘ll be able to…
Learn about the skills for applying a variety of mindfulness techniques and practice that can be integrated into everyday life
Become familiar with the growing evidence base relating to the application of mindfulness to support physical, emotional, and psychological wellbeing
Cultivate an understanding of mindfulness skills to promote focused attention on thoughts, emotions, and physical sensations, and to have greater awareness of how these impact our actions and emotion regulation.
Recognise the value of acceptance, empathy, and compassion in mindfulness practice