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Mindfulness: Teaching in the Workplace

with Leonie Schell, and Susan Peacock
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Date 15/03/2024 - 15/11/2024
Time 08:30 - 13:00 GMT

Description

The training explores the skills required to introduce mindfulness confidently in workplace settings and build a practice in the field. Succinct presentations on relevant theories and concepts are blended with opportunities for hands-on practice, experiential learning and real-world applications through case study simulations and real-world assignments.

The course is for experienced mindfulness teachers, who are teaching Mindfulness-Based Programmes in line with the UK Good Practice Guidelines and meet the criteria shown.

Core themes include:

Teaching Block 1
1.  Understanding the evolving workplace context
2.  The psychology of entrepreneurship: navigating your fears
3.  Unique positioning: finding your niche
4.  Expanding your visibility and exposure
5.  Holding intentional client conversations
6. Teaching methods for introducing mindfulness

Teaching Block 2
7.  Leveraging insights from the latest workplace research
8.  Applied teaching methods: adapting curricula to client needs
9.  Applied teaching methods: mindfulness for leaders and teams
10. Developing your workplace-centric offering
11. Inquiry in the workplace
12. Evaluating the effectiveness of interventions
13. Embedding mindfulness in organisations

In-between teaching blocks 1 and 2, participants will be expected to:

  1. Complete a teaching assignment for a real-world client and write a reflective piece of analysis of their experience
  2. Work with a group of peers in virtual teams to solve a workplace-related problem. The ultimate task will be a presentation to the class.

Participants should allow for 2 to 3 hours of homework and preparation in between sessions each week.

To read more about ongoing support and general information, please click here

A Certificate of Readiness to Teach in the Workplace will be available for all participants who have attended, actively participated in both training blocks and completed all training assignments

Timings:

It takes place Friday mornings over two blocks of 6 sessions each 15th March – 15th November 2024:

  • Teaching Block 1: March 15th and 22nd (2 week break), April 12th, 19th, 26th and May 3rd.
  • Teaching Block 2: September 27th, October 4th, 11th and 18th (2 week break), November 8th and 15th.

Times: from 8:30am – 1:00pm with optional networking /practice from 8:00am to 8:30am.

Payment options:

Either:

  • pay a £150 deposit of the standard fee now and the balance of £690 before 19th February 2024, prior to the commencement of the course

OR

  • pay the standard fee in full now of £840

What will I do on this course?

Succinct presentations on relevant theories and concepts are blended with opportunities for hands-on practice, experiential learning and real-world applications through case study simulations and real-world assignments.

    Learning Outcomes

    At the end of this course it is expected that participants will have developed their skills and competencies to offer mindfulness training in organisational contexts. Follow our General Information link in the Description section above for detailed outcomes

      About the Teachers

      Leonie Schell

      I’m a mindfulness teacher, trainer and supervisor. In my role as consultant to the OMF, I have supported the development of the OMF’s international collaborations and implementation of training pathway changes. Read more here

      Susan Peacock

      I’m a Chartered Counselling Psychologist registered with the BPS and HCPC and Mindfulness MBSR trainer.  Mindfulness has had a powerful influence on my life whether working with individuals or teams in public or private sector organisations or while I’m rowing on the Thames near our home in Twickenham.

      Mindfulness: Teaching in the Workplace

      Standard Rate

      £840
      Applications closing: 10/03/2024
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