Our Own Wellbeing Part 2: Mindfulness is a Superpower
Part four of understanding and supporting children and young people who have experienced trauma.
Subsequent sessions will be added to the Sigma Teaching School website every Tuesday. We hope that you will find them useful.
This session is the second part of our review of the importance of our own wellbeing and will focus on Mindfulness.
The aims remain the same as for the other sessions in the course:
To provide an overview of the key messages from research regarding what works for children and young people who have experienced trauma.
Provide an opportunity to reflect on your own practice with regard to these key messages (reassurance and ideally identifying actions to further develop your practice).
Signposting to other information.
As with other sessions the approaches and interventions will be evidence-based. Mostly from the fields of psychology and neuroscience. Some of the evidence-based approaches and interventions informed by the research are deceptively simple. They are, however, also enormously powerful in their impact.
What we’ll cover in this session:
What is Mindfulness?
Why should you give Mindfulness a go?
Let’s do some Mindfulness.
The main focus of this session will be trying out some Mindful activities, after all, if we are to achieve the benefits of Mindfulness then we need to do it.
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