Online - Summer School 2020 - Mindfulness:Taking it Further - 2 Day Teacher Training - 09.00 - 17.00 (BST)
Date: 29/08/2020 - 30/08/2020
Location: Online

New Curriculum Teacher Training - Mindfulness: Deepening and Sustaining Mindfulness for Life: Beyond the 8 Week Course
Taught by Willem Kuyken and Alison Yiangou this 2-day masterclass introduces a new curriculum that is intended for graduates of 8-week programmes to:
o Reinforce and deepen their mindfulness practice.
o Deepen and broaden the learning of the key themes from the 8-week curriculum
o Extend the learning to include
o The explicit cultivation of the attitudes of mindfulness, in both formal and informal practice
o The development of the positive valence system to support well-being and flourishing.
o Support participants in applying all that is learned in their lives, in ways that are consonant with their values.
o Provide a shared community of practice.
o Develop participants' capacity and confidence to deepen and extend learning independently.

PLEASE NOTE: This course is being delivered live online through the Zoom platform. With all our courses we work hard to provide a safe environment to enable participants to fully engage with the programme. To support us with this, when engaging online we ask that you consider your environment when participating in these sessions. Where possible please use a private space where you will not be disturbed so that you and the group can achieve the highest levels of participation and confidentiality. Where you are not in a private space, to support confidentiality we ask that you use a headset or earphones rather than the speakers on your device and as much as possible have your screen facing away from the others in the room.

Fees & availability

Online fee: £200.00

Add other related events

You can also optionally book for these further events at the same time.

Online - Summer School 2020 - Mindfulness: Finding Peace in a Frantic World - 09.00 - 17.00 (BST): 24/08/2020
Online fee: £200.00

Online - Summer School 2020 - Mindfulness for Life - 2-Day Teacher Training - 09.00 - 17.00 (BST): 27/08/2020
Online fee: £200.00

Online - Summer School 2020 - Introducing Buddhist Psychology & Practice for Mindfulness teachers and practitioners - 09.00 - 17.00 (BST): 27/08/2020
Online fee: £200.00

Personal Information

Mindfulness Background

For the purpose of this course, we would like to understand the level and knowledge of your prior experiences of Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy (MBCT). Please provide your answers to the following questions:

Additional questions

We ask that people who join our courses online have considered that both the environment and their technical equipment is suitable to engage in this format and support confidentiality for the whole group. Please confirm you have understood and agree to this online criteria, including the environment and the participant confidentiality which is different with online courses.

Please let us know which programme you have been teaching

The workshop is primarily for experienced MBI teachers who have normally taught at least 4 x 8-week courses. In addition, teachers are encouraged to thoroughly familiarise them with the underpinning theory and route map as outlined in Mindfulness: Ancient Wisdom Meets Modern Psychology. Feldman and Kuyken 2019.

Have you taught 4 or more 8 week courses?

Please advise how many 8-week courses you have taught?

Please advise when you trained to teach mindfulness and who your trainers were

Please advise where you trained to teach mindfulness (essential to join this course)

Equality & Diversity

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