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TRIAD Mindfulness for Educators – Improving Personal Practice Webinar Series: Practicing What We Want More Of

Date: December 17, 2018

Time: 3:00PM to 4:00PM

Location: Online


Vanderbilt’s Treatment and Research Institute for Autism Spectrum Disorders (TRIAD) will provide educators with mindfulness informed stress reduction sessions. The aim of the webinars is to help teachers and school personnel manage the stresses of classroom and school responsibilities, as well as to help them develop mindful learning environments. Attendance at all six webinars is required. Please register if you plan to attend so that you will receive the link to access the webinar.

Participant Requirements

  • Attend all six webinars
  • Have internet access and a web-capable device to watch webinar series
  • Have a journal for weekly entries
  • Complete minimal home practice (10-30 minutes per week) and log practice electronically

Suggested Participants

This webinar will be most applicable to a variety of educators who work directly with students, including students with ASD.

Training Topics

  • October 29: What is Mindfulness?
  • November 5: Mindfulness and the Body
  • November 12: Mindful Thinking
  • November 19: Off-Week, Thanksgiving
  • November 26: Mindfulness and Emotions
  • December 3: Off-Week
  • December 10: Mindfulness and Difficult Emotions
  • December 17: Practicing What We Want More Of

Webinar Format

  • Large Group Instruction
  • Mindfulness informed strategy practice
  • Individual reflection and journaling activitiies
  • Mindfulness home practice and documentation

Proof of Attendance

  • Participants who attend ALL webinars in the series will receive certificates documenting their participation of the entire series for up to 6 hours of professional development.

This professional development opportunity is sponsored by the Tennessee Early Intervention System and is available to Early Intervention Providers in Middle and West Tennessee at no-cost to participants.

The VKC welcomes persons with disabilities.

Contact kc@vanderbilt.edu or 615-322-8240 for disability access information; 2 weeks advance notice is recommended for some accommodations (e.g., Braille, signing).