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Thursday, March 14 • 11:10am - 12:00pm
Session 8—The Mindful Student

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Increased focus, decreased anxiety and promoting a kind, compassionate school culture are just a few of the reasons why schools across the country are choosing to infuse mindfulness into their school day. In this highly interactive workshop, you will learn how to integrate breathing techniques, community building activities and short mindfulness practices into your K-12 setting. Leave with 10+ activities that build strong hearts, mind and bodies, based on the latest research in trauma, mindfulness and positive psychology.
Participants will:
- Understand how the brain and body respond to stress/trauma.
- Explore cutting-edge counseling strategies and interventions based on the latest research in neuroscience, trauma and mindfulness.
- Experience mindfulness activities that help students practice self-regulation, focus and kindness.
- Understand and practice the Regulate, Connect, Reflect Framework.
- Develop a plan to immediately integrate mindfulness into your K-12 setting.


John Graf

Generation Wellness

Thursday March 14, 2019 11:10am - 12:00pm AKDT
Meeting Room G