Spring 2020: Advanced Mindfulness in Health and Human Development — EDIS 4012 (prerequisite is EDIS 3012)
Mon. Jan 13, 2020 - Tue. Apr 28, 2020 (16 weeks)
Every Tuesday from 2:00 PM to 4:30 PM
Prerequisite: EDIS 3012
Advanced Mindfulness in Health and Human Development is designed to further build skills and knowledge learned in EDIS 3012 and to prepare students to lead and teach mindful awareness practices to others. Research on mindfulness-based interventions is confirming their value for supporting both physical and mental health. As a student in Mindfulness in Health and Human Development, you will gain a solid foundation in the science, pedagogy and teaching methods associated with evidence-based mindful awareness practices. This course is intended to prepare you to teach and lead mindful awareness practices to others following best practices in the field of mindfulness-based interventions. As part of this process, you will maintain a daily personal mindfulness practice that you began during EDIS 3012.
Instructor: Tish Jennings