Embody mindfulness. Teach hearts and minds. Transform education.
Peace in Schools offers in-depth, experiential mindfulness courses designed for teachers, school counselors, parents, clinicians, and other youth-serving professionals.
We’re delighted to offer CEUs, PDUs and graduate credits for all of our adult courses through
the Center for Community Engagement at Lewis & Clark College's Graduate School
of Education and Counseling.
Our courses for youth-serving professionals:
mindfulness for youth-serving professionals Weekend
This nourishing mini-retreat will support you in starting or deepening your own mindfulness practice. The spacious, experiential structure of the weekend will give you a break from your busy life and teach you vital skills for self-care. You’ll also learn essential mindfulness tools to implement in your work with youth and discover resources to support a sustainable work life.
October 5-6, 2019
December 7-8, 2019
January 25-26, 2020
mindful teaching: An experiential 8-week course for youth-serving professionals
Take your mindfulness practice to the next level, connect with a community of like-minded individuals, and learn powerful mindfulness tools to bring into your work with youth. The experiential structure of this in-depth, eight-week course allows you to deeply integrate the tools you learn in class into your daily life and work. Using a trauma-informed lens, this course deepens and expands the material covered in our Mindfulness for Youth-Serving Professionals weekend. You’ll learn the neuroscience behind mindfulness, explore the individual and collective conditioning that can get in our way, and unpack the ways that stress manifests in us and our students.
Thursday evenings, April 2-May 21, 2020
mindful Educator retreat
This retreat is a revitalizing, immersive, deep-dive into mindfulness, spanning four full days. Deepen your mindfulness practice, learn mindful teaching skills, and connect with a passionate community of other youth-serving professionals. Ground yourself in a practice that fosters self-awareness, compassion, and connection, while gaining tools to transform your relationship with youth. Whether you're new to mindfulness or a longtime practitioner, you’ll leave this retreat nourished and refreshed, with valuable new skills.
Upcoming Retreat: July 9-12, 2020