Mindful Educator Retreat Syllabus

DAY 1

  • Mindfulness as an individual and relational practice

  • Contemplative Exercise

  • Sitting Meditation

  • Setting Intentions

  • Co-Creating a Trauma-Informed Space

  • Conscious, Compassionate Communication

  • Exploring Projection

  • Mindful Movement

  • Humanistic Psychology: Unconditional Positive Regard

  • Core Conditions to Establish Trust

  • Exploring Implicit Bias

DAY 2

  • Introduction to Trauma

    • ACE’s

    • Trauma and the brain

    • Trauma Informed Practices

  • Effective Practices for the Classroom

  • Mindful Movement

  • Sitting Meditation

  • Mindful Eating

  • Contemplative Practice: Embodying Presence

DAY 3

  • Improving Outcomes for children and family

  • Attachment, Regulation, and Competency

  • Vicarious Trauma

  • Compassion Fatigue

  • Sitting Meditation

  • The Vagus Nerve and the Nervous System

  • Self-Compassion

  • Protective Factors

  • Returning to Presence

  • Mindful Movement

DAY 4

  • Resilience

  • Healing-Centered Engagement

  • Sharing Intentions

  • Mindful Walking

  • Contemplative Exercise

  • Mindful Movement

  • Connection and Celebration

  • Sitting Meditation

  • Evaluations

HOMEWORK

  • 24 CEUs are awarded to participants who read the required reading and submit a 1-2 page reflection.

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