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Mindfulness in Child Psychotherapy and Education Training



Stanislaus County Behavioral Health and Recovery Prevention and Early Intervention Services in partnership with the Stanislaus Mindfulness Collaborative and the Marin Mindfulness Institute are bringing a year-long professional training for therapists and educators to teach Mindfulness to Youth.   


The training will begin with a daylong workshop, Mindfulness in Child Psychotherapy and Education, on Saturday, May 17, 2014 from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm at Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Stanislaus County. The daylong workshop is open to anyone and is free but donations will be accepted for the Mindfulness Scholarship Fund. The daylong is being funded by BHRS Prevention and Early Intervention. Please see attached flyer to register for the Daylong Training or e-mail mgblakeley@stanbhrs.org.


Certification in Mindfulness and Child Development

The cost for the certification and yearlong training is $2200.00 which begins with the daylong on May 17th and continues on every third Saturday of the month for 10 additional months. In order to participate in the yearlong training, you will need to complete the attached application and a phone interview. Send your application to admin@mindfulness-education.org. The yearlong program will be limited to a small group of individuals in order to provide the best environment for learning, dialogue and application of practice among the group. Please see attached flyer regarding yearlong program.


For questions about the program, please contact the Marin Mindfulness Institute at (415) 451-8175.


Limited Stipends Available:

Marin Mindfulness will be offering 4 stipends of $1000 for individuals who satisfactorily complete the 10 month Marin Mindfulness Institute Professional Certification Program in Mindfulness and Child Development.


Qualifying requirements:

·         Applicants must practice in Stanislaus County

·         Applicants must be working with low income or at risk youth

·         Applicants must have experience working with children and have prior experience with mindfulness practice

·         Applicants must be accepted into the Certification program in order to be eligible for a stipend

·         Applicants will sign an agreement to complete all requirements of the certification program


Please e-mail Dorbea Cary dcary@stanbhrs.org if you are interested in applying for the stipend. You must be accepted into the yearlong program before you are eligible for the stipend program. Stipend requirements attached.


For further questions about the stipend, please contact Dorbea Cary at (209) 525-6274.


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    The yearlong system will be constrained to a little gathering of people keeping in mind the end goal to give the best environment to learning, dialog and use of practice among the gathering. If it's not too much trouble see connected flyer with respect to yearlong system.

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April 16, 2014 | Unregistered CommenterKathleen S.

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