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We live in a fast-paced world! It seems that especially in the fields of health and human services, jobs are becoming more complicated - demanding more of our time and energy. This course introduces the concept of mindfulness and teaches staff how to effectively bring the practice of mindfulness into their professions.
This powerful skill is a recognized method for increasing productivity and effectiveness in the workplace. It gives staff a sense of true connection with those they support while maintaining healthy emotional boundaries and guarding against energy depletion.
What is Mindfulness?
- Staying in the present moment,
- Being in touch with oneself,
- Remaining aware of circumstances,
- Consciously interacting with others, and
- Acting with intention.
The Benefits of Mindfulness
Mindfulness is an approach that provides tremendous personal benefits such as reducing stress, increasing positive energy, and supporting a feeling of well-being. When using mindfulness techniques, staff are better equipped to deal with the challenges of their work, allowing for both professional and personal growth.
Course Fee $99
Course materials, refreshments and lunch are included in the course fee
Pre-registration is required, register early! Class size is limited
Video/audio taping of courses is prohibited
- Cancellations must be made at least 24 hours before the course. The course fee will be charged if cancellation is made in less than 24 hours. Registration is transferable to another person.
About the instructor
Wendy Selnes, MA, BCBA, is a Board Certified Behavior Analyst. She holds a master’s degree in Clinical Psychology and a bachelor’s degree in Psychology with a minor in Child Psychology. Wendy has thirteen years of experience in the field of human services. She is designated as a QMRP and fulfills the qualifications of a Mental Health Practitioner. She is a partner and Senior Behavior Analyst with Brih Design, a consulting firm which offers support and services to people who exhibit difficult to manage behaviors.
This course provides 6.5 contact hours to nurses and 5.4 continuing education hours to social workers.
If you are interested in having a course presented at your facility, CLICK HERE to contact Karen Lilla.