April 12th, 2021
2 Hour Webinar - Mindfulness and Racial Justice
Speaker: Rose Felix Cratsley, Ph.D., Founder and CEO, Ivy Child International
Time: 9:00 – 11:00 am
Description: As suffering and disruption mount, this workshop will guide practices and facilitate discussion focused on ways of bringing mindfulness and compassion while exploring social identity-based bias and living in awareness of our common humanity. When we’re grounded in intentional commitments to our personal mindfulness practice and related ethics, we transform our interactions with those around us, we see the roots of our problems more clearly, and we bring a more compassionate approach to diversity and inclusivity work. We become more aware of how we have been unable to see the suffering of others, even as we seek to correct the injustices we see and live with in the world. We deepen awareness of ways that our lived experiences may be profoundly different when compared to those of others; and also rooted in our inherent interconnectedness with one another.
Most MPY webinars are available to ONLY current employees of member districts and organizations. Public school memberships include police and fire personnel. Former and retired employees, members of committees including but not limited to PTO/PTA, PAC, School Improvement Councils, Health Councils, Drug/Alcohol Councils and school volunteers are not considered MPY members.
PDPs and CEUs
PDPs are offered for all MPY professional development webinars. PDPs are issued for a minimum of 10 hours. Any combination of webinars an individual attends will be used to accumulate PDPs.
PDPs certificates will be issued at the end of the school year for all MPY webinars an individual attends during this school year. PDPs can only be issued to participants who have attended the webinars and submitted the appropriate paperwork. PDP certificates will be emailed to attendees at the end of the school year.
Continuing Education Units (CEUs) are available for clinical staff from the National Association of Social Workers (NASW) and the Massachusetts Mental Health Counselors Association, Inc. (MaMHCA). Approval is granted by the NASW and the MaMHCA for each event. Event participants may request CEUs by filling out the request form above.
Event Cancellation Policy
If you are unable to attend any MPY event after registering, you must cancel online at least 72 hours prior to event. For assistance email Lauren@mpyinc.org.