Mindfulness and Self-Care for Educators

Mindful Fridays: Deepening Your Mindfulness Practice - Learning to Live Life at Ease

March 11, 2022 | 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

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Speakers: Edward Hauben, Mindfulness Practitioner and Teacher; Elana Rosenbaum, MS, MSW, Speaker, Mindfulness Coach & Psychotherapist, Consultant in Mindfulness-based Interventions and Integrative Medicine, Author

Webinar Description
Our days are filled with a wide range of emotions, both personally and professionally. Learning how to navigate our emotional ups and downs with equanimity will be the subject of our time together. This session will include; an exploration of how Mindfulness practice can help one navigate the challenges of daily life, a guided mindfulness meditation and plenty of time for Q&A.  All level of experience and interest are welcome.

About the Speakers

Ed Hauben, is a longtime Mindfulness Meditation practitioner. For more than 30 years, he has assisted in teaching and running the annual Teen Retreat (14-19 years old) at the Insight Mediation Society, Barre, MA. Now retired, Ed spent his last 10 years of work as Executive Director of Newton's Community Education program, where he created and ran the programs all-time most popular program: Mindfulness: Practical Applications For Living a More Fulfilled and Happy Life.

Elana Rosenbaum, MS, MSW & LICSW, is a leader in the clinical application of mindfulness meditation to cancer care and a pioneering teacher of Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction at the Center for Mindfulness, the University of Massachusetts Medical School. After she was diagnosed with non-Hodgkin's lymphoma in 1995, her ability to embody mindfulness in the face of adversity led to the development of a mindfulness-based intervention for bone marrow transplant patients at the University of Massachusetts Medical Center, Emory University, and Dana Farber Cancer Institute.  She is dedicated to maintaining the integrity of mindfulness and making it available, thereby bringing a yes to life and all that’s in it. Elana has a private practice in psychotherapy in Worcester, Massachusetts and is a sought-after mindfulness coach, teacher, speaker, workshop leader and research consultant. She has been featured in "Chronicle" on CBS and mentioned in many magazine articles including Yoga Journal, Health, Coping, and the PBS audio series, "Walking through the Storm". In addition, she has also published three books on mindfulness.

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Slides available here.


Membership Information
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PDPs and CEUs
MPY is an approved Professional Development Provider through the Massachusetts Department of Elementary & Secondary Education (F20180079 provider number). Professional Development Points (PDPs) are offered for all MPY professional development webinars. PDPs are issued for a minimum of 10 hours of training.

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). The NASW and the MaMHCA approves each event. Event participants may request CEUs by filling out the request form above. 

Requests for PDPs and CEUs must be submitted within 8 days of the webinar. PDPs and CEUs will only be issued to participants who have attended the webinar(s) and submitted the appropriate paperwork within 8 days of the webinar, with accurate accountability codes. 

PDP and CEU certificates will be emailed to attendees at the end of the school year.

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.

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