Just a quick note to share the Mindfulness schedule of programs for the first part of the year. Please feel free to register and share with your teams.
Learn mindfulness techniques to reduce stress and improve your wellbeing and work/study performance in this free online course.
3 hours per week, over 6 weeks
Online: begins 6 Feb
This Continuing Excellence in Educational Development (CEED) program combines online and face-to-face learning. It explores the science and practice of mindfulness and teaches participants to personally apply it in their lives.
Three-hour face-to-face session plus 6 weeks online learning (approximately one hour per week).
Moodle open between 6 March - 5 May 2017
Session: Friday 17 March 2017
Reduce stress, and improve mental health, wellbeing and resilience using mindfulness. Consists of weekly formal mindfulness meditation practices, cognitive strategies and reflective activities designed to enhance both the professional and personal life of staff and students.
6 x 60 minute sessions
Clayton: Jan 31, Feb 7, 14, 21, 28 and March 7
Clayton: Mar 24, Apr 7, 21, 28, May 5 and 19 (not May 12)
Caulfield: July 18, 25, Aug 1, 15, 22, and 29
A comprehensive lifestyle program underpinned by enabling strategies such as mindfulness, enhancing motivation, goal setting and behaviour change. This practical course enables participants to apply the ESSENCE model to personal and professional life including setting and working towards healthy lifestyle goals.
6 x 60 minute sessions
Clayton: April 7, 21, 28, May 5, 19 & 26 (not May 12)
Aimed at people who have completed basic mindfulness training, have a regular personal practice of mindfulness, and wish to enhance skills to teach it in various educational and professional settings. Topics include: introducing mindfulness as a concept, teaching mindfulness meditation, mindful inquiry and debriefing, and working with groups
4 x 90 minutes sessions
Clayton: Feb 14, 21, 28 and Mar 7
This introductory workshop is broken into two parts:
Part 1 is an introduction including the background to mindfulness.
Part 2 focuses on practically implementing mindfulness-based strategies in personal and professional life.
Mulgrave: Tues 28 March
Guided mindfulness meditation sessions. A great way to get started with mindfulness or to deepen your existing practice.
30 minute sessions
Students and staff
Starting at the beginning of semester