Mindfulness-Based Approaches to Promoting Mental Health in Urban Schools - March 6 @ SSW


2017 Clinical Lecture at the University of Maryland School of Social Work

Monday, March 6 – 12:15 pm to 1:45 pm School of Social Work – 525 West Redwood St. Baltimore, MD 21201

1 CEU available for $20

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Speaker: Tamar Mendelson, PhD

Associate Professor, Department of Mental Health

Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health

The lecture will explore the use of mindfulness-based approaches in school settings. Specifically, the lecture will provide: 1) an overview of the rationale for school-based mindfulness programs, and the common aims of these programs; 2) a description of several types of mindfulness programs being implemented in Baltimore city public schools; 3) a discussion of research approaches for studying school-based mindfulness programs; and 4) common implementation challenges associated with school-based mindfulness programs.

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