SPCL 7880X Introduction to Mindfulness in Schools

45 hours; 3 credits

Critical introduction to mindfulness and contemplative practices with an emphasis on practices for student mindfulness programs and their relevance to urban school goals including academic success and social-emotional learning. Review and critique of program assumptions, research, methods, risks, and ethics. Consideration of emerging programs that account for emotional, social, moral, developmental, political, and cultural factors.

Prerequisite: Permission of Department


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