Dates: March 8, 15, 22, 29, April 5, 12 and 19
Times: 7 consecutive weeks Wednesday Evenings, 6:30-9:30 pm
Location: University of Toronto, School of Continuing Studies
Benefit Statement & Rationale
This unique certification course provides you with evidence-based curriculum, key facilitation strategies, and secular mindfulness practices to integrate in your professional setting. As a course graduate, you will be a certified Mindful Educator and equipped to lead The Mindfulness Ambassador Council (MAC)– an evidence based program that advances social & emotional competence and mindfulness. The Mindfulness Ambassador Council program is currently taught in more than 12 countries around the world and is more likely than academic intelligence to predict professional success and life effectiveness.
Overview of Content
Over the course of seven night classes, participants will build in-depth knowledge and skills to deliver The Mindfulness Ambassador Council (MAC) to youth and the adults that surround them. Fundamental to the curriculum are 12 evidence-based lesson plans and secular mindfulness practices that draw from social and emotional learning theory and secular mindfulness. Through active experiential learning, MAC participants are encouraged to ask questions, discover their fullest potential, appreciate diversity, and develop skills to transition into adult life as kind, compassionate and caring citizens.
Educators, Social Workers, Health Professionals, Community Leaders & Support Workers, and any individuals looking to apply Social and Emotional Learning (SEL) programs in their workplace settings.
What You’ll Learn
|Program Basics & Mindfulness Practice||Mar 8|
|SEL & MAC Lesson Template||Mar 15|
|Mindful Listening & Facilitation Skills||Mar 22|
|Council Format & Core Techniques||Mar 29|
|Lesson Facilitation & Loving Kindness Practice||Apr 5|
|Lesson Facilitation & Compassion Practice||Apr 12|
|Protocols, Certification & Mentorship||Apr 19|
6:30PM - 9:30PM
Location: School of Continuing Studies University of Toronto 158 St George St, Toronto
Leah Gardiner & Moustafa Abdelrahman
$ USD / $645 CAD