Six Week Introduction to Mindfulness for Health Professionals

Event Dates: Tuesday 11 September, 2018 to Tuesday 16 October, 2018
Time:Tuesdays 2-3pm
Venue:Video Conference
Cost:$60 (inc GST)
Target Audience:Doctors, Registered Nurses, Enrolled Nurses, Allied Health Professionals, Pastoral Care, Facility Managers, Aboriginal Health Workers
Registration information:Registration is essential as places are limited. Register online at https://6-week-mindfulness-video-conference.eventbrite.com.au
Contact Details:Phone Palliative and Supportive Care Education (PaSCE) on 9382 9300 or email pasce@cancerwa.asn.au

Overview

This program has been adapted for video conference delivery Dr Kathryn Choules’ successful program offered at Royal Perth Hospital and Bentley Health Service. Over the 6 weeks, participants will explore mindfulness as a practice and also as a way of being. This introductory mindfulness program will be experiential and interactive. A workbook will be provided along with recorded mindfulness practices (MP3s).

Learning areas

  • Mindfulness meditations: body scan; awareness of breath and sounds; awareness of thoughts and emotions; open monitoring
  • Informal mindfulness practices: mindful movement; mindfulness of daily tasks
  • Compassion (for self and others)
  • Developing the “observer of self”
  • Interpersonal mindfulness
  • Perception and conditioning in appraisal and assessment of stress
  • The power of the pause
  • Self-regulation of attention, emotions, thoughts and actions 

Commitment from participants

Registration is for the full program and participants are expected to attend at least 5 of the 6 sessions. There is a home practice commitment of 15 minutes daily between sessions.  

Attendance at the 1st session is rmandatory. Please only register if you are able to commit to these requirements

Presented by: Kathryn Choules (PhD), Mindfulness facilitator

Information and Online Registraton: For more information and to register please see the Six Week Introduction to Mindfulness for Health Professionals flyer (77kb). Complete registration online at https://6-week-mindfulness-video-conference.eventbrite.com.au

Enquiries: please email pasce@cancerwa.asn.au or phone 9382 9300.

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