Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction (Live Online)

  • Formats:

    Live Online

  • Duration:

    30 hours

  • Registration Fee:

    $595

Start Date

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Part Time: Dates to be announced

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Overview

In this course, students will examine the use of mindfulness practice in reducing stress. The practice of mindfulness has been shown to help individuals be more aware and present of their conscious state. When focusing on the here-and-now, individuals are better able to assess the stressors in their lives individually and to manage feelings of overwhelm.

Topics/Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this course, the successful student will have reliably demonstrated the ability to:

  1. Explain the use of mindfulness for stress reduction.
  2. Discuss evidence-based support for mindfulness practice, and the recurring concepts in mindfulness.
  3. Identify mindfulness strategies and techniques for stress reduction.
  4. Describe how to create awareness, perception and reactions.
  5. Outline the power of being present.
  6. Identify stress situations and how to deal with them.
  7. Explain effective interpersonal communication.
  8. Identify the use of meditation, self-regulation and decision making.

Instructor*

Külli Yee

Külli Yee is a Certified Workplace Mindfulness facilitator and MBSR Instructor. Külli helps organizations and individuals to discover the physical and mental benefits of mindfulness as it shapes individual experiences towards stress, anxiety, pain and overwhelm. She is inspired to guide others in discovering practices that have the potential to improve their overall quality of life.

Külli holds a Graduate Certificate in Mindfulness-Based Teaching and Learning from the University of the Fraser Valley and MBSR Teacher Certification through the Center for Mindfulness Studies in Toronto. She has also completed an Advanced Certificate in Workplace Psychological Health and Safety from the University of Fredericton. She has nearly 20 years of experience working in the financial services industry and she provides mindfulness training in the corporate workplace environment as well as in the larger community setting. Külli’s continuing education keeps her in touch with the latest developments in the field of mindfulness. She applies principles of trauma-sensitive practices to aim for safety in delivering mindfulness-based programs. Külli lives and works in Port Coquitlam, BC located on the core traditional territory of the Kwikwetlem First Nation.

*Subject to change without notice

 

Dates

Live Online

Part Time:

  • Dates to be announced
    • Students must devote at least 3 hours per week to attend live webinars
    • Outside of live instructional periods, students will be expected to take part in various independent and/or group activities

Required Materials

Required texts or other online reference materials will be determined by the instructor.

Fees

The registration fee for this course is $595.

Technical Requirements

Live Online Students

Ashton College uses web conferencing tools for conducting online classes and online learning management systems for managing resources, assignments, and grades. These tools help instructors and students connect live online as well as asynchronously. The basic requirements for online learning include a computer, webcam, speakers, and a microphone or a headset and headphones, along with a reliable internet connection. Though online learning can be pursued using smartphones and tablets, the use of laptops or desktop computers is encouraged for an enhanced learning experience.

 

This course does not require approval by the Private Training Institutions Branch of the Ministry of Advanced Education, Skills & Training. As such, it was not reviewed.

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