Event Title

Effects of a Mindfulness Group for Foster Care Youth

Faculty Sponsor(s)

Kristina Lind

Location

Hartman Union Building Courtroom

Presentation Type

Event

Start Date

5-3-2018 4:00 PM

End Date

5-3-2018 5:00 PM

Abstract

This presentation focuses on a mindfulness group for children involved with the foster care system. This population has a higher than average levels of anxiety. For this reason, the incorporation of mindfulness activities as a primary focus to group content was deemed important. Participants of this presentation will come away with 1) an understanding of the value of mindfulness for children and 2) a series of mindfulness activities.

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May 3rd, 4:00 PM May 3rd, 5:00 PM

Effects of a Mindfulness Group for Foster Care Youth

Hartman Union Building Courtroom

This presentation focuses on a mindfulness group for children involved with the foster care system. This population has a higher than average levels of anxiety. For this reason, the incorporation of mindfulness activities as a primary focus to group content was deemed important. Participants of this presentation will come away with 1) an understanding of the value of mindfulness for children and 2) a series of mindfulness activities.