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Integrating Mindfulness and Compassion in Professional Practice

A Qualification in Teaching Mindfulness and Compassion which is accredited by the Counselling and Psychotherapy Central Awarding Body (CPCAB), who are approved by Ofqual. It has been designed in a flexible format to teach a wide range of professionals how to work therapeutically with mindfulness and compassion and integrate these skills in their own profession, applying this teaching to individuals, groups and organisations.

Course Information

Dates

The course takes place over 3 Fridays and Saturdays: 23rd and 24th November 2018, 8th and 9th February 2019, and 10th and 11th May 2019.

09.30 to 17.30 each day with a one-hour lunch break.

  • Cost £1550 - See below for further information.
  • Cost Details Full Details

    Cost Detail

    INSTALMENTS
    If you wish to pay in instalments, you will be required to pay £975 first payment upon booking (via BOOK NOW link below) followed by a second payment of £575 payable on 31st January 2019. Please note you will be required to set up a standing order for the second payment, details of which will be sent to you with your booking confirmation email. Please proceed using the ‘Book Now’ link to pay your initial deposit. If you would like to discuss further instalment plans we offer, please get in touch on info@yogacampus.com

    A FURTHER £50 OFF FOR ONE PAYMENT IN FULL
    You can take advantage of a further £50 off discount with the early bird offer if you pay the full course fees up front. Please email info@yogacampus.com to arrange to pay in full and receive this offer.

    BWY Membership Discount – £100
    If you are BWY member you can receive £100 discount off the training. Please email info@yogacampus.com AND angie@mindfulnessuk.com quoting your BWY membership number to claim the discount.

    Additional Cost
    In addition to the course fee you are required to pay a registration fee of £130 to the Counselling and Psychotherapy Central Awarding Body – This should be paid at the first module.

    Bursaries
    We are offering one bursary place of 50% off the total course fee. Please contact info@yogacampus.com to request an application form. All applications must be received no less than two calendar months from the start date of the course.

  • Booking Full Details

    Integrating Mindfulness and Compassion in Professional Practice

    Click BOOK NOW to confirm your place. You will be taken to our booking partner’s site to complete the booking. Please look out for your confirmation email. If the course is fully booked click on WAITING LIST to join the wait list.

  • Venue Yogacampus Finsbury Park
  • Location London
  • Eligibility Full Details

    Eligibility

    Students must have a professional practice based on a qualification in healthcare, social care or a related field, Preferably with evidence of current membership of the appropriate professional regulatory body. e.g. medicine, nursing, occupational therapy, physiotherapy, osteopathy, chiropractic, acupuncture, psychotherapy, counselling, art therapy, social work, support work, but this is not compulsory.

    OR

    A professional practice based on a certificated training in a complementary healthcare field, preferably with evidence of current membership of an appropriate professional body, for at least one year, although this is discretionary and not compulsory. For example: hypnotherapy, dance therapy, music therapy, complementary medicine, coaching, yoga teaching, yoga therapy, bodywork e.g. massage therapy, Alexander technique.

    Applicants must send a copy of a certificate of completion of a substantial introductory Mindfulness-Based programme, such as the eight-week Mindfulness-based Stress Reduction (MBSR) Programme or Mindfulness-based Cognitive Therapy (MBCT).
    Alternatively, if they have a regular Mindfulness meditation practice completion of the MindfulnessUK Online MBSR will be acceptable.

  • Prospectus Download PDF
  • Application Form Download Form
  • Other Information Full Details

    Other Information

    Maximum participants: 24

    Number of hours: 200 comprising 37 face to face and 163 non contact

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Are you interested in bringing the benefits of mindfulness, self-compassion and compassion to others?
Do you wish to work with people on a one-to-one basis?
Perhaps you wish to move beyond delivering simple meditation practices as part of your yoga classes?

Then you might consider becoming a MindfulnessUK Trained Teacher. This course is suitable for yoga teachers, yoga therapists, those interested in meditation and those who want Continued Professional Development.

The Integrating Mindfulness and Compassion in Professional Practice training is accredited by the Counselling and Psychotherapy Central Awarding body through which you will discover in-depth practices to enable you to offer therapeutic Mindfulness and Compassion for your clients. This advanced training assumes that you have already studied the Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction programme (or similar) and is the only training of this level currently being offered in the UK.

Mindfulness UK is a Registered Training Centre and a Member of the UK Network of Mindfulness based Teacher Training Organisations. The training offers a complete progression route to enable professionals to gain the skills and knowledge to deliver mindfulness to others. This qualification has been designed in a flexible format to teach a wide range of professionals how to work therapeutically with mindfulness and compassion and integrate these skills into their own profession, applying this teaching to individuals, groups and organisations.

The aim of the course is to ensure that professionals gain the necessary depth and knowledge to teach the skills of mindfulness and compassion to patients, clients and students, thereby setting and maintaining high standards and helping the benefits of mindfulness to spread and flourish throughout Europe. Currently, there is no other course of this level being offered in the UK.

The Qualification:

  • is unique as it is externally verified by the Counselling and Psychotherapy Central Awarding Body
  • can be added to the graduate’s CV and recognised in an employment context
  • is delivered with 6 days of teaching over a 6 month period
  • consists of 200 hours in total
  • requires personal practice, reflection and inquiry into mindfulness and compassion
  • consists of pre-reading, observational assessments and assignments
  • includes extensive clinical examples of when and how to apply mindfulness in a therapeutic context
  • discusses when mindfulness is not appropriate as an intervention

There are a total of 6 teaching days, spread over 3 Fridays and Saturdays which are to be completed one after the other sequentially, incorporating a total of 8 Learning Outcomes:

  1. Use mindfulness and compassion skills for personal development
  2. Understand how mindfulness practice affects health and well being
  3. Teach mindfulness skills and practices
  4. Understand the key therapeutic elements of mindfulness and suffering
  5. Understand the therapeutic qualities of self-compassion and compassion to others practices
  6. Explain to clients how mindfulness and compassion can enhance their relationship with others
  7. Understand the application of relevant neuroscience to teaching mindfulness practices
  8. Continue to develop professionally

Read more about the Course Content in our Prospectus on the right-hand side.

The qualification consists of pre-reading prior to a teaching day, and time is then allocated to complete assignments before the next teaching day. Some of the assessments will take place over the teaching days in addition to home study assignments. You will need to maintain a daily personal mindfulness meditation practice.

There are 36 hours of face to face teaching, and a further 164 hours of directed learning hours, making a total of 200 hours. You will be given some specific articles, books and internet resources to study and there will also be the opportunity to explore areas of individual specific interest.

Students must attend all 6 teaching days (3 weekends) to complete the course. When applying, applicants must also send a copy of a certificate of completion of a substantial introductory mindfulness-based programme, such as the eight-week Mindfulness-based Stress Reduction (MBSR) Programme or Mindfulness-based Cognitive Therapy (MBCT). To be acceptable other introductory courses must fulfil the following criteria:

(i) deliver at least 12 teaching hours
(ii) require home practice of mindfulness and mindfulness meditations
(iii) have an interactive component such that the learner’s developing practice is discussed with the tutor, whether in class, online, via SKYPE or telephone
If you fulfill the eligibility criteria and wish to apply for the course, please complete the application form.

What are some the differences between this course and the MBSR Teacher Training?

The Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) Teacher Training is specially for students who wish to train to deliver the 8 week Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction programme to others. The IMCPP Course will allow you to teach on a 1:1 basis as well as offer bespoke courses for specialist groups. It is a professional qualification, accredited by the Counselling and Psychotherapy Central Awarding Body (CPCAB). The emphasis of this course is on the therapeutic and neuro-scientific aspects of mindfulness with specific training in compassion itself.

Yoga Therapy Diploma – Elective Hours
Please note that this training can count towards the elective hours required for the Yogacampus Yoga Therapy Diploma.

Booking information
In order to apply for the course, please download and fill out the application form and register on to the course using the Book Now link – an initial deposit of £975 (£875 before 30th May) which includes the £70 application handling fee is required upon registration and for your application to be considered. If for any reason your application is unsuccessful, you will be refunded in full. See Cost Details for full information on payment.

Pre Course Work

Please note that you will be required to carry out some pre-course assignments including pre-reading and/or reflections/journaling to enable you to get the most out of the training. We therefore recommend that you register for the course as early as possible to allow yourself plenty of time to prepare. You will receive instructions for the pre-course assignments together with your booking confirmation. Please note it is your responsibility to read the joining instructions that will be outlined in your booking confirmation email.

Partners

Mindfulness UK

What our students say

Really appreciated being given dates for preparation, homework for whole course, and a very clear/useful handbook. Virginia S. on Integrating Mindfulness and Compassion in Professional Practice , January 2016

Accreditation

Counselling and Psychotherapy Central Awarding Body

Course Information

Dates

The course takes place over 3 Fridays and Saturdays: 23rd and 24th November 2018, 8th and 9th February 2019, and 10th and 11th May 2019.

09.30 to 17.30 each day with a one-hour lunch break.

  • Cost £1550 - See below for further information.
  • Cost Details Full Details

    Cost Detail

    INSTALMENTS
    If you wish to pay in instalments, you will be required to pay £975 first payment upon booking (via BOOK NOW link below) followed by a second payment of £575 payable on 31st January 2019. Please note you will be required to set up a standing order for the second payment, details of which will be sent to you with your booking confirmation email. Please proceed using the ‘Book Now’ link to pay your initial deposit. If you would like to discuss further instalment plans we offer, please get in touch on info@yogacampus.com

    A FURTHER £50 OFF FOR ONE PAYMENT IN FULL
    You can take advantage of a further £50 off discount with the early bird offer if you pay the full course fees up front. Please email info@yogacampus.com to arrange to pay in full and receive this offer.

    BWY Membership Discount – £100
    If you are BWY member you can receive £100 discount off the training. Please email info@yogacampus.com AND angie@mindfulnessuk.com quoting your BWY membership number to claim the discount.

    Additional Cost
    In addition to the course fee you are required to pay a registration fee of £130 to the Counselling and Psychotherapy Central Awarding Body – This should be paid at the first module.

    Bursaries
    We are offering one bursary place of 50% off the total course fee. Please contact info@yogacampus.com to request an application form. All applications must be received no less than two calendar months from the start date of the course.

  • Booking Full Details

    Integrating Mindfulness and Compassion in Professional Practice

    Click BOOK NOW to confirm your place. You will be taken to our booking partner’s site to complete the booking. Please look out for your confirmation email. If the course is fully booked click on WAITING LIST to join the wait list.

  • Venue Yogacampus Finsbury Park
  • Location London
  • Eligibility Full Details

    Eligibility

    Students must have a professional practice based on a qualification in healthcare, social care or a related field, Preferably with evidence of current membership of the appropriate professional regulatory body. e.g. medicine, nursing, occupational therapy, physiotherapy, osteopathy, chiropractic, acupuncture, psychotherapy, counselling, art therapy, social work, support work, but this is not compulsory.

    OR

    A professional practice based on a certificated training in a complementary healthcare field, preferably with evidence of current membership of an appropriate professional body, for at least one year, although this is discretionary and not compulsory. For example: hypnotherapy, dance therapy, music therapy, complementary medicine, coaching, yoga teaching, yoga therapy, bodywork e.g. massage therapy, Alexander technique.

    Applicants must send a copy of a certificate of completion of a substantial introductory Mindfulness-Based programme, such as the eight-week Mindfulness-based Stress Reduction (MBSR) Programme or Mindfulness-based Cognitive Therapy (MBCT).
    Alternatively, if they have a regular Mindfulness meditation practice completion of the MindfulnessUK Online MBSR will be acceptable.

  • Prospectus Download PDF
  • Application Form Download Form
  • Other Information Full Details

    Other Information

    Maximum participants: 24

    Number of hours: 200 comprising 37 face to face and 163 non contact

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