Peace in Schools: Creating Supportive Spaces for High School Students
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What You'll Learn
Hear about the components, challenges, and successes of the country’s first semester-long for-credit mindfulness course for high school students through Peace in Schools
Learn what the initial research and experiential accounts are saying about teenagers who are being exposed to 70+ hours of mindfulness training during the school year
Understand the importance of facilitator and teacher training and when creating supportive educational spaces for young people
About Caverly Morgan
Caverly Morgan is a meditation teacher, nonprofit leader, and visionary. She is the Founder and Guiding Teacher of Peace in Schools, which created the nation's first for-credit mindfulness class in public high schools and training programs for educators. She is the Founder and Guiding Teacher of Presence Collective. Her practice began in 1995 and has included eight years of training in a silent monastery. Caverly leads meditation retreats, workshops, and online classes internationally. Learn more about Caverly and her work and access recorded teachings, online courses, and upcoming events on her website.
About Chris Willard, PsyD
Dr. Christopher Willard (PsyD) is a father, psychologist, author and consultant. He has been practicing meditation for 20 years, and has led hundreds of workshops around the world, with invitations to more than two dozen countries. He currently serves on the board of directors at the Institute for Meditation and Psychotherapy, and is the past president of the Mindfulness in Education Network. He has presented at TEDx conferences and his thoughts have appeared in the New York Times, The Washington Post, mindful.org, and elsewhere. He is the author of Growing Up Mindful, (2016) Alphabreaths (2019) and multiple other books for parents, professionals and kids. He teaches at Harvard Medical School.