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First Friday Forum
April 5 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm PDT
We welcome you to attend our April 5th First Friday Forum on “Mindfulness”, presented by Lynne Brazg, M.Ed (Counseling), and Kathryn Ramquist, M.Ed (Teaching) and M.A. (Theology).
Friday, April 5, 2019, 7:30 – 9:30+ p.m. The PSAS Board meets 6:15 – 7:15 p.m. Please time your arrival accordingly.
Lynne Brazg, M.Ed (Counseling), has over 18 years of experience working with children and parents including women in transitional housing and parents of infants and tots through teens. Lynne retired from school counseling and is now a parent educator and coach. She has an advanced certiﬁcate in Infant Mental Health and is a facilitator of Listening Mothers afﬁliated with the Community of Mindful Parents. Lynne is a certiﬁed Mindful Schools Instructor. She has been facilitating parenting groups teaching mindful parenting and working in schools teaching mindfulness.
Kathryn Ramquist, M.Ed (Teaching) and M.A. (Theology), is a retired math teacher and worked in the public schools for twenty years. Kathryn has a Mindful Schools Educator certiﬁcation. While teaching she worked with administrators to bring the Mindful Schools curriculum to her school and introduced mindfulness practices into her classroom. As a classroom teacher Kathryn encouraged students to understand their own learning process, trust their instincts, ask for help and communicate reasoning.
Using the Mindful Schools curriculum as an framework for an introduction to mindfulness and a felt experience of the practice.
Learning Objectives (for CE hours):
1. Introduce the research-based practices that are designed speciﬁcally to develop attention stability, self-awareness and self-regulation.
2. To learn how these mindfulness practices create space in the mind that helps manage stress and the challenges of every day.
HOW MUCH ~
Free. Ethics CE fees are $10/hr. for members, $15/hr. for others, if needed. Donations are also welcome.
Everyone is welcome. All of our First Friday Forums are not only for mental-health professionals but also for the rest of us… parents, teachers, and community members who care about connecting and supporting one another. As Adler said, “The science of the mind can have for its proper goal the understanding of human nature by every human being . . . and peace for every human soul.”
Space is limited, so kindly RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org or 206-527-2566.