Compassionate Mindful Resilience Teacher Training

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What is the CMR Teacher Training?

If you are a trained mindfulness teacher, through any BAMBA organisation, have joined our Alumni Community and are looking to develop your skills further, then this course is ideal for you.

The CMR programme, taught in a virtual classroom via zoom,  will teach you how to build resilience through the blend of mindfulness and compassion in a creative way.  You will learn how to use shorter, more bespoke practices and coping strategies, all aiming to promote higher levels of self-kindness, resilience and feelings of robustness and empowerment.

You need to be an Alumni Community member to apply for this course.

Reasons to Enrol

  • Learn to deliver a 4-session course to individuals or organisations.  
  • Bring this learning back into your current work or organisation and support the emotional intelligence and well-being of others.
  • Learn shorter and more bespoke practices and coping strategies.
  • Teach your client how to build emotional resilience, by developing resources creatively, and embrace mindfulness and compassion within their lives.

What we offer

We will give give you the tools and information to be able to then bring your learning back to your organisation and teach your participants how mindfulness and compassion can support emotional well-being.  Each session will help them to understand more about stress and how it affects the body and mind, and develop the resources to embrace mindfulness and compassion within their lives.

Session One

Exploring Mindfulness and Compassion

Session Two

Cultivating Emotional Intelligence

Session Three

Developing Resilience

Session Four

Feeling Resourced and Connected

Meet your tutors

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Karen Atkinson

Karen is the Co-founder and Senior Partner of MindfulnessUK, an author, a trustee of the British Association of Mindfulness-based Approaches (BAMBA), a teacher and trainer of mindfulness and compassion skills and practices, and a Bangor trained supervisor of mindfulness teachers. Karen has been teaching mindful movement and meditation for over 30 years, and recently published ‘Compassionate Mindful Inquiry in Therapeutic Practice’.  It is fair to say that she takes the greatest pride in having used her unique position to develop the Integrated Mindfulness and Compassion Qualification, a ground-breaking qualification and the first of its kind in the market. As a highly respected, extremely experienced, and well-trained mindfulness teacher with a warm, intuitive, friendly, and professional manner, Karen’s mission is to bring this enhanced enjoyment of life to as many people as possible.

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Kate Elliott

Kate has a background in the corporate world, where she has worked in Campaign Marketing and more recently in Change and Talent Management. Through her experience and working with a diverse client background (teaching mindfulness and yoga), she became more aware of the pressures we face in today’s world and the impact it has on people’s mental health and wellbeing and it was this insight that led her complete the MBSR, IMC and CMR teacher training courses with MindfulnessUK. As an adoptive Mum to a little girl, Kate knows firsthand the pressures that come with caring for a child with a background in trauma and has experienced compassion fatigue several times. She is passionate about supporting people who work in the health and social care sectors, to equip them with the tools and resilience they need to keep doing the fantastic job they do for society.

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Angie Ward

Angie is Head of Teacher Training and delivers the IMC Qualification as well as supporting all new students as they start their training at Mindfulness UK. Angie leads our partnership projects with the Mental Health Foundation and develops and delivers Mindfulness and Compassion Programmes in Education, Health and Social Care for Teaching & Support Staff, Children and Young People. Angie’s career in Health and Social care spans over 20 years, working with people in social care, and children’s and mental health charities as well as specialising in developing and delivering training and CPD for equality, diversity and Special Educational Needs (SEN.) Benefitting from regular meditation for many years, Angie is an experienced and supportive tutor with a sensitive approach to teaching and leading students through the transformation of learning.

Don't just take our word for it...

To help you decide whether this is the right course for you take a look at our frequently asked questions for more information.

Who is this course for and who can I teach it to?

You can teach this course to anyone and no previous experience is necessary by the participants.  This is an introductory course that teaches simple, effective, evidence-based practices, skills, and techniques to help manage stress, develop resilience and enhance well-being using mindfulness & compassion.  It is suitable to be taught in any organisation, group of individuals or an individual, that teaches, supports and/or cares for others.

Is this course only for MindfulnessUK trained teachers?

Anyone who has completed a mindfulness teacher training with a teacher training organisation (for example BAMBA member organisations) or have a 200hour training or equivalent, with evidence of the qualification and is a MindfulnessUK Alumni member

What are the prerequisites for the course?

Anyone who has completed a mindfulness teacher training with a teacher training organisation (for example BAMBA member organisations) or have a 200hour training or equivalent, with evidence of the qualification and is a MindfulnessUK Alumni member

How long is the course?

A 14 hour course (13 hours classroom time and the final hour is optional and will be in the format of a CMR re-connect session where MUK can update on any information, and teachers can come and ask questions and share stories)

What does the total cost cover?

A 14 hour course (13 hours classroom time and the final hour is optional and will be in the format of a CMR re-connect session where MUK can update on any information, and teachers can come and ask questions and share stories).

CMR Participants Resources Pack full of information for your participants to follow. Downloadable Mindfulness and Compassion Meditation Practices
1. Compassionate body scan
2. Compassionate mindful movement
3. Affectionate Breathing
4. Access to Vimeo - recorded practices

CMR Trainer Resources
• CMR PowerPoint – For delivery of Training and not to be disseminated to participants
• Separate PowerPoint Page One to add you own branding alongside MindfulnessUK’s.
• CMR Trainers Pack
• Certificate of attendance for participants

Do I get the material to then deliver?

Yes, all materials will be sent to you after completing the course and signing the course agreement with MUK

What are the good practice guidelines that I need to adhere to?

You need to adhere to the BAMBA Good Practice Guidelines which can be found on their website.

What is the difference between this course and the Integrating Mindfulness and Compassion (IMC) qualification?
The Integrating Mindfulness and Compassion (IMC) is a level four, 200 hour, qualification which is accredited by the Counselling and Psychotherapy Central Awarding Body (CPCAB). Students learn how to teach mindfulness, self-compassion and compassion for others practices and write assignments that meet the assessment criteria in order to gain the qualification. This qualification does not lead to a listing on the British Association of Mindfulness-based Approaches (BAMBA).
The Compassionate Mindfulness Resilience teacher training (CMRTT) course is for trained mindfulness teachers, who want to develop their skills further.  The 13-hour training equips participants with all the tools they need, including all teaching resources, to teach the 4-week course to their organisation or participants.

Choose your start date

2022
9th Nov
13:30 - 16:30
Then continues on 10th Nov, 1st Dec, 2nd Dec
Tutor: Kate Elliott
£415.00
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