Mindfulness-Based Teaching and Learning

Mindfulness-Based Teaching and Learning

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Credential:
Graduate certificate

Duration:
1-1.5 years

Format:
Online

How to apply

Start date:
September 

Location:
Online

Cost:
(Details)

FEATURES:

  • Accessible online/blended courses with face-to-face evenings/weekend sessions
  • Distance learners participate in the face-to-face sessions through video conferencing

PROGRAM DESCRIPTION

With UFV's Graduate Certificate in Mindfulness-based Teaching and Learning, you learn how to bring mindfulness programs based on research and best practices to sectors such as health, education, workplace training, and the criminal justice system. 

For those learners who already teach mindfulness to clients or peers, UFV's Mindfulness-based Teaching and Learning Certificate offers a means to develop or deepen professional networks and to assume leadership roles in your profession. 

Accessible online courses allow you to schedule your certificate around work schedule and includes opportunities for face-to-face learning sessions and video conferencing. Field experience enables you to implement a mindfulness-based program under the supervision of a qualified mindfulness mentor.

Courses
NumberTitle
MBTL 700 Introduction to Mindfulness: Research, Theory and Practice
MBTL 708 Mindfulness-based Teaching, Learning and Leadership
MBTL 710 Mindfulness Practice
MBTL 720 Mindful Inquiry
MBTL 721 Applied Mindfulness in Teaching and Learning

 

View program outline in the UFV Academic Calendar

CAREER EXPECTATIONS

Successful completion of the program provides a pathway into graduate programs and for learners already in a graduate degree program a possible specialization.

ENTRANCE REQUIREMENTS

  1. Applicants must meet the degree/diploma level English language proficiency requirement.
  2. Applicants must have an undergraduate degree from an accredited institution with minimum GPA 3.0 (B).
  3. Statement of intent (1 page single spaced) sent to adulted@ufv.ca.
  4. Evidence or details of teaching, facilitation, or leading groups in an employment or voluntary capacity.
  5. Three letters of reference including one academic and one professional/employment.
  6. Evidence or details of completion of an 8 week MBSR or MBCT course or equivalent and a 5-day silent retreat.

 

5-day silent retreat (accommodations and food included) May 24th- 28th    Purchase tickets  here.

8-week MBSR April 10- May 29 evenings. $320.00 Register here

Note: Prior Learning Assessment and Recognition (PLAR) options are available for people with relevant experience. Contact the program advisor.

Note: Applicants who do not have the requirements outlined in point 6 and plan to do these requirements concurrently with the MBTL will be accepted in the program. Once the MBSR or MBCT or course equivalent (listed below) and 5-day silent retreat is complete, students will submit evidence or details to the department.

Students who require the eight-week MBSR or MBCT prerequisite may consider ONE of the following undergraduate courses ADED 421, ADED 422, ADED 423 or CYC 275 as course equivalents: ADED undergraduate courses

OTHER ADMISSION CATEGORIES

This program is open to domestic and international students.
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Phone: 604-864-4621
Toll free: 1-888-504-7441, ext. 4621
Email: adulted@ufv.ca

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