CP-600W Mindfulness Theory and Practice for Stress Reduction Graduate Level
This course provides an introduction to mindfulness practices to facilitate greater engagement with life and coping with stress. Mindfulness involves bringing intentional non-judgmental awareness to what is happening in the present moment. Based on the highly successful Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) program, this course is highly experiential and uses a seminar-like format designed for college students to explore applications of mindfulness in mind-body awareness, mindful eating, communication skills and stress management. Students are immersed in the theory and practice of mindfulness, mindful communications, mindful leadership and mindful social engagement. Graduate students enrolling in this course will be expected to fulfill additional research, reading, and writing assignments.