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4-H Mindfulness Programs Facilitator Training

Updated: Apr 7, 2022

April 18, 9:00am – 2:00pm via Zoom

Register by April 4th at:

In a 2020, a National 4-H survey of youth showed that 82% of youth wish America would talk more openly about mental health. With this training and delivery of 4-H mindfulness programming, we have an opportunity as a community to empower and help provide our young people and families with practical tools, skills, and mindful practices to support their mental health and overall well-being!

4-H Mindfulness Programs Facilitator Training opens to 4-H and other ISU Extension staff, current or potential volunteers, and community and school partners.

Training topics include the following:

• Introduction to Mindfulness

• Supporting Research, Evidence, and Benefits of Mindfulness for Youth and Adults

• Trauma-Sensitive Mindfulness

• Principles for Communication, Working with Adolescents, and Resistance

• Mindful Practices

• Integrating Mindfulness and Social Emotional Learning (SEL) Programs

• Overview of 4-H Mindful Teen Lessons and Alignment with Iowa Department of Education Core Standards

• Sharing of other 4-H mindfulness programs and resources

Help sheet at:

Fee: $35.00 (includes, book, journal, facilitator guide, & other training materials)

Training Contact: 4-H Youth Program Specialist, Tiffany Berkenes,

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