Based on the week’s readings of mindfulness practices and podcast on self care, students will begin to examine their current use of mindfulness and self care practices. Through a discussion board submission, students will explore what aspects of mindfulness and self care they currently use in their personal and/or professional life, 2 specific ways mindfulness can improve self care, 3 specific reasons mindfulness is important in clinical social work, 2 specific mindful based self care practices that they would like to enhance or begin practicing and identifying how they will challenge themselves to practice their 2 mindful based skills in the next 8 weeks using a SMART goal outline.
Your initial discussion board post should be at least 200-250 words in length.
- Chs 1-2, Webb (2018) Social Work Practice With Children
- Chapter 7, Cook-Cottone, C. P., Anderson, L., & Kane, L. (2019). The elements of counseling children and adolescents. Access through SMUMN library.
- Lynn, R., & Mensinga, J. (2015). Social Workers Narratives of Integrating Mindfulness into Practice. Journal of Social Work Practice, Pgs 255-270. Access through SMUMN library.