Welcome to Well-Being for Educators of Students Affected by Forced Migration: Introduction to Mindfulness.
This self-paced course will help educators learn about mindfulness as a strategy to support their well-being. Educators will also practice guided mindfulness techniques and reflect on ways they can integrate mindfulness into their own work and lives. 

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Is this course for me?
Teachers and other in-school and out-of-school time educators and youth development practitioners, supervisors, directors, and administrators will all benefit from this course.

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How will I benefit from this course?
In this course you will:
  • Identify factors that affect your personal and professional well-being
  • Identify the benefits of mindfulness to your life and work
  • Experience several mindfulness techniques and explore how to integrate mindfulness into your life

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How long will it take?
 The minimum expected time to complete this course is 45 minutes.

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How much does it cost?
 This course is free!

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Will I get a certificate at the end?
 Yes - you will be able to download a certificate once you have have completed all sections of the course, as well as the feedback survey. New Jersey educators who complete and receive a completion certificate may use the hours toward the 100 Professional Development hours required.

The word START and a question mark in a circleHow do I start?
 Scroll to the top of the page and click on the    Join Course    button. This will take you through to the course content.

Data protection and consent

This course was created and is administered by the International Rescue Committee (IRC). By joining this course you are consenting to the IRC being given access to your Kaya profile information, including your name and email address, so that they can provide the course. This may require them to contact you. Your data will be anonymised before it is used for any analysis or reporting purposes. If you have any questions about this, please email Learning@rescue.org.