This workshop is for Washington Behavioral Health Navigators and Forefront in the Schools school counselors.
Change begins with reflection, not deflection. - Dr. Chandra Gill
Mindfulness is paying attention to the present moment with compassion and curiosity, and a step towards a shift in our minds and hearts. Research shows that mindful awareness practices help us uncover our implicit bias and unconscious ideas, thoughts, and beliefs.
Drawing on the work of Ruth King, author of Mindful of Race, as well as other teachers, we will explore mindfulness practices to uncover our unconscious biases and thoughts as a stepping-stone toward change
How can we care for ourselves in this process, which may be difficult, with love and compassion? This session will include two breakout groups, caucuses, for participants who identify as BIPOC and participants who identify