Education & Support Programs

 

Mindful Caregiver Education

Zen Hospice Project’s Mindful Caregiver Education is designed for those who serve the chronically ill and dying to acquire a range of skills grounded in the foundation of mindfulness, compassion, and practical support of patients, families, and even other caregivers.

Our training offers in-depth presentations and experiential activities on a range of topic, such as:

-Healing touch and working with energy
-Being with loss and grief
-Cultivating compassion
-Contemplation of death
-Therapeutic use of self in caregiving
-Foundations of mindfulness

Together these topics will help caregivers increase compassion and resiliency in their day-to-day efforts. These trainings and activities are designed to be engaging, comprehensive, and thought provoking.

 

Foundations of Mindful Caregiving

The Foundations of Mindful Caregiving offers a deeper immersion into the proven practices for cultivating mindfulness and compassion as tools for supporting caregivers. The weekend Foundations course offers a methodology for developing healthy and sustainable relationships. Expert presenters will share their knowledge in subjects encompassing the fundamentals of compassionate caregiving.

The Foundations of Mindful Caregiving is held on a Friday evening from 6:30pm to 9:00pm, and on Saturday and Sunday from 9:00am to 4:30pm.

All classes are held in San Francisco unless otherwise noted. CE units available for Behavioral Health professionals. 

The dates of the upcoming weekend courses are:

November 13, 14, 15, 2015

 

Introduction to Mindful Caregiving

 

The Introduction to Mindful Caregiving teaches contemplative practices and skills-based approaches for successfully coping in the caregiving environment. The course is designed to cultivate mindfulness and compassion, and to build resilience for facing difficult circumstances.

These one-day education sessions are held from 9:00am to 4:30pm.

All classes are held in San Francisco unless otherwise noted. CE units available for Behavioral Health professionals. 

The dates of the upcoming courses are:

Friday, November 20, 2015
Friday, December 11, 2015

 

 

Click here to read about the Mindful Caregiver Education’s instructors and presenters.


About Us:

Zen Hospice Project is helping to change the experience of dying. Since 1987 we have provided support through education programs inspired by our service at the bedside. Our work has touched tens of thousands of people. It is through our pioneering model of care that we inspire each other to live fully.