Heartfulness in Education: The Effects of Mindful Self-compassion Training on Teachers’ Wellbeing, Student-Teacher Relationships, and School Climate

Duration: 2016 - Present
Funding: Mind-Life Institute
Principal Investigator: Mark T. Greenberg

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This feasibility and effectiveness study intended to (1) adapt an existing, evidence-based Mindful Self-Compassion training (MSC; Neff & Germer, 2013) into a professional development (PD) program for educators, and (2) evaluate the outcomes of the program on teachers’ wellbeing, the quality of teacher-student relationships and interactions, and school social climate.

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