Training of Trainers – Module 1

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Together again in Cattien forest !

ELI Event for Hoa Sen University and ELI partners, 14, 15, 16 November 2015

 

Mindfulness Based Compassion and Happiness

This 3 days course is the first module of a year long training process consisting of 3 face to face modules and in between practice, reports and coaching that will allow participants who will have successfully completed the full program to receive a

 “ELI Trainer’s Certificate in Mindfulness Based Compassion and Happiness”

ELI will award certificates after participants complete all 3 training modules; demonstrate regular personal and/or group practice, engage actively during the in between modules activities, and implement Mindfulness based Compassion and Happiness programs in their own context.

This first module is a trial for both sides: participants and instructors. At the end of module 1, both sides will decide if the participant signs up for the complete one-year training.

Program objectives of module 1

At the end of the course participants will be able to:

  1. Head: Knowledge
    • Describe the importance on Mindfulness and its underlying scientific foundation
    • Understand the meaning of the Education of the Heart (Emotional Intelligence) and its relevance for their organization and context
    • Explain the functioning and the management of emotions
    • Understand the basic elements of the Science and Wisdom of Happiness
    • Plan a Mindfulness Based Compassion and Happiness program to be implemented in their own context
  2. Heart: Attitudes
    • Be more mindful of themselves and others
    • Have an enhanced awareness of their emotions
    • Learn to have a better control over their emotions
    • Begin enhancing their empathy and compassion
    • Cultivate healthy and meaningful relationships
  3. Hands: Practice
    • Create and follow a daily Mindfulness practice routine
    • Share basic mindfulness practices with others
    • Start using the tools to increase Awareness and Management of Emotions
    • Practice methods of mediation and conflict management
    • Start implementing the Mindfulness Based Compassion and Happiness Program in their own context
    • Develop a network of practitioners to follow up after the ToT”

Program requirements from participants

  1. Participants will take part in all the activities during the program
  2. Participants will commit to a minimum of 20 minutes daily Mindfulness practice between modules (to be chosen from various Mindfulness Practices)
  3. Participants will write regular Practice diary
  4. Participants will choose a Practice Group of 3 to 5 people and share at least once in 2 weeks on their progress and challenges
  5. Participants will share a monthly Practice Report with instructors
  6. Participants will read and study required books and/or articles
  7. During the training and no later than after Module 2, participants will lead regular Mindfulness based Compassion and Happiness Practices in their own context

Reading for Module 1 and 2

Search Inside Yourself: The Unexpected Path to Achieving Success, Happiness (and World Peace) by Chade-Meng Tan (Also available as e.book)

Requirements during the modules

During the residential modules, we will eat vegetarian food, and will refrain from consuming alcohol, tobacco, or any other intoxicant substance.

 

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