Peaceful Teens Program
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What is the Peaceful Teens Program?

Peaceful Teens is based on evidence based therapy and research from the Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction program (MBSR), Mindfulness-integrated Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (MiBCT), Positive Psychology and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy. ​​ The Peaceful Teens program is endorsed by the Board of Studies, Teaching and Educational Standards (BOSTES) Peaceful Teens was researched through the Murdoch University for Beyond Blue - Be You, and has now been approved as an evidence based school program. Research has also been conducted through EACH on both the Peaceful Teens and Peaceful Parents program, and evaluated by Save the Children for their 'Cool for School' Program.

Structure

Peaceful Teens is an 8 week program for a small group of secondary school students led by Peaceful Teens trained leader, Robyn Dixon. A group of 4 to 6 children participate each week over an 8 week period. Sessions are held after school for approximately 1 hour each week. Sessions include learning a range of mindfulness strategies and meditations, effective coping strategies and positive psychology exercises. Teens will learn a new meditation each week and will need parental support to practice mindfulness techniques at home on a daily basis.

Aim of Peaceful Teens

To minimise the symptoms of anxiety and stress To build emotional resilience To empower children to self-manage their anxiety To teach children Mindfulness exercises they can use for life To build a reservoir of strength to enable children to cope with life more effectively To minimise anxiety symptoms occurring in the future For children to use a range of effective coping strategies Teaches children how to self-calm To develop emotional intelligence skills Teaches children life long skills to manage stress and prevent stress build up Supports children so they know they are not alone with suffering from anxiety
Visit peacefulkids.com.au for more information and background to this program
Peaceful Teens Program
Chit Chat Services © 2021

What is the Peaceful Teens

Program?

Peaceful Teens is based on evidence based therapy and research from the Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction program (MBSR), Mindfulness-integrated Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (MiBCT), Positive Psychology and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy. ​​ The Peaceful Teens program is endorsed by the Board of Studies, Teaching and Educational Standards (BOSTES) Peaceful Teens was researched through the Murdoch University for Beyond Blue - Be You, and has now been approved as an evidence based school program. Research has also been conducted through EACH on both the Peaceful Teens and Peaceful Parents program, and evaluated by Save the Children for their 'Cool for School' Program.

Structure

Peaceful Teens is an 8 week program for a small group of secondary school students led by Peaceful Teens trained leader, Robyn Dixon. A group of 4 to 6 children participate each week over an 8 week period. Sessions are held after school for approximately 1 hour each week. Sessions include learning a range of mindfulness strategies and meditations, effective coping strategies and positive psychology exercises. Teens will learn a new meditation each week and will need parental support to practice mindfulness techniques at home on a daily basis.

Aim of Peaceful Teens

To minimise the symptoms of anxiety and stress To build emotional resilience To empower children to self-manage their anxiety To teach children Mindfulness exercises they can use for life To build a reservoir of strength to enable children to cope with life more effectively To minimise anxiety symptoms occurring in the future For children to use a range of effective coping strategies Teaches children how to self-calm To develop emotional intelligence skills Teaches children life long skills to manage stress and prevent stress build up Supports children so they know they are not alone with suffering from anxiety
Visit peacefulkids.com.au for more information and background to this program
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