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Self-Compassion, Mindfulness and Resilience

JUNE 7 & 9, 2018

Trumbull County Educational Service Center in conjunction with

                              Ashland University present:

Self-Compassion, Mindfulness and Resilience: A Guide for Classroom
Teachers, Counselors, School Psychologists and Social Workers


This class is designed to help you understand and cultivate self-compassion, build resilience and inner resources, and re-energize yourself so you can “be your best” for your students and clients. In this workshop you will learn that the understanding and positive enhancement of the “compassionate self” will promote gratitude, resilience and a sense of physical, emotional and psychological wellbeing. You will learn specific
practices to help students develop the essential quality of self-compassion. Evidence now demonstrates that compassion is a skill that be developed through deliberate practice, and used to heal suffering (dukka), develop loving kindness (metta) and transform negative core beliefs about oneself and others. This interactive workshop brings together recent discoveries from neuroscience, cognitive science, mindfulness research and positive psychology to give to give you a wealth of applicable information and strategies to for your students and clients. Required audio CD (available first day of class for $14.95): “Progressive Muscle Relaxation and Confidence,” Michael S. Prokop, audio CD, ISBN: 0-933879- 43-1, also available at Not required but suggested reading, “The Miracle of Mindfulness” by Thich Nhat Hann, ISBN: 978-0- 8070-1239- 0. You may also go to for more workshops and the lecture schedule of your class instructor, Michael S. Prokop.

Thursday, June 7, 2018 4:00-9:00 pm & Saturday, June 9 8:00am-5:00pm Trumbull Co. ESC
(by Marcs/Planet Fitness) Conference Room A, 6000 Youngstown-Warren Rd, Niles, OH 44446.

1 Graduate Credit Hour, $325.    Audit/public registration fee for non-credit participants, $125.

Consulting School Psychologist, Board Certified PTSD Clinician, Diplomate,
American Psychotherapy Association, Instructor (330.766.2492) [email protected]

Graduate Credit and Audit Registration* June 7, 2018 (first night of class) Graduate credit
students-payment by check/credit card (all major credit cards accepted) to Ashland University;
Audit students check payable to Alegra House.

**Pre-registration is required: to reserve a seat, e-mail * Michael Prokop: [email protected] or call/text 330.766.2492 (Please provide the following information: name, address, telephone number, e-mail)

    *Space is limited, pre-register early, class open to public. /p>