How we communicate with kids can create critical opportunities for growth and connection. Explore how to apply and share the transformative power of mindful communication with kids in an engaging conversation with authors and experts in the field, Susan Kaiser Greenland and Oren Jay Sofer.
- Ways to bring more presence and care to your communication with kids
- Tips to build connection even in difficult moments
- Practical methods to teach mindful communication to your students
- Innovative games to share these tools with kids
This event is sponsored by Mindful Schools.
After the Workshop
Stick around for an opportunity to ask questions and join a reflection activity with the Mindful Schools community. We’ll also provide additional resources relevant to this topic.
Meet the Speakers
Susan Kaiser Greenland
Susan is an internationally recognized leader in teaching mindfulness and meditation to children, teens, parents, and professionals and a founding faculty member of UCLA’s Mindful Awareness Research Center’s facilitator trainings. She played a foundational role in making mindfulness practices developmentally appropriate for young people with her first book The Mindful Child. Her second book Mindful Games, offers simple explanations of complex concepts, methods, and themes while expanding upon her work developing activity-based mindfulness practices.
Oren Jay Sofer
Oren teaches meditation and communication nationally. He is the Senior Program Developer for Mindful Schools, a Certified Trainer of Nonviolent Communication, and a Somatic Experiencing Practitioner for healing trauma. He is author of a new book, Say What You Mean: A Mindful Approach to Nonviolent Communication and has created training programs in for Mindful Schools, 10% Happier, Lumosity, Kaiser Permanente and other organizations. Oren holds a degree in Comparative Religion from Columbia University.