Immerse yourself in the smartEducation (Stress Management And Resiliency Techniques) program
The 30-hour practicum provides participants with the opportunity to participate in the SMART program from the perspective of the facilitator. The practicum includes experience in guiding practices, as well as debriefing on the content and structure of the 9-session SMART curriculum.
Practicum Learning Objectives
• Instruct educators in the principles and practices of SMART
• Discuss and analyze the theoretical, philosophical, pedagogical, and scientific underpinnings of SMART
• Examine SMART within the fields of Social and Emotional Learning
• Foster a coherent, active international network of SMART professionals
Who Should Attend
Educators and those interested in becoming a SMART facilitator. The program is a requirement of the UBC facilitator certification process for SMART Facilitators.
Timing: Nine sessions over four weeks, 30 hours total
The Practicum in SMART is an in-depth training program offering you an opportunity to:
• Study the curriculum, program flow, and contextual and theoretical background of SMART
• Inquire and reflect on a range of issues arising out of the experience and principles of SMART
• Prepare and lead a seminar presentation that includes mindfulness practice, theory, and application
• Familiarize yourself with perspectives on self-care, self- compassion, and mindful awareness inherent in the SMART curriculum.