Graduate School of Social Sciences

A Peaceful Mind: Mindfulness and Compassion-based Interventions

As our world becomes busier and more interconnected, people's lives take different trajectories towards new futures. This socio-cultural shift also affects our well being. But has our way of understanding individual health and wellness also shifted to adapt to the changes we see in ourselves and others?



Quick Facts

  • Student profile ⇒ Current BA, current MA, Professionals 
  • Housing dates ⇒ 29 June afternoon - 23 July morning 2018
  • Academic dates ⇒ 1 July - 20 July 2018
  • Academic Director ⇒ Dr. Maja Wrzesien
  • Application deadline ⇒ Closed

Why join this programme?

This summer programme explores Emotion Regulation and contemplative practices such as mindfulness and compassion-based interventions across education, clinical, and organizational structures to develop new strategies and approaches to health and wellness. Mental health conditions in youth and adults are an expanding and global concern. Numerous mental health conditions are significantly related to poor capacity of Emotion Regulation. Thus, learning adaptive Emotion Regulation strategies has strong potential in promoting psychological well-being, providing tools for youths to live healthy adult lives. Fees include participation in the International Conference on Mindfulness in Amsterdam 10-13 July, 2018.

Brouwersgracht

Mode
Short-term
Credits
6 ECTS, 3 weeks
Language of instruction
English
Starts in
July

Published by  GSSS Summer Programmes Office