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Mindfulness in mental health and prison settings

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This free course, Mindfulness in mental health and prison settings, introduces the key ideas and practices of mindfulness, describes how it is helping counselling clients and prisoners, and also looks at some of the criticisms mindfulness has received in recent years.

Course learning outcomes

After studying this course, you should be able to:

  • define mindfulness
  • practise mindfulness in daily life
  • understand how mindfulness can help clients with mental health difficulties
  • describe how mindfulness can be useful in prison settings
  • critically evaluate ‘the mindfulness movement’.

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