Professional Mindfulness Training

We are pleased to offer professional mindfulness training in the MTER program.  This training can be offered in various formats from half day workshops for workplace settings, to two-day training for the complete 4 session program.

For more information on the MTER curriculum, click here.

Upcoming Mindfulness Trainings

Centre For Mindfulness Studies


Mindfulness and Self-Care for Helping Professionals in Uncertain Times
April 9 and 16, 2020
Time: 2:00 – 3:30 pm
Facilitator(s): Rachael Frankford MSW RSW

SafeGuards Training is providing this session free-of-charge in support of staff during this stressful time.

In this two session webinar training, participants will be supported to engage in a daily mindfulness practice as we move through these unprecedented days of uncertainty with community support. There will be facilitated online Discussion Board between sessions to help reduce isolation and stress of working with vulnerable people.

The goal of week 1 is to introduce/re-engage front line workers to the importance of a regular mindfulness practice.

Participants will learn the following:

  • Introduction/review of mindfulness practices for self-care
  • Myths of mindfulness practice
  • RAIN practice
  • Strategies to establish a weekly mindfulness practice over the new week.
  • Guided meditations to try

Week 2 builds on week 1 after participants have had a chance to (re)engage with a mindfulness practice while helping the clients they serve and manage their own stress.

Participants will learn the following:

  • Challenges of establishing a regular practice and how to address them
  • Resilience model of emotion regulation and how to teach to clients.
  • Self- compassion practices and when to use them.
  • Helping clients build resources in daily life even when times are tough.
  1. Live Webinars (Zoom)
    This course is delivered exclusively online as 2 interactive webinars spaced over two weeks.
  2. Online learning platform (Thinkific LMS)
    Participants will have access to online learning modules to supplement live sessions as well as:
    • Activities and discussion forum for a week after each webinar
    • Downloadable resources and handouts
    • Access replay of session recordings

Adler Institute

Mindfulness Training for Emotional Resilience (MTER)
Postponed until further notice.
Fee: $299 (+HST)
2-day course in Mindfulness Training for Emotional Resilience (12 hours)