2023 Mindfulness, Self-Compassion and Family Well-Being Conference

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Mindfulness, Self-compassion and Family Well-being Conference
October 19-20, 2023 in Seattle Washington
Pre-conference Meeting October 18, 2023: Mindfulness Research Toolbox

University of Washington, Center for Urban Horticulture
3501 NE 41st Street, Seattle, WA 98195
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This conference brings together researchers and practitioners whose work promotes the well-being of children and families through mindfulness and self-compassion. The latest research findings and their applications are presented. The focus is on advancing the science of mindfulness and self-compassion to enhance the well-being of children and the parents, caregivers, educators and practitioners in their lives by promoting compassion and social-emotional skills.

Keynote Speaker: Nirbhay Singh, Ph.D., Clinical Professor of Psychiatry and Human Behavior at the Medical College of Georgia, Augusta University, CEO of MacTavish Behavioral Health, LLC in Raleigh, NC, and current or past editor of three international Journals (Mindfulness, Journal of Child and Family Studies, Advances in Neurodevelopmental Disorders)

Symposia Topics: 

  • Working with underserved communities and families, Chair Julie Poehlman-Tynan
  • Parent perinatal mental health and parenting, Chair Sona Dimidjian
  • Mindfulness and Behavioral Parenting, Chair Justin Parent
  • Adolescent and emerging adult well-being, Chair Tara Chaplin
  • Supporting provider well-being, Chair Liliana Lengua

Flash talks: Instead of poster presentations, we will have Flash talks which will be 5-minute presentations followed by 3 minutes for Q&A. An abstract submission portal will be available in March and will be reviewed by June. Sign up below to be notified when submissions are being accepted.

Registration will open in March 2023. 

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