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Health and Wellbeing

9.30-15.30 (full day)
Event type: 

Mindfulness and anger management

This workshop is designed for anyone working with children or young people whose levels of anger have become a source of concern. 

We will explore Mindfulness based stress reduction and cognitive techniques which have proved effective in helping regulate and manage emotions like anger and anxiety. 

Key learning:

  • Helping young people to understand what anger is and where their anger comes from
  • Exploring what the cognitive approach tells us about anger and what our brain does when we experience angry feelings
  • Consider the trigger, escalation and crisis phases in the Arousal Cycle
  • Explore and practice a range of Mindfulness techniques which can help children to manage their angry feelings. 

Who should attend

This course is suitable for anyone working with children or young people. 

Facilitator bio

Stan Godek is a human relations trainer and consultant with over 20 years experience of working directly with emotionally damaged/traumatised young people and their families in a variety of settings. He has managed residential units in Edinburgh and London and has worked in the field of social work, probation and mental health. Originally specialising in working with trauma, the effects of abuse and managing challenging behaviour, he now offers a wide range of training for those working with children, young people and adults in social care, education and health sectors and increasingly works on Attachment Theory and its relationship to Brain Development in infancy.