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The Cultural Relevance of Mindfulness and the BIPOC Student Experience

Feb23

Date:
Wednesday, February 23, 2022

Time:
12:00pm–12:50pm

Location:
Zoom

The Cultural Relevance of Mindfulness and the BIPOC Student Experience

In recognition of Black History Month, come learn about the benefits of mindfulness, equanimity, and other meditative strategies that can help students prioritize their mental well-being in a time when culture and social injustice can take their toll. Studies have shown that these and other contemplative practices may also contribute to creating the general conditions that support minimizing bias.  This session is virtual via Zoom.

Watch the Recorded Zoom Session

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About the Presenter

Michelle SimmonsMichelle R. Simmons, LPC, holds a master’s degree in community counseling from the University of Northern Colorado and is a licensed professional counselor in the state of Colorado. In addition to her private practice, she has over 20 years of clinical experience in a variety of settings such as hospitals, community mental health centers and family service agencies. By continuing her education, Michelle has extensive knowledge in crucial areas such as trauma, crisis intervention and child protective issues. She is dedicated to her community and welcomes the opportunity to work with the unique issues that many people face.

Tags

  1. black history month
  2. diversity and inclusion
  3. students
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