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Centre for Mindfulness

Mindfulness Teacher Certification Program- 2018

Centre for Mindfulness (CFM) is a member of the CPD Standards Office and an accredited CPD provider. This certification programme is accredited by The CPD Standards Office who award independent CPD accreditation to training and learning activities across all professions and sectors.

SIGN UP by 15 June to receive a FREE Meditation Cushion. CLOSING DATE: 5 July 2018.

Why People Choose To Attend Our Mindfulness Teacher Training?

  • accredited programme by the The CPD Standards Office (United Kingdom)

  • learn to teach research and evidence-based Secular Mindfulness

  • an intensive 270 hour programme

  • develop facilitation skills unique to Mindfulness for leading groups and individuals

  • learn to integrate mindfulness into other professional disciplines

  • taught by Certified Mindfulness Coaches and Psychologist

Dates (Face to Face sessions):

i) Tuesdays (12 sessions of zoom training): 7/8, 14/8, 21/8, 28/8, 4/9, 11/9, 18/9, 25/9, 2/10, 9/10, 16/10, 23/10. Time: 7.30pm to 9.30pm (Singapore Time)

ii) Saturday (8 sessions of onsite training): 11/8, 18/8, 25/8, 1/9, 8/9, 15/9, 22/9, 29/9, Time: 9am to 12pm (Singapore Time)

ii) Supervision: To be mutually agreed upon between supervisor and trainee.

1) Pathway

- Attend any 8 weeks mindfulness course.
- Complete all 5 modules.
- Must have at least 80% attendance for all modules
- Complete Practicum and Supervision
- Pass all assessments with a 80% pass rate.
- Complete All Reading Materials

2) Learning Outcome

Successful trainees will be able to:
1. Demonstrate competence in teaching mindfulness based course
2. Articulate the professional and ethical standards of adherence for a mindfulness teacher
3. Articulate and demonstrate relevant teaching skills including clear instructions, a positive group learning environment, safety, managing challenges and difficulties of self and participants and being flexible in curriculum delivery.
4. Demonstrate good relational skills when teaching and with fellow teachers.
5. Demonstrate the ability to develop custom curriculum by selection, organising and evaluating teaching materials for individual and group settings.
6. Demonstrate a balance of theoretical knowledge, experiential learning, relevant qualities of a teacher and the right attitude of mindfulness for teaching
7. Demonstrate responsive and flexible pacing to cover an appropriate curriculum, as well as holding a group learning environment and managing challenges and difficulties.

3) Pathway Details

a) 8 weeks mindfulness course: Attend any 8 weeks program on Mindfulness-Based Wellbeing Enhancement (MBWE) or MBSR programme.

b) Modules
Module 1: Theory of Mindfulness
Module 2: Mindfulness Practices
Module 3: Teaching a 8 Week Mindfulness Course
Module 4: Teaching and Working with Groups
Module 5: Program Design and Development

c) Attendance: Complete all modules with at least 80% attendance for each module.

d) Practicum and Supervision
1. GROUP SESSION: Conduct ONE GROUP 8 weeks program on Mindfulness-Based Wellbeing Enhancement (MBWE).

2. INDIVIDUAL COACHING: Conduct ONE INDIVIDUAL Coaching Session for a minimum of 8 sessions.

3. REFLECTION PAPER: Reflection paper consisting of 2000-3000 words report.


e) Pass all assessments with a 80% pass rate.
1. Mini MCQ Tests for EVERY Module
2. Reflection Paper for the Module on Theory of Mindfulness
3. Progressive Assessments on giving Instructions
4. Prepare ONE set of lesson plan

f) Trainees who fail any module are guided until they complete the course at no additional charges.

g) All assessments, practicum and supervision must be completed within 12 months from the start of the course date.

h) Complete All Reading Materials.

4) Course Duration

a) Online Live Teaching (24hrs): Module 1, 3, 5 will be taught online through zoom

b) Face to Face Onsite Teaching (24 hrs): Module 2 and 4 will be taught face to face onsite.

c) Assessments, Reading, Group sessions reflections, refelction for practicum, and supervision is a total of 222 hours.

d) Total Hours inclusive of practicum and tests ( a to c): 270 hours

5) Complaints Policy: Centre for Mindfulness (CFM) is committed to providing efficient channels for trainee teachers to seek resolution for concerns. Complaints process will be explained during the first session of class.

6) Withdrawal Policy:

If any of the students wish to withdraw from the Teacher’s Training Program Course for any reason other than when that the Centre for Mindfulness (CFM) is unable to fulfil its obligations, the student has to submit a written notice (via email to enquiry@centreformindfulness) of withdrawal to CFM. Verbal requests will not be entertained. CFM will respond within fourteen (14) working days after receiving such notice. The possible refund to the student will be as follows:

Percentage of Refund of course fees, if students withdrawal notice is received by

100%: At least 60 days before the commencement of the course

80%: Between 59 to 45 days before the commencement of the course

60%: Between 44 to 30 days before the commencement of the course

40%: Between 29 to 20 days before the commencement of the course

0%: Less than 19 days notice before the commencement of the course

7) Data Protecion: Centre for Mindfulness adheres to the Personal Data Protection Act as set forth by the Personal Data Protection Commission Singapore. All personal information, including assessments submissions, are stored electronically using password protection which is available only to the lead and co facilitator.

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