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Bring the Be CALM Program to Your Community

School Hallway

Training Series

Teacher Assisting a Student

Foundational Training

The How and Why of Mindful Teaching

This two-day foundational training for educators builds knowledge and skills for integrating mindfulness into teaching and student interactions. It broadens awareness, cultivates curiosity, and promotes relationships with adolescents that support SEL skills development. 

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Virtual Mindfulness Practice Series

Building a Personal Practice

This series consists of 6 (45-minute) weekly group sessions tailored to support a personal mindfulness practice for educational professionals working with adolescents. 

Students

Curriculum Training & Support

Teaching the Be CALM Curriculum

Upon completion of the Foundational Training and enrollment in or completion of the Mindfulness Practice Series, participants are eligible to engage in a one-day training to teach the Be CALM curriculum. To support program implementation during program delivery, bimonthly virtual support meetings are offered in a professional learning community. 

SCHOOL-WIDE IMPLEMENTATION OPPORTUNITIES

We offer on-site trainings for schools that are interested in implementation across one or more grade levels with at least 10 staff participants. 

What is the Evidence?

The Be CALM Program has been delivered to over 2000 North Carolina secondary students from predominantly rural areas. Two evaluations suggest that trained teachers increase use of support strategies with students and experience decreased teaching stress. Students report being better able to regulate their emotions,cope with stress, and resolve conflict. Teachers also identified improvements in students' prosocial behaviors and academic motivation. 

"I am such a better teacher because of this program."

Be CALM Teacher Participant