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Dr. Suzanne O'Brien's Presentation Slides

​​Dr. Suzanne O'Brien: The Koru Mindfulness Program for College Students and Staff

Suzanne is in the process of completing her portfolio requirements to become a certified Koru mindfulness teacher. Koru is an accredited program of Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) classes especially for college students developed by research practioners at Duke University. As part of this process, she did a three- day retreat with MBSR founder, Jon Kabat Zinn, a five-day silent retreat with Beaumont Hospital, led by a facilitator from Brown University’s Mindfulness program, the MBSR eight-week course at Ann Arbor’s Center for Mindfulness, and a course in teaching mindfulness in Prison with Dr. Fleet Maul, the founder of the Mindfulness-based Emotional Intelligence (MBEI) program and the Prison Mindfulness Institute. She will be offering opportunities for mindfulness classes and workshops in the community through Duke’s Koru program.

 

Recommended by Dr. Suzanne O'Brien

Dr. Suzanne O'Brien's Presentation Slides

​​Dr. Suzanne O'Brien: The Koru Mindfulness Program for College Students and Staff

Suzanne is in the process of completing her portfolio requirements to become a certified Koru mindfulness teacher. Koru is an accredited program of Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) classes especially for college students developed by research practioners at Duke University. As part of this process, she did a three- day retreat with MBSR founder, Jon Kabat Zinn, a five-day silent retreat with Beaumont Hospital, led by a facilitator from Brown University’s Mindfulness program, the MBSR eight-week course at Ann Arbor’s Center for Mindfulness, and a course in teaching mindfulness in Prison with Dr. Fleet Maul, the founder of the Mindfulness-based Emotional Intelligence (MBEI) program and the Prison Mindfulness Institute. She will be offering opportunities for mindfulness classes and workshops in the community through Duke’s Koru program.

Mindfulness Presentation - Faculty PD, January 2021

Articles and resources that may be helpful:

Computer Information Systems

Criminal Justice

Engineering/Industrial Tech

English

  • Kroll, K. (2008). On paying attention: Flagpoles, mindfulness, and teaching writing. Teaching English in the Two-Year College, 36(1), 69.
  • Two dissertations using quantitative research available through SC4

Math

Music

  • Diaz, F. M., Silveira, J. M., & Strand, K. (2020). A neurophenomenological investigation of mindfulness among collegiate musicians. Journal of Research in Music Education, 68(3), 351-374. doi:10.1177/0022429420921184

Nursing

General

Mindfulness for College Students

  • https://korumindfulness.org/
  • https://www.facebook.com/korumindfulness
  • Mak, W. W., Chio, F. H., Chan, A. T., Lui, W. W., & Wu, E. K. (2017). The efficacy of internet-based mindfulness training and cognitive-behavioral training with telephone support in the enhancement of mental health among college students and young working adults: Randomized controlled trial. Journal of Medical Internet Research, 19(3), e84-e84. doi:10.2196/jmir.6737

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