Conference

Mindfulness & Trauma Conference

Changing Ourselves, Changing the World

Aug 02 - Aug 04 2019 Rhinebeck, NY
Learn to offer mindfulness in a trauma-sensitive way with Rhonda V. Magee, Jon Kabat-Zinn, and more.

In an era of pain and polarization, a robust and evidence-based approach to mindfulness practice—for ourselves and the world—is essential. By addressing trauma, mindfulness meditation and other contemplative practices have the potential to change not just individual lives, but also to shift our society from systemic prejudice and injustice. As teachers, educators, and practitioners, we can learn to offer mindfulness in a trauma-sensitive way, so everyone has access to the benefits of these practices.

Guided by leading voices in mindfulness, trauma treatment, and social change, we examine the benefits of mindfulness practice and teaching, which is backed by evidence-based research and applied to one of the most pervasive and challenging issues of our times—trauma. We explore the relationship between mindfulness and trauma, and we learn specific tools to ensure our teaching is informed, effective, and gets us closer to our shared goal: a society based in love, equality, and care—one in which everyone can thrive. We also discuss the lifelong physical and neurological impact of trauma, the role of trauma in reinforcing systemic bias and racism, models for nonviolent discussion of trauma and injustice, and more.

All are welcome—professionals and beginners. The program will benefit anyone engaged in teaching mindfulness or contemplative practices, including educators, therapists, coaches, clinicians utilizing mindfulness, and meditation, classroom, yoga, or MBSR teachers.

CE and CME credits are available and included in the tuition. However, you must register for CE/CMEs and it is required that you attend all sessions for CE/CME certification.

More Information

Jon Kabat-Zinn joins us remotely via Zoom video conferencing. Cosponsored by the Mindfulness Center at Brown University.

Schedule

Please note there is a special schedule for this course. It is required that you attend all sessions for CE/CME certification.:

FRIDAY
4:00 p.m.–7:00 p.m. Check In (Rooms available after 5:00 p.m.)
7:30 p.m.–7:50 p.m. Welcome & Orientation
8:00 p.m.–10:00 p.m. Workshop
 
SATURDAY
9:00 a.m.–Noon Workshop
2:30 p.m.–5:00 p.m. Workshop
8:00 p.m.–10:00 p.m. Workshop
 
SUNDAY
9:00 a.m.–Noon Workshop
1:00 p.m. Check Out

The above schedule is subject to change at the discretion of the faculty.

The Children's Program is generally available during standard workshop hours only. Contact Omega registration at 877.944.2002 for details.

Dining Hall Hours (Meals begin with dinner on arrival day and end with lunch on departure day.):
Breakfast: 7:00 a.m.–8:45 a.m.
Lunch: Noon–2:00 p.m.
Dinner: 6:00 p.m.–7:15 p.m.

Daily Open Classes in meditation, yoga, tai chi, or movement (subject to availability):
7:00–8:00 a.m., 12:15–1:00 p.m., 5:30–6:15 p.m., 5:30–6:30 p.m.

Meet the Teachers

  • Rhonda V. Magee, JD, MA, a Fellow of the Mind and Life Institute, is professor of law at the Univ ...
  • Florence Meleo-Meyer, MS, MA, LMFT, serves as Global Ambassador to MBSR Affiliates worldwide at t ...
  • David Treleaven, PhD, is a writer, educator, and trauma professional whose work focuses on the in ...
  • Lynn Koerbel MPH, is the cofounder of Present Moment Mindfulness, a community-based organiza ...
  • Jon Kabat-Zinn, PhD, is a scientist, writer, and meditation teacher internationally known for his ...

Tuition & Fees

Title Price

Mindfulness & Trauma Conference

$425
regular
$475

Tuition covers your workshop costs and time spent in class with the faculty. Please see Stay With Us below for accommodation choices—which include meals and other amenities for those who wish to stay with us. Or see Commute for those who will not be staying on campus overnight.

Accommodations cover your room, all meals, and use of amenities and facilities—which includes optional classes, evening performances, sampler classes (during the week), the lake, walking trails, parking, and all other guest services. A list of local hotels and inns is available for those who wish to stay off-campus and commute (see Commute below).

TYPE Rate - 2 Nights

Camping

1 pre-assigned campsite. Bathhouse nearby. Bring your own tent and all appropriate camping gear. Stoves, campfires, and recreational vehicles are not allowed on campus.

$ 246.00

Tent Cabin Double

Shared Room With Shared Bath
You must register with a companion if you choose this type of accommodation.
2 twin beds. Wood-framed, screened walls with canvas roof. Bathhouse nearby. No heat. No air-conditioning. Please bring your own sheets or sleeping bag, blanket, towels, and pillows. You may rent sheets, blankets, towels, and pillows for a small fee. Register with a companion.

$ 292.00

Dorm Single

Private Room With Shared Bath
1 twin bed. Hall bath shared by 5-to-12 guests. Heat. Air-conditioning. Free Wi-Fi. Pillow and blanket provided. You may rent sheets and towels for a small fee, or bring your own. Dorms are generally single gender, but may be coed.

$ 398.00

Tent Cabin Single

Private Room With Shared Bath
2 twin beds. Wood-framed, screened walls with canvas roof. Bathhouse nearby. No heat. No air-conditioning. Please bring your own sheets or sleeping bag, blanket, towels, and pillows. You may rent sheets, blankets, towels, and pillows for a small fee. Reserve as a private room.

$ 376.00

B Double Cabin Room

Shared Room With Shared Bath
2 twin beds. Bath shared with adjoining room. Heat. Ceiling fan. No air-conditioning. Free Wi-Fi. Register with a companion, or a same gender roommate will be assigned to you.

$ 446.00

A Couples Cabin Room

Private Room With Private Bath
You must register with a companion if you choose this type of accommodation.
1 queen-size bed. Heat. Ceiling fan. No air-conditioning. Free Wi-Fi.

$ 510.00

A Double Cabin Room

Shared Room With Private Bath
2 double beds. Heat. Ceiling fan. No air-conditioning. Free Wi-Fi. Wheelchair-accessible rooms available. Register with a companion, or a same gender roommate will be assigned to you.

$ 548.00

A Double Deluxe

Shared Room With Private Bath
2 double beds. Heat. Air-conditioning. Free Wi-Fi. Wheelchair-accessible rooms available. Register with a companion, or a same gender roommate will be assigned to you.

$ 604.00

A Single Cabin Room

Private Room With Private Bath
1 queen-size bed. Heat. Ceiling fan. No air-conditioning. Free Wi-Fi.

$ 702.00

B Couples Cabin Room

Private Room With Shared Bath
You must register with a companion if you choose this type of accommodation.
1 queen bed. Bath shared with adjoining room. Heat. Ceiling fan. No air-conditioning. Free Wi-Fi. 

$ 436.00

B Single Cabin Room

Private Room With Shared Bath
1 queen bed. Bath shared with adjoining room. Heat. Ceiling fan. No air-conditioning. Free Wi-Fi. 

$ 628.00

The commuter fee includes the benefits of our unique All-Inclusive Stay, without the cost of accommodations. A list of Local Hotels and Inns is available.

1 Night/Per Person Rates

Friday or Saturday Sunday-Thursday 7-Night Stay
$ 55.00 $ 45.00 $ 40.00

Rhinebeck Campus

Omega reserves the right to cancel a program at any time. If Omega cancels a program, you will receive a full refund.

Refunds are available (less a $55 processing fee) up to eight days before your program or stay.

Nonrefundable credit toward a future Omega program or stay (less a $55 processing fee) is available if you give notice between seven and one day(s) before your program or stay. Credit may be applied to any Omega program or stay for one year following date of issue.

No credit or refund is available if you cancel on the arrival day; if you do not show up; or if you leave an event early for any reason. No refund will be available if you attend a program and are dissatisfied with its presentation or content.

For more cancellation policies, see individual workshops or the more detailed Omega Cancellations & Refund Policies page.

 

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Continuing Education

Certificate of Attendance $ 25.00

Credit Hours: 9.75

ACCME - Physicians (Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education) $ 0

APA - Psychologists (American Psychological Association) $ 0

BRN/ANCC - Nurses $ 0

SW-NYS - Social Workers and Counselors of New York State $ 0

SW - Social Workers $ 0

WESPSB - Educators (Washington State Professional Educator Standards Board) $ 0

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