Course Description

Meet Your Teacher

Stress Management Consultant

Amanda Muhammad

Amanda Muhammad is an International Mindfulness Based Stress Management Consultant in Dallas, TX. She is currently pursuing her Ph.D. in Business Psychology, holds a Masters in Organizational Leadership, and a Bachelor's Degree in Management and Leadership. Amanda is a certified Mindfulness trainer, Compassion Fatigue Trainer and yoga instructor. Amanda teaches individuals how to build resilience and reduce stress as well as how to introduce different practices to the people they serve as a foundation for social-emotional learning, restorative practices, and building resilience. She facilitates a variety of workshops, hosts mindfulness trainings and serves as a coach to schools and organizations both across the country and internationally. In addition to in-person training, she runs a web-based education platform, Mako Mindfulness, created to guide you through her framework of evidence-based practices that change the way we process and respond to stressful situations.

Course Curriculum

  • 1

    Welcome

    • Meet the Teacher

    • Objectives

    • Checking In

  • 2

    You Can Do This

    • You Can Do This!

    • Reimagining Your Classroom

  • 3

    Resilient Students

    • Intro

    • Resilient Students (Development + Benefits)

    • The Impact of ACE's (Consider this for your students & yourself)

  • 4

    Considerations for Resilience Practices

    • Intro

    • Self Assessment

    • Connecting with Challenging Students

    • Environment

    • Cognitive Vs. Enabling Change

    • Language

    • Accessibility

    • Innovation with Resilience Practices

    • Avoiding Toxic Positivity

  • 5

    Considerations for Virtual Learning

    • Intro

    • Set Up (Remote vs. In Person)

    • Meeting Students Emotional Needs In an Online Environment

  • 6

    Ideas for Your Classroom

    • Intro

    • Movement in the Classroom

    • Stretch!

    • Infinity Breath (Printable Guided Breathing Mat)

    • Star Breath (Printable Guided Breathing Mat)

    • Equal Breathing Exercise

    • Set Intentions

    • Check In Questions

    • Closing Questions

  • 7

    Supporting Yourself while Supporting Your Students

    • Intro

    • Personally Coping with Challenging Students

    • Building Positive Relationships with Students

    • Building Positive Relationships with Parents/Guardians

    • Establishing & Enforcing Boundaries

  • 8

    Commitment Reflection

    • Commitment Reflection

  • 9

    Create a Great Day

    • Thank You

    • Create a great day! (Downloadable Guided Breathing Exercise)

FAQ

  • Do you accept purchase orders?

    Yes! Please contact us for information at info@makomindfulness.com

  • I am considering purchasing this course for my staff, can I preview the course?

    Yes, we can set up you up with complimentary access for 24 hours to check out the content. Please contact us at info@makomindfulness.com for more information.

  • Do you offer group discounts?

    Yes, we have special pricing for schools, districts, and groups of more than five teachers. Please contact us for more information at info@makomindfulness.com

  • Do I need to take this course at a certain pace?

    No, this is a self-paced course and you can go through the lessons as quickly as you'd like! You can also go back to re-watch lessons as needed. That being said, we think you'll get the most out of this course if you commit to completing the lessons for each chapter in one sitting.

  • Can I receive Professional Development credit for this course?

    After completing the course (all lessons, including any discussion posts and assignments), we will issue a certificate of completion. However, since every state and district has different requirements for PD credit, this certificate does NOT guarantee that you will be granted credit by your district or state.