2013 Mindful Living Conference

Hosted by the Center for Child and Family Well-Being, University of Washington

Mindful Families, Schools & Communities: Research-to-Practice Promoting Child Well-Being

April 16-17, 2013

Full Conference Program

Conference Presentations:

Keynote Speakers: 
The Status, Promise and Future Directions of the Science of Mindfulness for Child Well-being


Mark Greenberg, Ph.D., Pennsylvania State University
Next Steps in Promoting the Science and Practice of Mindfulness for Children, Their Families, and Schools


Robert Roeser, Ph.D., Portland State University
The Emerging Study of Mindfulness in Education and Child Development


Invited Symposia: Mindfulness in Parenting

Larissa Duncan, Ph.D., UCSF School of Medicine
Mindfulness Skills Training during Pregnancy and the Early Postpartum Period

Doug Coatsworth, Ph.D., Penn State University
Brief Mindfulness Activities to Enhance Parenting Skills: Test of a Randomized Trial

Maureen Zalewski, Ph.D., Western Psychiatric Institute & Clinic
Parent-child Dialectical Behavior Therapy

Jenn Crawford, MPA, Washington State University Extension
Mindful Parenting and Yoga for Parents in Correctional and Inpatient Substance Abuse Treatment Facilities


Invited Symposia: Mindfulness in Education

Patricia Jennings, M.Ed., Ph.D. & Christa Turksma, Penn State University, CARE
Mindfulness-based Interventions for Promoting Well-being among Teachers and Students

Kimberly Schonert-Reichl, Ph.D., University of British Columbia
MindUp: Promoting Cognitive and Social-Emotional Development Through a Mindfulness-Based Education Program for Elementary-School Children.

Tamar Mendelson, Ph.D., Johns Hopkins University, Holistic Life Institute Yoga
Promoting Well-Being among Urban Youth with School-Based Yoga


Invited Symposia: Mindfulness in Practice with Youth

Liza Mermelstein, M.A., Ohio University
Using Mindfulness-Based Strategies to Reduce Binge Drinking among College Students

Andrew Fleming, Ph.D., University of Washington
Randomized Controlled Trial of Group CBT Skills and Mindfulness Training for ADHD Among College Students

David S. Black, Ph.D., M.P.H., University of California at Los Angeles
Mindfulness training for youth: The state of science