Educational or Curriculum

Initiative Description: Workplace mindfulness training that uses 5 main teaching activities including guided mindfulness practices, group discussions of mindfulness practices, small-group activities to practice skills in real-life scenarios, lecture and guided home practices, and homework assignments.

Study Results: Reduced teacher stress, lower frequency of bad moods at work and home, Improved satisfaction, improved sleep.

Reference: Crain, T. L., Schonert-Reichl, K. A., & Roeser, R. W. (2016). Cultivating teacher mindfulness: Effects of a randomized controlled trial on work, home, and sleep outcomes. Journal of Occupational Health Psychology.

Level of Evidence: 3 out of 5 stars Very Good