Author Topic: Community Service-No Fee: Mindfulness Group for Girls (8-10 yrs) @Queens College  (Read 155 times)

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Mindfulness for Girls: A weekly group setting, which empowers girls to understand emotions and ease stress.
   
About the Group:
Queens College Psychological Center (QCPC) would like to let you know about a program for girls (ages 8-10 years) and their families. QCPC’s “Mindfulness for Girls” Program seeks to teach a variety of science-based mindfulness practices to young girls to enhance stress management, social skills development, emotional intelligence, academic performance, and cognitive functions. Mindfulness is open, moment-to-moment awareness held without judgment, even when what is occurring may be unwanted. Mindfulness offers great benefits to health and well-being by shifting the nature and perspective of a child’s relationship with their own experience. This group seeks to support young girls against the stresses of modern society and give them skills that will benefit them throughout their lives.

Enrollment Details    
•   We welcome any girls (age 8-10 years) that you identify as possibly benefiting from the “Mindfulness for Girls” program.
•   If interested please contact us as soon as possible (as enrollment is limited) at (718) 570-0358. Please, leave your name, phone number, and good times to reach you.
•   We will return your call to answer questions, provide information, and complete a brief phone screening.
•   A free, in-person screening is required. Referral information will be provided to girls whose needs may be best met through other services.
•   All group sessions will be offered at no fee, consistent with QCPC’s commitment to providing services regardless of a family’s ability to pay. (Families may contribute a $10 dollar materials fee if they are able to)
•   The first group meeting will tentatively be in February 2020 and the group will meet weekly for approximately 10 weeks.
•   Group meetings will be on Monday afternoons (after- school) and take place on the Queens college campus.
•   Parent/guardian sessions will offered (during group session time) to teach skills and introduce parent/guardians to the mindfulness practices being taught to their daughters.
•   Services are provided by advanced doctoral students in our Clinical Psychology Ph.D. Program at Queens College, City University of New York who receive specialized training and are closely supervised by experienced and licensed clinical psychology faculty. 
•   All services are confidential.

 
The Queens College Psychological Center [QCPC] offers compassionate, high quality, evidence-based, psychological services
for children, adolescents, and adults. All services are confidential and available to the community regardless of ability to pay.
QCPC is located on the Queens College (City University of New York) campus at 65-21 Main Street, suite 170, Flushing, Queens 11367.  For more information please call 718-570-0500 or email at QCPC@qc.cuny.edu Visit us at http: www.qc.cuny.edu/QCPC

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