Resilient Mindful Learner: Stress Management for Educators and Their Students
Contributor: Jennifer Garcia
Monday, November 06, 2017

Resilient Mindful Learner: Stress Management for Educators and Their Students 

Presented by Lucy Vezzuto, Ph.D 

February 8 & 9, 2018 

Updated Location!

5 County Center Drive | Oroville | CA  Almond Room 

8:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.  8:00 – 8:30 Check-In & Breakfast 



*Reduced registration is a match of funds as a sponsorship from the CA MTSS SUMS Initiative. 

Light Breakfast, Lunch & Materials Included 

Dr. Vezzuto, PhD.brings the following expertise: 

• Certified trainer for the International Institute  for Restorative Practices.  • Recipient of the Orange County Violence  Prevention Coalition’s Ambassador of Peace  Award.  • Developed the Resilient Mindful Learner  Project  • Trained at UCLA’S Mindfulness Awareness  Research Center, UC Irvine’s Samueli Center for  Integrative Medicine, Harvard Medical School’s  Benson-Henry Institute for Mind-Body  Medicine in their School-based Stress  Management Initiative. 

Unmitigated stress impacts the mind-body health of both students and educators. 

For students, stress is the enemy of learning and impacts their ability to focus, remember, pay attention, and manage their behavior. 

For educators, unmanaged stress can lead to emotional fatigue, burnout; and impact relationships and job performance. 

  Participants will: 

• Identify stressors and mind-body reactions and  stress-coping skills  • Be introduced to mindfulness with experiential  practice  • Create a resiliency plan  • Learn the importance of modeling healthy stress  coping skills  • Understand how stress impacts the youth brain  • Learn guidelines for teaching simple stress-  reduction techniques 

Have a question? Please contact Jennifer Garcia 530.532.5931 

Follow-up Coaching Available 

Lucy A. Vezzuto, PhD, is a Fulbright Scholar in Education and a Coordinator of the Student Mental Health, Social-emotional Learning and School Climate Initiative for the Orange County Dept. of Education.