Lauren Snider Thompson: Raising Resilience at 1440 Multiversity

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Raising Resilience

February 22 - 24, 2019

Friday - Sunday, 2 nights

$340 Tuition

Plus 2 nights all-inclusive accommodations priced separately

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Program Description

Many kids today feel relentless pressure to manage their emotions. Overwhelmingly, this leads children to deny or suppress feelings—maybe for life. And yet, no feelings are really “bad” or wrong. They are simply information that needs to be seen, processed, and then transformed into power. Join Lauren Snider Thompson MAPP, an educator and mother for this powerful workshop on how to cultivate longtime, authentic well-being and resilience in the children in your life.

During this revolutionary program for parents and educators, you will:

  • Practice and identify thinking traps that often lead to anxiety and anger, while learning about the importance of experiencing both negative and positive emotions
  • Learn ways to cultivate resilience within yourself and children in your life
  • Discover how to become aware of your strengths, your children’s strengths, and then implement strength-based parenting, or strength-based teaching
  • Leave with a tool kit for passing these valuable life skills on to children.

This seminar will help parents and educators apply this new knowledge of resilience and well-being to their family/school ecosystem and may lead to increased self-awareness, a deeper connection with children/students and a heighted sense of personal empowerment.

This cutting-edge take on positive psychology for children leads you through group discussion, sharing, journaling, movement, stories, and lecture, to a revelation in hopefulness, perspective, engagement, and what you thought possible for the happiness of your children. The outcome is families and children who flourish socially, emotionally, and academically. This workshop is for parents, educators, therapists, coaches, and professionals.

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  • Faculty Bio
    Lauren Snider Thompson

    Resilience Expert

    Lauren Snider Thompson uses her deep knowledge of resilience and increasing well-being of self, team, and organizations as an administrator in a public school, where she has a specific responsibility to ensure at-risk students in grades 5-12 earn their diplomas.  She also enjoys her work with college students and faculty as a guest lecturer at Wittenberg University and an assistant instructor at the University of Pennsylvania.

    Outside of her role in education, Lauren works with organizations of all types and sizes to help build the resilience of their staff and selves while providing education on how to create positive work and family ecosystems.  Prior to answering her call to educate, Lauren worked in the private sector as a medical sales representative.  The diversity in her background leads to a practical, research-based, and engaging learning experience.

    Lauren interests in teaching people to be the best versions of themselves has informed her own educational journey.  She holds a Masters in Applied Positive Psychology from the University of Pennsylvania, a Masters in Educational Leadership from Purdue University, and a Bachelors in Biology from Wittenberg University.

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  • Why Attend
    • Combine positive psychology, cognitive behavioral approaches, and mindfulness to understand the unconscious motivations underlying your child’s behavior. <br />

    • Reframe any negative, angry, anxious, or “problematic” emotions for your child's own holistic wellness and personal empowerment.

    • Practice applicable and corrective tools to transform your own understanding and perspective on the emotional life of children to be a better caretaker, teacher, parent, or professional.

  • Things to Know/Schedule

    Program Schedule

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    Prerequisites

    None Required

  • About 1440 Multiversity

    Beautifully nestled in the California redwoods near Santa Cruz, our 75-acre campus is within easy reach of San Francisco and Silicon Valley.

    1440 Multiversity is a place to spend time engaging some of life's most meaningful personal questions and to enjoy, restore, and reenergize yourself as you do it.

    You'll find new energy through immersion learning—setting aside daily urgencies and dedicating uninterrupted time to focus on important, but often elusive, priorities. Our unique collaboration with world-class faculty coupled with an original, inspirational curriculum and magnificent grounds make this a place like no other. Add in fresh, redwood-scented air, delicious and healthy food, deep reflection, fun exercise, and good sleep and you've pretty much captured what you'll experience here.

  • Accommodations

    At 1440 Multiversity, you’ll find a wide range of accommodations to meet your preferences and budget. All of our rooms have been thoughtfully designed to provide comfort, promote reflection, and foster connection with others.

    Accommodation rates include more than just the bed you sleep in.

    Per-person per-night rates include:

    • nourishing locally sourced, seasonal meals
    • daily meditation and yoga classes
    • non-ticketed evening events
    • use of all facilities, including the Fitness Center, steam rooms, and infinity-edge hot tub.

    Guests also enjoy access to woodland trails, cafés, and shops.

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