Poster #8: Elizabeth Porter – Supporting the Entire System: Mindfulness-Based Practice and Social Emotional Learning for Educators to Reduce Burnout

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Faculty mentor: Aaron Fischer

A research project exploring the effects of brief, online mindfulness training on stress and burnout levels of Utah educators. Based on existing research literature indicating the detrimental effects of stress and burnout on educator well being, as well as literature on the stress and burnout reductions from eight week long mindfulness based interventions. The brief mindfulness training resulted in significant decreases in stress. Continued research is recommended.

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Questions or comments? Contact me at: elizabeth.porter@utah.edu

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