HPMW7001: The Mindful Practitioner (Schools) (20 credits; optional)
This module provides students with the skills to critically reflect on their own practice within the workplace context, with a focus on schools and young people, in order to promote well-being.
This will be in the wider context of research and theoretical underpinnings, and build towards a case study of the particular area of operation.
Theories of reflective practice and case study methodology will be taught, and applied to a workplace setting.
HPMW7002: The Mindful Practitioner (20 credits; optional)
This module provides students with the skills to critically reflect on their own practice within the workplace context, in order to promote well-being.
This will be in the wider context of research and theoretical underpinnings, with a focus on good practice within a workplace setting.
Theories of reflective practice will be explored within a professional context.
Only one of the modules, HPMW7001 and HPMW7002, can be undertaken. Either one is the first module in the programme.
HPMW7003: Compassionate Practices and Work (20 credits; compulsory)
This module will enable students to explore the theory and practice of compassion and mindful self-compassion, and the impact upon professional life.
Challenges to compassionate practice in the workplace will be analysed and critically assessed, using a range of models and approaches.
Heart-focused practices and mindful compassion meditations will be undertaken and the impact evaluated. How much of a place does compassion have in our workplaces?
HPMW7004: Mindfulness, Culture and Communities (20 credits; compulsory)
This module considers the role of mindfulness in the context of wider social, political and organisational change.
We will critically analyse the relevant research, identifying areas where more evidence-based research may be required in this emerging field.
Nature-based mindfulness practice will be explored and its impact evaluated.
Please note, modules alter a little from year to year, owing to staff changes, curriculum development and recommendations following validation.