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      Objective

      We train and certify in-house or regional instructors and facilitators, in order for your organisation to fully integrate MBWARE Training Modules into your training programs on an ongoing, long term basis.

      Facilitators are trained to confidently lead exercise sessions with the all MBWARE exercises and provide basic practice guidance for individuals, teams, departments or units.

       

      Instructors are specially trained to deliver the entire MBWARE Training module with all detailed instructions on MBWARE exercises. They are trained and experienced to answer questions confidently, and discuss all aspects of the exercises and how they apply within the service environment on duty. They will be familiar with and able to present the science behind the training exercises. And they will be able to instruct participants on the specific benefits of these exercises to their performance on duty and their well-being, and guide participants how to integrate and apply them optimally.

      Only those individuals who have received the proper instructor training will receive certification and are authorised to teach MBWARE methodologies and exercises.

      Instructor Training

      & Certification

      Training-of-Trainers program and certification 

      for internal peer facilitators and instructors 

       

      Continuity and quality control support and materials

      Description

      This service goes beyond instructor training and certification in order to assure consistent and high quality of all training delivery, and continuous improvement.

       

      Our ongoing support consist of providing an open forum for facilitators and instructors, to address questions that may arise, and offering regular check in and follow up sessions. We also provide continuous learning opportunities and refresher courses and updates. Beyond that, MBWARE provides the necessary materials, both in written and audio formats for instructors and for participants.

      Delivery

      We collaborate with you to assure that this MBWARE Training Service optimally accomplished its objective for your organisation.

       

      Delivery time and structure, as well as participant selection, will be determined according to participants' prior knowledge of the science and psychology and their experience with applying the practical exercises and techniques.

      Contact Us Here  - to discuss how we can best customize this service to meet your needs

      Instructor Training Course (TOT)

      For Proactive Stress Management & Resilience Skills 

       

      Course Length:

      13+ hours (depending on participant number)

      Ideally over 6 weeks, can partially be conducted as online sessions

       

      Materials provided:

      Audio files of guided exercise instructions for all 10 exercises, written instruction guidelines, Power-Point slides for presentations, Instructor Manual and Resource booklet, video course, course hand-out files

       

      Support and Continuity:

      Monthly online group check-in (live and recorded), with Q&A, discussions, exercise practice and reviews, best practice, new research sharing, general reviews and monitoring quality of excellence  

       

      Instructor:

      Lennart Krogoll (see bio below)

       

      COURSE DESCRIPTION:

      This course enables Peer instructors, to incorporate Mindfitness and mindfulness-based resilience and stress management exercises into their course deliveries foryour organisation, such as R2MR. It also certifies them to teach training-modules specifically dedicated to Mindfitness and mindfulness-based resilience and stress management, to your members and units.

       

      This TOT course trains and certifies for applying and teaching the methodology that addresses how accumulative, low-level stressors and dealing with traumatic events, inherent in serving in Military Forces, affect physical, emotional and mental wellbeing, health and performance functioning. The methodologies provide knowledge and skillful means on how to manage and release these affects before they lead to long-term stress injuries, thus preventing OSI and PTSD. Specific exercises enable an individual to ‘reset’ after critical incidents, discharge and re-settle a dysregulated nervous system arousal, support healing of old mental wounds and support resilience building, mental strength and situational awareness.

       

      The methodology is based on ancient warrior traditions, mindfulness-based, based on over 30 years of medical and neuroscience research, and is now used in many healthcare, military and police professions.

       

      The TOT will not include:

      Basic knowledge, skills, principles or exercises relating to instruction and teaching methods and skills (assuming all participants have basic instructor skills already).

       

       

      TOT COURSE LEARNING OBJECTIVES:

      • To be trained and certified as mindfulness-based mental resilience and stress management instructor for the CAF

      • Gain personal, practical familiarity and confidence in the exercise based methodologies

      • Gain the skill and experience to instruct in and demonstrate the exercises, to spot and correct mistakes, and to instill capacity and confidence in trainees

      • To understand, present and discuss basic scientific, as well as psychological and practical principles relevant to stress, trauma, and resilience in relation to physical, mental and emotional health and performance as a CAF member

      • To understand, present and discuss relevant principles and logic regarding pre-cognitive, warrior mindfulness, and somatic exercises in relation to performing under stress and protecting from stress-injury

      • To understand, present and discuss practical means for repeated exercising, and how to incorporate exercises into daily routines, before, during and after duty for greatest and ongoing benefit

      • To understand, present and discuss resistance, obstacles, as well as antidotes that may arise for individuals

      • Be aware of and able to present resources available to CAF members

      • Increase capacity to notice, identify, accept and release their own stress effects

      • Gain skills, an ‘arsenal’ of practical body-mind exercises, to:

        • prepare for high-stress engagement,

        • remain calm, cool and responsive in the face of challenge,

        • discharge, ground and settle a dysregulated nervous system

        • release stress effects and reset after critical incidents or at duty’s end

        • support the healing of PTSD and other stress injuries

        • protect themselves from stress injury and PTSD

      • Gain authentic confidence in the body and mind’s intrinsic capacity to heal, release stress and enjoy continues self-care, for wellbeing and warrior service resilience.

       

      OUTCOMES:

      An active core of well trained and practiced peer instructors, who are fully capable and confident to teach, instruct, correct, guide, support, and instil confidence in, CAF members ability to practice, apply and enact skillful means, that protect them from stress reaction and stress injury, reduce stress effects and accumulative trauma and enhance performance under stress, general and mental health and wellbeing, and through a proactive and continually applied, self-empowered approach reduce the suffering of service members and their families, reduce short and long term healthcare and treatment costs, enhance mission outcomes and uplift the Force’s and public moral.

       

      COURSE CONTENT & TIME-LINE:

       

      Week 1

      2-hour in person

      Course overview, protocol, and instructor responsibilities

      The science and performance effects of stress, trauma and resilience and somatic processing

      Course power-point step-by-step details

      Practice and instruction of first 5 exercises 

      Mountain Flagpole Stance, Contact Points and Scanning, Ground & Release, 10 Points of Movement, Inner-Outer Shuttle

       

      Week 2

      2-hour in person

      The science of mindfulness and mindfitness, and useful, practical and warrior principles

      Action, reaction, response to outer and inner stimuli, somatic sensations, emotion arousal, thought-loops

      Course power-point step-by-step details

      Review of first 5 exercises

      Practice and instruction of second 5 exercises

      Mindfulness of Thoughts and Being, Mindfulness of Emotion and Reactivity, Somatic Movements Standing, Walking, Stop

       

      Week 3

      1-hour online or in person

      Review of science and back-ground study material, Q&A, short participant peer presentations of background, origin and relevant science (participants will present their understanding), review of practice exercises

       

      Week 4

      1-hour online or in person

      Review of practical principles, and applicability study material, Q&A, short participant peer presentations, review of practice exercises

       

      Week 5

      1-hour online or in person

      Review of obstacles and antidotes, supports and practice skills study material, Q&A, short participant peer presentations, review of practice exercises

       

      Week 6

      6-hour all-day intensive – (length is somewhat dependent on number of participants)

      Thorough practice sessions, discussions and review of exercises, review and discussion of exercise instructions, personal brief one-on-one interviews, participants will give exercise instructions, instructor support, discussion of continuity, quality control and refreshers

      Course Outline Details

      Course Description

      Learning Objectives

      Outcomes

      Content and Time-Line

      Contact us Here for a presentation and for customization

      demystifying stress, stress-injury, resilience and performance under stress