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A Mindful Miami Conference
August 12, 2014
This extraordinary symposium of expert presentations and panel discussions will be all about how to better serve our community of children as well as our community at large. This exploration will be led by distinguished experts in the fields of healthcare, education, criminal justice, mental illness, and mindfulness.
Kristi House’s Executive Director Trudy Novicki will moderate a panel which includes Dr. Jon A. Shaw, head of UM Adolescent Psychiatry and psychiatrist at Kristi House. Dr. Shaw will discuss the potential of Mindfulness Based Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for treating children with depression and those overcoming complex trauma.
Keynote Speaker: George Mumford, Former Mindfulness Coach to the Chicago Bulls and the L.A. Lakers: “Mindfulness in Medicine, Education, Sports and the Workplace”
- Alberto M. Carvalho, Superintendent of Miami-Dade County Public Schools
- Mindfulness in Healthcare: Amishi Jha, Ph.D.
- Mindfulness in Education: David Lawrence Jr., Pascal J. Goldschmidt, M.D.
- Mindfulness in Criminal Justice and Mental Illness: Honorable Steve Leifman
Continuing Education Credits Offered! CE, CEU, CLE, CME, MPP