ACE

AD6012: Mindfulness Based Self Management

Credit Weighting: 5
No. of Students: Min 12.
Pre-requisite(s): None
Co-requisite(s): None
Teaching Period(s): Semesters 1 or 2 or 3. (semester details for this module will be confirmed at the start of the programme).
Teaching Methods: 24hr(s) Other (on-line classes); 30hr(s) Other (on-line self-directed learning; self study using dedicated learning materials; continuous reflective practice via reflective journal)
Module Co-ordinator: Dr Séamus O Tuama, Centre for Adult Continuing Education.
Lecturer(s): Staff, School of Applied Psychology; Staff, Centre for Adult Continuing Education.
Module Objective: Equip students with an understanding of how to address well being and life balance within the biopscyhosocial framework.
Module Content: Self management, well being, life balance, mindfulness, acceptance and commitment theory, emotional intelligence.
Learning Outcome: On successful completion of this module, students should be able to:
  • Understand emotional intelligence and its use within the coaching framework
  • Understand the biopscyhosocal model of Health and Wellbeing in the context of coaching and self management
  • Integrate the use of Mindfulness with the coaching practice
  • Explore the concept of Health coaching
  • Evaluate the use of Mindfulness based stress reduction
  • Explore the use of Acceptance and Commitment Theory
  • Understand the concept of 'flow' in relation to acquiring new skills to address new challenges.
Assessment: Total Marks 100: Continuous Assessment 100 marks (1 x 2,000 word assignment, 80 marks; Online activities, 20 marks).
Compulsory Elements: Continuous Assessment. Attendance at lectures.
Penalties (for late submission of course/project work etc.): Where work is submitted up to and including 7 days late, 5% of the total marks available shall be deducted from the mark achieved. Where work is submitted up to and including 14 days late, 10% of the total marks available shall be deducted from the mark achieved. Work submitted 15 days late or more shall be assigned a mark of zero.
Pass Standard and any Special Requirements for Passing Module: 40%.
End of Year Written Examination Profile: No Formal Written Examination.
Requirements for Supplemental Examination: Marks in passed element(s) of Continuous Assessment are carried forward, Failed element(s) of Continuous Assessment must be repeated (as prescribed by the Module Coordinator).

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