Mindfulness work with children and young people

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This webinar is an introduction to mindfulness, focusing on the origins of mindfulness and how it can benefit children and young people.

Key learning:

  • What mindfulness is and what it offers children and young people
  • How to explain mindfulness in a meaningful way to children and young people
  • The link between regulating emotions and impulsive behaviour
  • How to apply mindfulness techniques in your work with children and young people.


Jan Montgomery is an experienced therapist who works across the lifespan. She is a qualified life coach, play therapist and adult psychotherapist. Jan specialises in working with trauma and has a passion for sharing her learning in an accessible and creative format.

System requirements

This webinar will be delivered using Zoom. You can attend from anywhere using a compatible computer, laptop, tablet or smartphone connected to the internet.

Please note, some organisations have additional security settings that may prevent you from accessing Zoom on a work device.

Please check that your organisation permits access to Zoom. If they don’t provide access, we encourage you to use a personal device with Google Chrome instead. Otherwise, please speak to your IT team to gain access or ask them to change the security settings on your work device to access Zoom.

Closed Captioning and Live Transcription

Zoom enables Close Captioning and Live Transcription. Once you have joined the Zoom, you can access this by:

  1. Click the “CC Live Transcript” button
  2. Click one of the following:
  • Show Subtitles – Displays captioning on the bottom of the video. You can also select Hide Subtitle once subtitles are selected to hide them.
  • View Full Transcript – Opens a panel/pop-up and displays captions in real-time with both the speaker’s name and time stamp.

Refund Policy

If you are unable to attend the webinar for any reason the webinar fee will still apply. As a not-for-profit charity, Children in Scotland needs to ensure that we cover the running costs of delivering webinars, unfortunately this means we are unable to reimburse attendees if they are unable to participate in a webinar.


If you are unable to attend the webinar for any reason please do let us know so that we can offer your place to someone else.

Copyright and data sharing

Recording and /or distributing the webinar in any form is prohibited. This training may be recorded for internal review and use.

Please note that your personal details may be shared with the trainer for training purposes. These details will be deleted once the webinar has taken place.

If you have any questions or concerns, please email events@childreninscotland.org.uk.