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Mindfulness in School Psychology: Applications for Intervention and Professional Practice.
Psychology in the Schools
Short Title: Psychology in the Schools
Format: Journal Article
Publication Date: Nov 30, 2012
Pages: 531 - 547
Sources ID: 113281
Visibility: Public (group default)
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Although the use of mindfulness is increasing in other areas of applied psychology, school psychology has yet to embrace it in practice. This article introduces school psychologists to the burgeoning field of mindfulness psychology and to the possibilities that it offers to their discipline. A background on the Western scientific study and application of mindfulness provides a theoretical foundation to those unfamiliar with the topic. We then discuss the application of mindfulness technologies to various forms of service provision in the professional practice of school psychology. The innovative and novel avenues that mindfulness psychology offers to psychological science.