Jefferson University Hospitals

MBSR Foundation Course - Online

MBSR Class

This is a course in Mindfulness Meditation to relieve pain, reduce stress and enhance wellness.

Mindfulness is a meditative process that quiets the mind and releases physical distress. Through mindfulness you can experience greater vitality and well-being in the present moment.

Participants are asked to make a strong commitment to attend all sessions and to practice meditation/relaxation techniques on a daily basis throughout the eight-week program. 

Course Fee

Course fee is $450. Discount of $100 for Jefferson Health employees by registering using their Jefferson email. Full-time student fee is half price. Financial assistance and payment plans are available. They will be considered on an individual basis by emailing

Requirements for Online Participation:

  • A laptop or desktop computer with speakers, microphone, video capabilities, and reliable high-speed internet connection. Mobile devices (smartphones, tablets) are not suitable as they are not stable in this platform.
  • Ability to download Zoom software.
  • Participation in a mandatory online orientation.

Continuing Education Credit Hours:

NASW-PA Chapter is a co-sponsor of this workshop. Up to 20 credit hours will be awarded for completion of this course. NASW has been designated as a pre-approved provider of professional continuing education for Social Workers, Marriage and Family Therapists and Professional Counselors (Section 47.36) by the PA State Board of Social Workers, Marriage & Family Therapists and Professional Counselors.

Registration Instructions:

To register, please email and request registration information.

Disclaimer: Please read our Zoom Terms of Service for Community Sessions.

Dates Offered:

Wednesday, September 23, 2020 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Wednesday mornings: Sept. 23 - Nov. 11, 2020, 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Required Orientation: Wednesday, Sept. 16, 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Half-Day Retreat: Sunday, Nov. 1, 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Delivered via Zoom Video Conferencing Link

Thursday, September 24, 2020 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Thursday evenings: Sept 24 - Nov 12, 2020, 6:30 - 8:30 p.m.
Required Orientation: Thursday, Sept. 17, 6:30 - 8:30 p.m.
Half-Day Retreat: Sunday, Nov. 1, 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Delivered via Zoom Video Conferencing Link