Special Issues

Frank, J. L., Jennings, P. A. & Greenberg, M. T. (Eds.). (2013). Mindfulness-based interventions in school settings [Special issue]. Research in Human Development, 10.

Peer Reviewed Journals

Jennings, P. A. (2014). Early childhood teachers’ well-being, mindfulness and self-compassion in relation to classroom quality and attitudes towards challenging students. Mindfulness. Published online, doi: 10.1007/s12671-014-0312-4.

Jennings, P. A., Frank, J. L., Snowberg, K. E., Coccia, M. A., & Greenberg, M. T. (2013). Improving classroom learning environments by Cultivating Awareness and Resilience in Education (CARE): Results of a randomized controlled trial. School Psychology Quarterly, 28, 374-390. doi: 10.1037/spq0000035.

Abenavoli,* R. M., Jennings, P. A., Harris, A. R., Katz, D. A., Gildea, S. M. & Greenberg, M. T. (2013). The protective effects of mindfulness against burnout among educators. In Humphrey, N. & Qualter, P. (Eds.). [Special issue]. Psychology of Education Review: New Directions in Emotional Education and Development, 37, 57-69. *Graduate student advisee

Frank, J. L., Jennings, P. A. & Greenberg, M. T. (2013). Mindfulness-based interventions in school settings: An introduction to the special series. In Frank, J. L., Jennings, P. A. & Greenberg, M. T. (Eds.). Mindfulness-based interventions in school settings [Special Issue]. Research in Human Development. 10, 205-210, DOI:10.1080/15427609.2013.818480.

Broderick, P., & Jennings, P. A. (2012). Mindfulness for adolescents: A promising approach to supporting emotion regulation and preventing risky behavior. In Malti, T. (Ed.). Adolescent emotions: Development, morality, and adaptation [Special issue]. New Directions in Youth Development, 136, 111–126.

Roeser, R. W., Skinner, E., Beers, J., & Jennings, P. A. (2012). Mindfulness training and teachers’ professional development: An emerging area of research and practice. Child Development Perspectives, 6, 167-173.

Mind and Life Education Research Network (MLERN): Davidson, R. J., Dunne, J., Eccles, J. S., Engle, A., Greenberg, M., Jennings, P. A., Jha, A., Jinpa, T., Lantieri, L., Meyers, D., Roeser, R. W., & Vago, D. (2012). Contemplative practices and mental training: Prospects for American education. Child Development Perspectives, 6, 146-153.

Kemeny, M. E., Foltz, C, Cavanagh, J. F., Giese-Davis, J., Jennings, P. A., Rosenberg, E. L. Gillath, O., Shaver, P. R. Wallace, B. A. & Ekman, P. (2012) Contemplative/emotion training reduces negative emotional behavior and promotes prosocial responses. Emotion, 12, 338–350.

Jennings, P. A., Snowberg, K. E., Coccia, M. A., & Greenberg, M. T. (2011). Improving classroom learning environments by Cultivating Awareness and Resilience in Education (CARE): Results of two pilot studies. Journal of Classroom Interactions.46, 27-48.

Jennings, P. A. & Greenberg, M. (2009). The Prosocial Classroom: Teacher social and emotional competence in relation to child and classroom outcomes. Review of Educational Research, 79, 491–525.

Jennings, P. A. (2008). Contemplative education and youth development. In Roehlkepartain, E. C., Hong, K. L., & Benson, P. L. (Eds.). Spirituality and youth development [Special issue]. New Directions in Youth Development, 118, 101–105.

Jennings, P. A., Levenson, M. R., Aldwin, C. M., Spiro, A., & Mroczek, D. K. (2006). Combat exposure, perceptions of military service, and wisdom: Findings from the Normative Aging Study. In Settersten, R. A. & Patterson, R. S. (Eds.). Wartime military service, aging, and the life course [Special issue]. Research on Aging, 28, 115-134.

Levenson, M. R., Jennings, P. A., Aldwin, C. M., & Shiraishi, R. W. (2005). Self-transcendence: conceptualization and measurement. The International Journal of Aging and Human Development, 60, 127-143.

Book Chapters:

Jennings, P. A. & Frank, J. L. (in press). In-service preparation for educators. In J. Durlak, R. Weissberg, & T. Gullota (Eds.). Handbook of Social and Emotional Learning. New York: Guilford.

Jennings, P. A. (in press). CARE for Teachers: A mindfulness-based approach to promoting teachers’ well-being and improving performance. In K. Schonert-Reichl & R. Roeser (Eds). The Handbook of Mindfulness in Education: Emerging Theory, Research, and Programs. New York: Springer-Verlag.

Jennings, P. A. (2013). Mindfulness-based approaches to classroom management. In G. Scarlett (Ed). Classroom Management: An A-to-Z Guide. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications.

Jennings, P. A., Roeser, R., & Lantieri, L. (2012). Supporting educational goals through cultivating mindfulness: Approaches for teachers and students. In A. Higgins-D’Alessandro, M. Corrigan, & P. M. Brown (Eds.) The Handbook of Prosocial Education. New York: Rowman and Littlefield.

Jennings, P. A. & Rome, D. I. (2011). Envisioning the future of K-12 contemplative education. In M. Bush (Ed.) Contemplation Nation: How Ancient Practices Are Changing the Ways We Live. Kalamazoo, MI: Fetzer Institute.

Jennings, P. A. (2011). Promoting teachers’ social and emotional competencies to support performance and reduce burnout. In A. Cohan & A. Honigsfeld (Eds.) Breaking the Mold of Pre-service and In-service Teacher Education: Innovative and Successful Practices for the 21st Century. New York: Rowman and Littlefield.

Levenson, M. R., Jennings, P. A., D’Mello, M., Le, T., & Aldwin, C. M. (2004). Happiness in the midst of change: A human development approach to studying Gross National Happiness (GNH) in the context of economic development. In K. Ura & K. Galay (Eds.) Gross National Happiness and Development. Thimphu, Bhutan: Centre for Bhutan Studies.

Books:

Jennings, P. A. (in press). Mindfulness for Teachers: Simple Skills for Peace and Productivity in the Classroom. New York, NY: W. W. Norton.

Other Publications and Reports:

Jennings, P. A. (October, 2011). The Missing Dimension of the Education Debate. Huffington Post, http://www.huffingtonpost.com/tish-jennings/the-missing-dimension-of-_b_1019893.html

Jennings, P. A., Foltz, C., Snowberg, K. E., Sim, H., Kemeny, M. E. (April, 2011). The Influence of Mindfulness and Emotion Skills Training on Teachers’ Classrooms: The Effects of the Cultivating Emotional Balance Training. New York: ERIC Research Report (ERIC No. ED518584) (Online access: http://www.eric.ed.gov/PDFS/ED518584.pdf).

Jennings, P. A. (May, 2010). Mindful education. Greater Good, http://greatergood.berkeley.edu/article/item/mindful_education/

Jennings, P. A. (October/December, 2008). Sitting at school: The case for contemplative education. Mandala, 32 – 33.

Jennings, P. A., Denham, S., Ji, P., & Weissberg, R. P. (2007). Assessment for social, emotional, and academic learning with preschool and elementary school children. Discussion forum report from the Garrison Institute and Collaborative for Academic, Social, and Emotional Learning (CASEL). http://www.garrisoninstitute.org/index.php?option=com_docman&task=doc_download&gid=12&Itemid=66

Professional Manuals:

Jennings, P. A., Brown, R. & Turksma, C. (2013). Cultivating Awareness and Resilience in Education (CARE) Training Manual. Garrison NY: Garrison Institute.

Jennings, P. A., Brown, R. & Turksma, C. (2013). Cultivating Awareness and Resilience in Education (CARE) Participant Workbook. Garrison NY: Garrison Institute.