Description

Encouraging Empathy in Children (2 hours)

Overview

Being able to relate and put oneself in someone else’s shoes promotes lifelong skills for good relationships. The cultivation of children’s ability to value others and their perspectives can prevent bullying and teasing during childhood. Empathetic skills stretch into adult life as an important element for professional success. This workshop aimed at both practitioners as well parents guides you to the why but also how to support empathy and kindness in children.  

Learning Outcomes:

  • Why Empathy
  • How children learn social skills
  • Expanding the child’s circle of concern
  • Modelling techniques for empathy and kindness

Links to NQS: QA1 and QA5

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