Empathy 101: How to Nurture Compassion and Emotional Intelligence in our Children
Wed, March 18
180 7th Avenue
"The biggest deficit that we have in our society and in the world right now is an empathy deficit. We are in great need of people being able to stand in somebody else’s shoes and see the world through their eyes." —Barack Obama
In this workshop, Carolyn Lyons will provide parents and educators with specific tools and language to help develop and strengthen children’s emotional intelligence and empathic skills in order to help them navigate friendships and promote a kind and inclusive educational community.
Carolyn Lyons has an M.S. Ed. in School Counseling and is a New York State-certified school counselor. She is currently pursuing an advanced certificate at Brooklyn College, and was for many years the director of Chickpeas Preschool in Brooklyn. Carolyn has also been a school counselor at PS 15 in Red Hook, and is currently the lower school counselor at Hannah Senesh Community Day School in Carroll Gardens.
This workshop is presented by the PS 321 SEL Committee, the Equity and Inclusion Committee and the PS 321 PTA.
Childcare available for school-age children. Open to the public. $5 suggested donation.
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