Teaching children empathy

How To Teach Children Empathy
1. What is empathy?
o Empathy and sympathy are often thought of as the same but are actually different...
o Empathy is important because...
2. What can we do to teach empathy to children?
o Observe others together ...
o Talk about the value of differences...
o Lead by example ...
3. Any last thoughts?
o Let's remember empathy as adults...
Kathy Parker, LCSW

www.CreatingChangeCounseling.com