This webinar will explore how educators can help children to learn the value of being empathetic. This webinar will examine the benefits of teaching empathy. Research shows that when young people have empathy there is more classroom engagement, higher academic achievement and lower incidence of bullying. Participants will learn strategies for teaching empathy in the classroom.
Nicola Culloty is a primary school teacher with twenty years experience working with parents and children. As Home School Community Liaison she formed an authentic and lasting partnership with parents.
Nicola completed a Masters in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy and is currently practising as a CBT therapist. She is very experienced on the impact of trauma on both adults and children and is proficient in the techniques used to overcome and assist those living with mental health issues.
Nicola has facilitated parenting groups and worked closely with parents of children who have experienced trauma in her roles as teacher, therapist and HSCL. Nicola is also a parent of two children in Primary School and is currently working on her juggling skills with all the other parents in Ireland.
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