Roots of Empathy

Specialized Classroom Program


Description
Provides a program promoting the development of empathy and social-emotional competence, and the understanding of human development, diversity, and uniqueness of individuals.

Service offers:

  • evidence-based classroom setting that reduces levels of aggression and violence while strengthening social / emotional competence and empathy
  • classroom visits over the school year by a certified instructor and a neighbourhood parent with an infant
  • certified instructors¬†coaching students to observe infant development, celebrate milestones, interact with infants, and learn about infant needs
Key Provider: certified instructors
Eligibility
Yes, Service targeted to students from kindergarten to grade 8.
Application Process
Service Access: Registration Required, To access service:
  • contact to register
  • visit website for details
Referral Process: No

Waiting Period: No,
Telephone
587-926-2206 (Director of Communications)
Web Site
http://www.rootsofempathy.org
Email
dhoover@rootsofempathy.org
Languages
French
Fees
Fee: No
Fee Reduction: No
Membership Fee: No
Accessibility
Wheelchair access: Yes - Other disabled access: N/A -
Legal Status
Registered Charity / Foundation
Topic(s)
Last Updated On
May 8, 2019