Join us on the journey towards more compassionate schools. We invite you to be our guest at this event. This event is part of a monthly series of informal discussions for education professionals.
Overcoming Empathy Fatigue
Education Professionals (E.g.: Teachers, Counsellors, Administrators, Heads of Department, School Staff Developers)
Why should you attend:
Many schools experience:
Empathy fatigue among staff
Alarming levels of anxiety and depression
High levels of bullying
Lack of community engagement
Lack of perceived parental and community support
Lack of eagerness to learn
Lack of eagerness to care for one another
Relentless demands for academic results
Discussion points include:
Highlighting research understandings about “empathy burnout” versus the potential “warmth glow” of compassion
How do we battle with empathy fatigue?
How do we tend to ourselves as educators?
How do we achieve work-life balance?
Nurturing our compassion through the practice of imaging and drawing upon feelings for a “loved one”
Plus! Exercises on nurturing our compassion.
There are limited seats available for this event. Registration is on first-come-first basis.
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