Fostering Empathy and Peace Building Skills in Young Children
Young children learn caring behavior, empathy, and peace building skills from their experience. We adults are a big influence on what kids learn about peace, nonviolence, diversity, aggression,and bullying. How can we use our influence to its full potential so we can help to foster young people who have the skills needed to create a more peaceful world?
In this session you'll receive:
- A better understanding of how young children build ideas about peace, nonviolence, and violence
- A deeper awareness of how adult use of power affects children's potential as peacemakers
- Knowledge of specific steps adults can use to help children build conflict resolution and peacemaking skills