International Bullying Prevention Conference
F3. Empathy and Kindness: The How, the Why, and the Domino Effect

, Profesional School Counselor, PLPC, NCC, NCSC
, Professional School Counselor Intern, Southeastern Louisiana University

Bully behaviors can be decreased by use of proactive measures to create a culture of kindness. Traditional discipline systems, often times encouraged by school systems, can actually hinder the process by falsely meeting the child’s need for attention. Audience members will have deeper understanding how and why teaching empathy and kindness has large impact on decreasing bullying and how subconsciously a domino effect occurs.