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Roots of Empathy

This is a school-based program is aimed at building caring, peaceful, and civil societies through the development of empathy in children and adults. The vision is to change the world – child by child. At the heart of the program are classroom visits by an infant and parent. Through guided observation of this loving relationship, children learn to reflect on their own thoughts and feelings and those of others.

Who is it for?

Students in a classroom setting and a young family (classroom is chosen by the school).

Where is it offered?

Chedabucto Education Centre/Guysborough Academy in Guysborough and Tamarac Education Centre in Port Hawkesbury.

How do I find out more?

Contact: Coordinator, Guysborough Youth Health Centre
Phone: (902) 533-2250
27 Green Street
P.O. Box 201
Guysborough, NS, B0H 1N0

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