Empathy: Why it Matters and How to Grow It

In the era social emotional learning, empathy is a key skill when developing social awareness. Empathy is the art of stepping into the shoes of another person and seeing the world through their eyes. During this webinar we will discuss how to develop empathy as youth development and education practitioners. How to understand the difference between being empathetic and sympathetic, and the six habits of highly empathetic people. Finally, strategies for helping youth develop empathy will be discussed. 

  • Learn what empathy is and why it’s important.
  • Learn the six habits of highly empathetic people.
  • Strategies for developing your own personal empathy and helping youth develop empathy.

Date and Time

Wed, April 15, 2020

12:00pm - 1:00pm






Indiana Youth Institute