Parent Workshop: Cultivating a Culture of Kindness Marcia McEvoy, PhD.


MORRISTOWN, NJ - In this often humorous and interactive workshop, parents will be presented with information about how to work collaboratively with their school to promote kind behavior. Strategies for addressing teasing, exclusion, name calling, and general unkindness will be shared. The research on how to reduce peer mistreatment is discussed, as well as how to increase compassion and empathy for others. Sandwiches and beverages will be provided.

Parents are shown :

• how to intervene when they see hurtful behavior.

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• tips on how to promote pro-social behavior in children.

• how to help children become “every day heroes” when others are in need.

• how to help children respond in a resilient way to everyday slights and hurtful interactions.


About the Presenter: Dr. McEvoy is a licensed psychologist who has worked in a variety of professional settings. She has been a clinician, prevention specialist, lecturer, author, and university instructor. She is the co-author of a book entitled Preventing Youth Suicide: A Handbook for Educators and Human Service Professionals. She is currently co-authoring a book on promoting kind behavior in schools. She has trained hundreds of thousands of school personnel, parents, and students on this topic, and is sought as a consultant to schools athroughout the country.

Please RSVP by Monday, November 20th Visit for details and to register

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