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Jessie Klein PhD, MSW, M.Ed

Creating Compassionate Communities

to Eliminate Bullying in Schools, Families and Beyond

updated: 13 months ago

Workshops for Elementary and Middle Schools

Teachers learn empathy-building games that help students care about each other

Workshops for Elementary and Middle Schools

Photo Courtesy Adelphi University

Program Highlights

The one-semester or full-year program for teachers includes:

  1. Empathy games that build gratitude and warmth
  2. Card Games so students can identify their own and others’ needs to foster conflict resolution
  3. Fun play with feelings that keeps everyone laughing and bonding
  4. Exercises that foster compassion with self and others

updated: 8 months ago

Workshops for High Schools

Teachers learn empathy-building games that help student support each other

Workshops for High Schools

Photo Courtesy Adelphi University

Program Highlights


The one-semester or full-year program includes:

  1. Empathy games that teach students how to make
    non-judgmental observations
  2. Mindful meditation for compassion
  3. Play that helps students resolve conflicts
  4. Assertiveness Training: Respecting their own and others’ needs instead of being passive, passive-aggressive or aggressive in their social dynamics

updated: 8 months ago

Coaching for Families

(Conducted via phone, Skype or video)

Coaching for Families
  • Program Highlights

    Parents learn how to develop more compassionate family relationships (Conducted via phone, Skype or video):

    • Stop hurtful name-calling and learn to describe concerns without judgment
    • Transform exasperation and defeat to a mindful ability to identify feelings; and to accept each other’s emotional responses
    • Reduce yelling and recognize instead how feelings reveal underlying needs
    • Evolve repeated conflict into creative resolution

Try one workshop and see if this program is right for your family, your marriage/partnership, children and/or the whole household.

updated: 1 year ago

Creating Compassionate Communities Brochure

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updated: 8 months ago