The School Program


 

KINDNESS ON PURPOSE IS A

Primary

Secondary

Early Childhood

PROGRAM THAT CONNECTS STUDENTS TO EMPATHY.  


KINDNESS ON PURPOSE is a research based school  program that connects students to empathy.  


 

Increased empathy + increased emotional literacy =

  1. increased prosocial behaviour

  2. lower rates of bullying

  3. better educational outcomes

  4. lower rates of depression and anxiety

WHEN YOU CONNECT STUDENTS TO EMPATHY THERE IS:

  • Increased prosocial behaviour

  • LESS BULLYING

  • LOWER RATES OF DEPRESSION AND ANXIETY

  • INCREASED STUDENT ENGAGEMENT

  • Better educational outcomes 

  • POSITIVE WELLBEING FOR ALL STUDENTS


 

Kindness On Purpose is a research into practice program

with clinical grit that can make a big difference in your school

 

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Kindness On Purpose has several levels of intervention including;

  • A whole school approach

  • Classroom lessons

  • Individual students who may be engaging in behaviour that is hurtful to themselves or others. 

  • Individual students who may be engaging in bullying behaviour

  • Individual students who are victims of bullying and other behaviour

  • Supporting the Principal, teachers and support staff to implement the KOP way into their school. 

  • Positively engaging parents, carers and the school community. 

 

To register your interest in the program please contact us here

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photography by  Elizabeth Allnutt

photography by Elizabeth Allnutt

ABOUT KATRINA CAVANOUGH

Katrina Cavanough MAASW BSWBSocSc is the CEO and Founder of Kindness On Purpose EDUCATION and Engage On Purpose CORPORATE.

Kindness On Purpose is an in school empathy based program that reduces bullying and increases emotional literacy and learning outcomes.

Engage On Purpose offers services to the corporate sector focusing on emerging trends into the way the brain and behaviour determine employee experience, leadership engagement and empathic customer care.

Katrina Cavanough has worked extensively in the media. She is a coach on Balance By Deborah Hutton and is described as an architect of change on MariaShriver.com. She is a published author with Allen and Unwin, and has contributed to Simple Reminders - inspiration for living your best life with Bryant McGill; which became a USA Today and Wall Street Journal Bestseller. Katrina's relaxation meditations for children from the Kindness On Purpose program are featured on the BBDH channel on Virgin airlines In flight entertainment and her Meditation CD for children - Happy Little Hearts is distributed internationally.

Katrina has been featured on national TV, national and international radio (SeriusXM, Hay House Radio, Voice America, OM Times Radio, 2DayFM’s, MIX106.5FM) as well as in various print and online media.

With over 22 years experience, Katrina is a management coach and clinical consultant in her field. She is an accredited mental health care social worker who is eligible to provide care under the Australian Medicare Scheme with a GP referral.

Katrina holds two university degrees (BSWBSocSc) in the field of relationships and human behavior. Katrina has worked as a Relationship Therapist, Child & Family Therapist, and Drug & Alcohol Clinician. She has worked as the Service Manager of a Forensic Drug & Alcohol Program and as a front-line social worker in a busy emergency department. These years of services have given her expertise with relationships, psychological trauma, death and grief.

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