The Center for Compassion and Altruism Research and Education (CCARE)
Based out of Stanford University, the CCARE strives to create a community of scholars and researchers, including neuroscientists, psychologists, educators and philosophical and contemplative thinkers around the study of compassion.
Clinical Psychologist Christopher Germer specializes in mindfulness and compassion-based therapy. The site serves as a resource for those interested in learning more about mindfulness: for their own lives and professional practice. Includes meditations, handouts, guided mindfulness training sessions, and more.
Mindful Self-Compassion: Resources & Handouts
Handouts (pdf) from the Mindful Self-Compassion (MSC) training program currently under development by Kristin Neff. Include topics such as: Self-Compassion Break, Soothing Touch, Compassion Letter to Myself.
Child Mind Institute
The Child Mind Institute is dedicated to transforming mental health care for children everywhere. They often have compelling articles on mindfulness and its practice with children.
Wellness & Resilience Program, SDSD
Article on the Wellness & Resilience Program (WRP) in the South Burlington School District.
Mindfulness in Education Network (MIEN)
The network’s goal is to support and cultivate the practice of mindfulness in educational settings.
Association for Mindfulness in Education (AME)
AME is a collaborative association of organizations and individuals working together to provide support for mindfulness training as a component of K-12 education. They are committed to furthering training and research in this field.
Greater Good Science Center (GBSC), U of California, Berkeley
Website with list of resources of other agencies promoting empathy.
David Levine, Author of Teaching Empathy
Website created by David Levine, a teacher, trainer, facilitator and author who uses music, story and dialogue to create emotionally safe learning communities: http://www.davidalevine.com/
Waisman Kindness Curriculum, U Wisconsin-Madison
Information about the Center for Investigating Healthy Minds and its Kindness Curriculum.