In a school environment dedicated to safety and caring, the Southview Caring Heart cultivates kindness, compassion, and respect within each member of our school community.
With a strong focus on the following “7 Caring Heart Skills,” we are committed to empowering our learners with the critical tools necessary for success in school and life.
- Social Intelligence
Why do we inspire our learners to share their Caring Hearts?
We want our students to possess the following:
Self-awareness: The ability to accurately recognize one’s emotions and thoughts, and their influence on behavior.
Self-management: The ability to regulate one’s emotions, thoughts, and behaviors, effectively in different situations, and to set and work toward personal and academic goals.
Social Awareness: The ability to take the perspective of and empathize with others from diverse backgrounds and cultures and to recognize family, school, and community resources and supports.
Relationship Skills: The ability to establish and maintain healthy and rewarding relationships with diverse individuals and groups through communicating clearly, listening actively, cooperating, negotiating conflict constructively, and seeking and offering help when needed.
Responsible Decision-making: The ability to make constructive and respectful choices about personal behavior and social interactions based on consideration of ethical standards, safety concerns, the realistic evaluation of the consequences that stem from actions, and the well-being of self and others.