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Social & Emotional Learning

Social Emotional learning (SEL) is the process of developing the self-awareness, self-control, and interpersonal skills that are vital for school, work, and life success.  Here, you can learn more about how to best support your student in the Social Emotional learning journey.

Useful for every parent in every town!

What is the CASEL SEL framework?

For many, this framework is known as the “CASEL wheel.” At the center are the five core social and emotional competencies—broad, interrelated areas that support learning and development. Circling them are four key settings where students live and grow. School-family-community partnerships coordinate SEL practices and establish equitable learning environments across all of these contexts.

Positive Youth Development

Principals of Youth Development focus on the WHOLE of every child (physical, mental, and social well-being)

The Search Institute Offers Guides to Developing Positive Relationships with Your Child

Listen to "What Parents Are Saying" Podcast by SAMHSA

There are a number of organizations dedicated to Positive Youth Development.  Some of these organizations are:

ACT for Youth: Includes curriculum, online courses, teaching tips, and self-care

The Search Institute: Research that focuses on building students up through their positive relationships

"Talk. They Hear You."® Campaign: SAMHSA’s national substance use prevention campaign helps parents and caregivers start talking with their children early about the dangers of alcohol and other drugs.

Building Confidence In Youth

What Can My Child Get Involved In To Build Confidence?

ANYTHING! Whether it be sports, outdoor activities, games such, as Chess or Magic the Gathering, helps young people build confidence through success, teamwork, and self-exploration.

Social Skills Parenting Guide

Created by TODAY, the Social Skills Parenting Guide helps parent's explore how to create a healthy relationship with their child and build their child's skills in social emotional learning.

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