Social Emotional Learning

Social and emotional learning (SEL) is an integral part of education and human development. SEL is the process through which all young people and adults acquire and apply the knowledge, skills, and attitudes to develop healthy identities, manage emotions and achieve personal and collective goals, feel and show empathy for others, establish and maintain supportive relationships, and make responsible and caring decisions.

Second Step

At Home Resources:

Conscious Discipline

Trauma Informed Social and Emotional Learning
Free Resources

Child Mind Institute

The Child Mind Institute is an independent, national nonprofit dedicated to transforming the lives of children and families struggling with mental health and learning disorders.
Family Support

Inside SEL

Curating and sharing relevant articles, policy updates, research, and resources from the field of social and emotional learning (SEL).
Resources Related to COVID-19 

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The Collaborative for Academic, Social, and Emotional Learning (CASEL) is a trusted source for knowledge about high-quality, evidence-based social and emotional learning (SEL).
What is SEL

Committee for Children

Committee for Children has advocated for policies to enhance, gathered research to support, and developed educational programs to advance the safety and well-being of children through social-emotional learning (SEL).
What is Social Emotional Learning
Building a Foundation for Success