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Social & Emotional Support

Social and Emotional Learning is the process through which children and adolescents learn the skills and attitudes they need  to be able to: 

  • Develop positive relationships with others.
  • Make responsible and healthy choices. 
  • Show others that they care or are concerned about them.
  • Recognize and manage their own emotions. 
  • Be able to handle difficult social situations.

Our students will be taught skills in the following areas:

1. Relationship Skills

What do Relationship Skills look like?

  • Cooperating with others. 
  • Asking for help when you need it. 
  • Working through conflict with peers and adults. 
  • Negotiating with others.
  • Building relationships. 

2. Responsible Decision Making 

What does Responsible Decision Making look like?

  • Identifying and solving problems in a healthy way.
  • Looking at all of the options before making a decision. 
  • Reflecting on your choices.  
  • Social Awareness

What does Social Awareness look like?

  • Empathy or being able to put yourself in someone else’s shoes. 
  • Showing respect to others. 
  • Understanding another’s perspective.
  • Recognizing that everyone is different and that is okay. 

3. Self-Awareness

What does Self-Awareness look like?

  • Identifying and honoring your needs, strengths and values. 
  • Seeing yourself for who you really are instead of what other people say you are.
  • Believing in your ability to achieve, solve problems, and reach goals. 

4. Self-Management  

What does Self-Management look like?

  • Setting goals for yourself. 
  • Being organized. 
  • Managing your stress so it doesn’t become overwhelming. 
  • Keeping your impulses in check. 
  • Self-motivation to complete tasks and achieve goals. 
  • Self-discipline.
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For more information on SEL, please visit www.Casel.orgĀ