Social Emotional Learning Part I: Overview

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SELF: Social Emotional Learning For: Health, Happiness, Relationships, Family and Work.

SEL is not simply for students, it's a foundation for how we get our needs met, protect ourselves and grow our resilience as human beings.

When we embody the principles of SEL we grow as human beings.

When we model the principles of SEL we are better prepared to help our students.

SEL or PSEL, Psycho Social Emotional Learning, is the path to healing and growing. Helping children who are at risk of greater turmoil from technology and other threats to their well-being, is an essential goal of both parents and educators. In this series you will explore 15 different PSEL's designed to grow success in school and in life. All five CASEL Core competencies are covered.

Learning Objectives

  1. Outline the threats to a child's well-being requiring PSEL's.
  2. Explore the keys to successful development of PSEL's.
  3. Appreciate the value of self-reflective practitioners in these 12 key PSEL's.

About the Author

Jared Scherz, Ph.D., M.Ed., ACS

Jared Scherz, Ph.D., M.Ed., ACS

Dr. Scherz is a clinical psychologist, author, and educational consultant, working with educators for over twenty years. He earned his Master's in Education from Penn State University and went on to be an elementary school guidance counselor before earning his Ph.D.

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