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Responsive Practices to Support SEL

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We can design programs to support social and emotional learning (SEL), but we can also be more intentional about how we respond in the moment to SEL skill-building opportunities.

This interactive workshop helps participants practice strategies to respond to unplanned opportunities, integrate cultural responsiveness, and support SEL through everyday conversations and unexpected challenges. Participants will talk about cultural values and preferences, role-play different scenarios, explore SEL-related dilemmas and reflect on their programs.

How it works

What you’ll have when you walk away

Date and location

Thursday, Oct. 11
9 a.m. - 12 noon

Cost: $30

University of Minnesota St. Paul Campus
Coffey Hall 120
1420 Eckles Ave., St. Paul


Sign up

Deadline to register is Oct. 4.


Who should attend

Direct service providers and program leaders, managers and coordinators who have previously attended SEL in Practice or have a solid understanding of SEL basics.


Kate Walker


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People who have taken this course say:

"Really refreshing to hear about how to be responsive to situations that happen rather than living in an imaginary world where everything goes exactly as planned!"

"The whole workshop was very engaging."

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