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Social and Emotional Learning (SEL)

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Youth programs can effectively and intentionally support SEL through equipping staff, paying attention to learning environments, designing impactful learning experiences and using data to improve practices.

This training suite will help you design programs to support SEL, recognize and respond to unexpected opportunities to learn and practice SEL skills, and apply resources and activities from our SEL toolkit.

SEL in Practice

3-hour foundation workshop for program leaders and direct service providers

Develop strategies to introduce SEL opportunities and growth into your program.

Mapping SEL in Youth Programs

 6-hour advanced workshop for program teams of 2-3 staff

Develop a deeper understanding of how your existing program aligns with SEL skill building.

Responsive Practices to Support SEL

3-hour advanced workshop for direct service providers and programs leaders

Practice responding to unplanned situations, integrating cultural responsiveness and supporting SEL through unexpected conversations and challenges.


To request any of these courses in your area, contact us.

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