Tuesday, August 8, 2017

New Resource on Improving Social Emotional Skills in Childhood

Improving Social Emotional Skills in Childhood Enhances Long-Term Well-Being and Economic Outcomes, an issue brief created by The Pennsylvania State University with support from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, is one of a series of briefs that addresses the need for research, practice and policy on social and emotional learning (SEL). SEL is defined as the process through which children and adults acquire and effectively apply the knowledge, attitudes, and skills necessary to understand and manage emotions, set and achieve positive goals, feel and show empathy for others, establish and maintain positive relationships, and make responsible decisions. Learn more at www.rwjf.org/socialemotionallearning.

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