As defined by the Collaborative for Academic, Social and Emotional Learning (CASEL), Social Emotional Learning (SEL) 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.
SEL Skills & Core Competencies
Accurately recognize emotions, thoughts, and behaviors.
Successfully regulate emotions, thoughts, and behaviors.
- Social Awareness
Take the perspective of others, including those from diverse backgrounds and cultures.
- Relationship Skills
Establish and maintain healthy and rewarding relationships.
- Responsible Decision-Making
Make constructive choices about personal behavior and social interactions.