Social & Emotional Learning for Prevention

Evidence-based program that improves
self-regulation and social competence

The SEL for Prevention programs
teach 8 essential social and emotional learning concepts, skill-sets, and strategies that help children to effectively manage the academic, social, emotional & interpersonal challenges.

The SEL for Prevention programs, Camp MakeBelieve Kids and SEL for Prevention Middle School Program, teach 8 specific sets of concepts, skill-sets, and strategies designed to promote healthy interaction and safe regulation of feelings, thoughts, and behaviors. These 8 concepts, called “steps,” are: Step 1: Initiating and Maintaining Healthy Friendships
Step 2: Identifying & Expressing Feelings Safely
Step 3: Respecting Boundaries in Self & Others
Step 4: Building Empathy in Relationships
Step 5: Managing Strong Emotions
Step 6: Recognizing & Stopping Negative Manipulation
Step 7: Self-Regulating Thoughts, Feelings, & Behaviors
Step 8: Self-Motivation & Emotional Intelligence

Through the SEL FOR PREVENTION program, you can help your students with social connections, identifying and expressing their feelings safely, respecting boundaries, showing empathy, mood control, stopping manipulation, self-regulation, and motivation. These are all key ingredients in taking a student from today into adulthood, and we are here to help you with an evidence-based approach, proven for over 15 years.

SEL for Prevention Programs

Camp MakeBelieve Kids

Camp MakeBelieve Kids is a research-based social and emotional learning curriculum that uses an interlocking system of educational tools as well as an innovative blending of imaginative storytelling, art, drama, activities, music, and intimate discussions to create an organic learning experience for children kindergarten through 5th grade.

The Camp MakeBelieve Kids 8-step program has been equipping children with tools and strategies to keep them safe since 2008.

A brand new digital curriculum for upper elementary school students (grades 4-5) was recently developed as part of a longitudinal study measuring strength-based factors.

SEL for Prevention Middle School Program 

SEL for Prevention Middle School “Strategies & Tools to Embrace Prevention with Upstream Programs” is a social and emotional learning curriculum for middle school students, ages 11 to 14, aimed at promoting positive mental health, building emotional competence, and creating a safe school climate. SEL for Prevention Middle School was developed in 2013 in response to the 2012 National Strategy for Suicide Prevention.

The SEL for Prevention Middle School program is listed in SAMHSA’s National Registry for Evidence-Based Programs & Practices as an “effective SEL program for improving self-regulation and social competencies”—essential protective factors in the promotion of positive mental health. The Collaborative for Academic Social & Emotional Learning lists SEL for Prevention Middle School as an “Evidence-based Complimentary SEL Program,” ideal as a stand-alone prevention course or easily integrated into core subjects.

Digital platform

Our digital platform includes interactive online, classroom instruction, and proven independent thinking. The student will get instant assessment and feedback, and well as their teachers and administration.


Mobile & Web App for Students and Teachers

· Intervention alerts
· Progress tracking
· 3 dificulty levels & question variants
· Disability friendly

· Topics, Curriculum & Cognitive skills tracker

· Formative assessment

· Automatic, adaptive remediation

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Evidence-based program that improves self-regulation and social competence.