Social-Emotional Learning for Prevention

The Whole Child

Addressing the Needs of the Whole Child … Social & Emotional Learning (SEL) is more important now than at any other point in American history. Suicide rates are at an all-time high and mental health issues are growing countrywide. Though often…..

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Tools & Strategies

Proven Research. Positive Results… More than 10 years of proven research and positive results back SEL for Prevention’s programs. Our strength-based approach for Social and Emotional Learning curricula spans age and developmental levels. Students require access to curricula that is…..

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SEL in Your School

A Concrete Plan for Social, Emotional & Academic Success… The SEL for Prevention webinar provides school administrators with a concrete plan for students. It equips students, ages 5-14, with the tools they need to meet social, emotional and behavioral challenges……

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Social and Emotional Learning (SEL) isn't just some abstract concept. With SEL for Prevention, students easily learn and embrace skills to last a lifetime.

We have a Passion for Prevention Even with risk factors present, we can build protective factors to keep kids safe.

Experience & Understanding

SEL for Prevention was created by a former Critical Care Nurse with a passion for preventing disease and trauma. As a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, she realizes strong physical health starts by developing strong mental health.

All the Right Research

We developed SEL for Prevention with consultation from mental health professionals, educators and university-based research scientists—all interested in preparing kids with tools that promote resilience.

Multi-Tiered Systems of Support

The SEL for Prevention programs meet the needs of all children, ages 5-14, across developmental levels and grades, allowing instructors to provide upstream prevention to the general student population as well as intervention for vulnerable populations.

8 Steps to Success

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

Articles & Resources

The Legal Fight Against Cyber-Bullying

New Jersey law requires electronic communication to be included in school districts’ bullying prevention policies. By Jennie L. Osborne | February 19, 2018 at 10:00 AM Bigstock In last week’s Law Journal, our firm contributed an article defining the new…..

Get On-Board with Social & Emotional Learning

ASD superintendent responds to deadly Florida school shooting 17 hrs 55 mins ago by KTVA Web Staff Updated: 13 hrs 28 mins ago The sadness surrounding the tragedy at the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida on Wednesday…..

Children who bully usually carry that behavior into Adulthood!

Higher Education Network Academics Anonymous We need a bigger conversation about bullying in academia “I was routinely humiliated by my head of department. Universities must tackle bullying with proper policy” Anonymous academic Fri 26 Jan 2018 02.30 EST Last modified on…..

Creating emotional space for children

By: Afternoon Voice January 10, 2018   It is time for creating emotional safe space for children at home and in our society. In psychology, emotional safety refers to an emotional state achieved in attachment relationships wherein each individual is…..

Bullying is not just happening to kids in school!

Solutions for Teachers Bullied by Colleagues My last blog post shared stories from teachers who have been traumatized by administrators and fellow instructors. Today’s post introduces strategies to counteract bullies’ go-to move: rhetorical evisceration disguised as “helpful” critique. Don’t think…..

Sign up for a free safeTALK suicide prevention workshop this December

Sign up for a free safeTALK suicide prevention workshop this December 21 Nov 2017 | Filed under Health & Wellbeing,Life | Posted by admin Share You have probably done a first aid course before, right? Have you ever done a…..

Social and Emotional Learning is more important than ever!

Social and Emotional Learning is more important now than any other time in our nation’s history.  Waiting until high school to teach prevention or only providing essential services to small targeted groups is discounting the importance of SEL for the…..

A Yoga Community Embracing Prevention

  What is yoga? An ancient art based on the physical and mental activity that promotes balance, harmony and and strong mental health. As a practitioner of yoga for the past 10 years, I’ve participated in thousands of yoga classes……

Safe Talk Can Save Lives!

Safe Talk can save a lives.   The Center for Disease Control reports the fastest growing demographic of people dying by suicide are 10-14-year-old girls.  Could the way we communicate contribute to this trend? Are there things we can say…..

Positive Messaging

SEL for Prevention has created a unique opportunity for schools, teachers & counselors to get to know your students on a more personal level.  Understand that the more personal your relationship is with your students, the more you will be…..

Get Upstream in Prevention with SEL Programs SEL for Prevention is the Social & Emotional Learning solution for your school district


Middle School Students

A comprehensive, evidence-based SEL curriculum for students facing the many anxieties and challenges associated with the transition into middle school.

Camp MakeBelieve Kids

Elementary School Students

An interlocking system of educational tools designed to give children the SEL skills and strategies to safely and ethically manage feelings, thoughts, and behavior.

SEL Training


Includes: 1-hour introductory webinar; 10 hours of live or virtual training; 6 follow-up virtual group support sessions; post-assessments; and SEL Basics Certification.

Train the Trainers


SEL trainers receive the training, skill-sets, materials, and strategies for teaching the SEL for Prevention curriculum to those interested in becoming SEL instructors.