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Colorado Essentials for Childhood is a partnership of stakeholders who are committed to a future where children and families thrive in the places where they live, learn, work and play. Our ultimate goal is to prevent and reduce child abuse and neglect in our state.

Monday, August 7, 2017

Improving Social Emotional Skills in Childhood Enhances Long-Term Well-Being and Economic Outcomes

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.

1 comment:

  1. Improving social and emotional skills in childhood is of great importance and it is something that stays with throughout your life and something which defines your behavior with others ..

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