Address Bullying & Aggression for SEL

  • EDUC-902
  • 3  Credits
  • Online
  • 4.67 out of 5 stars

This course is designed to strengthen participants' awareness and response to students who are victims of violence and aggression in our schools, as well as students who respond to conflicts and difficulties with undue aggression and bullying behavior. CASEL defines Social and Emotional Learning as the 'process through which children and adults understand and manage emotions, set and achieve positive goals, feel and share empathy for others, establish and maintain positive relationships and make responsible decisions.' Five core competencies in this framework include self-awareness, self-management, social awareness, relationship skills and decision making. This course engages with each of these areas, covering the human concerns of self-regulation, frustration tolerance, aggression, passivity and responses to life's challenges and difficulties. Various forms of prevention and intervention within the classroom, campus and larger school community will be explored. This course meets the requirements of national standards related to school environment, developmental instruction, classroom management, family support and guidance and advisement to students.

NOTE: Required book must be acquired separately.

This course is applicable towards the Social Emotional Learning Certificate.

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