Thu, June 18, 2020
9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Integrating SEL and Mindfulness in OST Activities $

Wondering how to make real and tangible social and emotional connections in virtual settings? This training offers simple and effective strategies to integrate social and emotional learning skills in any virtual session using signature practices such as welcoming rituals, engaging practices, brain breaks, and optimistic closures. Participants also learn how to use no-fuss mindfulness tools to get their audience grounded, self-aware, and mentally focused and emotionally ready to engage in any activity.

Core Competencies Addressed:

Core Knowledge Area- Child/Youth Growth and Development

1C: Use Developmental Knowledge to Create Healthy, Respectful, Supportive and Challenging Environments- Entry level and level 1


Primary QIS Scales Addressed:

Supportive Environment:

II-L.: Manage Feelings


III-M: Sense of Belonging


Training Objectives:

1. Define Social and Emotional Learning and the benefits

2. Explore and practice simple signature practices and mindfulness tools that can be used in OST activities

3. Create a plan to integrate signature practices and mindfulness practice in OST activities