9:00 am - 12:00 pm
SEL 101 and Afternoon Meeting
Prerequisites: Afterschool professionals from a PSELI site. Prime Time Registry ID
In this training, participants develop a foundational understanding of the benefits of SEL in their personal lives and in the lives of peers and youth. We focus on the power of dedicated community-building time and explicitly teaching social and emotional skills in an Afternoon Meeting. Participants practice each component, learn to utilize resources and share best practices across teams to effectively deliver the Afternoon Meeting in out of school time contexts.
a. Define social and emotional learning (SEL) and why SEL is important for youth and adults
b. Reflect on the importance of adult practice, explicit instruction and integration for effective SEL implementation
c. Explore and practice the components of Afternoon Meeting
d. Plan next steps for implementation of Afternoon Meeting in out-of-school time