Tue, October 12, 2021
9:00 am - 12:00 pm

SEL Academy: SEL III – The Art of Social Connection

Prerequisites:  Foundations in SEL, Afterschool professionals from a PSELI pilot school, Prime Time Registry ID.


Social awareness begins with connection. This training builds upon the self-awareness skills explored in previous sessions and introduces the importance of perception in managing oneself and relating to others. Participants will reflect on their own ways of perceiving and regarding others to build more equitable relationships. This provides a foundation for effective greetings, using facilitation techniques that create more emotionally safe, supportive and positive environments where youth can find meaning and self-worth.


Training Objectives

Participants will

  1. Deepen understanding and address misperceptions of SEL practice.
  2. Reflect on ways of perceiving that minimize bias and build equitable interaction and relationships.
  3. Create and facilitate inclusive Afternoon Meetings.