Teaching social-emotional skills is as important as teaching academic skills. Providing students with instruction in social-emotional skills serves as both an overarching prevention strategy and as a primary intervention strategy, especially for children who will benefit significantly from an expanded “toolkit” of responses that includes appropriate, pro-social strategies for effectively interacting with others.
This course was collaboratively developed between the New York City DOE and the TREP Project at the University of Chicago.
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