CNY Social Emotional Learning Institute

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  SEL Core Social and Emotional Competencies

According to CASEL, (Collaborative to Advance Social and Emotional Learning) social and emotional learning includes 5 core groups of competencies:

1. Self-awareness

  • Accurately assessing one’s feelings, interests, values, and strengths

  • Maintaining a well-grounded sense of self-confidence

2. Self-management

  • Regulating one’s emotions to handle stress, control impulses, and persevere in overcoming obstacles

  • Setting and monitoring progress toward personal and academic goals

  • Expressing emotions appropriately

3. Social awareness

  • Being able to take the perspective of and empathize with others

  • Recognizing and appreciating individual and group similarities and differences

  • Recognizing and using family, school, and community resources

4. Relationship skills

  • Establishing and maintaining healthy and rewarding relationships based on cooperation

  • Resisting inappropriate social pressure

  • Preventing, managing, and resolving interpersonal conflict

  • Seeking help when needed

5. Responsible decision-making

  • Making decisions based on consideration of ethical standards, safety concerns, appropriate social norms, respect for others, and likely consequences of various actions

  • Applying decision-making skills to academic and social situations

  • Contributing to the well-being of one’s school and community

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CNY Social Emotional Learning Institute (CNY SEL Syracuse) offers summer training, a yearly regional summit, consultation, resources and evidence-based practices to help Central New York educators deliver the highest standards of social and emotional learning and educational achievement and promote student success.

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