Research and Resources

Social-Emotional Learning Programs Brief

Research-to-practice brief describing Social-Emotional Learning programs and curricula

SEL programs can take a variety of forms, ranging from direct instruction by way of packaged curriculum to integrated school- and system-wide approaches focused on relationships and culture. This brief focuses on model programs that teach SEL skills directly. This resource is excerpted from Skills and Dispositions that Support Youth Success in School, Part 2: Strategies.