Social Emotional Learning (SEL) and Effective Communication Seminars
“Social and emotional learning (SEL) is the process through which children and adults understand and manage emotions, set and achieve positive goals, feel and show empathy for others, establish and maintain positive relationships, and make responsible decisions.” -CASEL (Collaborative for Academic, Social and Emotional Learning)
SEL is an essential set of life skills fundamental to personal growth and getting along within families, workspaces and communities. SEL curriculums have been utilized with youth and adults in settings including: community service organizations, schools, prisons, detention centers and more.
School based evidence on SEL from CASEL (Collaborative for Academic, Social and Emotional Learning):
Improved academic achievement: 2011 study with 270,000 students, showed 11% improvement
Better behavior: Studies Show decreased dropout rates, school and classroom issues, drug use,
teen pregnancy, mental health problems and criminal behavior.
Return on investment: For every dollar spent there was $11 return on investment
Circle Up offers a customized Social-Emotional Learning (SEL) curriculum: From a customizable 1-2 hour topic to promote SEL and effective communication to a comprehensive 8-16 week SEL curriculum.