Social Emotional Learning- Working With Parents to Develop SEL Skills in the Home

  • October 22, 2019
  • 8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
  • 2480 Post Road, Warwick RI 3rd Floor (RIASP Office Building)


  • RIASP Member


Social Emotional Learning

Working With Parents to Develop SEL Skills in the Home

Parents play a vital role in developing SEL skills but typically have little or no knowledge of these skills. Participants in this workshop will be presented with strategies they can share with parents and guardians for developing the five social-emotional learning skills and their associated skills of successful people as part of their parenting. These easy to use parenting strategies come from Jane’s new book Social-Emotional Learning in the Home. Some areas addressed in this workshop include: resolve conflicts between parent/guardian and child, between siblings, and with friends ways to initiate difficult conversations between parent/guardian and child including asking questions that develop higher-order thinking and deep conversations about SEL skills the stages children and adolescents follow from initial exposure to an SEL skill to its mastery. the research on school and career success that points to the significant positive impacts of social- emotional learning skills 

Audience: PreK to 12 Teachers, School Clinicians, Administrators & Parent  Leaders
Member & Member Guest (s) $230 Non Member $250
Participants all receive a copy of Jane’s parent book.
Dates: October 22, 2019

Presenter: Jane M. Hardin, M.Ed. Jane is the head of Ribas Associates Department of Special Education. She is the mother of three young adults. She has been both a general education and special education teacher. During her time as a resource room teacher, her program was selected as an exemplary model by the National Council for Exceptional Children. For the 22 years, Jane was a member of the Simmons College (Boston, MA) Faculty. She serves on the Massachusetts Council for Exceptional Children and the Massachusetts Architectural Access Board. Jane is also an author of the books (Social-Emotional Learning in the Classroom) and (Social-Emotional Learning in the Home 2018). She holds a bachelor’s degree in general education and a master’s degree in Special Education, with advanced training in differentiated instruction and language disabilities. Her areas of training and consultation include classroom and behavior management, students with ASD, teaching students with emotional and behavioral issues, parenting for SEL, how anxiety and trauma impact the learning process, and the social and emotional needs of all students and its impact on student achievement. 

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