Social Emotional Learning (SEL)
Strong return on investment
The average return on investment for six evidence-based programs is (11 to 1) meaning for every dollar invested there is an $11 return, savings from costs not incurred for intervention.
Source: Belfield, C., Bowden, B., Klapp, A., Levin, H., Shand, R., & Zander, S. (2015). The Economic Value of Social and Emotional Learning. New York: Center for Benefit-Cost Studies in Education
Our nation is truly at a turning point: We now understand that social and emotional development underpin children’s academic learning, growth, and success.
Mission: As a community, we develop awareness of trauma and empower pathways of resiliency.
Vision: Build a trauma informed community in ten years
Trauma Champions: Community Coaches
The goals of the Community Champion's training include opportunities to:
- Learn and develop skills to articulate:
- The ACE research findings and implications
- Basic information about how ACEs impact brain development and function as an adaptive response to the environmental circumstances
- What community core protective systems capacity is and how the development of a community capacity can help reduce ACEs in children
- Support in implementation of the Trauma Framework with community organizations desiring to engage in trauma informed practices.