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How Social Emotional Learning (SEL) is Supported through Botvin LifeSkills Training -

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Webinar: This webinar is designed to look at the LifeSkills Training (LST) program and the outcomes related to the five core competencies of social and emotional learning (SEL). 

Under the federal education law, Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA), schools can expand their SEL programs that teach children self-control, to resolve conflicts, and to make responsible decisions and avoid risky behaviors. Research shows that these "soft skills" benefit children for their entire lives and can have a positive impact on schools.

Join us to learn how LifeSkills Training (LST) not only supports SEL competencies but also promotes healthy alternatives to risky behavior through activities designed to teach students the necessary skills to resist social (peer) pressures. LST helps students develop greater self-esteem and self-confidence, enables students to effectively cope with anxiety, and enhances their decision-making and problem-solving skills.

Duration: 60 minutes

About the presenter: A graduate of Penn State University, Kim Williams is committed to enhancing the lives of youth with her extensive background in evidence-based prevention program implementation. A dynamic professional who has worked in schools, non-profits, and university statewide support organizations, Kim currently trains future implementers of the LifeSkills Training program as part of the National Health Promotion Associates national training cadre. Kim has focused on social and emotional learning through her work with the Promoting Alternative THinking Strategies (PATHS®) program as a national and international trainer. Her focus concentrates on translating evidence-based program research practices into best practices in community and school setting program implementation.

Register for this webinar: Tuesday, April 11, 2017 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM EDT . After registering you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar. Space is limited.

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