According to research funded by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, social skills competence is one of the most important predictors of success in life. If you need a primer, the four articles below will help you get started.
An overview of communication, cooperation, emotion regulation, empathy, impulse control, and social initiation.
A few key statistics to show you why social and emotional learning is crucial for success.
If you believe raising well-adjusted, resilient kids is harder than ever, you’re not alone! And your belief is supported by research.
According to a study by Jean Twenge at San Diego State University, “... more and more young people experience poor mental health and psychopathology, possibly due to an increased focus on money, appearance, and status rather than on community and close relationships.”
And while this has been the trend for over 50 years, it seems to be accelerating. To help parents like you, we’ve partnered with leading youth mental health researchers, educators, and authors to provide practical approaches for dealing with modern problems.