Tools for Creating Trauma Informed SEL

The OPEN Priority Learning Standards for SEL

  • Get the SEL Outcomes and Read the Rationale [PDF, WORD]

This document defines 15 social and emotional learning outcomes that align with CASEL’s 5 core competencies. Each competency is unpacked into 3 trauma-informed content strands with an elementary and secondary outcome for each strand.

SEL Professional Development by OPEN

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Now available in the OPEN Teacher Learning School

Physical Educators are uniquely equipped to help their students, schools and districts prepare for and implement trauma-informed social and emotional learning programs. Get started with this FREE online professional development made possible by the American Heart Association.
  • Aaron Hart and Nichole Wilder guide teachers through this 1-hour training module designed to help prepare teachers for participation on a district or school-based SEL task force.
  • Explore trauma-informed teaching, second-hand trauma, social and emotional learning competencies, and more.
  • Successful participants will receive a certificate of completion.