Incorporating Social and Emotional Skills in Your Classes

3 Units
Credit Validation

Course Description

Credit Validation for CPD Participants Only

In order to teach the whole child , we as educators must understand that learning is also a social and emotional experiences. Knowing one’s emotions , how to manage them , and ways to express them constructively are essential life skills. These skills enable one to handle stress , control impulses , and motivate oneself to persevere when faced with personal , academic , or work-related obstacles. A related set of skills involves accurately assessing one’s abilities and interests , building upon strengths , making effective use of family , school , and community supports and resources. These social emotional skills , thought processes and behavioral strategies can be contributing factors to one’s success beyond the academic assessments.

Course Details

Number of Units: 3.0 graduate level extension credit(s) in semester hours

Who Should Attend: This course provides continuing education for K-12, regular and special education teachers, PPS Staff.

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What You Will Learn

  • Improve social and emotional skills in your students
  • Create and implement instructional strategies to build SEL skills


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Credit Validation

The University of San Diego’s Division of Professional and Continuing Education offers graduate-level extension credit for work completed in trainings, workshops, conferences, induction, credentials, and other professional development programs not offered directly by USD. Complete one of the above and a member of our division will help you earn credit for your hard work and dedication to continuing your education.

Key Benefits of Credit Validation Courses

Make Your Work Count

Earn credit for your previous work in trainings, workshops, and conferences through a simple process.

Advance Faster

Save money by earning credit for work you completed and get one step closer to salary advancement.

Work Towards a Degree

Many receiving institutions may accept credits towards degree programs, giving you a head start in earning a graduate degree.