Social-Emotional Learning in the 21st Century

1 Units
Credit Validation

Course Description

Credit Validation for Clerisy Only

Social emotional learning for the 21st century is a course designed for students/educators/administrators to take a deep dive into the essential competencies of Social-Emotional Learning and its ability to enhance equity for students.

Course Details

Number of Units: 1.0 graduate level extension credit(s) in semester hours

Who Should Attend: This course provides continuing education for educators enrolled with Clerisy.

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What You Will Learn

  • Identify the five SEL Competencies and their impacts, both inside and outside the classroom
  • Understand how to implement and foster SEL with students
  • Design an implementation plan to embed SEL strategies in my curriculum
  • Define Emotional Intelligence (EI)
  • Understand the benefits of having a strong EI as an Educator
  • Implement practices that foster personal EI growth
  • Define trauma and analyze its impact on education
  • Identify the six trauma-informed principles
  • Create and implement Trauma-informed instructional strategies in both the traditional and virtual setting
  • Identify the five SEL competencies and Trauma-Informed Practices and analyze their impact on education
  • Justify SEL and Trauma taught together creates educational equity
  • Create and implement Trauma-informed SEL Instructional strategies in my classroom
  • Adapt my current SEL strategies to support non-native students during lesson planning
  • Identify specific needs and strategies based on my individual student’s experiences and background
  • Include supports for students’ families in my curriculum on how best help them navigate the American education system and ensure student success


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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.

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

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