Wellness

What is Social Emotional Learning?

Social and emotional learning (SEL) is the process through which children and adults understand and manage emotions, set and achieve positive goals, feel and show empathy for others, establish and maintain positive relationships, and make responsible decisions. Reference: casel.org

Highlighted Resources

Mental Health and Wellness Resources

From the Santa Cruz County Office Student Services Team.

Additional Resources

This digital resource, created by Katie McNamara, encourages students to build self-awareness as they learn knowledge. Make a copy of the file to edit.

Register for this FREE online course from and learn how to support your child's mental health.

Tips for parents for supporting students during COVID-19 pandemic. Created by National Association of School Psychologists.

Screen Free Time

This compilation of books, categorized by grade level, focuses on texts that build students' social-emotional competency.

This compilation of books, categorized by grade level, focuses on texts that build students' social-emotional competency.

This printable resource encourages students to build self-awareness as they reflect.

View the Santa Cruz COE Wellness Resources for MORE Student Support Services resources.