10 Ways to Use SEL to Counter
School and Community Violence

As school- and community-based violence continues to impact students, families, and communities nationwide, there is evidence that SEL programs can be an integral part of a district’s comprehensive antiviolence efforts.

"SEL helps prevent school violence." -- Scarlett Lewis, Founder of the Choose Love Movement and Sandy Hook Parent.

By helping youth develop social emotional skills like self-regulation and self-awareness, school-based SEL programs can shift the focus toward positive student behavior and away from negative attitudes and behaviors that can result in conflict. Learn how schools, focused on prevention and root causes, have used SEL programs to successfully counter violence in their communities. 

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