Social Emotional Learning

With Character Education

Life Launch University is the comprehensive and engaging SEL program.  As we saw how closely character education fit with social-emotional principles it made sense to create a perfect blending of the two.  Using The School of Life’s time tested program and including all the most current research based principles from Dialectical Behavioral Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, and leading researchers like Brene Brown, Life Launch University is truly one of a kind.

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Sample SEL Worksheets

Curriculum Summary

Week 1

Values & Goals

• Values & Goals
• Mindfulness
• Maintain Balance
• Target Behaviors
• School Toughest Opponent

Resilience Training

Week 2

Brain Development

  • 3 Areas of the Brain
  • Hindbrain
  • Midbrain
  • Forebrain
  • Life Long Brain Exercises
Week 4

Resilience Model©

  • Triggering Events / Emotional Hijacking
  • Distress Tolerance Tools
  • Sensations & Emotions
  • Stories in my Head & Identify & Solve Problems
  • Go with the Flow & Build Connections
Week 6

Triggering Events

  • Amygdala – Smoke Alarm
  • Define Triggers – Cultural Triggers
  • Social Experiences
  • Anxiety & Depression
  • Empathy & Numbing
Week 8

Emotionally Hijacked

  • Emotional Hijacking
  • When You Don’t Deal With Hard Emotions
  • Shoving It Down, Deflecting, Stuck In It
  • Pros & Cons
  • Check Intensity
Week 10

Distress Tolerance Tools

  • Distress Tolerance Tools
  • Turn the Key
  • Shift Gears
  • Keep your Eyes on the Road
  • Define what works for you/ My Mantra
Week 12

Emotions & Sensations

  • Define Sensations
  • Helpful and Harmful Side
  • Identify Safe People and Share Hard Emotions
  • How to Co-exist with Emotions
  • Foreboding Joy and Gratitude
Week 14

Stories In My Head/ Identify & Solve Problems

  • Stories In My Head
  • Contributing Messages
  • Reckless Thinking
  • Identify & Solve Problems
  • Pros & Cons Evaluate Outcome
Week 16

Go With The Flow

  • Bucket List
  • My Assets
  • Personal Mantra Application
  • Practice of Gratitude
  • Loving Kindness Phrases
Week 18

Build Connections

  • Support Group
  • Oxytocin and Physical Touch
  • Vulnerability and Empathy
  • COURAGE
  • Term Wrap Up

Character Education

Week 3

Appreciate

  • Gratitude = Happiness
  • Always Say “Thank You”
  • Stop & Smell the Roses
  • Appreciation Replaces Negativism
  • Send a Letter
Week 5

Assist

  • Service
  • Personal Mission Statement
  • Example Female Softball Teamwork
  • Example Adult Toll Bridge
  • Perform Act of Service
Week 7

Attitude

  • Positive Outlook
  • Your Choice
  • Viktor Frankel
  • As A Man Thinketh
  • Decide Attitude – Write on Mirror
Week 9

Aim

  • Revisit Goals SMART
  • Aim For the Sun
  • Priorities
  • Balance
  • Goals Midterms
Week 11

Align

  • Align
  • World Record
  • Managing Multiple Systems
  • Big Rocks
  • Organize Something in life
Week 13

Action

  • Rise & Shine
  • 3 Types of People
  • Do It Now
  • Reach Your Dreams
  • Take Action
Week 15

Associate / Avoid

  • Real Friends
  • Look Up
  • Associate
  • Don’t argue
  • Avoid
Week 17

Adapt / Always

  • Blind Pole Vaulter
  • Life Story
  • Adapt
  • Heartwarming
  • Always

Justin Keate

High School Principal
(435) 674-0885 Ext.141
justin.keate@washk12.org

Kip Kint

School of Life Director of Training
(435) 817- 8122
kip@schooloflifetraining.org

Espra Andrus

Clinical Director, LCSW
(801) 318-5879
espra@lifelaunchcenters.com