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

Values & Goals

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

Resilience Training

Brain Development

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

Resilience Model©

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

Triggering Events

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

Emotionally Hijacked

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

Distress Tolerance Tools

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

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

Stories In My Head/ Identify & Solve Problems

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

Go With The Flow

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

Build Connections

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

Character Education

Appreciate

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

Assist

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

Attitude

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

Aim

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

Align

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

Action

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

Associate / Avoid

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

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

Leslie VandeMerwe

Clinical Director, LCMHC
(833) 803-3883
leslie@lifelaunchcenters.com