Social Emotional Learning and Youth Mental Health

  It’s no secret that socioeconomic status, gender or sexual identity and ethnic or racial minority status can all be associated with poorer mental health outcomes for youth. Quite often, when statistics about these outcomes are cited, the finger is pointed to inadequate access to mental health care for these groups and not social emotional
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Nurturing a Growth Mindset

What is Growth Mindset? That a person’s abilities can be shaped through their own efforts is the key concept behind psychologist Carol Dweck’s theory of “growth mindset.” In this theory, people can develop basic qualities like intelligence through dedication and hard work. Those with a fixed mindset, on the other hand, believe basic qualities are
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