CASEL CORE

COMPETENCIES

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SELF-AWARENESS

Self-awareness is the ability to accurately recognize one’s own emotions, thoughts, and values and how they influence behavior. Self-awareness develops the ability to accurately assess one’s strengths and limitations, with a well-grounded sense of confidence, optimism, and a “growth mindset.”

 

Self-Awareness Skills:

Identifying Emotions

Accurate Self-Perception

Recognizing Strengths

Self-Confidence

Self-Efficacy

SELF-MANAGEMENT

The ability to successfully regulate one’s emotions, thoughts, and behaviors in different situations — effectively managing stress, controlling impulses, and motivating oneself. The ability to set and work toward personal and academic goals.

Self-Management Skills:

Impulse control

Stress management

Self-discipline

Self-motivation

Goal-setting

Organizational skills

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SOCIAL AWARENESS

The ability to take the perspective of and empathize with others, including those from diverse backgrounds and cultures. The ability to understand social and ethical norms for behavior and to recognize family, school, and community resources and supports.

Social Awareness Skills:

Perspective-taking

Empathy

Appreciating Diversity

Respect for Others

RELATIONSHIP SKILLS

The ability to establish and maintain healthy and rewarding relationships with diverse individuals and groups. The ability to communicate clearly, listen well, cooperate with others, resist inappropriate social pressure, negotiate conflict constructively, and seek and offer help when needed.

Relationship Skills

Communication

Social Engagement

Relationship-building

Teamwork

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DECISION-MAKING

The ability to make constructive choices about personal behavior and social interactions based on ethical standards, safety concerns, and social norms. The realistic evaluation of consequences of various actions, and a consideration of the well-being of oneself and others.

Decision-Making Skills:

Identifying & Solving Problems

Analyzing Situations

Evaluating

Reflecting

Ethical Responsibility

STUDENT & PARENT RESOURCES

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