Social-Emotional Development

What is Social-Emotional Development?

Social-emotional development includes the student's experience, expression, and management of emotions and the ability to establish positive and rewarding relationships with others. To learn more about social-emotional development please click on the following link:
California Department of Education - Social-Emotional Development Domain

What is LMA Doing to Promote Social-Emotional Learning?

The School Counseling Department at La Mirada Academy utilizes the Social-Emotional Learning (SEL) classroom curriculum of Second Step to support students' healthy social-emotional development. Second Step has four main units that we teach in all PYP classrooms: skills for learning, empathy, emotional regulation, and problem solving. The School Counseling Department is looking to expand these lessons and resources to our MYP students. To learn more about Second Step please click on the following link:
Second Step

Resource to Promote Social-Emotional Learning at Home

The following links contain different resources that families can utilize to support their students' social-emotional development at home: 

Social-Emotional and Wellness Activities - English
Actividades para el Desarrollo Socio-Emocional y de Bienestar - Spanish
CA General Surgeon's Playbook: Stress Relieve During COVID-19
How to Support Your Student's Mental Health - English
Como Apoyar la Salud Mental de su Estudiante - Spanish

If you or a loved one are experiencing a mental health crisis you can call 988 for crisis support or text "SMUSD" to 741-741 for crisis counseling support.

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