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The State of Social Emotional Learning in Connecticut

The State of Social Emotional Learning in Connecticut

May 27, 2022

Description: CSCH Co-Director Sandra Chafouleas interviews a panel of experts on the state of social emotional learning in Connecticut

Hosts: Sandra Chafouleas, CSCH Co-Director and UConn Board of Trustees Distinguished Professor in Educational Psychology, Neag School of Education

Helene Marcy, Program Manager, UConn Collaboratory on School and Child Health

Guests:

  • Jeana Bracey, Associate Vice President of School and Community Initiatives at the Child Health and Development Institute of Connecticut (CHDI)
  • Michelle Doucette Cunningham, Executive Director of the Connecticut After School Network and founder of the Social Emotional Learning Alliance of Connecticut (SEL4CT)
  • Zachary Munroe, Assistant Principal at Maple Hill Elementary in Naugatuck

Resources

Read a transcript of the podcast

CHDI School Based Mental Health Resources

Social Emotional Learning Alliance of Connecticut

Maple Hill Elementary

UConn Neag School of Education

UConn Collaboratory on School and Child Health

State of CT Resources:

Connecticut State Department of Education SEL Resources

State of CT Components of Social, Emotional and Intellectual Habits: K-3

Recent Legislation passed by the Connecticut General Assembly:

Senate Bill 1 (Act Concerning Childhood Mental and Physical Health Services in Schools)

Senate Bill 2 (Act Expanding Preschool and Mental and Behavioral Services for Children)

House Bill 5001 (Act Concerning Children’s Mental Health)

Social Media Links

CHDI on Twitter

SEL4CT on Twitter

@UConnCSCH on Twitter

@UConnCSCH on Facebook

Produced by Sandra Chafouleas and Jess Koslouski. Directed by Sandra Chafouleas. Edited by Helene Marcy.

This recording has been made available for informational and educational purposes only.

The State of Social Emotional Learning in Connecticut was created by the UConn Collaboratory on School and Child Health and recorded in May 2022.

Copyright © 2022 by the University of Connecticut. All rights reserved.

Do Children Have Human Rights?

Do Children Have Human Rights?

March 23, 2022

Description: CSCH Co-Director Sandra Chafouleas interviews Richard Hiskes about his thoughts on the human rights of children

Hosts: Sandra Chafouleas, CSCH Co-Director and UConn Board of Trustees Distinguished Professor in Educational Psychology, Neag School of Education

Helene Marcy, Program Manager, UConn Collaboratory on School and Child Health

Guests: Richard Hiskes, Professor Emeritus of Political Science and Human Rights at the University of Connecticut

Resources

Read a transcript of the podcast

Richard Hiskes Faculty Page

Richard Hiskes book: Suffer the Children: a Theoretical Foundation for the Human Rights of the Child

UConn Collaboratory on School and Child Health

UConn Human Rights Institute

The Educator’s Institute for Human Rights

Social Media Links

@UConnCSCH on Twitter

@UConnCSCH on Facebook

Produced by Sandra Chafouleas.

Directed by Sandra Chafouleas and Helene Marcy. Edited by Helene Marcy.

This recording has been made available for informational and educational purposes only.

Do Children Have Human Rights? was created by the UConn Collaboratory on School and Child Health and recorded in March 2022.

Copyright © 2022 by the University of Connecticut. All rights reserved.

Supporting Teacher Well-Being using a Total Worker Health® Approach

Supporting Teacher Well-Being using a Total Worker Health® Approach

February 1, 2022

Description: CSCH Program Manager interviews UConn researchers about a NIOSH-funded project promoting teacher well-being.

Host: Helene Marcy, Program Manager, UConn Collaboratory on School and Child Health

Guests: Jenn Cavallari, Associate Professor, Department of Public Health Sciences, UConn School of Medicine; Alicia Dugan, Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine, UConn School of Medicine, Division of Occupational and Environmental Medicine; Lisa Sanetti, Professor, Department of Educational Psychology, UConn Neag School of Education (school psychology program)

Resources

Read a transcript of the podcast.

Jenn Cavallari Faculty Page

Alicia Dugan Faculty Page

Lisa Sanetti Faculty Page

UConn Collaboratory on School and Child Health

Center for Promotion of Health in the New England Workplace (CPH-NEW)

 

Twitter: @DrSanetti @UConnCSCH @CPH-NEW

Produced by Sandra Chafouleas and Helene Marcy.

Directed and edited by Helene Marcy.

This recording has been made available for informational and educational purposes only.

Supporting Teacher Well-Being Using a Total Worker Health® Approach was created by the UConn Collaboratory on School and Child Health and recorded in January 2022.

Total Worker Health®” is a registered trademark of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS).  Participation by University of Connecticut does not imply endorsement by HHS, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, or the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health.

This podcast episode was supported by Grant Number Grant 1 U19 OH012299-01 from the U.S. National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH). Its contents are solely the responsibility of the authors and do not necessarily represent the official views of NIOSH.

Copyright © 2022 by the University of Connecticut. All rights reserved.

Using Peer Influence to Reduce Weight-Based Bullying

Using Peer Influence to Reduce Weight-Based Bullying

October 1, 2021

Description: CSCH Program Manager interviews Leah Lessard.

Host: Helene Marcy, Program Manager, UConn Collaboratory on School and Child Health

Guests: Leah Lessard, Postdoctoral Fellow, UConn Rudd Center for Food Policy & Obesity

Resources

Read a transcript of the podcast

UConn Rudd Center for Food Policy & Obesity

Leah Lessard website

UConn Collaboratory on School and Child Health

Social Media Links

Leah Lessard on Twitter

@UConnCSCH on Twitter

@UConnCSCH on Facebook

Produced by Sandra Chafouleas and Helene Marcy.

Directed and edited by Helene Marcy.

This recording has been made available for informational and educational purposes only.

Using Peer Influence to Reduce Weight-Based Bullying was created by the UConn Collaboratory on School and Child Health and recorded in September 2021.

Copyright © 2021 by the University of Connecticut. All rights reserved.

The Importance of Physical Activity on Wellness

The Importance of Physical Activity on Wellness

April 30, 2021

Description: CSCH Program Manager interviews a panel of experts on the importance of physical activity.

Host: Helene Marcy, Program Manager, UConn Collaboratory on School and Child Health

Guests:

Jaci VanHeest Associate Professor, Department of Educational Psychology in the UConn Neag School of Education and Director, UConn Public Health Learning Community

Nneka Arinze, Graduate of UConn’s Sports Management doctoral program and Program Leader, UConn HuskySport

Cassandra Rowett, Physical Education and health teacher, E.O. Smith High School, Mansfield, CT and adjunct professor of health, physical education, and kinesiology at Eastern Connecticut State University

Resources

Read a transcript of the podcast

UConn Collaboratory on School and Child Health

Thinking about the Link between Health and Learning: Physical Activity (Video)

WSCC Practice Brief: Physical Activity (includes strategies that those working in schools can use to promote evidence-based physical activity practices)

The Boy Who Learned How to Play (CSCH Live Talk by Jaci VanHeest, October 2017)

Social Media Links

Jaci VanHeest on Twitter

UConn HuskySport on Twittter

E.O. Smith High School on Twitter

@UConnCSCH on Twitter

@UConnCSCH on Facebook

Produced by Sandra Chafouleas and Helene Marcy.

Directed and edited by Helene Marcy.

This recording has been made available for informational and educational purposes only.

The Importance of Physical Activity on Wellness was created by the UConn Collaboratory on School and Child Health and recorded in April 2021.

This podcast series was made possible in part by funding from the Neag Foundation, which serves as a philanthropic force for positive change in education, health, and human services initiatives.

Copyright © 2021 by the University of Connecticut. All rights reserved.

CSCH Spotlight on Well-being During COVID: Child Wellness

CSCH Spotlight on Well-being During COVID: Child Wellness

December 16, 2020

Description: CSCH Program Manager Helene Marcy interviews a panel of experts on child wellness.

Host: Helene Marcy, Program Manager, UConn Collaboratory on School and Child Health

Guests:

Jeana Bracey, Associate Vice President of School and Community Initiatives at the Child Health and Development Institute of Connecticut (CHDI)

Michelle Doucette Cunningham, Executive Director of the Connecticut After School Network and founder of SEL4CT, the Social Emotional Learning Alliance of Connecticut.

Damion Grasso, licensed Clinical Psychologist and an Associate Professor in the Departments of Psychiatry and Pediatrics at UConn Health.

Resources

Read a transcript of the podcast.

UConn Collaboratory on School and Child Health

UConn Health Psychological Trauma Clinic

UConn Health Family Adversity and Resilience Research Program

Epidemic-Pandemic Impacts Inventory (EPII)

Mental Health Crisis Intervention Services/Mobile Crisis Intervention Services – Connecticut

WrapCT

Connecticut Talk it Out Line

Gizmo’s Pawesome Pledge for Mental Health

Suicide Prevention Public Health Alert & Call to Action!

Social Media Links

CHDI on Twitter

SEL4CT on Twitter

Connecticut After School Network on Twitter

Damion Grasso on Twitter

@UConnCSCH on Twitter

@UConnCSCH on Facebook

Produced by Sandy Chafouleas, Emily Iovino and Helene Marcy.

Directed and edited by Helene Marcy

This recording has been made available for informational and educational purposes only.

CSCH Spotlight on Well-being During COVID: Child Wellness was created by the UConn Collaboratory on School and Child Health and recorded in December 2020.

This podcast series was made possible in part by funding from the Neag Foundation, which serves as a philanthropic force for positive change in education, health, and human services initiatives.

Copyright © 2020 by the University of Connecticut. All rights reserved.

CSCH Spotlight on Well-being During COVID: Family Wellness

CSCH Spotlight on Well-being During COVID: Family Wellness

November 18, 2020

Description: CSCH Program Manager Helene Marcy interviews a panel of experts on family wellness.

Host: Helene Marcy, Program Manager, UConn Collaboratory on School and Child Health

Guests:

Beth Russell, Associate Professor in the Department of Human Development and Family Sciences at UConn and Director of the Center for Applied Research in Human Development

Alice Forrester, CEO of the Clifford Beers Clinic based in Greater New Haven

Emily Iovino, Postdoctoral Researcher at the UConn Collaboratory on School and Child Health and Nationally Certified School Psychologist

Read a transcript of the podcast.

Resources

UConn Collaboratory on School and Child Health

CAHRD

Clifford Beers

Clifford Beers WarmLine: 1-844-TALK-4-CT

Social Media Links

Clifford Beers on Twitter

Emily Iovino on Twitter

@UConnCSCH on Twitter

@UConnCSCH on Facebook

Produced by Sandy Chafouleas, Emily Iovino and Helene Marcy.

Directed and edited by Helene Marcy

This recording has been made available for informational and educational purposes only.

CSCH Spotlight on Well-being During COVID: Family Wellness was created by the UConn Collaboratory on School and Child Health and recorded in October 2020.

This podcast series was made possible in part by funding from the Neag Foundation, which serves as a philanthropic force for positive change in education, health, and human services initiatives.

Copyright © 2020 by the University of Connecticut. All rights reserved.

CSCH Spotlight on Well-being During COVID: School Employee Wellness

CSCH Spotlight on Well-being During COVID: School Employee Wellness

October 29, 2020

Description: CSCH Program Manager Helene Marcy interviews a panel of experts on school staff wellness.

Host: Helene Marcy, Program Manager, UConn Collaboratory on School and Child Health

Guests:

Lisa Sanetti, Professor of Educational Psychology in the Neag School of Education and CSCH Steering Committee member

Ravit Stein, Director of Psychological and Behavioral Consultation Services at EASTCONN

Taylor Koriakin, Educational and Behavioral Consultant, EASTCONN and CSCH Affiliate

Read a transcript of the podcast.

Resources

UConn Collaboratory on School and Child Health (CSCH)

CSCH Brief: Connecticut School Administrator Perspectives on Priorities During COVID-19

School Psychology Program at UConn

EASTCONN Psychological and Behavioral Consultation Department

The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) Total Worker Health Program

Social Media Links

Lisa Sanetti on Twitter

Ravit Stein on Twitter

Taylor Koriakin on Twitter

@UConnCSCH on Twitter

@UConnCSCH on Facebook

Produced by Sandy Chafouleas, Emily Iovino, & Helene Marcy.

Directed and edited by Helene Marcy.

This recording has been made available for informational and educational purposes only.

CSCH Spotlight on Well-being During COVID: School Employee Wellness was created by the UConn Collaboratory on School and Child Health and recorded in October 2020.

This podcast was made possible in part by funding from the Neag Foundation, which serves as a philanthropic force for positive change in education, health, and human services initiatives.

Copyright © 2020 by the University of Connecticut. All rights reserved.

The potential impact of sport and physical activity on youth living in poverty

The potential impact of sport and physical activity on youth living in poverty

September 15, 2020

Description: CSCH Program Manager Helene Marcy interviews CSCH Affiliate Jesse Mala about his research looking at the relationship between sport & physical activity and working memory & perceptions of school climate among youth living in poverty.

Host: Helene Marcy, Program Manager, UConn Collaboratory on School and Child Health

Guests:
Jesse Mala, Visiting Assistant Professor in the Department of Educational Leadership at the University of Connecticut

Read a transcript of the podcast.

Resources

UConn Department of Educational Leadership

UConn Sport Management Program

UConn Husky Sport

UConn Collaboratory on School and Child Health

Social Media Links

Jesse Mala on Twitter

@UConnCSCH on Twitter

@UConnCSCH on Facebook

Produced, directed and edited by Helene Marcy

This recording has been made available for informational and educational purposes only.

The potential impact of sport and physical activity on youth living in poverty was created by the UConn Collaboratory on School and Child Health and recorded in August 2020.
Copyright © 2020 by the University of Connecticut. All rights reserved.

What school personnel and parents think about the role schools play in identifying and supporting kids’ social, emotional, and behavioral needs

What school personnel and parents think about the role schools play in identifying and supporting kids’ social, emotional, and behavioral needs

August 18, 2020

Description: CSCH Program Manager Helene Marcy interviews CSCH Co-Director Sandra Chafouleas and Amy Briesch about the NEEDs2 project (funded by the Institute of Education Sciences) which explored what school personnel and families think about the role for schools in student social, emotional, and behavioral screening

Host: Helene Marcy, Program Manager, UConn Collaboratory on School and Child Health

Guests:
Sandra Chafouleas, Board of Trustees Distinguished Professor and Neag Professor of Educational Psychology in the Neag School of Education and CSCH Co-Director

Amy Briesch, Associate Professor of Applied Psychology in the Bouvé College of Health Sciences at Northeastern University and graduate of UConn school psychology doctoral program

Read a transcript of the podcast.

Resources

NEEDs2 Project website

UConn Collaboratory on School and Child Health

Social Media Links

Sandra Chafouleas on Twitter

Amy Briesch on Twitter

@UConnCSCH on Twitter

@UConnCSCH on Facebook

Produced by Helene Marcy & Sandy Chafouleas
Directed and edited by Helene Marcy

This recording has been made available for informational and educational purposes only.
What school personnel and parents think about the role schools play in identifying and supporting kids’ social, emotional, and behavioral needs was created by the UConn Collaboratory on School and Child Health and recorded in August 2020.
Copyright © 2020 by the University of Connecticut. All rights reserved.

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