Rochester Childfirst Network

By Staff from Rochester Childfirst Network

Learn more about how this network is using a SEL curriculum to address gun violence.

Having dealt with a lot of gun violence in the community, the Rochester Childfirst Network selected a research-based program, PATHS, with the goal of addressing both social emotional and academic outcomes. According to their coordinator, who has passion for young people in the community, “teaching children how to be emotionally and socially smart is a matter of life and death.”

Further Reading


Why Social Emotional Learning is Essential for Students

From Roger Weissberg, Collaborative for Academic, Social, and Emotional Learning

Learn more about the best practices for social and emotional learning.

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