Center on the Social and Emotional Foundations for Early Learning

If you are a parent struggling with a child who has difficulty with emotional awareness and/or compliance, you are not alone. I recently found a resource that might be of interest to you. I hope you find this information useful!

The Center on the Social and Emotional Foundations for Early Learning (CSEFEL) is a national resource center for disseminating research and evidence-based practices to early childhood programs across the country. CSEFEL is focused on promoting young children’s social emotional competence and preventing and addressing challenging behavior via evidenced-based practices. Please click on the link below to explore the website:

Center for Social and Emotional Foundations for Early Learning

Despite the focus of CSEFEL being children aged zero to five, the following articles were of particular interest and relevance to many parents in my practice with children and adolescents:

Teaching Your Child to Cooperate

Teaching Your Child to Identify and Express Emotions