Let’s Do More in the Early Years: Social–Emotional Learning in Early Childhood (DS008)

Friday, February 18, 2022
3:30 PM–4:50 PM

  • CPD: 1.25
  • Grade Level(s): A,B
  • Skill Level: Intermediate

Learner Objectives

This session will help participants…

  1. understand the importance of prevention and intervention in early childhood and early elementary ages,
  2. advocate for their role in mental and behavioral health in early childhood,
  3. learn easy-to-implement evidence-based strategies to address young children’s social–emotional needs,
  4. learn tools to share with parents/caregivers and teachers, and
  5. apply the information to diverse needs.


School psychologists have an important role in developing social and emotional skills in young children. This session will focus on how we can provide these services for ages 3–8. Participants will learn how to advocate for our role and implement effective strategies to address the needs of young children. This session is sponsored by the Convention Committee.



Lisa Kelly-Vance, PhD

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