January 10, 2024

Teaching Boys About Emotions with A Little Spot

Rabbi Sheftel Skaist In religious circles, the importance of social-emotional learning seems to have been well-established. A mechanech who knows child development once said, “First comes self-awareness, the bein adam l’atzmo; then comes healthy relationships, the […]
January 9, 2024

Holding a School in Mind: Mentalization to Support Social-Emotional Learning

Dr. Ayelet Gottesman The practice of school psychology has shifted heavily in the direction of behaviorism, with a focus on reducing target behaviors through the use of behavior modification plans. There is a heavy reliance on […]