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Second Step Social-Emotional Program Chosen for Prestigious CASEL "SELect" List
June 04, 2015 13:16 ET | Committee for Children
SEATTLE, June 4, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Collaborative for Academic, Social and Emotional Learning (CASEL) released yesterday its 2015 CASEL Guide: Effective Social and Emotional Learning...
Committee for Children Names Alex Cury as Director of International Business
May 18, 2015 20:03 ET | Committee for Children
SEATTLE, May 18, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Committee for Children announced today that Alex Cury, who recently directed international business development and operations for such corporations as...
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Children Are the Safest They've Been in 25 Years, Says Committee for Children
March 31, 2015 14:24 ET | Committee for Children
SEATTLE, Wash., March 31, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- April is Child Abuse Prevention Month, and according to Committee for Children, a leader in the child abuse prevention field, a recent review of...
Best Prevention for Child Sexual Abuse Is Open Communication
November 05, 2014 14:27 ET | Committee for Children
SEATTLE, Nov. 5, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The statistics are hard to believe. An estimated one in four girls and one in six boys is sexually abused before the age of 18*. "Child sexual abuse is...
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Lawmakers Working to Give Students Vital Skills
April 30, 2014 14:09 ET | Committee for Children
WASHINGTON, April 30, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- In a complex and increasingly challenging world, children need every competitive advantage they can get. In addition to academic skills such as reading...
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Teaching Social Skills Means Assessing Them, Too
April 24, 2014 16:36 ET | Committee for Children
SEATTLE, April 24, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Research is showing more and more positive effects of social-emotional learning (SEL), making it an imperative part of school curriculum. But just like math...
Social Skills Help Austin Students Overcome the Odds
March 26, 2014 12:08 ET | Committee for Children
AUSTIN, Texas, March 26, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Austin Independent School District (AISD) discovered something a few years ago that many people are just realizing: Teaching social-emotional skills...
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Bullying Prevention Program Garners High Ratings from Federal Agency
March 11, 2014 13:40 ET | Committee for Children
SEATTLE, March 11, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The US Department of Health and Human Services' Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) announced that Steps to Respect: A...
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New Research Director to Further Work in Social-Emotional Learning
January 15, 2014 16:20 ET | Committee for Children
SEATTLE, Jan. 15, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Developmental psychologist Tia Kim, Ph.D., has recently accepted Committee for Children's offer to lead their Programs, Partnerships, and Research...
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Social-Emotional Learning Helps Prevent Bullying
November 26, 2013 17:11 ET | Committee for Children
SEATTLE, Nov. 26, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- More research is showing that social-emotional learning (SEL) can be an effective tool in bullying prevention, according to an article recently published in...