The EQ Child consults with parents, schools and communities to help nurture emotional intelligence in children. While traditional educational models focus on academics, The EQ Child seeks to develop the whole child, placing strong emphasis on the other half of a student's report card and the social-emotional skills that are critical to his or her development.
Interested in learning more about parenting through the lens of social emotional learning?
Parent workshops and one-to-one consultations are ideal for parents of preschool through elementary age children. Workshops define and contextualize social emotional skills and offer specific ideas for parents on how to develop these skills based on current research and best practice.
Click here to learn about SEL workshops for parents of young children using a literacy approach.
Visionary schools embrace SEL as part of their approach to educating the whole child. Consulting services range from professional development opportunities for teachers to think about curriculum to fostering parent awareness, engagement and learning.
Click here to learn more about professional development workshops for teachers supporting a literacy approach to SEL
SEL doesn’t stop at the front door of a child’s school or home. Community organizations play an essential role in reinforcing the social-emotional themes that are critical to development. The EQ Child offers consulting services to community organizations such as libraries, YMCAs, religious institutions and Boys and Girls Clubs to develop programming to support community SEL initiatives.
Click here to learn about Westport Rocks, a community based SEL initiative.