Social Emotional Learning Parent Resources

The purpose of this site is to provide parents with resources to improve the social and emotional well-being of their children.  NISD is not responsible for content on external websites.  

Social Emotional Learning

         CASEL - Educating Hearts, Inspiring Minds


  • American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry offers a wealth of information on issues pertinent to children and their families. Download fact sheets on topics such as The Adopted Child, Children and Divorce, Preparing for Adolescence, Children and Grief, Discipline, Children Who Wont Go to School, Stepfamily Problems and
  • Because I Love You (BILY) is a non-profit organization dedicated to supporting parents with troubled children of any age. BILY promotes structure, consequences and consistency in raising our kids and we have helped thousands of families over the past 18 years.
  • TOUGHLOVE International is a non-profit, self-help organization that provides ongoing education and active support to families, empowering parents and young people to accept responsibility for their actions.
  • Love and Logic is a program to help parents and teachers raise responsible kids. It follows a philosophy that allows children to grow through their mistakes and live with the consequences of their choices.

Coping Skills & Building Resilience

            10 Ways Smart People Stay Calm
            Developing Resiliency, Grit and a Growth Mindset

Mental Health Resources

Substance Abuse Concerns

Articles of Interest
Screen Time Changes the Structure of Children's Brains - 60 Minutes study 

"Real Talks" The district's parental resources and information nights on a multitude of topics related to students

Please click here for a link to a list of community resources to assist families in addressing the emotional issues with students.