Power of PATH: Building Resilience for Mental Health and Suicide Awareness Curriculum™ - SEL (social and emotional learning) Goals

SEL Goals: social and emotional learning is crucial in a child’s life and schools are stepping up to manage these skills. Social and emotional learning builds competencies and provides the tools for academic and life success. Click here to read further, and you will see that The PATH Curriculum meets the needs for your school’s SEL goals. 

Note: the order is from most recent. We will update with new relevant articles in this way.

Murthy, Vivek H. (Surgeon General of the United States). ​https://www.hhs.gov/about/news/2021/12/07/us-surgeon-general-issues-advisory-on-youth-mental-health-crisis-further-exposed-by-covid-19-pandemic.html The U.S. Surgeon General’s Advisory.  7 December 2021.

Reducing Stigma,” Mental Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Updated 22 July 2021.

Walker, Tim. “Parents Support for Educators Stays Strong,” neaToday. 30 Apr 2021.

Morten, Neal. “Counseling kids during the coronavirus: A tough job made even tougher,” The Hechinger Report. 8 May 2020.


Brown, Gretchen. “Professionals Recommend These Mental Health Apps,” Rewire. 28 April 2020.

Barshay, Jill. “Lowest student-to-school-counselor ratio since 1986,” (see US map - astounding low ratio, school counselors to students) The Hechinger Report. 27 Apr. 2020.

Alvarez, Brenda. “COVID-19 and the Impact on Communities of Color,” neaToday. 24 April 2020.

Jacobson, Linda. “Students on remote learning: More creativity, interaction needed,” Education Dive. 21 April 2020.

Turner, Cory. “Closed Schools Are Creating More Trauma For Students,” Special Series: The Coronavirus Crisis. NPR. 20 April 2020.

Barnum, Matt and Kalyn Belsha. “Five ideas for helping students catch up when they return to school,” (#4 relates to the need for SEL in transition back to school) Chalkbeat. 16 Apr. 2020.

Walker, Tim. “Social-Emotional Learning Should Be Priority During COVID-19 Crisis,” neaToday. 15 April 2020.

Dick, Kevin, Vinita Akula and Gabby Cintron. “Kindness Amid the Coronavirus,” Carleton University. Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. Florida State University, Curators. Launched April 2020.

Lubell, Bernie and Kate Snow. “TODAY analysis: More states requiring mental health education by law.” TODAY, NBC. 18 Sept. 2019.

Gabriel, Alexander, Deborah Tempkin, Heather Steed and Kristen Harper. “State laws promoting social, emotional, and academic development leave room for improvement,” Child Trends. 15 Jan. 2019.