Whole Child

Social and Emotional Climate

Published: 8/2/2022 3:53 AM
A healthy school environment included the psychosocial climate and culture of the school.  The psychosocial environment includes the physical, emotional, and social conditions that affect the well-being of students and staff.

Kentucky Center for School Safety - Through its partner agencies, the Kentucky Center for School Safety will provide training in best and promising practices with regard to supporting students, teachers, and other school and community providers.

Provides a list of Kentucky’s crisis services, effective mental health prevention and intervention resources and elementary and middle/high school resources. 

Resilience in School Environments Index

Healthier Generation, together with Kaiser Permanente, launched the Resilience in School Environments (RISE) Initiative to support teachers and students with tools and resources to better manage emotions, recognize strengths and weaknesses, and rise above adversity. The RISE Index can be used to assess the social emotional health of schools and districts.


Collaborative for Academic, Social & Emotional Learning

The Collaborative for Academic, Social, and Emotional Learning (CASEL) is a trusted source for knowledge about high-quality, evidence-based social and emotional learning (SEL). CASEL supports educators and policy leaders and enhances the experiences and outcomes for all PreK-12 students. CASEL is committed to educating the whole child and equipping students for school success and in life.

​​Stephanie Bunge
Office of Finance and Operations
Division of District Support
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Frankfort, KY 40601
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