Best of Friends Social & Emotional learning Program
Social and Emotional Learning
The Best of Friends™ (BoF) program gives children the knowledge, skills and confidence to understand and manage emotions, set and achieve positive goals, show empathy for others, develop and maintain friendships and make good decisions.
The program includes a concise and engaging set of materials to facilitate Social and Emotional Learning (SEL) for children.
We are currently taking expressions of interest for out Term 3, 2022 program - Please contact our office on 0457 324 745 for more information!
Conducted weekly in 10 sessions (1 hr) at 70 Chapman Road (Upstairs), the program content is aligned to the Australian Curriculum and features:
●Self-awareness and self-management
●Social awareness and social management
Developed by Educational and Developmental psychologist Kimberley O’Brien and the Quirky Kid team, the BoF program draws on decades of clinical and school-based experience and research, to help students overcome common social and emotional issues.
Participants will learn how to:
●Make and maintain positive friendships
●Develop empathy and communication skills
●Recognise, express and manage their own emotions
●Negotiate and resolve conflict
●Work independently and more cooperatively
●Increase resilience and be assertive
●Share ideas, appreciate diverse perspectives and
●Develop teamwork and leadership skills
Social and Emotional Learning for better student outcomes: Research suggests Social and Emotional Learning (SEL) opportunities significantly increase student outcomes, academically and socially at school and in later life. The“Best of Friends” program aims to increase social and emotional well being at home and school. The program provides both literature, theory and practice for young people to better understand themselves and others
Social Skills Pricing
Best of Friends TM Social & Emotional Learning Program
(10 Session) - $93 per session.
NDIS Funding may be available - contact us to find out!