Online Program

Social Emotional Learning for School Nurses

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Dr. Mary McCarthy explains the importance of social emotional learning for students.  She discusses what it is, how social emotional behaviors positively impact academic success, and how school nurses can assess social emotional competencies. 

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Cost: $ 20.00

Contact Hours 1.5


As a result of this online program, participants will be able to:

  •  Define Social and Emotional Learning for students
  •  Generate at least two connections between School Nursing practice and SEL
  •  Research what your school has currently in place for SEL
  •  Locate SEL resources and evidence based practices for personal and collaborative team planning
  •  Explain the SEL difference between NCLB and ESSA
  •  Identify how ESSA funds may be used for SEL


Dr. Mary McCarthy has an extensive educator career as a teacher, and a school and district administrator.  In addition to her vast experience, Mary has been very involved in Social Emotional Learning. She has presented nationally and internationally on SEL, published journal articles and co-authored a book chapter on SEL.

MA State Coordinator, Character Education Partnership (CEP) Washington, D.C. 2006-2014
Key Presenter, Boston University, Center for Character Education and Social Responsibility Conference on Service-Learning, January 2014
Presenter, Conference on School Climate with Maurice Elias, January 2013
Presenter, B.U. conference on Anti-Bullying, January 2012
Board Member, B.U. Center for Character Education & Social Responsibility, 2012-2014 
Presenter, Social & Emotional Alliance for MA (SAM) Conferences at Wellesley College, 2012- 2014
Co-presenter, Mass. Secondary School Principals Association Conference, Falmouth, MA, Global Education, July 2013
Board member, Social & Emotional Alliance for Massachusetts (SAM) 2012-2015

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Continuing Education Information:

Northeastern University School of Nursing is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation. 

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DESE Provider Number   2019U0003

Participants successfully completing this program and completing an online evaluation will receive a certificate of contact hours issued. Certificates may be printed and will also be accessible on the website under participants' account histories. 

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