About California CSEFEL
What Works Briefs
Summaries of Effective Practices for Supporting Children's Social-Emotional Development and Preventing Challenging Behaviors. The Briefs describe practical strategies, provide references to more information about the practice, and include a one-page handout that highlights the major points of the Brief.
- Spanish translation: Brief 16: Fathers and Father-Figures: Their Important Role in Children’s Social and Emotional Development (PDF)
Resources for Preservice Faculty
The following are sample syllabi showing how others have embedded the CSEFEL material/approach into coursework.
Higher Education Tools
The Pyramid Model Goes to College
Roadmap to Effective Intervention Practices
The Roadmap to Effective Intervention Practices series addresses a variety of issues that are important to the field. More syntheses will be added to this site as they become available. Copying and distribution of these documents is encouraged.
Recommended Practice Handouts
The following handouts offer professionals and family members information on evidence-based recommendations for a variety of topics. Copying and distribution of these documents is encouraged.
These easy-to-use guides were created especially for teachers/caregivers and parents to provide hands-on ways to embed social emotional skill building activities into everyday routines. Each book nook is comprised of ideas and activities designed around popular children's books.