Illinois EI Social-Emotional Component
The Social-Emotional (SE) component supports SE development for all children in Early Intervention (EI) and more effectively identifies and serves children with SE concerns and their families. For more information on the role of a Social-Emotional Specialist and how they may support you as you serve children and families in the Illinois Early Intervention System please contact your local Child and Family Connections office.
This is a list of resources curated by the social-emotional subgroup of the Reopen Illinois EI workgroup. These resources focus on leadership skills, wellbeing, and training/webinars.
TACSEI takes the research that shows which practices improve the social-emotional outcomes for young children with or at risk for, delays or disabilities and creates FREE products and resources to help decision-makers, caregivers, and service providers apply these best practices in the work they do every day.
CSEFEL is focused on promoting the social emotional development and school readiness of young children, birth to age five. CSEFEL has an abundance of informative materials that you will find referenced throughout this site.
Zero to Three is a national, nonprofit organization that informs, trains, and supports professionals, policymakers, and parents in the lives of infants and toddlers.
Connect the Dots© is a joint collaboration between multiple early education and mental health specialists across Kentucky. The collaboration was built to address a common need: The need for a short yet powerful skills-based training teaching the basics of social and emotional best practices. Their site has many resources, including apps, to promote positive behaviors, discipline, and environments.