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School-Based Prevention Programs

Social and emotional learning (SEL) is the process through which children and adults understand and manage emotions, set and achieve positive goals, feel and show empathy for others, establish and maintain positive relationships, and make responsible decisions.  SEL and Prevention are proactive approaches for ALL students that are designed to promote positive behavior and school climate. 

Prevention Services

The Prevention Education Division administers programs and initiatives that assist districts in addressing the risk behaviors in Oklahoma’s students. 

Click here for resources that deal with bullying, suicide, substance abuse and violence prevention.

Counseling Services

The OSDE Counseling and Academic Counseling divisions provide school counselors, administrators and teachers with the tools, training, knowledge, resources and technical assistance to support safe, nurturing and academically focused learning environments for all students.

Click here for resources that deal with Social Emotional Learning, academic counseling, and mental health supports for students.

Operation Prevention

School-Based Opioid Prevention Program

Resource Description
Operation Prevention Guide Educator's introduction and resources on Opioid Prevention.


Return to Learn Resources

Resource Description
Teacher Self-Care Guide This guide helps administrators, teachers, and educational professionals develop self-care practices and promote the social-emotional wellness of all members of the school community.
SEL Screeners and Assessments for Educators OSDE in collaboration with CISELSS created this resource guide on educator well-being, it includes screeners and quality assessments to gauge the well-being and supports needed for educators.
Building Hope, Resilience, and Relationships in a Virtual Learning Environment A collaborative guide among Oklahoma state agencies to support educators in building hope, resilience, and relationships in a virtual learning setting. Also, provides social-emotional resources and guidance for families.
SEL for Distance and Virtual Learning This educator and family guide provides resources and information about social-emotional learning in a virtual setting
SEL Roadmap to Reopening Schools The Collaborative for Academic, Social, and Emotional Learning (CASEL) created a guide to help schools welcome students back to school using best practices.


Social-Emotional Learning and Prevention Resources

Resource Description
Enhancing Emotional Vocabulary in Elementary & Secondary Students Guidance document on the importance of building a strong emotional literacy foundation. The document contains training and classroom resources for school use.
Focus Group Toolkit Focus groups help schools learn more about the perceptions of students. This toolkit will assist you with forming, running, and collecting data from focus groups to improve your prevention planning process.
Collaborative for Academic, Social, and Emotional Learning (CASEL) Comprehensive research registry for Social-Emotional Learning curriculums, resources, and guidance.
CASEL Program Guides - Effective Social and Emotional Learning Programs Comprehensive research registry program guides for effective SEL curriculums.


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Last updated on April 1, 2021