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Columbia MD, 21044
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312 Marshall Avenue, Suite 205
Laurel, MD 20707
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Columbia MD, 21046
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Pyramid Model for Social and Emotional Competence–Preschool (formerly SEFEL)


Maryland's New Model for Social & Emotional Competence Courses

Climb the Maryland Pyramids! Maryland’s new Pyramid Model for Social and Emotional Competence courses (formerly SEFEL) are newly designed for child care, preschool and kindergarten teachers to address the needs of young children and include trauma-informed content. Introducing two new age-specific courses, for preschoolers and for infants and toddlers, with online and classroom options.

Pyramid Model for Social and Emotional Competence–Preschool (formerly SEFEL)
Understand, address, and prevent challenging behavior in children ages three through five. Practice positive ways to support children with challenging behaviors toward social competence and success. This is an online course, which takes about 18 hours to complete. 
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Pyramid Model for Social and Emotional Competence–Infants and Toddlers (formerly SEFEL)
Gain strategies for understanding and addressing social-emotional behavior in children under three, and practice positive ways to support infants and toddlers toward social competence and success. In this class, all hours are conducted in the classroom.
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