National Center on Afterschool and Summer Enrichment Resource Library
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The NCASE Resource Library connects you with tools, profiles, and information on a range of key topics in Out-of-School Time.

Supporting Social and Emotional Development Through Quality Afterschool Programs

This issue brief provides an easy-to-understand overview of the research on the development of social and emotional competencies in youth. It includes work done on how to define the concepts, research on how Out-of-School Time (OST) programs contribute to growth, and recommendations on next steps for practitioners and researchers.

Related Topics: 
Supportive Learning Environment
Culturally Responsive Practice & Inclusion
Publisher: 
American Institutes for Research (AIR)
Author: 
Elizabeth Devaney
Resource Type: 
Length: 
12 pages full report, 2 pages executive summary
Publication Date: 
2015