Learning Opportunity

Social Emotional Learning for Parents - Building Relationships - Part 1 of 5

This session has been completed.
Facilitators: Megan Brain Shana Fairbank
Date:April 13, 2023
Time:7:00 pm to 8:00 pm MTN
No Charge (SEL For Parents- Building Relationships - Part 1 of 5)
Location: Virtual
Session Code: 23-MH-575
Focus: Mental Health and Wellness Other

Target Audience


About this Learning Opportunity

Social-Emotional Learning or SEL has become a buzzword in schools lately and we are here to provide parents and teachers with the tools and strategies needed to successfully implement SEL competencies at home and school. Over five 1-hour workshops, we will break down the five, research-based competencies from the Collaborative for Academic Social & Emotional Learning (CASEL) SEL competencies: Relationship Skills; Self-Awareness; Self-Management; Social Awareness, and; Responsible Decision-Making. Participants will walk away with ready-to-use resources and activities they can start incorporating tomorrow!


Session 1 Relationships

Session 2 Self-Awareness

Session 3 Self-Management

Session 4 Social Awareness

Session 5 Responsible Decision-Making

This session addresses the LQS competencies

  • 2. Modeling Commitment to Professional Learning
  • 4. Leading a Learning Community

This session addresses the TQS competencies

  • 2. Engaging in Career-Long Learning
  • 3. Demonstrating a Professional Body of Knowledge


Megan Brain

Megan's background in mental health, wellness and physical education was the inspiration behind creating Ikigirl Wellness. She is a physical educator, fitness coach, mom of three boys and long-time advocate for whole-school health promotion. Megan's hope for Ikigirl Wellness is that we inspire school communities, workplaces and individuals to expand their well-being through our work creating wellness planners and resources as well as offering meaningful professional development. Megan is excited about this journey and look forward to growing our wellness community.

Shana Fairbank

Shana's background is in physical and mental health. As a physical and wellness educator, she has spent years researching, teaching and developing curriculum for Alberta. As a mom of four boys, coach and active member in my community, Shana sees wellness challenges we face daily. Our goal is to help as many people as we can reach their wellness potential. Through seminars, resources and professional development Shana is excited to work through this wellness journey together!