The Social Emotional Arts (SEA) Program, created by UCLArts and Healing, empowers and trains educators and Community Arts professionals to maximize the social-emotional benefits of Arts experiences. UCLArts and Healing is an organizational member of the UCLA Collaborative Centers for Integrative Medicine. The SEA program combines Art Making & Creative Approaches with Social, Emotional and Cognitive Learning Objectives to meet the needs of the population it serves.

SOCIAL LEARNING OBJECTIVES INCLUDE:

Recognizing Feelings, Understanding Impact of Actions on Others, Other-Perspective Taking, Understanding Cultural Uniqueness of Self and Peers, Reading Nonverbal Cues, Appreciating Different Viewpoints and Their Cultural Contributions, Turn Taking, Listening / Sharing, Problem Solving, Connecting through Shared Experience, Connecting via Identifying Cultural Differences and Similarities, Cooperation / Team Work, Communication Skills

EMOTIONAL LEARNING OBJECTIVES INCLUDE:

Identifying and Labeling Feelings, Developing Coping Strategies, Self-Awareness, Awareness of Cultural Uniqueness of Self and Peers, Self-Management / Impulse Control, Being in the Present Moment, Decreasing Self-Judgment, Embracing Self-Definition, Stress Management, Frustration Tolerance, Developing Mastery, Self-Esteem, Increasing Self-Identity.

COGNITIVE LEARNING OBJECTIVES INCLUDE:

Decision-Making, Planning, Organizing, Breaking Down Large Tasks, Understanding New Concepts, Critical Thinking, Being Able to Stand Up For Self and Peers, Cause and Effect, Goal Setting / Future-Oriented Thinking, Sustaining Focus, Attention to Detail, Attention to the Big Picture, Analytical Skill Building, Integrate Sensory Stimuli.

Magrikie / Margaret Berg is a Certified Social Emotional Arts Facilitator.

For more information on the SEA program, visit:

www.uclartsandhealing.net