Watch, Care, Respond
Empathy is the ability to share someone else’s feelings or motivations and to understand their perspective. Affective empathy is the ability to emotionally relate to someone else’s feelings. Cognitive empathy is the ability to imagine what someone else is feeling.
Behavioral Self-control is the capability to control one’s behaviors or thoughts, particularly in difficult situations, in order to obtain a reward or avoid punishment.
Emotion Regulation refers to how we manage our emotions and our efforts to control what emotions we feel, when we feel them, and how we experience and express them.
Universal, Tier 1, wellness screening informs school-site care teams about its students' mental wellness... AND... very importantly, it provides information about ALL students' life satisfaction and emotional wellbeing... which, in turn, provides guidance about needed prevention and intervention services. This section offers information for school-site care coordination teams as they care for their children.