Social and Emotional Learning: Teaching a Student’s Inner World

New! Filmed Spring 2021

Presented by Martin Brokenleg, Ed.D.

On Demand | Available Now


3 Hours  |   Pre-approved for 3 CEUs


This On Demand course and will be available after purchase. Participants can watch, pause, and re-watch the sessions at their convenience.

Recorded footage and all course content (certificate, videos, quiz) will be available until June 3, 2022. Extensions cannot be granted under any circumstances. 

Registration will close on May 20, 2022

In the last century educators and social services have moved to understand the whole child and not focus on intellectual dynamics only. Indigenous peoples have a long history of understanding and enhancing the inner world of children and adults using ceremonies and practical activities. This three-hour session focuses on universal inner needs of youth and then suggests specific strategies that teach the inner world.

  1. Defining the several aspects of a human being.
  2. Understanding kinds of learning and forms of intelligence.
  3. Identification of universal spiritual needs in all youth.
  4. Exploration of strategies that teach the social/emotional youth.
  1. Defining the social/emotional aspect of human beings.
  2. Exploration of the universal inner needs in all youth.
  3. Understanding effective teaching to educate the inner world of the students.
  4. Enumeration of specific activities that teach the social/emotional aspect of youth.

Education and Clinical Professionals: K–12 Classroom Teachers, School Counsellors/Psychologists, Learning Assistance/ Resource Teachers, School Administrators, School Paraprofessionals including Special Education Assistants, Classroom Assistants and Childcare Workers. All other professionals who support students including but not limited to: Nurses, Social Workers, Psychologists, Clinical Counsellors, Family Therapists, Occupational Therapists, Speech Language Pathologists, Addiction Counsellors, Youth Workers, Mental Health Workers, Probation Officers, and Early Childhood Educators.

Parents, Caregiver, Foster Parents, Grandparents, and Extended Family raising a child.

Martin Brokenleg, Ed.D. is co-author of the book Reclaiming Youth at Risk: Our Hope for the Future and co-developer of the Circle of Courage model and provides training worldwide for individuals who work with youth at risk. He holds a doctorate in psychology and is a graduate of the Anglican Divinity School. He is a retired professor and was most recently Director of Native Ministries and Professor of First Nations Theology at the Vancouver School of Theology. For thirty years, Dr. Brokenleg was Professor of Native American studies at Augustana University of Sioux Falls, South Dakota. He has also been a director of The Neighborhood Youth Corps, chaplain in a correctional setting, and has extensive experience as an alcohol counselor. Dr. Brokenleg has consulted and led training programs throughout North America, New Zealand, Europe, Australia, and South Africa. He is the father of three children and an enrolled member of the Rosebud Sioux Tribe.

More information:

RegistrationEarly bird FeeRegular Fee
Individual Enrollment$135.00N/A
Full-Time Student$110.00N/A

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  • Canadian Psychological Association
    The Alberta College of Social Workers (ACSW) and the Newfoundland and Labrador Association of Social Workers (NLASW) accept CPA-approved continuing education credits