Supporting Students with Behavioral and Emotional Needs: A Conversation with Carl Sumi

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Student behavioral challenges aren’t a new phenomenon. For generations, educators and researchers have sought better approaches and interventions to support students with behavioral and socio-emotional needs. In recent years, however, those needs have grown. In a national survey, more than 8 in 10 public schools reported that students’ behavioral and socioemotional development had been stunted as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.

These developments have shined new light on the need for effective, evidence-based supports for students dealing with behavioral challenges.

In the latest episode of The SRI Homeroom podcast, Senior Principal Education Researcher Carl Sumi joined host Kori Hamilton Biagas to discuss strategies, interventions, and recommendations for educators, schools, and researchers hoping to meet that need head-on. Our latest blog post includes key takeaways from the podcast.

To learn more, read our new blog post.