Enhancing CaregiverSocial Emotional HealthEMOTION EDUCATIONDr. Ellen Abell
How do our emotionsinfluence our behaviors?
Emotional Labor Parenting - teaching children - being a caregiver …is an emotional experience. Burnout Resilience
What are Emotions “Good For”? Emotions are a form of information. Emotional arousal isvisible in our brainsEmotions and the Brain
What are Emotions “Good For”? Emotions are messages to ourselves about our … values needs wants beliefs expectations goals
Self-awareness Self-management Social awareness Relationship awarenessCore Social Emotional Competencieswww.casel.orgGoleman (2010), Emotional Intelligence
Self-Awareness Competencies The ability to identify one’s feelings. Physiological arousal Emotion vocabulary
Self Awareness Competencies The ability to identify one’s values and strengths. The ability to maintain awell-grounded sense ofself-confidence.
Self-Management Competencies The ability to regulate one’s emotions. To label feelings accurately To know what one cando with a feeling
Self-Management Competencies The ability to express one’s emotions appropriately.
Self-Management Competencies The ability to control one’s impulses. To know what onewants to accomplishin a given situationTo act in accordancewith one’s goals
Self-Management Competencies The ability to persevere in addressing challenges. The ability to set goals andmonitor progress toward them.
Social Awareness Competencies The ability to take the perspective of others. The ability to empathizewith others. The ability to recognizeand appreciateindividual differencesand similarities.
The ability to establish and maintain healthy andrewarding relationships. The ability to prevent, manage, and resolveinterpersonal conflict. The ability to resistinappropriatesocial pressure.Relationship Management Competencies
Understanding and Protecting YourEmotional HealthDr. Ellen Abell, Extension Specialist & Associate Professor
Protect Your Health
Health is About More than Your Body
Caregiving is an Emotional ExperienceEmotionsare anaturalpart ofcaring about people.