SEL Resources

Social-Emotional Skills

Self-Management:                                                Regulating the Teenage Mind 

Impulse Control:                                                    Teaching Older Kids Self-control 

Problem Solving:                                                                        Teach Kids Problem-solving Skills                                                     10 Ways to Teach Your Children to be Problem Solvers             

Grit:                                                                      12 Ways to Raise a Competent, Confident Child With Grit             The Power of Defeat: How to Raise a Kid With Grit                         Perseverance and Grit Can Be Taught

Growth Mindset:                                                  Encouraging Growth Mindsets                                                         Growth Mindset for Parents

Empathy:                                                              42 Simple Ways to Raise an Empathetic Kid                                   Teaching Teens the Power of Empathy                                           Help Your Teenager Develop Empathy 

Resources by Category

Anger                                                                                     20 Ways to Help Teenagers Handle Their Anger        

Anxiety                                                                        Understanding Anxiety

Asperger's Syndrome

Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder

Bipolar Disorder




Eating Disorders


Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder                                       Helping or Enabling OCD?

Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder







Additional Resource Contacts

Communities in School (CIS)

CIS is a campus-based, nonprofit organization providing direct services and resources to under-served children with unmet needs. By surrounding them with a community of support, CIS empowers students to stay in school and achieve in life.

Lourdes Jimenez - CIS Representative - Spring Forest MS

FamilyPoint Resources

FamilyPoint Resources engages our community in supportive relationships that build hope, meet needs, and transform lives. They accomplish their mission by working toward mutual growth through listening, playing, and learning

Brandon Stribling - FamilyPoint Counselor

Parent Center                                    

The SBISD Family Education, Engagement and Empowerment Framework (Family E3) affirms the critical role parents, families, and our community play as partners in the education of Every Child we serve. As a partner in the Family E3 Program, Spring Forest has established the Parent Center to support and involve parents in their child's education. When parents are involved, students perform better in school. Find out how the Parent Center can assist you.

Trina Morford - Parent Liaison - Spring Forest MS