Welcome to the Dalai Lama Center’s Social and Emotional Learning: An Online Heart-Mind Course developed in partnership with the United Way of the Lower Mainland. 

The course is composed of an introductory module followed by five modules focusing on each area of the Dalai Lama Center’s Heart-Mind Well-Being Framework: Secure and Calm; Compassionate and Kind; Gets Along with Others; Solves Problems Peacefully; and Alert and Engaged. (See more info about the modules below).

Each module is evidence-informed containing research, best practices, engaging activities and quizzes to support you in effectively promoting children’s well-being. 

         Course Details 

  • Course registration is now closed.
  • The course is self-paced.
  • Aimed at adults who care for or work with children.
  • Appropriate for individuals with varying levels of knowledge of SEL practices.
  • Certificate of completion issued upon completion of course.
  • Cost = $70 (+ tax) (group rates also available)
  • Composed of 5 modules based on each quality of the Heart-Mind Well-Being Framework.
  • One module is released per week over a 5 week period.
  • Takes approximately 5-10 hrs to complete.
  • Contact info@dalailamacenter.org for more information and for group rate. 

Heart-Mind Modules 



Module 5

Module 5: Alert & Engaged

In this fifth module we focus on the importance of being alert and engaged. For children to optimally learn and grow, they need to really "be in the moment".

Module 5: Alert & Engaged

Alertness and engagement are vital to personal growth at any age. Being alert and engaged is the ability to manage and direct one’s own thoughts, feelings and emotions.
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