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Friendology 101 Educator Training for Catholic Education WA

Virtual Event
This is a private event

In partnership with CEWA, this Friendology Educator Training is for 25 specially selected schools in WA! 

Dana Kerford (Founder & Friendship Expert) & Tyson Greenwood (Director of URSTRONG Schools) will share how URSTRONG Schools are enhancing the social-emotional wellbeing of children through friendship skills. Educators will learn URSTRONG’s language, skills, and strategies along with the research supporting SEL (social-emotional learning) and evidence behind URSTRONG’s impact in schools globally.

In addition to two live classes, video sessions along with follow-up activities will be assigned that focus on the following topics:

  • The Science of Friendships – exploring the science behind social-emotional wellbeing and why friendship skills must be prioritized in schools.
  • The Language of Friendship – a detailed overview of URSTRONG’s core concepts, including the language and skills that are central to our whole-school friendship strategy.
  • Friendology 101 – showing educators how to utilise our curriculum, Friendology 101, as a school-wide friendship framework. Educators will learn how to access the curriculum online, along with hundreds of lesson plans to enhance students’ friendship skills.
  • Transforming into a URSTRONG School – guiding educators to craft an implementation plan, plus review the supporting documents available to URSTRONG Schools.


October 17
4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
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Presented by:

Dana Kerford