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Charlottesville, VA: Program to help children "who struggle to control their emotions..."

Nov 2, 2017, Charlottesville (VA) Tomorrow: Greenbrier Elementary piloting social-emotional learning program http://www.cvilletomorrow.org/news/article/29067-greenbrier-elementary-piloting-social-emotional/ Greenbrier Elementary School in Charlottesville is piloting a program for the city school division that aims to support children who struggle to control their emotions and cause disruptions in class. Greenbrier Principal Pat Cuomo said these outbursts often are related to traumatic experiences in their lives outside of school. “As educators, we are acknowledging that kids come to us with things that have happened to them which are way out of our control,” Cuomo said. ... Board member Jennifer McKeever asked if teachers in the program were prepared to handle extreme emotional dysregulation that can make children inconsolable for hours at a time. “[Our program] can manage and intervene with students who can be dysregulated for long periods of time,” Murphy said. …