Publications

BOOKS

Elias, M. J., & Tobias, S. E. (2018). Boost Emotional Intelligence in Students:  30 Flexible, Research-Based Activities to Build EQ Skills.  St. Paul, MN:  Free Spirit.

Elias, M. J., Gootman, M., Schwartz, H. (2016).  The Joys and Oys of Parenting:  Insight and Wisdom from the Jewish Tradition. Springfield, NJ:  Behrman House.
 
Elias, M. J., Ferrito, J. J., & Moceri, D. C. (2016).  The other side of the report card:  Assessing students’ social, emotional, and character development.  Thousand Oaks, CA:  Corwin.
 
Elias, M. J., and Berkowitz, M. W. (2016).  Schools of social-emotional competence and character: Actions for school leaders, teachers, and school support professionals.  Naples, FL:  National Professional Resources. www.nprinc.com
 
Hankin, V., Omer, D., Elias, M. J., & Raviv, A. (2012).  Talking treasure: Stories to Help Build Emotional Intelligence and Resilience in Young Children.  Champaign, IL:  Research Press.
 
Kloos, B., Hill, J., Thomas, E., Wandersman, A., Elias, M. J., & Dalton, J. (2011). Community psychology:  Linking individuals and communities (3nd Ed.). Belmont, CA: Wadsworth.

Bruene, L., Romasz-McDonald, T., & Elias, M. J.  (2011).  Social Decision Making/Social Problem Solving:  A Curriculum for Academic, Social, and Emotional Learning, Grades K-1.   Champaign, IL:  Research Press.  www.researchpress.com
 
Cohen, J., & Elias, M. J. (2011).  School climate:  Building safe, supportive and engaging classrooms and schools. Port Chester, NY:  National Professional Resources Laminated Reference Card.  www.nprinc.com

Elias, M.J., Ogburn-Thompson, G., Lewis, C., & Neft, D.I.  (Eds.) (2008).  Urban dreams:  Stories of hope, resilience, and character. Lanham, MD: University Press of America. USE AMAZON

Zins, J., Elias, M. J., & Maher, C.A.  (Eds.). (2007). Bullying, victimization, and peer harassment:  A handbook of prevention and Intervention.  Binghamton, NY:  Haworth. USE AMAZON

Elias, M. J., & Arnold, H. A. (Eds.) (2006).  The Educator’s Guide to Emotional Intelligence and Academic Achievement:  Social-Emotional Learning in the Classroom. Thousand Oaks, CA:  Corwin Press.

Elias, M. J., & Bruene, L.  (2005). Social Decision Making/Social Problem Solving:  A Curriculum for Academic, Social, and Emotional Learning, Grades 2-3.   Champaign, IL:  Research Press.  www.researchpress.com

Elias, M. J., & Bruene, L.  (2005). Social Decision Making/Social Problem Solving:  A Curriculum for Academic, Social, and Emotional Learning, Grades 4-5.   Champaign, IL:  Research Press.  www.researchpress.com
 
Elias, M. J., & Bruene, L.  (2005). Social Decision Making/Social Problem Solving for Middle School Students:  Skills and Activities for Academic, Social, and Emotional Success. Champaign, IL:  Research Press. www.researchpress.com

Elias, M. J., Arnold, H. A., Hussey, C. S. (Eds.) (2003).  EQ + IQ = Best leadership practices for caring and successful schools.  Thousand Oaks, CA:  Corwin Press.

Novick, B., Kress, J. S., Elias, M. J. (2002) Building learning communities with character: How to integrate academic, social, and emotional learning..  Alexandria, VA: Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development.

Elias, M.J., Tobias, S. E., & Friedlander, B., S. (2002).  Raising emotionally intelligent teenagers: Guiding the way to compassionate, committed, courageous adults.  New York: Random House/Three Rivers Press. (Also published in Spanish and Hebrew.)

Elias, M.J., Tobias, S. E., & Friedlander, B., S. (2000).  Emotionally intelligent parenting:  How to raise a self-disciplined, responsible, and socially skilled child.  New York: Random House/Three Rivers Press.  (Since publication, there have been 10 International Editions of this book)- USE AMAZON

Elias, M. J., Zins, J. E., Weissberg, R. P., Frey, K., Greenberg, M., Haynes, N., Kessler, R., Schwab-Stone, M., & Shriver, T. (1997).  Promoting social and emotional learning:  Guidelines for educators.  Alexandria, VA:  Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development. 

Elias, M. J., & Tobias, S.  (1996).  Social problem solving interventions in the schools.  New York:  Guilford.- USE AMAZON
 
Elias, M. J., & Clabby, J. F.  (1992).  Building social problem solving skills:  Guidelines from a school-based program.  San Francisco:  Jossey-Bass.- USE AMAZON


THE SOCIAL DECISION MAKING/SOCIAL PROBLEM SOLVING CURRICULUM

Bruene, L., Romasz-McDonald, T., & Elias, M. J.  (2011).  Social Decision Making/Social Problem Solving:  A Curriculum for Academic, Social, and Emotional Learning, Grades K-1.  Champaign, IL:  Research Press.

Elias, M. J., & Bruene, L.  (2005). Social Decision Making/Social Problem Solving:  A Curriculum for Academic, Social, and Emotional Learning, Grades 2-3.   Champaign, IL:  Research Press.

Elias, M. J., & Bruene, L.  (2005). Social Decision Making/Social Problem Solving:  A Curriculum for Academic, Social, and Emotional Learning, Grades 4-5.   Champaign, IL:  Research Press.

Elias, M. J., & Bruene, L.  (2005). Social Decision Making/Social Problem Solving for Middle School Students:  Skills and Activities for Academic, Social, and Emotional Success. Champaign, IL:  Research Press.


BOOK CHAPTERS

Zins, J. E., & Elias, M. J. (2006). Social and emotional learning: Promoting the development of all students.  In G. G. Bear, K. M. Minke, & A. Thomas (Eds.), Children's needs III: Development, problems, and Alternatives (pp. 1-13). Bethesda, MD: National Association of School Psychologists. (PDF)

Reyes-Portillo, J.A., White, G., Elias, M.J., & Moceri, D.C. (2014). Resiliency during adolescence: Considering the role of schools and culture. In Gullotta, T. P., & Bloom, M. (Eds.), Encyclopedia of Primary Prevention and Health Promotion, Second Edition (pp. 1434-1445). New York: Springer. (PDF)

Stepney, C. T., White, G. W., Far, K., Elias, M. J. (in press). Girls Leading Outward (GLO): A school-based leadership intervention to promote resilience for at-risk middle school girls. In S. Prince-Embury & D. H. Saklofske (Eds.), Resilience Interventions for Youth in Diverse Populations, Springer Science+Business Media: New York. (PDF)

Schwab, Y., & Elias, M. J. (2015).  From compliance to responsibility:  Social-emotional learning and classroom management (pp.94-115).  In E.T. Emmer, E. J, & Sabornie, (Eds.)  Handbook of Classroom Management (2nd Edition).  Philadelphia: Taylor & Francis. (PDF)

Bernard, M.E., Elias, M.J., Bell, P. J., Ferrito, J. J. & Langione, K. (2015). Social and Emotional Learning:  Role of Psychologists in Australia. In M. Thielking & M. Terjesen (Eds). Handbook of Australian School Psychology International Research, Practice and Policy. New York:  Springer. (PDF)

Bear, G. G., Whitcomb, S. A., & Elias, M. J. (2015).  SEL and Schoolwide Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports.  In J.A. Durlak, C. Domitrovich, R. P. Weissberg, & T. P. Gullotta (Eds.), Handbook of social and emotional learning (SEL): Research and practice (pp. 453-467). New York: Guilford. (PDF)

Elias, M. J., Leverett, L., Duffell, J., Humphrey, N., Stepney, C.T., &Ferrito, J. J. (2015). Integrating social-emotional learning with related prevention and youth-development approaches.  In J. A. Durlak, C. Domitrovich, R. P. Weissberg, & T. P. Gullotta (Eds.), Handbook of social and emotional learning (SEL): Research and practice (pp. 33-49). New York: Guilford. (PDF)

Elias, M. J. (2004).  Strategies to infuse social and emotional learning into academics.  In J.E. Zins, R. P. Weissberg, M. C., Wang, & H. J. Walberg (Eds.), Building academic success on social and emotional learning: What does the research say? (pp. 113-134).  New York: Teachers College Press. (PDF)

Elias, M. J.  (2008). From model implementation to sustainability: A multisite study of pathways to excellence in social-emotional learning and related school programs.  In A. M. Blankstein, Paul D. Houston, & Robert W. Cole (Eds.), The soul of educational leadership series (Volume 5): Sustainable leadership capacity. Thousand Oaks, CA:  Corwin Press. (PDF)


JOURNAL ARTICLES

Elias, M. J. (2008). Laws of Life:  A literacy-based intervention for social-emotional and character development and resilience. Perspectives in Education (South Africa), 26 (1), 75-79. (PDF)

Elias, M. J., & Haynes, N. M.  (2008).  Social competence, social support, and academic achievement in minority, low-income, urban elementary school children.  School Psychology Quarterly, 23 (4), 474-495. (PDF)

Elias, M. J.  (2009).  Social-emotional and character development and academics as a dual focus of educational policy. Educational Policy, 23, 831-846. (PDF)

Hamed, H., Reyes, J., Moceri, D. C., Morana, L., & Elias,  M. J. (2011). Girls Leading Outward.  Educational Leadership, 68 (7), 40-43. (PDF)

Elias, M. J., & Leverett, L. (2011). Consultation to urban schools for improvements in academics and behavior: No alibis. No excuses. No exceptions.  Journal of Educational and Psychological Consultation, 21, 1-17. (PDF)

Reyes, J.A., & Elias, M.J. (2011). Fostering social-emotional resilience among Latino youth.  Psychology in the Schools, 48, 723-737. (PDF)

Moceri, D. C., Elias, M. J., Fishman, D. B., Pandina, R., & Reyes-Portillo, J. A. (2012). The urgency of doing: Assessing the system of sustainable implementation model via the Schools Implementing Towards Sustainability (SITS) scale. Journal of Community Psychology, 40, 501-519. doi: 10.1002/jcop.21477 (PDF)

Kress, J. S., & Elias, M. J. (2013). Consultation to support sustainability of Social and Emotional Learning initiatives in schools. Consulting Psychology Journal: Practice and Research, 65 (2), 149-163. (PDF)

Ferrito, J. J., & Elias, M. J. (2013).  The other side of the report card:  Making comments relevant and feasible for educational progress.  Advances in SEL Research, 7(1), 8-9.

Elias, M. J. (2014).  Let’s put caring into the Common Core.  NJEA Review, 87 (6), 10-13. (PDF)

Elias, M. J. (2014).  The future of character education and social-emotional learning:  The need for whole-school and community linked approaches.  Journal of Character Education, 10 (1), 37-42. (PDF)

Wangaard, D., Elias, M. J., & Fink, K. (2014).  Educating the head, heart, and hand for the 21st century.  SEEN:  Southeast Education Network, 16 (2), 16-19. (PDF)

Elias, M. J., White, G., & Stepney, C. (2014).  Surmounting the challenges of improving academic performance:  Closing the achievement gap through social-emotional and character development.  Journal of Urban Learning, Teaching, and Research, 10, 14-24. (PDF)

Elias, M. J., & Ryan (Hatchimonji), D. P. (2015).  La convergencia esencial del aprendizaje socio-emocional, el carácter y el clima y cultura escolar para el éxito de nuestros estudiantes. (The essential convergence of social-emotional learning, character, and school culture and climate for our students’ success.) TIPICA: Boletín Electrónico de Salud Escolar, 11 (1). http://www.tipica.org. (PDF)

Aksoy, D., DeMarchena, S., White, G., Stepney, C., & Elias, M. J. (2015). Mentoring underserved students: Student/teacher connections foster academic achievement. Principal Leadership, 16(3), 44-47.

White, G. W., Stepney, C. T., Hatchimonji, D.R., Linsky, A. V., Moceri, D. C., Reyes-Portillo, J. A., & Elias, M. J. (2016). The increasing impact of socioeconomics and race on standardized academic test scores across elementary, middle, and high school. American Journal of Orthopsychiatry, 86(1), 10-23. (PDF)

Hatchimonji, D.R., Linsky, A.V., & Elias, M.J. (2017). Cultivating Noble Purpose in urban middle schools: A missing piece in school transformation. Education, 138 (2) 1-17. (PDF)

Hatchimonji, D.R., Linsky, A.V., DeMarchena, S., Nayman, S.J., Kim, S., & Elias, M.J. (2017). Building a Culture of Engagement through Participatory Feedback Processes. The Clearing House: A Journal of Educational Strategies, Issues and Ideas, 91(2), 59-65. (PDF)

Linsky, A.V., Hatchimonji, D.R., Kruzik, C.L., Kifer, S., Franza, N., McClain, K., Nayman, S.J., & Elias, M.J. (2018). Students taking action together: Social action in urban middle schools. Middle School Journal, 49(4), 4-14. (PDF)