Tips for Writing Social Emotional IEP Goals & 10 Example Goals

"Set Goals" written on a sticky note.

Probably one of the most daunting parts of being a new school social worker is writing IEP evaluations and goals. While some school districts have templates available, most do not. Here are 10 of the most common social emotional goals for an IEP and how to write your own goals. Tip #1: Be SMART One…

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Social Emotional Goal: Targeting Selective Mutism

Girl sitting alone with three children talking behind her.

Selective mutism is a disorder that affects an individual’s ability to communicate verbally and consistently across all settings. Targeting selective mutism in schools is a complicated task, but here are some tips for interventions and goals to help students with selective mutism lead healthy and happy lives. What is Selective Mutism? Selective mutism is an…

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