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June 18, 2019 – Social Emotional

Three Games Designed for Social Emotional Learning (SEL) Win Awards
In International Serious Play Award Competition

LOS ANGELES – June 18, 2019 – Three games designed for Social Emotional Learning (SEL) have been cited for excellence in the 2019 International Serious Play Awards program.

Gold Medal citations were awarded to:
• Trauma-Informed Practices for K12 Schools, an interactive professional development solution for educators to build skills, confidence, and empathy to better support students whose behavior might be caused by trauma or distress. The product was created by Kognito in partnership with UNICEF USA and Mental Health America of Greater Houston

Silver Medal status went to:
• The Compassion Project, a game designed to help primary school students understand compassion and how to practice it in their lives, developed by The Game Agency with Everfi

Bronze Medal recognition went to:
• Project Here Games, an interactive game structured to offer bite-sized activities to allow middle school students to practice healthy decision-making skills to prevent substance use. The game was created by a collaboration between the Massachusetts Attorney General’s Office, GE Foundation, Health Resources in Action and FableVision Studios

Winners will be given a chance to attend this summer’s Serious Play Conference Events and display their games. This year conferences will be held at the University of Central Florida (UCF) July 24-26, 2019 and the University of Quebec in Montreal (UQAM) July 10-12.
For more information, go to www.seriousplay-montreal.com and to www.seriousplay-ucf.com.
Media Contact:
Sue Bohle
sue@seriousplayconf.com
310 721 9083