Linda Bruene Butler

Linda Bruene Butler

Linda Bruene Butler, M.Ed., has worked on the development of school-based programs in social and emotional learning for three decades. Currently, she is director of the Social Decision Making/Social Problem Solving (SDM/SPS) Program at the Behavioral Research and Training Institute of the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, University Behavioral HealthCare's Behavioral Research and Training Institute. She has also served as adjunct faculty for courses in the area of social- emotional learning at the Department of Psychology, Rutgers University; Teachers College, Columbia University; and the Department of Psychology, University of Illinois. Ms. Bruene Butler has published and lectured extensively in the area of social-emotional learning and has trained many others to become SDM/SPS consultants and trainers. Her current area of interest is exploring ways that computer-assisted technologies can enhance the individualized depth and differentiation of SEL instruction, educator training, and the ability to share and evaluate innovative methods for promoting social-emotional learning.

Books by Author

Social Decision Making/Social Problem Solving(SDM/SPS): A Curriculum for Academic, Social, and Emotional Learning
A Curriculum for Academic, Social, and Emotional Learning

Evidence-based and award winning, the SDM/SPS curriculum is a classroom-based program that helps students learn the skills they need to succeed in

Set of Four Volumes
Grades K-8
Social Decision Making/Social Problem Solving (SDM/SPS): A Curriculum for Academic, Social, and Emotional Learning
A Curriculum for Academic, Social, and Emotional Learning

This manual is an approved Safe and Drug-Free Schools Program.

Grades 6-8
Social Decision Making/Social Problem Solving (SDM/SPS): A Curriculum for Academic, Social, and Emotional Learning
A Curriculum for Academic, Social, and Emotional Learning

Developed over three decades of implementation in a wide range of schools, this research-validated curriculum focuses on teaching students to be re

Grades 4-5
Social Decision Making/Social Problem Solving (SDM/SPS): A Curriculum for Academic, Social, and Emotional Learning
A Curriculum for Academic, Social, and Emotional Learning

Developed over three decades of implementation in a wide range of schools, this research-validated curriculum focuses on teaching students to be re

Grades 2-3
Social Decision Making/Social Problem Solving (SDM/SPS): A Curriculum for Academic, Social, and Emotional Learning
A Curriculum for Academic, Social, and Emotional Learning

Developed over three decades of implementation in a wide range of schools, this research-validated curriculum focuses on teaching students to be re

Grades K-1