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Virtual Live – Understanding the Special Education Process: Identification, Assessment and Eligibility

Friday, September 27 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm

Throughout the child and adolescent years, a child’s development can be impacted by a variety of social, emotional, developmental, and environmental factures.  Depending on the nature and severity of the impact on a child’s development; teachers, special educators and mental health professionals will have a role in ensuring that the child is being provided with the support and services necessary to make developmental and educational progress. Knowing and understanding the process of identification and how to access services, for a child with disabilities, is necessary for any professional working with children and adolescents.

At the conclusion of this training, participants will be able to:

Objective 1: * Learn about assessing the different types of developmental data available

Objective 2: * Understanding the 504/IEP eligibility process. Understanding special education history, laws and process.

Objective 3: * Strategies to empower families to work collaboratively with their child’s team throughout the assessment process

Schedule:

9:00 -10:00 Learn about assessing the different types of developmental data.

10:00-11:00 Understand the special education history, laws and process. Understand the eligibility process.

11:00:11:15 BREAK

11:15-1:00 Work on strategies to empower families to work collaboratively with their child’s team throughout the assessment process.

This workshop benefits social workers, psychologists, educators, counselors and other medical and/or mental health professionals and paraprofessionals working with children, adolescents and adults. The format includes lecture, case examples and discussion.

About the Speaker:

Ryan Plosker, MS, EdD is the Executive Director and Founder of New England Academy.  Dr. Plosker has worked in both clinical and school settings as a school psychologist, director and special education administrator.  Dr. Plosker has a passion for bridging the gap between psychology and education to meet the needs of children with social, emotional and learning disabilities. Dr. Plosker consults with secondary schools and universities throughout the country.  A passionate speaker who uses case examples and the success of his students to inspire creativity and hope, Dr. Plosker presents and consults nationally.

Details

Date:
Friday, September 27
Time:
9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Event Category:

Organizer

Center for Professional Development
Email
kjanjar@bridgewell.org
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