Number of Programs: 4
May 1, June 7, and July 12, 2018. 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm.
Erickson KIVA, 620 Farm Lane, East Lansing, MI 48824
The series will include speakers:
May 1st: Parent Expert Panel
June 7th: Community Mental Health and Real Opportunities for Independence: “Coordination of Care for Children with ASD: Balancing School with Therapy.” Registration now open!
July 12th: Autism Alliance for Families
Topics covered include:
- Parent perspectives about becoming an advocate (including personal stories from families)
- Care Coordination
- Services and Supports
- In-home Applied Behavior Analysis Therapy
- Individualized Education Plan
- Navigating Mediation
Please see the current schedule at the websites listed below. Courses are offered on a revolving basis and follow a semester long format.
Asynchronous, interactive, online d2l.msu.edu
The School Social Work Competency Series is an online professional development opportunity for those who are interested in advancing their knowledge in social work intervention in educational settings, assessment, and integration of psychological and educational testing and intervention with children with special needs in educational settings. The Competency Series is designed to meet specific educational requirements set forth by the State of Michigan Department of Education.
This course is offered continuously throughout the year. Self-paced. It should take about 15 - 20 hours to complete.
This non-interactive, asynchronous online course (SW 891) provides a review and update of school law issues, home-school-community assessment and intervention strategies, school social work practice skills as well as differential diagnosis and treatment of a variety of child and family-based special needs. Topics range from Positive Behavior Support (PBS) and Functional Behavioral Assessment and Behavior Intervention Plan (FBA/BIP), Crisis/Trauma Response Assessment and Interventions, Differential Diagnosis and Educational Treatment of Students with Autism Spectrum Disorders, and Updating Legal and Policy issues. You will be provided access to a secure course website that includes access to lecture materials, videos, and articles to enhance your learning. Successful acquisition of course materials will be demonstrated via online quizzes.
The Spartan Youth Programs Website is a catalog of the programs and activities MSU offers to preK through 12th graders on a variety of topics, including: agriculture; animal care; art, drama, and music; business; college preparation; computers; engineering; leadership skills; math and science; social studies; sports and fitness; and writing and language.