The New York State Education Department requires healthcare, educational, and other licensed professionals to be trained to identify and report child abuse. Matriculated students at MVCC should consult with academic advisors before enrolling in this course.
This course will address the social patterns of harassment, bullying, and discrimination including, but not limited to, those acts based on a person's actual or perceived race, color, weight, national origin, ethnic group, religion, religious practice, disability, sexual orientation, gender, or sex. It will also cover the identification and mitigation of harassment, bullying, and discrimination and strategies for effectively addressing problems of exclusion and bias and aggression in educational settings. Successful completion of this course will meet the certificate requirements in 14(5) of Chapter 102 of the Laws of 2012.
This workshop satisfies the New York State Education Department's requirement for two-hour school violence prevention training (SAVE). The course focuses on issues relating to violence and safety for school-age children from both the identification and prevention perspectives. Topics include abuse and neglect, abduction, substance abuse, traffic and fire safety, and violence. Teachers' legal responsibilities, dangerous behavior identification, intervention techniques, effective classroom management, and promoting positive attitudes and behaviors will also be discussed.