For teachers, MD's, RN's, podiatrists, DDS's, dental hygienists, optometrists and, psychologists. This 6-hour class is designed to fulfill the harassment, bullying, cyberbullying and discrimination prevention and intervention training required for certification and licensure under the Dignity for All Students Act (DASA). The course addresses the social patterns toward an understanding how climate and culture affect these behaviors. Participants will leave with ideas that they can implement in their work environment. Media, discussion and interaction will be used to meet the certification requirements by the NYS Education Department.
For teachers, MD's, RN's, podiatrists, DDS's, dental hygienists, optometrists and, psychologists. NYS Law states that a person applying on or after February 1, 2001, initially, or for the renewal of a license, registration, certificate, or limited permit must provide documentation that he/she has completed the required training in School Violence Prevention and Intervention. This seminar has been approved by the NYS Education Department. Topics include: Identification of warning signs within a developmental and social context including the statutes, regulations, and policies relating to a safe, non-violent school climate; effective classroom management techniques that promote a nonviolent school climate and enhance learning; the integration of social and problem-solving skill development for students within the regular curriculum; intervention techniques and how to participate in an effective school/community process for students exhibiting violent behavior. Participants will receive the required certificate of completion.