All Workshops will be Held at BRYANT & STRATTON COLLEGE VIRGINIA BEACH CAMPUS 301 Centre Pointe Drive Virginia Beach, VA 23462
Restraints and Seclusion: How to Protect Your Child Workshop
Date: August 22, 2019 Time: 6:00 to 7:30 pm This training will teach attendees about the use of Restraint and Seclusion in Public schools in Virginia. We will review the Virginia Department of Education's Proposed Regulations and discuss how attendees can protect their children from the trauma caused by being restrained and /or secluded.
Audience: Parents, Caregiver, and Service Providers that work with students at risk of being restrained or/and secluded. Cost: 25.00 Space is limited to 15 participants Scholarships: Five scholarships are available for Parents who receive TANF and provide proof of those benefits.
Systemic Complaint Letter of Findings Review Workshop
Thursday, August 29, 2019 6:00 to 7:30 pm
This workshop will review and use the information in the Virginia Department of Education's letter of Findings to teach attendees how to effectively advocating for children with disabilities.
Audience: Parents, Caregivers, and Service Providers interested in learning how to be an effective advocate. Cost: 25.00 Space is limited to 15 participant Scholarships: Five scholarships for Parents who receive TANF and provide proof of those benefits.
How to Prepare for the School Year: For Children with Behavior & Emotional Disabilities
Friday, September 13, 2019 6:00 to 7:30 pm
Students with emotional and/or behavioral disabilities are targets for behavior referrals, police involvement, court referrals, and suspensions both in and out of school and other exclusionary practices due to school districts enforcement of Zero Tolerance policies. This workshop will provide attendees with the tools and strategies that can help prevent such punitive actions. Attendees will learn how to request services, supports, and related services that address the student’s unique needs to ensure access to a Free and Appropriate Public Education -FAPE.
Cost: 25.00 Space is limited to 15 participants Scholarships: Five scholarships are being offered to Parents who receive TANF and provide proof of those benefits.
This workshop will provide attendees with the tools needed to participate in the IEP development process with confidence. Attendees will learn what information must be included in the present level, how the IEP goals need to address all areas of weaknesses that get in the way of learning and discuss the types of related services the team should consider.
Cost: 25.00 Space Limited to 15 participants Scholarships: Five scholarship are available for Parents who receive TANF and provide proof of those benefits.