$12.00 [3.00 Continuing Education Credit Hours]
Course Number: #02-211
CE Course Description
The purpose of this course is to provide strategies for schools to move forward in establishing the type of comprehensive system for addressing barriers to learning and teaching that can enable them to be more effective. The course material, provided by the UCLA Mental Health In Schools Center, also outlines planning and monitoring processes as well as resources, strategies, and practices that provide physical, social, emotional, and intellectual supports that will enable all pupils to have an equal opportunity for success at school. Lastly, methods for reshaping the functions of all school personnel who have a role to play in addressing barriers to learning and promoting healthy development are discussed along with ways to integrate their roles and functions into school improvement planning.
CE Course Objectives
1. Explore the need for schools to play a greater role in providing supports for students experiencing barriers to learning.
2. Describe how learning supports can be woven into classroom and schoolwide interventions and become fully integrated with instructional efforts to help students have success at school.
3. Identify methods to create an infrastructure that ensures essential leadership, resources, motivation, and capability for developing an effective system of learning supports.
4. Summarize the continuum of interconnected systems for meeting the needs of all students.
5. Discuss the major steps in establishing a comprehensive, multifaceted, and cohesive component for addressing barriers to learning.
6. Outline the functions and structure of a learning support resource team.