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Child Abuse and Maltreatment/Neglect Identification and Reporting (ALCX 702)

Summary: This is a two-hour workshop focused on providing students with an understanding of the physical, mental, and emotional indicators of child abuse and maltreatment/neglect. This workshop will also highlight the importance of mandated reporting and will explain the process of reporting child abuse and maltreatment/neglect to the NY State Central Register. Price: $45

Course length: 2 hours

Prerequisites: Graduate mental health counseling, school counseling, and school psychology students as well as teacher education students, other mandated reporters and professionals working with children under the age of 18.

Expected Outcomes: After completion of this course, students will be able to appropriately identify and report child abuse and maltreatment/neglect. Mandated reporters will also gain a full understanding of their role under NY state law as well.

Violence Prevention –School (ALCX 703)

Summary: This two-hour workshop focused on providing students with an understanding of both the risk and protective factors related to school violence as well as other violence experience and perpetrated by school-aged children. The workshop will also explore age-appropriate assessments and interventions and will provide a guide for utilizing community resources for violence prevention. Price: $45

Course length: 2 hours

Prerequisites: Graduate school counseling and school psychology students as well as teacher education students. The course is open other professionals working with children in a school setting.

Expected Outcomes: After completion of this course, students will be able to assess the risk of violence in school settings and create appropriate interventions aimed at preventing violence and promoting student wellness.

Fire Safety (ALCX 704)

Summary: The objective for this course is to introduce fire prevention concepts and current fire safety mechanisms to course attendees. Target groups for this course are but not limited to facility managers, public health & safety professionals, emergency response personnel, construction workers, contractors, teachers, school administrators, and building owners. Price: $45

Course length: 2 hours

Prerequisites: There are no prerequisites required for this course. Students must be competent in reading and speaking English.

Expected Outcomes: After completion of this course, students are expected to understand the basics of fire chemistry, common causes of fires, and the mechanics behind various fire prevention mechanisms. Fire prevention mechanisms include fire extinguishers, sprinklers, fire alarms, smoke & carbon monoxide detectors and fireproofing materials.

Harassment, Bullying, Cyber-bullying and Discrimination in Schools: Prevention and Intervention (ALCX 705)

Summary: This training will address the social patterns of harassment, bullying and discrimination, marginalization and micro aggressions, 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. This training addresses these issues from a proactive position and presents the “goal” as creating an affirming educational environment for all students through addressing school culture and climate. It will also cover the identification and mitigation of harassment, bullying and discrimination; and strategies for effectively addressing problems of exclusion, bias and aggression in educational settings. Price: $75

Course Length: 6 hours

Prerequisites: There are no prerequisites required for this course. Students must be competent in reading and speaking English.

Expected Outcomes: Successful completion of this course, students will meet the requirements of the Dignity for All Students Acts (DASA) for the certification of school professionals.