Event date: 3/11/2024 4:30 PM - 7:30 PM Export event
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#3079 - VIRTUAL - Introduction to Special Education for Social Workers - eClass

(Approved for 3 MSDE Continuing Professional Development/CPD credits as course #22-66-04R)

Dates: Mondays, March 4 through May 20, 2024; 4:30 - 7:30 pm
Monday live webinar sessions: 3/4,3/18; 4/29 & 5/20
Two Conference calls/webinars: 4/8 & 5/6
Electronic assignments (10 total) due via email by Sundays at 10 pm
Presenter: Patrick T. Seay, M. Ed.
Director, School Operations - Admissions, Compliance and Transition, Kennedy Krieger Institute
Synopsis: This course approved for 3 MSDE Continuing Professional Development/CPD credits as course #22-66-04R and fulfills the requirements of the Maryland State Department of Education for certification of school-based social workers. Because social workers provide related services that are part of the educational programming of students with special needs, it is essential that they understand the legal mandates, federal and state policies and standards, as well as the specific instructional methods and technologies used in the classrooms that serve those students, from the least restrictive settings of inclusion to the more clinical settings, including residential.
Learning Objectives: Active participation in the course will provide the ability to:
1. Understand and participate in the diagnostic, service, and evaluation processes of special education.
2. Distinguish among delivery systems provided in schools for students with special
3. Describe and use Universal Design.
4. Design the means for supporting better relationships among the school, the home and the community.

CE: 15 Cat I and 15 Cat II
Cost: $300 for NASW members; $400 for non-members
Ethics Hours Note: Successful completion of all 15 hours of the face-to-face classes also yields the 3-hours Category I ethics requirement of the BSWE.

*Please note: If you are a non-member and mail in your membership application along with your registration or email jwilliams.naswmd@socialworkers.org, you can register at the member rate and save $100.00.


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