Date: 12/6/2017, 9:00 am—11:00 am
County: Alameda County
Sponsor: WestCoast Children’s Clinic
This training is focused on educational outcomes for youth with disabilities, especially for children in foster care, traumatized children, and youth in transition to adulthood. This training will provide participants with information on educational laws that protect and support educational access of youth. Areas pertaining to advocacy, behavior support, IEP basics, and effective advocacy for critical school support for children in foster/kinships care is also discussed. This training will also provide a contextual understanding of struggles faced by youth by reviewing the school-to-prison pipeline for students in underrepresented and vulnerable communities, particularly children with emotional and behavioral challenges.