course »Working with School Systems

Date: 12/14/2017, 10:00 am—12:00 pm
County: Alameda County
Location: Oakland
Sponsor: WestCoast Children’s Clinic
Phone: 510-269-9030
This training will provide service providers with information about the school system and the benefits of working collaboratively with school administrators, personnel, and special education departments to support the needs of youth. Areas pertaining to IEP meetings and effective advocacy for critical school support for children in foster/kinships care are also discussed. This training will address educational laws that protect and support educational access of youth, discuss how these laws and regulations could facilitate relationships between parents and the school system. The issue of positive collaboration in service of students and parents is central to this training.