April 21, 2008
This item is designed to be downloaded by professional development personnel for use in training of paraprofessional staff. Materials may be used as is or customized. Two documents are available related to this session: a Power Point Presentation and the associated handout packet. The Power Point contains trainer notes. The handout packet in word contains participant activities and any additional resources related to this session. This session focuses on the skill and knowledge areas of Standard #5: Learning Environments and Social Interactions. These areas are: 5K1: Demands of various learning environments. 5K2: Rules and procedural safeguards regarding the management of behaviors of individuals with exceptional learning needs. 5S1. Establish and maintain rapport with learners. 5S2. Use universal precautions and assist in maintaining a safe, healthy learning environment. 5S3. Use strategies for behavior management as directed. 5S4. Use strategies as directed, in a variety of settings, to assist in the development of social skills.