Overview of Psychological Counseling as a Related Service
Wednesday February 22, 2017 8:30 AM - 2:45 PM
Offering Psychological Counseling as a Related Service is a requirement when a student demonstrates a need for this type of support. A new guidance document is being released by the Bureau of Special Education that provides information for MDE and IEP teams. This document and training follows the special education process, from the legal basis through assessment, identification of need, implementation of service and monitoring for continued need for eligible students. In addition, this training explores components needed within a service delivery system, including creating partnerships with community providers, that will foster providing these supports to students and families.
- Demonstrate knowledge of the legal basis and legal requirements associated with PCRS.
- Demonstrate knowledge of the relationship between student need, determined through assessment, the IEP, and receiving appropriate services.
- Recognize the important elements of a successful service delivery system.
School Psychologists, Special Education Supervisors, Special education teachers, School Counselors, School Social Workers
Individuals attending this course must arrive on time and stay the duration of the course in order to receive Act 48 Professional Education hours. Requests for exceptions are to be brought to the attention of the individual´s Superintendent or IU Director prior to the course.