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Discipline, Zero Tolerance, & Truancy: Developing and Implementing Positive, Effective Behavioral Supports for Students with Disabilities

Public Interest Law Center

Tuesday, October 18, 2011 from 12:00 PM to 4:00 PM (EDT)

Discipline, Zero Tolerance, & Truancy: Developing and...

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Pay What You Can!   more info Ended
General Admission Ended $100.00 $0.00
Attorney Ticket   more info Ended $200.00 $0.00
Webinar   more info Ended $50.00 $0.00
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Discipline, Zero Tolerance & Truancy: Developing and Implementing Positive, Effective Behavioral Supports for Students with Disabilities

This session is designed to assist participants, who may be parents, school principals, counselors, teachers, probation officers, police officers, social workers, advocates, attorneys, psychologists, understand the specifics of the disciplinary system as it applies to children with disabilities. Critical to the discussion will be development of positive behavioral support programs for children with disabilities to increase learning and decrease inappropriate behavior.  We will also discuss when truancy is an issue for the IEP team rather than the court system.

Discounts & Full Scholarships
In addition to our name-your-own-price ticket option, you may also register with a full scholarships if needed -- no one will be excluded from attending because they cannot afford the fee. To request a scholarship, contact the event coordinator at
cle-training@pilcop.org. Include the following information in your email: name, phone number, and reason for requesting the scholarship.

About the Instructor:

Sonja Kerr, Esq.  Ms. Kerr is a member of the PA and other state bars and has over 23 years of experience in representing children with disabilities including children with autism. She has litigated the issues of ABA services and she has litigated the issue of inclusion for children with autism.

Webinar Info

Webinar service is provided by Vyew.com, and audio connection requires a phone capable of a long-distance connection. Long-distance rates will likely apply. Advance registration is required for all webinar participants.

**Attorneys, please note CLE credits are NOT available for webinar participants!

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Know Your Child's Rights! is a unique, year-long training program focused on specific issues faced by parents, teachers, advocates, lawyers and other professionals involved in special education. The program, hosted by the Public Interest Law Center of Philadelphia trains these people all together, creating connections between the many groups of people working to provide a better education for students with disabilities.

Questions?  Contact the event coordinator at cle-training@pilcop.org

The fair market value of each training session is $200.

The Public Interest Law Center of Philadelphia is a registered charitable organization and is recognized by the Internal Revenue Service as a 501(c)(3) organization. The official registration and financial information of the Public Interest Law Center of Philadelphia may be obtained from the Pennsylvania Department of State by calling toll free within Pennsylvania at (800) 792-0999.  Registration does not imply endorsement.

Have questions about Discipline, Zero Tolerance, & Truancy: Developing and Implementing Positive, Effective Behavioral Supports for Students with Disabilities? Contact Public Interest Law Center

When & Where

1709 Benjamin Franklin Parkway, Second Floor
United Way Building
Philadelphia, 19103

Tuesday, October 18, 2011 from 12:00 PM to 4:00 PM (EDT)


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Public Interest Law Center

The Public Interest Law Center uses high-impact legal strategies to advance the civil, social, and economic rights of communities in the Philadelphia region facing discrimination, inequality, and poverty. We use litigation, community education, advocacy, and organizing to secure their access to fundamental resources and services.

The Law Center, which opened its doors in 1969 as one of the eight original affiliates of the Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights Under Law, works in employment, environmental justice, healthcare, housing, public education and voting.

 

 

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