Let's Talk About It - Sexual Abuse and Maltreatment of Children 2013-2014

This course teaches individuals who work with children on a daily basis about the signs and symptoms of child abuse. Professionals will learn facts about child abuse, including the factors that indicate a child is at-risk, how to recognize physical and behavioral signs of the varying forms of child abuse, as well as many other important details for reporting. Texas Senate Bill 471 requires training as part of a new employee orientation to a school district or charter school. This training may also be provided annually to any professional staff member.

Legal Issues: Section 504 2013-2014

This training outlines the requirements of Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973. Guidelines are given for determining the eligibility of students with disabilities that may hamper a major life activity. The purpose and duties of the Section 504 committee are outlined. Teachers learn about their role in enforcing the 504 plan in the classroom.

CPE Credits: 1

Diabetes Overview 2013-2014

Are you prepared for diabetes in the classroom? As an educator you have broader responsibilities than just teaching. Since diabetes is the fastest growing chronic condition in the United States today, you must be prepared to meet the needs of the diabetic child. This course familiarizes you with Type I and Type II Diabetes, how to help manage the disease, and ensure the health and well-being of those in your care.

CPE Credits: 1

Bullying: You Do Not Have to Take it Anymore 2013-2014

Bullying is one of the most underrated yet enduring problems in schools today and is a reality in the lives of all children whether they are bullies, victims or witnesses. Students will quickly grasp what bullying is, when they should seek help, why bullies seek power and the different ways in which bullies attempt to intimidate and abuse their victims.
CPE Credits: 1