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Tri-State Webinar: The UCLA PEERS® Program: Part 2: Strategies for Handling Teasing & Bullying

Description Teasing/bullying among youth has been on the rise in recent years and tends to be particularly problematic during adolescent years. This seminar will help you Identify the differences between complex forms of bullying among youth. You will be given concrete strategies derived from ...

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May 14, 2018

Topic

Autism, Social, Emotional & Character Development

Age

All Ages

Kansas School Mental Health Framework

School mental health ​​ (SMH)​ ​ refers to a comprehensive, multi-tier system of supports, practices, and services that are integrated throughout the school community (schools, families, community, and business partners) to enhance the social, emotional, behavioral, mental health, and academic ou...

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May 11, 2018

Topic

Mental Health

Age

All Ages

2018-2019 TASN Co-teaching District Commitment Form

Kansas Co-Teaching Training and Coaching Cadre establishes trainers and coaches across the state to help schools establish effective and sustainable co-teaching practices. The co-teaching model used was developed by Dr. Richard A. Villa and Dr. Jacqueline S. Thousand. The project provides trainin...

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May 11, 2018

Topic

Specially Designed Instruction, Co-Teaching, LRE and Inclusion, Universal Design for Learning, Instruction, IEP, Multi-Tier System of Supports (MTSS)

Age

All Ages

Managing Challenging Behaviors in Schools Book Study

The information provided in this book describes both proactive and reactive approaches to supporting student academics and behavior. Proactively, Part I focuses on preventing the development of learning and behavior problems. This includes information about classroom management practices, instruc...

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May 10, 2018

Topic

Multi-Tier System of Supports (MTSS), Behavior

Age

Elementary (K − 6), High School (9 − 12), Middle School (6 − 9)

Developing Schoolwide Programs to Prevent & Manage Problem Behaviors: A Step by Step Approach Book Study

This resource provides guidelines for designing, implementing, and evaluating a schoolwide primary prevention program. The authors’ team-based, school-tested approach includes behavioral, academic, and social components that can be tailored to address any school’s needs. Includes sample forms and...

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May 10, 2018

Topic

Assessment, Curriculum, Multi-Tier System of Supports (MTSS), Behavior

Age

All Ages

Managing the Cycle of Meltdowns for Students with Autism Spectrum Disorder Book Study

This book describes a model of positive behavior supports for preventing and responding to the cycle of meltdown behavior for students with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). The model includes six phases: Calm, Triggers, Agitation, Meltdowns, Re-Grouping, and Starting Over. The goal is to identify ...

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May 10, 2018

Topic

Autism, Multi-Tier System of Supports (MTSS), Behavior

Age

All Ages

Defusing Disruptive Behavior in the Classroom Book Study

Even if proactive positive behavior support systems are in place, teachers will still encounter problem behavior in the classroom on a frequent basis. The teacher’s initial response to that behavior will determine, to a large extent, whether that behavior is defused or escalated. Interaction path...

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May 10, 2018

Topic

Multi-Tier System of Supports (MTSS), Behavior

Age

All Ages

Systematic Screening of Behavior to Support Instruction: From Preschool to High School Book Study

The purpose of this book is to review validated tools for the screening of all students for emotional and behavior difficulties. Each chapter reviews a different screening assessment, describes the assessment, reviews the psychometric properties of the assessment, points out strengths and conside...

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May 10, 2018

Topic

Assessment, Multi-Tier System of Supports (MTSS), Behavior

Age

Elementary (K − 6), High School (9 − 12), Middle School (6 − 9), Early Childhood (Birth − K)

5 Social and Behavioral Interventions in 1 Day

5 Social and Behavioral Interventions in 1 DayTags: State Conference, SC

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May 10, 2018

Topic

Multi-Tier System of Supports (MTSS), Behavior

Age

All Ages

School-Wide Behavior Supports in Kansas MTSS Brief

School-Wide Behavior Supports in Kansas MTSS Brief

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May 10, 2018

Topic

Multi-Tier System of Supports (MTSS), Behavior

Age

None

KSDE 2013: Preventing the Escalation of Behavior through MTSS

Schmitz, K. (2013, November). Preventing the Escalation of Behavior through MTSS. KSDE Annual Conference, Wichita, KS.     Tags State Conference, SC

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May 10, 2018

Topic

Multi-Tier System of Supports (MTSS)

Age

None

Seven Steps for Developing a Proactive School-wide Discipline Plan: A Guide for Principals and Leadership Teams Book Study

This book answers the what, how, and why of establishing an effective discipline program at the primary and secondary levels while promoting an overall positive and welcoming school climate. Emphasizing the roles of the leadership team and administration in achieving success, a seven-step process...

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May 10, 2018

Topic

Multi-Tier System of Supports (MTSS), Behavior

Age

All Ages

University of Arkansas at Little Rock Orientation and Mobility Program flyer

Information for University of Arkansas at Little Rock Orientation and Mobility Program including contact information.

Updated on

May 10, 2018

Topic

Sensory Losses

Age

None

Nonsuicidal Self-Injury (NSSI) Fact Sheet | SMH Resource

Found within KSDE TASN ATBS School Mental Health Initiative's School Mental Health Resource, this diagnostic fact sheet discusses risk factors, symptoms, prevention, and interventions regarding NSSI.   Updated 2016.07  

Updated on

May 07, 2018

Topic

Behavior, Mental Health

Age

All Ages

Depressive Disorders Fact Sheet | SMH Resource

Found within KSDE TASN ATBS School Mental Health Initiative's School Mental Health Resource, this diagnostic fact sheet discusses symptoms and interventions regarding depressive disorders.   Updated 2016.07  

Updated on

May 07, 2018

Topic

Behavior, Mental Health

Age

All Ages

Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) Fact Sheet | SMH Resource

Found within KSDE TASN ATBS School Mental Health Initiative's School Mental Health Resource, this diagnostic fact sheet discusses symptoms and interventions regarding posttraumatic stress disorder.   Updated 2016.07  

Updated on

May 07, 2018

Topic

Behavior, Mental Health

Age

All Ages

Schizophrenia Fact Sheet | SMH Resource

Found within KSDE TASN ATBS School Mental Health Initiative's School Mental Health Resource, this diagnostic fact sheet discusses symptoms and interventions regarding schizophrenia.   Updated 2016.07  

Updated on

May 07, 2018

Topic

Behavior, Mental Health

Age

All Ages

Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASDs) Fact Sheet | SMH Resource

Found within KSDE TASN ATBS School Mental Health Initiative's School Mental Health Resource, this diagnostic fact sheet discusses symptoms and interventions regarding FASDs.   Updated 2016.07  

Updated on

May 07, 2018

Topic

Mental Health

Age

All Ages

Family Engagement Surveys

A compilation of surveys pertaining to family engagement.

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May 05, 2018

Topic

Family/Community Engagement

Age

All Ages

Engaging All Families Module 7 Acknowledging Family Concerns Video

Engaging All FamiliesModule 7: Acknowledging Family ConcernsThis is Module 7 of 10 in the Engaging All Families Series. The complete series can be found here To the right is a heading 'Included Resources". Below that heading are handouts that are referenced and used throughout this webi...

Updated on

May 05, 2018

Topic

Family/Community Engagement

Age

All Ages