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Power of Words

The Power of Words is a video that brings awareness to the words used to describe those with Autism Spectrum Disorder.

Updated on

June 15, 2018

Topic

Autism

Age

None

A Family Guide to the Use of Emergency Safety Interventions and Parental Rights: Seclusion and Restraint in Kansas (Spanish)

This document focuses on the use of Emergency Safety Interventions and can be used by schools to inform families of their rights under Emergency Safety Interventions law.

Updated on

June 13, 2018

Topic

Emergency Safety Interventions

Age

None

A Family Guide to the Use of Emergency Safety Interventions and Parental Rights: Seclusion and Restraint in Kansas

This document focuses on the use of Emergency Safety Interventions and can be used by schools to inform families of their rights under Emergency Safety Interventions law. This guide has been updated to include the 2016 amendments to the statutes and regulations.

Updated on

June 13, 2018

Topic

Emergency Safety Interventions

Age

None

Tri-State Webinar: The Skills that Matter: Teaching Interpersonal and Intrapersonal Competencies in Any Classroom

Description The College and Career Competency Framework, developed by Drs. Gaumer Erickson and Noonan, supports educators in systematically embedding intrapersonal, interpersonal, and cognitive competencies into course content. In this way, educators support all students to develop into career...

Updated on

June 08, 2018

Topic

Multi-Tier System of Supports (MTSS), Kansas Curricular Standards, Specially Designed Instruction, Autism

Age

All Ages

Tri-State Webinar: Social Competencies: Implementation Across the Lifespan

Description:    The ability to interact successfully with peers and adults may be the most important aspect of development in relation to outcomes as an adult. During this webinar, Gail Ferguson and Lisa Holt will discuss ways educators, related service providers, and families, can support ...

Updated on

June 08, 2018

Topic

Autism, Social, Emotional & Character Development

Age

All Ages

Tri-State Webinar: Pivotal Response Treatment: Part 1 of 2: Overview

  Description This webinar provides an overview of Pivotal Response Treatment® (PRT).  PRT is a research-based intervention for individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD). PRT® is a naturalistic intervention model derived from Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA).  PRT® targets pivotal are...

Updated on

June 08, 2018

Topic

Autism

Age

All Ages

Tri-State Webinar: Pivotal Response Treatment: Part 2 of 2: Improving Academics in Children with Autism using PRT

Description This webinar provides an overview of Pivotal Response Treatment® (PRT).  PRT is a research-based intervention for individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD). PRT® is a naturalistic intervention model derived from Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA).  PRT® targets pivotal areas of...

Updated on

June 08, 2018

Topic

Autism

Age

All Ages

Tri-State Webinar: The UCLA PEERS® Program: Part 1 of 2: Overview

Description Deficits in social skills are considered one of the defining challenges among young people with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), yet few evidence-based social skills programs exist for higher functioning youth with ASD. This seminar will provide an overview of the social skills need...

Updated on

June 08, 2018

Topic

Autism, Social, Emotional & Character Development

Age

All Ages

Tri-State Webinar: Overcoming Daily Drama: Strategies to Improve Everyday Routines

Description Getting out of the door difficult? Struggling to manage mealtime? Come learn about evidence-based strategies to support these difficult times. Interventions presented will focus on how to facilitate a behavior change. The session will cover strategies to structure for success and h...

Updated on

June 08, 2018

Topic

Behavior

Age

All Ages

Tri-State Webinar: Sensible Sleep Strategies for Easing Bedtime Battles

Description This training will focus on evidence-based interventions to address difficulties that lead to bedtime battles. The session will cover the behaviors that prevent everyone from getting a good night’s sleep. Strategies to improve bedtime routines, falling  asleep and staying in bed wi...

Updated on

June 08, 2018

Topic

Behavior

Age

All Ages

Youth Mental Health First Aid

This resource is a link to locate scheduled training and trainers. Youth Mental Health First Aid is an 8-hour course that teaches you how to help someone who is developing a mental health problem or experiencing a mental health crisis. The training helps you identify, understand, and respond t...

Updated on

June 08, 2018

Topic

Mental Health

Age

All Ages

EC Case Study #4 Teaching Students to Comply

This case study follows a youngster through the process of increasing compliant behavior through the use of prefer activities and the application of reinforcement procedures.

Updated on

June 07, 2018

Topic

Behavior

Age

Early Childhood (Birth − K), All Ages

TASN ATBS September 2017 Newsletter

Information about upcoming training events as well as links to articles on using paraprofessionals effectively, and a free resource available for sharing with parents.

Updated on

June 07, 2018

Topic

Behavior, Autism

Age

All Ages

DCCCA Suicide Prevention Module Series

This four-part series was created by DCCCA in collaboration with Headquarters Counseling Center. 1. Asking the Question The first in this series on Suicide Prevention, Asking the Question, looks at the language and behaviors around having important conversations with those who may be thinki...

Updated on

June 07, 2018

Topic

Mental Health, Social, Emotional & Character Development

Age

All Ages

The Heart of Learning and Teaching Book Study

The Heart of Learning and Teaching: Compassion, Resiliency, and Academic Success (http://www.k12.wa.us/compassionateschools/heartoflearning.aspx) provides readers with an understanding of trauma and resilience, self-care for educators, and strategies for implementing trauma-informed practices.  T...

Updated on

June 07, 2018

Topic

Mental Health

Age

All Ages

Recognizing and Reporting Child Sexual Abuse Resources

This resource, from the TASN ATBS School Mental Health Initiative, provides information and resources regarding the topic of child sexual abuse prevention, human trafficking, and mandated reporting.  Users will find a definition of child sexual abuse, possible signs of abuse, and both state-speci...

Updated on

June 07, 2018

Topic

Mental Health

Age

All Ages

Access to School-Based Mental Health Supports and Roles of School-Employed Mental Health Professionals

The following resource contains excerpted information authored and endorsed by numerous school and school mental health organizations, including the American School Counselor Association, the National Association of School Psychologists, and the School Social Work Association of America.  The int...

Updated on

June 07, 2018

Topic

Mental Health

Age

All Ages

Tier 1 & 2 Behavior and Social Emotional Supports Checklist

Building Leadership Teams and PLCs can use this checklist for two purposes:  to check the fidelity of Tier 1 Kansas MTSS components for Behavior and Social Emotional Learning to identify Tier 2 in-class supports teachers can use for students with generalization or fluency Tier 2 needs for...

Updated on

June 06, 2018

Topic

Multi-Tier System of Supports (MTSS), Behavior, Social, Emotional & Character Development

Age

All Ages

Kansas Reading Success Program - Istation

We are delighted to inform you that educators and students in Kansas will continue to have free and unlimited access to Istation Reading for the 2017-2018 and 2018-2019 academic years. This means all pre-K through 8th grade students at public schools in K...

Updated on

June 06, 2018

Topic

Reading

Age

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

2016 Families Together: Integrated Kansas MTSS Overview

Wilkerson, L. (2016 October), 2016 Families Together: Integrated Kansas MTSS Overview. Group presentation to families at 2016 Families Together State Conference, Topeka, KS Tags: State Conference, SC

Updated on

June 04, 2018

Topic

Multi-Tier System of Supports (MTSS)

Age

None