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SMHI Webinar: The Interconnected Systems Framework: Integrating Mental Health through Multi‐Tiered systems of Positive Behavior Support

OVERVIEWThis webinar will describe the Interconnected Systems Framework (ISF) for direct integration of mental health and other community providers through multi-tiered school-based teams to help design and deliver an expanded continuum of interventions from prevention through intensive inter...

Updated on

April 16, 2017

Topic

Behavior, Mental Health

Age

All Ages

SMHI Webinar: An Integrated Approach to Restorative Practices

OVERVIEWPresented by Ali Berlinski and Sheri Tiamiyu.   This webinar is intended to provide a working understanding of Restorative Practices (RP).  It will cover the history and purpose of RP as well as endow participants with the tangible skills necessary to implement RP at various levels.  ...

Updated on

April 13, 2017

Topic

Mental Health

Age

All Ages

Information for Parents After Emergency Safety Intervention (ESI) Incident

Emergency safety intervention law requires that the school provide a parent with certain information in printed form or, upon the parent's written request, by email no later than the school day following the day on which the first emergency safety intervention incident of the school year occurred...

Updated on

April 11, 2017

Topic

Emergency Safety Interventions

Age

All Ages

Kansas Title 1 Administrators’ Webinars

The KSDE ECSETS team will continue to provide monthly communication for Title 1 administrators during school year 2016-17. Communication will occur via an online meeting platform using Adobe Connect. Participants will be asked to log in to view and do...

Updated on

April 05, 2017

Topic

Kansas Integrated Accountability System (KIAS), Specially Designed Instruction, Evaluation & Eligibility for IDEA, Gifted, APR Indicator Data Collection, Special Education MIS Data Collection, Compliance/Guidance, IEP

Age

All Ages

Basics of Verbal Behavior

What is verbal behavior? What are the myths sometimes shared? Why does it often reduce problem behaviors? Read more about it here!

Updated on

April 03, 2017

Topic

Autism, Behavior

Age

All Ages

Nine Questions to Ask When Prioritizing Target Behaviors

Do you work with students who display many problematic behaviors when escalated?   When a student engages in multiple problematic behaviors, (e.g., non-cooperation, hitting, kicking, spitting, throwing items, crying, perseverating on topics, running away, threatening to hurt self or others, etc.)...

Updated on

April 03, 2017

Topic

Autism, Behavior

Age

All Ages

Transition Tips: Age Appropriate Transition Assessment

Do you work with transition age youth? Are you interested in finding age appropriate transition assessments (AATA’s) for your students? Age appropriate transition assessment data can provide a snapshot of where your students are now in relation to where they want to be after high school, helps ...

Updated on

April 02, 2017

Topic

Autism, Assessment, Secondary Transition

Age

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

FY 2014 PreLeadership Presentation

FY 2014 PreLeadership Presentation

Updated on

April 01, 2017

Topic

APR Indicator Data Collection, Special Education MIS Data Collection

Age

None

Tri-State Webinar: Programming for Middle and High School: Part 1 of 4: Assessment and Curriculum Guides for Secondary Students with ASD

This four-part series provides participants with information about programming for secondary aged students with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). Presenters will discuss how to use assessment and curriculum guides to determine priorities in instruction across learning environments. Participants wil...

Updated on

April 01, 2017

Topic

Secondary Transition

Age

Middle School (6 − 9)

Behavior and Social Emotional Learning

This webinar explains the Kansas SECD standards and the connection to behavior/ social emotional learning. Tiered supports are also explained.

Updated on

April 01, 2017

Topic

College/Career Ready Standards, Multi-Tier System of Supports (MTSS), Behavior

Age

All Ages

Kansas MTSS Math Overview

Overview of Mathematical practices and structures in an MTSS system.

Updated on

April 01, 2017

Topic

Mathematics, Multi-Tier System of Supports (MTSS)

Age

All Ages

FY16 Special Education Administrators' Resources and Information

This resource was created for new and veteran special education administrators to help navigate websites, adhere to due dates and deadlines and connect them to TASN and KSDE resources necessary to find success fulfilling the state and federal requirements of special education. Topics included ar...

Updated on

March 31, 2017

Topic

Compliance/Guidance

Age

None

SMHI Webinar: Guidance for Trauma Screening in Schools

OVERVIEW: Educators and mental health professionals have grown increasingly concerned about the impact of trauma on students' ability to learn, regulate behavior, maintain healthy relationships, and succeed. As a result, the desire for thorough and accurate assessment of trauma, including scr...

Updated on

March 30, 2017

Topic

Behavior, Mental Health

Age

All Ages

Baseline Logic (Content Snapshot Video)

Analyzing data paths in data collection to determine if it is the appropriate time to begin intervention or implement withdrawal.

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March 29, 2017

Topic

Behavior, Assessment

Age

All Ages

ABC Data Collection (Content Snapshot Video)

Instructions on completing ABC Data Collection Form within the FABI Process Content Snapshot

Updated on

March 29, 2017

Topic

Behavior, Assessment

Age

All Ages

Tri-State Webinar: Executive Functioning: Part 4 of 4: STOP and Read the Room: Situation Awareness and Independent Executive Function Skills

Learner Objectives Describe 2 features for each of the four elements of situational awareness: Space, Time, Objects, People Define the relationship between situational awareness and self-regulation State the definition of ‘mimetic ideational information processing’ as it pertains to exec...

Updated on

March 24, 2017

Topic

Autism

Age

All Ages

Tri-State Webinar: Executive Functioning: Part 3 of 4: “Job Talk” Developing Independent Executive Function Skills

Learner ObjectivesName the 4 features of Situational Awareness and state theimportance of RoleDefine Mimetic Ideational Information ProcessingDefine Semantic Psychological EssentialismIdentify 3 different ways ‘job talk’ can be used to increase initiation,task planning and self regulationComplete...

Updated on

March 24, 2017

Topic

Autism

Age

All Ages

COMS Talking Points

Certified Orientation and Mobility Talking Points for Recruitment and Training 

Updated on

March 21, 2017

Topic

Recruitment and Retention, Sensory Losses

Age

All Ages

Recruitment & Training Talking Points

Benefits of TOD Endorsement Grant for Districts, Students, & Candidates

Updated on

March 21, 2017

Topic

Specially Designed Instruction, Recruitment and Retention

Age

All Ages

Appendix C: School Mental Health Resources | SMH Resource

Found within KSDE TASN ATBS School Mental Health Initiative's School Mental health Resource, this Appendix includes additional resources related to school mental health.  Updated 2016.07

Updated on

March 17, 2017

Topic

Mental Health

Age

All Ages