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Family Engagement Survey

Family Engagement Survey

Updated on

June 20, 2018

Topic

Family/Community Engagement

Age

None

CASEL Program Guide: Effective Social and Emotional Learning Programs

The CASEL Guide provides a systematic framework for evaluating the quality of social and emotional programs and applies this framework to identify and rate well-designed, evidence-based SEL programs with potential for broad dissemination to schools across the United States. The Guide also shares ...

Updated on

June 19, 2018

Topic

Social, Emotional & Character Development

Age

All Ages

Coaching Feedback Survey

The Coaching Feedback Survey (Gaumer Erickson & Noonan, 2015) provides input on the depth and usefulness of the coaching support. Items focus on the extent to which the coach supports data-informed discussions, reflection on progress, and identification of action steps.

Updated on

June 19, 2018

Topic

Coaching

Age

None

Checklist for High-Quality Coaching

The Checklist for High-Quality Coaching (Brussow, Gaumer Erickson, Noonan, Jenson, & Villa, 2013) is completed by an outside observe to evaluate the quality of coaching sessions. The observer ensures that coaching sessions include research-based coaching components within the domains of struc...

Updated on

June 19, 2018

Topic

Coaching

Age

None

Visual Support: Calming Strategies

This is an example of a visual support used to support an individual working on the social competency of self-regulation.

Updated on

June 19, 2018

Topic

Specially Designed Instruction, Autism, Social, Emotional & Character Development

Age

None

Social narrative: Rules

This document is an example of a social narrative written to support an individual who is working on the social competency of self-regulation.  

Updated on

June 19, 2018

Topic

Specially Designed Instruction, Autism, Social, Emotional & Character Development

Age

All Ages

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

Specially Designed Instruction, Autism, Multi-Tier System of Supports (MTSS), College/Career Ready Standards

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

Tri-State Webinar: Motivating Learner Participation with The 7 Steps to Earning Instructional Control: Part 3 of 3

  Description: Earning instructional control is the most important aspect of any intervention or learning relationship. Instructional control is what motivates the learner to listen to you, to develop new skills through instruction, and to do what you ask of them. Essentially, instructiona...

Updated on

June 08, 2018

Topic

Specially Designed Instruction, Autism, Behavior

Age

All Ages

Tri-State Webinar: Motivating Learner Participation with The 7 Steps to Earning Instructional Control: Part 2 of 3

  Description: Earning instructional control is the most important aspect of any intervention or learning relationship. Instructional control is what motivates the learner to listen to you, to develop new skills through instruction, and to do what you ask of them. Essentially, instructiona...

Updated on

June 08, 2018

Topic

Specially Designed Instruction, Autism, Behavior

Age

All Ages

Tri-State Webinar: Motivating Learner Participation with The 7 Steps to Earning Instructional Control: Part 1 of 3

Description:  Earning instructional control is the most important aspect of any intervention or learning relationship. Instructional control is what motivates the learner to listen to you, to develop new skills through instruction, and to do what you ask of them. Essentially, instructional con...

Updated on

June 08, 2018

Topic

Specially Designed Instruction, Autism, Instruction, Behavior

Age

All Ages

Tri-State Webinar: Introduction to the Verbal Behavior Milestones Assessment Program – the VB­‐MAPP

  Description: This training will provide an overview of the Verbal Behavior Milestones Assessment Program – the VB­‐MAPP. This training will include an overview of the four parts of the VB-­‐MAPP assessment and the Skills Tracking System. A basic review of scoring, administration and inte...

Updated on

June 08, 2018

Topic

Assessment, Specially Designed Instruction, Autism, Behavior

Age

All Ages