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Emergency Safety Intervention Professional Development Series

KSDE and Infinitec have partnered to provide new trainings about Emergency Safety Interventions. Basic, advanced, and specialized trainings provide scenarios for participants to deepen their understanding of Emergency Safety Interventions, reporting requirements, and definitions. Videos are acces...

Updated on

September 10, 2019

Topic

Emergency Safety Interventions, Behavior

Age

All Ages

Emergency Safety Intervention Prevention: Using Your ESI Data

One of the best ways to prevent future emergency safety interventions, is to analyze and chart your current ESI data.  This training focuses on important data to collect and graph, with many examples of using an Excel spreadsheet to help analyze your ESI data.

Updated on

September 03, 2019

Topic

Emergency Safety Interventions

Age

All Ages

De-escalation of Behavior Module 5 Crisis Intervention

Description: This video is the fifth in a series of ten modules designed to provide professional learning communities with trying on the Cycle of Escalating Behavior.  DOWNLOAD the companion worksheet prior to starting the video.  In Module 5, participants w...

Updated on

August 15, 2019

Topic

Emergency Safety Interventions, Autism, Behavior, Mental Health

Age

All Ages

De-escalation of Behavior Module 9 Dealing with Provocative Student Behavior

Description:This video is the ninth in a series of ten modules designed to provide professional learning communities with trying on the Cycle of Escalating Behavior.  DOWNLOAD the companion worksheet prior to starting the video.  In Module 9, participants will learn the importance of teaching...

Updated on

August 15, 2019

Topic

Emergency Safety Interventions, Autism, Behavior, Mental Health

Age

All Ages

Quarterly Special Education and LCP Meetings

The KSDE Special Education and Title Services Team will be hosting face-to-face meetings for new and experienced special education administrators and local consolidated plan administrators this school year.  Two meeting days will be scheduled back to back for those administrators who have both re...

Updated on

August 13, 2019

Topic

Instruction, Co-Teaching, Emergency Safety Interventions, Autism, Dyslexia, School Improvement, Special Education MIS Data Collection, Behavior, Multi-Tier System of Supports (MTSS), Secondary Transition, Mental Health, IEP, Family/Community Engagement, APR Indicator Data Collection, LRE and Inclusion, Accommodations & Modifications, Specially Designed Instruction, Universal Design for Learning, Career & Technical Education, Kansas Integrated Accountability System (KIAS), English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL)/English Language Learners (ELL), Homeless, Evaluation & Eligibility for IDEA, Significant Disproportionality, Migrant, Assessment, Coaching, Compliance/Guidance

Age

All Ages

De-escalation of Behavior Module 10 Dealing With Aggressive and Fighting Behavior

Description: This is the final video in the series of ten modules designed to provide professional learning communities with trying on the Cycle of Escalating Behavior.  DOWNLOAD the companion worksheet prior to starting the video.  In Module 10, particip...

Updated on

August 01, 2019

Topic

Emergency Safety Interventions, Autism, Behavior, Mental Health

Age

All Ages

De-escalation of Behavior Module 3 Early Intervention

Description: This video is the third in a series of ten modules designed to provide professional learning communities with trying on the Cycle of Escalating Behavior.  DOWNLOAD the companion worksheet prior to starting the video.  In Module 3, participants w...

Updated on

August 01, 2019

Topic

Emergency Safety Interventions, Autism, Behavior, Mental Health

Age

All Ages

De-escalation of Behavior Module 2 Signs of Escalation

Description:This video is the second in a series of ten modules designed to provide professional learning communities with trying on the Cycle of Escalating Behavior.  DOWNLOAD the companion worksheet prior to starting the video.  In Module 2, participants will learn that the cycle of escalation...

Updated on

August 01, 2019

Topic

Emergency Safety Interventions, Autism, Behavior, Mental Health

Age

All Ages

De-escalation of Behavior Module 4 Escalation Reaction

Description: This video is the forth in a series of ten modules designed to provide professional learning communities with trying on the Cycle of Escalating Behavior.  DOWNLOAD the companion worksheet prior to starting the video.  In Module 4, participants wi...

Updated on

August 01, 2019

Topic

Emergency Safety Interventions, Autism, Behavior, Mental Health

Age

All Ages

De-escalation of Behavior Module 6 Dealing with Student Non-Compliance

Description: This video is the sixth in a series of ten modules designed to provide professional learning communities with trying on the Cycle of Escalating Behavior.  DOWNLOAD the companion worksheet prior to starting the video. In Module 6, participants wi...

Updated on

August 01, 2019

Topic

Emergency Safety Interventions, Autism, Behavior, Mental Health

Age

All Ages

De-escalation of Behavior Module 8 Dealing with Student Disrespect

Description:This video is the eighth  in a series of ten modules designed to provide professional learning communities with trying on the Cycle of Escalating Behavior.  DOWNLOAD the companion worksheet prior to starting the video.  In Module 8, participants will learn the importance of teachi...

Updated on

August 01, 2019

Topic

Emergency Safety Interventions, Autism, Behavior, Mental Health

Age

All Ages

FY20 Special Education Administrators' Online Guide and Resources

This Guide  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 are t...

Updated on

July 24, 2019

Topic

Emergency Safety Interventions, Special Education MIS Data Collection, Secondary Transition, APR Indicator Data Collection, LRE and Inclusion, Specially Designed Instruction, Kansas Integrated Accountability System (KIAS), Significant Disproportionality, Assessment, Compliance/Guidance

Age

All Ages

De-escalation of Behavior Module 7 Dealing With Student Disruption

Description: This video is the seventh in a series of ten modules designed to provide professional learning communities with trying on the Cycle of Escalating Behavior.  DOWNLOAD the companion worksheet prior to starting the video.  In Module 7, participants...

Updated on

July 09, 2019

Topic

Emergency Safety Interventions, Autism, Behavior, Mental Health

Age

All Ages

Emergency Safety Interventions Prevention: Best Practices for the Individual

This training focuses on assessment and intervention planning for the individual student.  Topics include setting conditions, functional behavior assessment, and student support plans or behavior intervention plans.  The goal of the training is to improve behavioral planning for individual studen...

Updated on

June 27, 2019

Topic

Emergency Safety Interventions, Behavior

Age

All Ages

Emergency Safety Intervention Prevention: Systems

This training describes using evidence-based prevention and support strategies in schools to reduce ESI occurrences.  Training topics include: The importance of focusing on prevention Systems of prevention Prevention strategies, including academic, behavioral, and social strategies ...

Updated on

June 27, 2019

Topic

Emergency Safety Interventions, Behavior

Age

All Ages

Emergency Safety Interventions Revised Guidance Document

The intent of this guidance document is to standardize when and how emergency safety intervention (ESI) may be used, and if used, to delineate the next steps that must be taken.  This includes parent notification procedures and practices to prevent or eliminate the need for the future use of an E...

Updated on

June 06, 2019

Topic

Emergency Safety Interventions

Age

All Ages

Emergency Safety Intervention (ESI) Sample Medical Form

Emergency safety intervention law states that emergency safety intervention must not be used with a student if the student is known to have a medical condition that could put the student in mental or physical danger as a result of the emergency safety intervention. The existence of such medical c...

Updated on

May 29, 2019

Topic

Emergency Safety Interventions

Age

All Ages

Parent Requests for Emergency Safety Intervention (ESI) Notification

Emergency safety intervention law requires that when an emergency safety intervention is used with a child, the school must notify the parent within the time frame and in the manner specified in the law. A parent may designate a preferred method of contact to receive same-day incident notificatio...

Updated on

May 29, 2019

Topic

Emergency Safety Interventions

Age

All Ages

Emergency Safety Interventions: Requirements PowerPoint (Shorter Version)

This is a PowerPoint that may be used for staff training. It includes many of the requirements of the emergency safety intervention statutes and regulations. A previous version of the PowerPoint is available as a recorded webinar with closed captioning, https://ksdetasn.org/resources/1463. The su...

Updated on

May 29, 2019

Topic

Emergency Safety Interventions

Age

All Ages

District Responsibilities for Emergency Safety Intervention Information on Website and Handbook

Website A district's entire emergency safety intervention policy must be available on the district website with links to the policy available on each school website. Click the blue DOWNLOAD FILE button to access a Microsoft Word template. Edit this template to add contact information and ...

Updated on

May 29, 2019

Topic

Emergency Safety Interventions

Age

All Ages