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Prevent School Liability and Address the Unique Needs of All Students
Mental health issues in schools extend beyond special education classrooms, and each school professional needs to have a clear idea of what the law requires and how to comply with the plethora of regulations and procedures. In this engaging instruction, experienced practitioners will share their methods to prevent student neglect and discrimination, and their hard-won resolution approaches. Help every student get the best possible education with this focused school law guide to student mental health. Register today!
This basic-to-intermediate level seminar is designed for professionals who work with students:
NBI, Inc. is an accredited sponsor of the Delaware Commission on Continuing Legal Education and recommends this program for 6.0 hours of CLE credit, including 0.0 hour of enhanced ethics.
NBI, Inc. is accredited by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET) and is authorized to issue the IACET CEU. NBI, Inc. is authorized by IACET to offer 0.60 CEUs for this program. At the end of the program, participants must complete a self-assessment in order to receive credit. 100% attendance is required. (Provider #1004558)
Upon completion of this course, attendee will be able to: 1. State from recall two laws governing mental health issues in schools. 2. Recall key 504 plan eligibility criteria. 3. List key elements of a threat assessment. 4. Explain suicide awareness and prevention laws. 5. Identify two potential difficulties raising mental health issues with students' parents. 6. Briefly explain how an MDR works.
ALEXANDER T. CORBIN is an attorney with McAndrews Law Offices, P.C., where his practice is focused on special education matters. Mr. Corbin works in the firm’s Delaware offices. He has a significant level of courtroom experience through his work as a parent attorney in Kent County, Delaware, and has regularly represented the interests of children and their families in a variety of proceedings. He earned his B.A. degree from Binghamton University and his J.D. degree from Widener University Delaware Law School. While in school, Mr. Corbin concentrated his attention on helping families and children by representing victims of domestic violence in the Delaware Civil Clinic and by clerking for the Office of the Child Advocate. After law school, Mr. Corbin continued to commit himself to various legal issues facing many families and children by serving as a judicial clerk for Delaware Family Court in and for Kent County. In addition to his special education practice with McAndrews Law Offices, he continues to volunteer for the Office of the Child Advocate by providing pro bono representation children currently in foster care. Mr. Corbin is a member of the Delaware State Bar Association.
HEATHER M. HULSE is a shareholder with McAndrews Law Offices, P.C., in their Scranton area office where she contributes her diverse educational and professional background. Ms. Hulse’s practice consists of special education law. Her extensive background in the area of psychology provides her with considerable understanding of students with learning differences. She holds a degree in psychology from West Virginia University; a Master of Arts in general psychology from Marywood University; and she specialized in a dual degree program, earning a Master of Science in clinical psychology from Drexel University and a J.D. degree from Villanova University School of Law. While pursuing her J.D. degree, Ms. Hulse was a student attorney at the Center for Child Advocates in Philadelphia, where she developed a research proposal on measurable outcomes and strategies for child advocacy for children with special education needs. As part of her master's program at Drexel University, Ms. Hulse presented on “Factors Determining the Efficacy of Alternative Education Programs” at the American Psychological Law Society Conference.
NICOLE D. SNYDER is a shareholder with McKenna Snyder, LLC. Ms. Snyder is a member of the firm's education and litigation practice groups and concentrates her practice in the areas of special education law, education law, charter school law and insurance defense. She advises, represents and defends schools in complex matters litigated at the administrative and appellate levels, assists schools and organizations in developing legally compliant policies, routinely attends board meetings, trains and advises school personnel and boards, analyzes and comments upon pertinent legislation and regulatory changes, and conducts informative trainings for school personnel and school boards on a variety of legal topics, including IDEA and Section 504 adherence; confidentiality of student records; ethical issues; student discipline, truancy and behavioral support; assistance for homeless students; ESL; charter applications and renewals; and general Public School Code and Charter School Law compliance. She is admitted to practice in Pennsylvania, New Jersey, and Ohio and before the U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Pennsylvania; U.S. District Court, Middle District of Pennsylvania; U.S. District Court, Western District of Pennsylvania; and the U.S. District Court, District of New Jersey. Ms. Snyder earned her B.A. degree, magna cum laude, from Villanova University and her J.D. degree from Villanova University School of Law.
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