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Areas of Professional Practice: 7.00
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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:
Neither the Connecticut Judicial Branch nor the Commission on Minimum Continuing Legal Education approve or accredit CLE providers or activities. It is the opinion of NBI, Inc. that this activity qualifies for up to 6.0 hours toward your annual CLE requirement in Connecticut, including 0.0 hour(s) of ethics/professionalism.
This program has been approved by the Board on Continuing Legal Education of the Supreme Court of New Jersey for 7.20 hours of total CLE credit. Of these, 0.0 qualify as hours of credit for ethics/professionalism.
including - Areas of Professional Practice: 7.00
This course has been approved in accordance with the requirements of the New York State Continuing Legal Education Board for a maximum of 7.0 credit hours. 7.0 hours can be applied to the Areas of Professional Practice requirement. This live format program is appropriate for newly admitted and experienced attorneys.
This program has been approved by the Pennsylvania Continuing Legal Education Board for a total of 6.0 hours, including 6.0 hours of substantive law, practice and procedure CLE credit and 0.0 hour of ethics, professionalism or substance abuse CLE credit.
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. List two student privacy concerns about disclosing mental health information. 6. Identify two potential difficulties raising mental health issues with students' parents. 7. Briefly explain how an MDR works.
New York Professional Development hours available with district approval.
NEELANJAN CHOUDHURY is an attorney with the firm of Thomas, Drohan, Waxman, Petigrow & Mayle, LLP, where he focuses his practice in matters concerning student discipline, special education, public works contracts, construction and employment discrimination litigation, tax certiorari litigation, and various other areas involving education law. Mr. Choudhury is a member of the New York State and the Duchess County bar associations. He earned his B.A. degree from the University of Rochester and his J.D. degree from Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law. (Poughkeepsie location)
MICHELE V. JONES is a school attorney at Capital Region BOCES, where she provides legal advice to the Board of Education on education issues, including Medicaid compliance and labor relations. Ms. Jones is an adjunct professor and teaches school law at the College of St. Rose in the SBL and SDBL programs. She is a member of the New York State Bar Association, the New York State Association of School Attorneys, the New York State Association of Management Advocates for School Labor Affairs, and the National Council of School Attorneys. Ms. Jones is an author and regularly contributes articles to the School Administrator, a monthly commentary published by the American Association of School Administrators. She earned her J.D. degree from Albany Law School. (Albany location)
TARA L. MOFFETT is a partner with Girvin & Ferlazzo, PC, where she concentrates her practice in the area of education law with a focus on special education. She is experienced in the field of special education, including Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act and the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act. Ms. Moffett’s practice includes consultation, negotiation, mediation, litigation, and appellate work in state administrative proceedings and federal court. She provides guidance and training to school districts on general education matters, such as confidentiality of student records, residency issues, bullying, and discipline. Ms. Moffett is admitted to practice before the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York and in the state of New York. She is an adjunct professor with Empire State College teaching business law and employment law. Ms. Moffett has also been named to the Executive Board for the New York Capital Region Special Education Task Force. She is a cum laude graduate of the State University of New York at Albany and a graduate of Albany Law School of Union University. (Poughkeepsie and Albany locations)
MONICA SKANES is an attorney with Whiteman Osterman & Hanna LLP, where she practices in the areas of education, labor and employment law and litigation, arbitration and mediation, as well as agriculture and agribusiness. Ms. Skanes is admitted to practice in New York State, the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, and the United States District Court for the Northern and Southern districts of New York. She is a member of the New York State Bar Association. Ms. Skanes earned her B.A. degree, magna cum laude, from Ithaca College; and her J.D. degree, summa cum laude, from Albany Law School. (Albany location)
DAVID H. STRONG is an attorney with Thomas, Drohan, Waxman, Petigrow & Mayle, LLP. His legal practice focuses primarily on education law. Mr. Strong has represented clients in special education impartial hearings and appeals, as well as matters involving tax certiorari claims, public works contracts, student discipline, employment discrimination, and other litigation matters. He is admitted to practice in the state of New York; the state of Connecticut; and the U.S. District Court, Southern and Northern districts of New York. Mr. Strong earned his B.A. degree, magna cum laude, from Fordham University and his J.D. degree from Pace University School of Law. (Poughkeepsie location)
MARION M. WALSH is a partner with the law firm of Littman Krooks LLP, where she leads the firm's special education practice. Ms. Walsh particularly works in assisting students with complex mental health challenges locate an appropriate school placement and services, and transition to college and independence. She serves on the Board of Directors for NAMI (National Alliance on Mental Illness) Westchester, and is a co-chair of the Lower Hudson Special Education Task Force. Ms. Walsh has written three books: What Do I Do When? The Answer Book on the No Child Left Behind Act, The Superintendent's Guide to Special Education Policies and Procedures, and Student Discipline & School Safety: Administrator's Guide to Best Practices, Policies & Procedures. She is admitted to practice in New York, the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, and the United States District Court for the Southern and Eastern districts of New York. Ms. Walsh earned her J.D. degree from New York University School of Law and her B.A. degree, summa cum laude, from Long Island University C.W. Post Campus. (Poughkeepsie location)
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