Professional Development

Professional Development

Faces of Human Trafficking Video Series

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Faces of Human Trafficking Video Series
Office for Victims of Crime Video Series Addresses Human   Trafficking The Office   for Victims of Crime has released the "Faces   of Human Trafficking." This nine-part video series is designed to   help service providers, law enforcement, prosecutors, and communities raise   awareness of human trafficking. The series addresses sex and labor   trafficking, multidisciplinary approaches to serving victims of human   trafficking, juvenile victims of human trafficking, effective victim   services,

Surviving the Trenches, The Impact of Trauma Exposure on Corrections Professionals

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Surviving the Trenches, The Impact of Trauma Exposure on Corrections Professionals
Hosted by the National Reentry Resource Center and the American Probation and Parole Association Date: Wednesday, Feb. 17 Time: 2–3:30 p.m. ETResearch suggests that constant exposure to disturbing aspects of human behavior and the pain and suffering of others can come with a price for professionals. This webinar will examine secondary trauma and compassion fatigue as experienced by corrections professionals. It will bring together the latest research on the physiological impact of trauma

Coordinating Council on Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention

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On November 13, 2015, from 3:00 to 4:45 p.m. ET, the Coordinating Council on Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention will convene in Washington, DC, to address youth violence prevention efforts. The proposed agenda will include opening remarks and introductions; an overview of national, state, and local efforts to reduce and prevent youth violence; and council member announcements. Attorney General Loretta E. Lynch serves as the council’s chair, and OJJDP Administrator Robert L. Listenbee

Law Enforcement Training Video on Safeguarding Children of Arrested Parents

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Law Enforcement Training Video on Safeguarding Children of Arrested Parents Released The International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP) and the Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) have released a new training video providing an introduction to law enforcement agencies on safeguarding children of arrested parents. The video outlines strategies to help law enforcement agencies implement a trauma-informed approach to safeguard children before, during, and after the arrest of a parent. The

Mental Health Training

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A travel through the current beliefs in mental health, resources for those who work with youth, a discussion of resilience, a trauma related view of mental health, and a psychiatrist who believes the whole system needs a closer look. All food for thought as we see the increase in mental health challenges in our children and in our communities in general. This is a self-study module and  to complete it, one must begin with the primary link and then follow each of the suggested links in that

Is your school or district in need of special education staffing or professional development services?

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Is your school or district in need of special education staffing or professional development services?
    Is your school or district in need of special education staffing     or professional development services?         Greetings!     PBIS Arizona (Positive Behavior Intervention and Supports) provides     highly skilled and experienced therapists, special education     teachers, compliance experts and professional development     trainers to schools across the state.  PBIS Arizona will assist your     campus in increasing positive behaviors, positive teaching practices,     school

2015-2016 Expanded Professional Development Calendar

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2015-2016 Expanded Professional Development Calendar **We are thrilled to announce two new trainings that have been added to our schedule! **Closing the Gap: How Inclusive Practices Maximizes Student Achievement October 26, 2015 9:00am- 3:30pm (8:30 Registration: Snacks, Coffee, and Lunch Provided) $110 for one person/ $180 for two people Co-Teaching Nov. 6th, 2015 Tucson Nov. 13, 2015 Phoenix 9:00am- 3:30pm (8:30 Registration: Snacks, Coffee, and Lunch Provided) $110 for one

Free Webinars for Every Educator

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Free Webinars for Every Educator
  Creating and Using Effective Rubrics Our #1 edWebinar of the week had 372 live attendees! Sponsored by Triumph Learning   In this webinar, Susan M. Brookhart, Ph.D., Consultant, Brookhart Enterprises LLC, focused on creating or adapting rubrics for classroom use. Participants learned how to write criteria and performance level descriptions that assess student learning.   Participants in this Assessment for Learning webinar, learned five strategies