LADSE Professional Development Opportunities

  
Upcoming Events
CPI Full Day Training - Multi District - 10/5/2022 8:30 AM - 3:30 PM
Event is Full: Accepting Wait List Registrations
Crisis intervention focuses on prevention, management, and the rare circumstance in which staff members must intervene with another person to address behavior that may escalate into disruptive or even violent incidents. This program emphasizes the importance of understanding all factors that can contribute to challenging behavior and the most effective means to safely intervene in each unique situation.

CPI Full Day Training - Multi District - 11/2/2022 8:30 AM - 3:30 PM
Event is Full: Accepting Wait List Registrations
Crisis intervention focuses on prevention, management, and the rare circumstance in which staff members must intervene with another person to address behavior that may escalate into disruptive or even violent incidents. This program emphasizes the importance of understanding all factors that can contribute to challenging behavior and the most effective means to safely intervene in each unique situation.

CPI Full Day Training - Multi District - 1/18/2023 8:30 AM - 3:30 PM
Spaces Remaining: 33
Crisis intervention focuses on prevention, management, and the rare circumstance in which staff members must intervene with another person to address behavior that may escalate into disruptive or even violent incidents. This program emphasizes the importance of understanding all factors that can contribute to challenging behavior and the most effective means to safely intervene in each unique situation.

CPI Full Day Training - Multi District - 2/1/2023 8:30 AM - 3:30 PM
Spaces Remaining: 37
Crisis intervention focuses on prevention, management, and the rare circumstance in which staff members must intervene with another person to address behavior that may escalate into disruptive or even violent incidents. This program emphasizes the importance of understanding all factors that can contribute to challenging behavior and the most effective means to safely intervene in each unique situation.

CPI Full Day Training - Multi District - 2/15/2023 8:30 AM - 3:30 PM
Spaces Remaining: 40
Crisis intervention focuses on prevention, management, and the rare circumstance in which staff members must intervene with another person to address behavior that may escalate into disruptive or even violent incidents. This program emphasizes the importance of understanding all factors that can contribute to challenging behavior and the most effective means to safely intervene in each unique situation.

Cybersecurity for Educators - 11/3/2022 3:30 PM - 12/14/2022 4:00 PM
Spaces Remaining: 5
Learn about the potential threats in the digital space. Develop skills to recognize unsafe websites, emails and phishing attempts. Learn best practices for keeping devices secure.

Discovering the Joy of Making AT - A Hands-on Maker Workshop - OT/PT CONFERENCE ONLY - 10/28/2022 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Spaces Remaining: 21
Each year hundreds of new devices are created using an assortment of everyday tools and materials. Discover the joy of creating assistive technology devices in minutes. Learn how to apply the “….ABLE” principles in creating devices. Discover the magical makers movement of thousands of individuals ready and willing to help with AT maker projects in your community. Explore over 30 different materials for making AT in Minutes. Make eight different multi use devices for reading, writing, communicating, and self regulation.

Empowering Those with Autism to Exercise with Evidence-Based Practice - OT/PT CONFERENCE ONLY - 10/28/2022 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Spaces Remaining: 7
Teaching exercise to those with autism is 75% understanding autism and 25% understanding exercise. This community learns differently and to create successful physical activity programs you need to teach them how they learn best – by embedding evidence-based teaching practices & structured routines. David Geslak and Amber Pantaleo, who have been training individuals with autism for over 15 years, and trained professionals around the world, will enlighten you with new strategies, resources, and protocols that can help your students make the exercise connection.

Every Moment Counts: Promoting Participation and Mental Health Throughout the Day - OT/PT CONFERENCE ONLY - 10/28/2022 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Spaces Remaining: 31
Now, more than ever, OT and PT practitioners are needed to foster participation in activities and interactions that promote mental and physical health. Children and youth have experienced occupational disruptions due to the pandemic with some experiencing decreased occupational endurance and lost skills. Every Moment Counts is a mental health promotion initiative developed to help all children/youth become mentally healthy in order to succeed in school, at home and in the community. Participants will learn about a multi-tiered public health approach to mental health involving promotion, prevention and intervention and be introduced to Every Moment Counts’ activity-based programs: Comfortable Cafeteria, Refreshing Recess, Calm Moments Cards, Making Leisure Matter. Practical examples of collaborative services (OT, PT, teachers) integrated in academic (classroom) and non-academic (cafeteria, recess, art, etc.) settings will be shared. A review of special and general education legislation (IDEA, ESSA) and the need to integrate services throughout the day to promote health will be emphasized. Creative strategies for helping youth participate in meaningful, community-based leisure will be shared. An overview of website resources as well as strategies for building capacity of school personnel to do this work will be provided.

LADSE DEI PD Activities - 9/1/2022 7:00 AM - 6/2/2023 3:30 PM
Spaces Remaining: 209
Register for this event if you'd like professional development credit for the LADSE DEI (diversity, equity, inclusion) professional learning activities that will be pushed out through email to all LADSE staff throughout the 22-23 school year.

Optimizing Outcomes through Developmental and Collaborative Approaches to Pediatric Orthotics - OT/PT CONFERENCE ONLY - 10/28/2022 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Spaces Remaining: 60
Transcend’s certified clinicians are dedicated to helping you develop the best treatment plan for each patient. This interactive course is designed to address and meet challenges commonly faced by children with neuromuscular deficits. Physical therapists and orthotists can benefit from understanding why their patients are struggling to meet a goal and why it’s important that they accomplish it. Surestep’s Education Team has worked closely with families and patients to develop a course that addresses these challenges and provides solutions to facilitate successful goal attainment. Participants will develop a strong understanding of deficits leading to and consequences of poor trunk and head control, as well as toe walking. Building on that foundation, attendees will learn to evaluate and assess for orthotic solutions.

SELF & MATCH Intro Training - 10/19/2022 1:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Spaces Remaining: 468
This interactive and hands-on workshop provides an excellent opportunity for individuals to learn a well-defined, systematic self-monitoring intervention, and motivational system. Participants in this training acquire a systematic guide to plan self-monitoring systems, as well as a Self & Match manual with substantial training materials

Student Engagement - 1/30/2023 3:30 PM - 5/8/2023 5:00 PM
Spaces Remaining: 19
Stuck in a rut? Want to collaborate with other Educators? This is the STRAND for you! Our LADSE Assistive Teach and Autism Team will be facilitating a LADSE Learning Community for Educators in our 15 LADSE Districts.

Successful Targeted Supports for All Children - 10/7/2022 8:30 AM - 3:00 PM
Spaces Remaining: 46
ECE Unit Meeting- StarNet ECE Social-Behavior Interventions

The SCERTS Model Day 2 - 10/18/2022 3:30 PM - 11/15/2022 5:00 PM
Spaces Remaining: 173
This virtual workshop is Day 2 of the Traditional SCERTS course. This course is most relevant for those who have already participated in Introduction to SCERTS, and would like a deeper understanding of how to design learning environments using SCERTS in Action.

The SCERTS Model Day 3 - 2/21/2023 3:30 PM - 3/21/2023 5:00 PM
Spaces Remaining: 196
This virtual workshop is Day 3 of the Traditional SCERTS course. This course is most relevant for those who have already participated in SCERTS Day 1 and 2. The focus of this session will be on providing specific guidelines in administering the SCERTS Assessment Process (SAP).

Topics for Secondary School Psychologists - 10/25/2022 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Spaces Remaining: 200
School psychologists from Riverside Brookfield High School (RBHS) will discuss their different roles, school initiatives, challenges, and successes. This session will provide an opportunity to learn from other school psychologists in the field while earning 1 hour of NASP PD credit. Among other topics, the RBHS psychologists will share their experience with SEL screening and multi-tiered interventions.