Product Detail

Special Education Law in Montana
Audio CD
$219.99 USD
Product Details
Format:
Audio CD - 4+ hours   Instructions
Length:
6 hr 5 min
Details:
Multi-disc audio recording (6 hours, 5 minutes) with electronic manual and instructions.
Author:
ISAAC ERSOFF, ESQUIRE
Publisher:
PESI Publishing & Media
Copyright:
12/6/2013
CE Available:
Yes, See CE credit tab for complete continuing education details
Product Code:
RNA061865
Objectives
  1. Explain the requirements for locating and identifying students with special needs under the “Child Find” obligation of the “Individuals with Disabilities Education Act”.
  2. Describe the components and content of an effective IEP.
  3. Determine how to impose discipline for students with disabilities.
  4. Explain the evaluation process.
  5. Outline strategies to help avoid due process and other issues.
  6. Discuss ways to avoid the most common mistakes made by special education professionals.
Outline
Legal Updates
  • Significant Legislative, Administrative, and Judicial Developments

Evaluations and Eligibility Determinations

  • Child Find: Locating, Evaluating & Determining Eligibility, Response to Intervention (RTI)
  • Students with ADHD and Other Health Impairments

IEP Development, Implementation and Review

  • Development and Content of IEPs
  • Collaboration
  • Progress Reporting, Review & Revision of IEPs
  • Accountability: General Education, Special Education & Administration
  • FAPE, Continuum of Services and LR
  • Transition

Related Services, Assistive Technology, Medical Issues, Confidentiality and Statewide Assessment

  • Related Services
  • Health Related Needs
  • Assistive Technology and Physical & Occupational Therapy Limitations
  • Student Records and Releases of Information
  • Medical Records, HIPAA and FERPA
  • Statewide Assessment

Behavior: Assessment, Interventionand Discipline

  • Manifestation Determinations
  • Disciplinary Procedures
  • Behavior Intervention Plans & Functional Behavior Assessments

Most Common Mistakes

  • Most Common Mistakes Leading to Due Process Requests
  • Due Process Procedures
  • Conflict Resolution

Case Studies, Review, Implications and Questions & Answers

  • A Closer Look at Recent Cases
  • Review of the Basic Process
  • Implications for Educational Practice & Program Development
  • Questions & Answers
Author

ISAAC ERSOFF, ESQUIRE

Isaac Ersoff, Esq., with the firm of Andrews and Cramer, LLC, in Lincoln City, OR, is both an attorney and professor. He is a frequent, popular and authoritative speaker in the U.S. and abroad. His legal practice has encompassed both the private and institutional levels, and he has served as both an advocate and an arbitrator specializing in education-related matters. He is a recognized expert, consultant, teacher and presenter - throughout the U.S. and Israel - regarding the areas of education law, special education law, educational program development, and educational policy and reform.

Professor Ersoff's background is diverse. He is a member of the Oregon State Bar and has over 17 years of experience as a specialist in education law. He has been a school district Section 504 coordinator and has over 15 years of experience as a teacher and administrator in regular and special education at the K-12 level. In addition, he has over 12 years of experience as a professor in both the United States and Israel. Professor Ersoff currently teaches in the College of Education at Eastern Oregon University. He has taught in the colleges of education at Oregon State University, Lewis & Clark College, and the Open University of Israel. He served as an adjunct professor of law at Willamette University College of Law, where he concurrently held the position of University Coordinator of Disability Services for Graduate Programs.

Speaker Disclosures:

Financial: Isaac Ersoff is an attorney at Andrews Ersoff & Zantello. He receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc.

Nonfinancial: Isaac Ersoff has no relevant nonfinancial relationship to disclose.
Continuing Education Credits
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Certificates of Successful Completion may be emailed, faxed or mailed to participants completing the post-test/evaluation and paying the CE fee.

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Counselors
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Educators/Teachers
This course consists of 6.25 self-study clock hours. Credit requirements and approvals vary per state board regulations. Please save the course outline, the certificate of completion you receive from this self-study activity and contact your state board or organization to determine specific filing requirements.

Montana Educators: This self-study package is offered for 6.0 Renewal Units. PESI, Inc. is an Approved Renewal Unit Provider with the Montana Office of Public Instruction.


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Psychologists
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Other Professions
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Audience
Educators, Special Educators, Administrators, Principals, Educational Professionals, Social Workers, School Counselors, School Psychologists, Speech-Language Pathologists, Occupational Therapists, Physical Therapists