School Social Workers: PROMOTING ACADEMIC PROGRESS Monday, May 18th, 2015 New Location: NJASSW 5 Continuing Education Credits/Hours C/o R. Dawn Clarke 54th Annual Spring Institute 119 Tooker Avenue, Springfield, New Jersey, 07081 NJASSW New Jersey Association of School Social Workers “PROMOTING ACADEMIC PROGRESS” Renaissance Woodbridge Hotel 54th Annual Spring 515 US Hwy Directions from the North: Institute Take the Garden State Parkway, South to exit 130. Merge onto U.S. 1 N towards Newark. Continue on U.S. 1 North to Gill Lane. Take the Gill Lane exit. Keep right and merge onto Woodbridge Center Drive. Take the 1st left onto U.S. 1 S towards Princeton. Make a right in to Renaissance Monday, May 18th, 2015 Woodbridge Hotel driveway. Directions from the South: New Jersey Turnpike, North. Continue on Turnpike North to Exit 10. Merge on to I-287 North, and then merge on to U. S. 1 North, Exit 1A towards Newark. Continue on U.S. 1 North to Gill Lane. Take the Gill Lane exit. Keep right and merge onto Woodbridge Center Drive. Take the 1st left onto U.S. 1 S towards Princeton. Make a right in to Renaissance Woodbridge Hotel driveway. 1 South, Iselin, NJ, 08830 5 Continuing Education New Location: Renaissance Woodbridge Hotel 515 US Hwy 1 South, Iselin, NJ, 08830 Registration: NJASSW: $ 95.00 Non-Member: $125.00 Student/Retiree: $ 85.00 Approved Student Volunteer $ 50.00 NJASSW – Spring Institute 8:00 – Registration and Breakfast Part C of IDEA. 9:00 – Opening Remarks 9:15-KEYNOTE ADDRESS: Dr. Maurice Elias:* Advocating for Student Growth MORNING SESSION: 10:00 - 12:00 Workshop1: How to Avoid Litigation Presenter: Athina Lekas Cornell JD. Description: Proper record keeping is very important to the work we do. Many cases have been lost because of poor record keeping or the lack of documentation. This workshop will address key points for proper documentation and record keeping in both General Education and Special Education. It will also cover key parts of an IEP that are important when a case goes to Court. Workshop 2: What You Need to Know to Add Assistive Technology to Your Student’s IEP Presenter: Brian S. Friedlander, PhD Description: In this workshop, we will review rules and regulations that pertain to assistive technology and what to consider when doing an assistive technology evaluation and making recommendations in the 12: 10 LUNCH AND PRESENTATIONS AFTERNOON SESSION: 1:15 – 315PM Workshop 4: Central Auditory Processing Inside and Outside the Classroom. Presenter: Carol Ann Ukstins, MS, CCC-A, FAAA Description: This workshop will explore the signs and symptoms of (Central) Auditory Processing Disorder and how (C)APD manifests itself in the classroom performance, as well as at home. A review of interventions and resources as well as current research in the field will be discussed to help in the identification and management of (C) APD. Workshop 5*: Looking at Test Taking and Student Anxiety Presenter: Colleen Daly Martinez, PhD, LCSW will discuss best practices with regards to purchasing and implementing assistive technology. Workshop 3: Transitioning from Early Intervention System to Preschool anxiety on our students. Additionally, the workshop will explore interventions and strategies to decrease the impact of test taking anxiety for our students. Workshop 6: Conducting Effective Social Work Assessments Presenter: R Dawn Clarke, MSW, LCSW ___ Tilapia ___Chicken ___Vegetarian Pasta Work Shop Options: Please indicate first and second preferences AM/PM Morning Afternoon Workshop 1__ Workshop 2__ Workshop 3_ _ Workshop 4 ____ Workshop 5* ____ Workshop 6 ____ Kindly return registration with payment by May 12, 2015 to: NJASSW C/o R. Dawn Clarke 119 Tooker Avenue, Springfield, New Jersey, 07081 Phone: 973-379-4520 Fax: 973-379-4520 Description: This workshop will identify the most effective tools, techniques, and methods to use in collecting data, discuss the Presenter: Melanie Fleming, MEd; Marguerite Manaresi, MS, EdD; & Patty process of deriving significant and appropriate educational Green LCSW determinations and then, how to incorporate those findings into a Description: Two systems with a common goal of helping the child: focused report. transitioning from Early Intervention System into Preschool. We will be LUNCH OPTIONS: Description: This workshop will explore test taking and the resulting students’ I.E.P. We will look at a range of affordable assistive technology tools and solutions that can be easily integrated into the I.E.P. Lastly, we NAME: _______________________________ HOME ADDRESS: _______________________________ HOME PHONE: _______________________________ OFFICE PHONE: _______________________________ SCHOOL DISTRICT: _______________________________ E MAIL: _______________________________ METHOD OF PAYMENT: _______________________P.O.: _____ Check: ____ looking at assuring that children receiving early intervention who are eligible for Special Education and related services have an Individualized CERTICATION STATEMENT The New Jersey Association of School Social Workers, an approved provider, has approved this program for 5 Professional Development Hours and/or 3 Clinical Continuing Education Unit (N.J.A.C.13:44G-6) according to the regulatory criteria established by the New Jersey Board of Social Work Examiners for the period September 1, 2014 to August 31, 2016. Educational Plan / Program by the age of three. We will look at aligning practices to comply with an evidence – based framework for transition, as well as discussing required meetings and timelines under Part B and [Type the sidebar content. A sidebar is a standalone supplement to the main document. It is often aligned on the left or right of the page, or located at the top or bottom. Use the Drawing Tools tab to change the formatting of the sidebar text box. * Indicates Clinical CEU’s Note: If your District pays by purchase order, to ensure that you are preregistered, please mail a copy of your registration form noting that the PO will follow, to above address.
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