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Intervention & Referral Services (I&RS) Technical Assistance

 

Professional Development

The SRI & ETTC is currently offering the following I&RS Public Workshops:

- Intervention and Referral Services (I&RS) One Day Team Training

- Planning and Implementing a Successful I&RS Program for School Administrators

Intervention and Referral Services (I&RS) One Day Team Training
Spring 2017 Training Dates
April 27, 2017 - 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Intervention and Referral Services (I&RS) One Day Team Training is designed to provide schools which have new or reorganized (e.g, new members, new structure) school building I&RS teams with basic information, materials and skills to help them fulfill the regulatory requirements for the planning, development, implementation and maintenance of programs of I&RS (N.J.A.C. 6A:16-8). This training can also be used to provide review for existing teams. Workshop focus will include identifying and addressing academic, behavior and health issues and developing effective intervention strategies and action plans.

Participants will be able to perform the following tasks as a result of their participation in this program:

1. Summarize the provisions of administrative code (N.J.A.C. 6A:16-8) for the implementation of I&RS.

2. Explain the benefits and purposes of using the building-based multidisciplinary team model as a best practice for addressing academic, behavior and health issues for students in grades K-12.

3. Identify the theoretical and research underpinnings of the I&RS multidisciplinary team model.

4. Apply the procedures for identifying and assisting students with academic, behavior and health issues.

5. Employ a systematic problem-solving process for the creative and resourceful resolution of identified educational issues.

6. Provide effective consultations with parents and with school staff who request assistance for educational issues.

7. Review information gathered and the actions taken as a result of the building's system of I&RS and make recommendations to the principal for improving school programs and services.

8. Develop a plan of action for I&RS program implementation.

9. Apply research-based principles and practices to the planning, management and maintenance of building-based I&RS teams.

10. Describe the importance of developing collaborative relationships with diverse school and community resources in support of I&RS activities.

11. Describe applications of the I&RS program that support school-wide planning.

12. Describe the importance of collecting data and utilizing data-driven decision-making in the I&RS process.


Planning and Implementing a Successful I&RS Program for School Administrators
Spring 2017 Training Dates
May 16, 2017 - 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Description: This training program is specifically designed to provide administrators of schools which have new or reorganized (e.g., new members, new structure) school building I&RS teams with basic information, materials and skills to help them support the effective implementation of N.J.A.C. 6A:16-8. Professional development credits will be offered to participants.

As a result of their participation in this technical support program participants will be able to:

1.Summarize the provisions of administrative code (N.J.A.C. 6A:16-8) for the implementation of I&RS.

2.Explain the benefits and purposes of using the building-based multidisciplinary team model as a best practice for addressing academic, behavior and health barriers for students in grades K-12.

3. Understanding the necessity for administrator involvement in and support of the I&RS Process.

4. Identify the theoretical and research underpinnings of the I&RS multidisciplinary team model.

5. Describe and identify the importance of each of the following components of the NJDOE's best practice model for the implementation of I&RS:

a. Procedures for identifying and assisting students with academic, behavior and health problems.

b. A systematic problem-solving process for the creative and resourceful resolution of identified educational problems.

c. The characteristics of an effective consultation model.

d. The review of the building's system of I&RS in order to make recommendations for improving school programs and services.

6. Develop a plan of action for I&RS program implementation.

7. Apply research-based principles and practices to the planning, management and maintenance of building-based I&RS teams.

8. Describe the importance of developing collaborative relationships with diverse school and community resources in support of I&RS activities.

9. Describe applications of the I&RS program that support school-wide planning.


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To register for this workshop please visit www.ettc.net/calendar. If you have any questions or concerns regarding the registration process please call the SRI & ETTC at 609-626-3850.