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Addressing Parents' Fears of Early Childhood Special Education

Presented by Dr. Scott Mesh, Early Childhood Psychologist

ONLINE WEBINAR |  1 HOUR | SELF-PACED | NON-INTERACTIVE | RECORDED MAY 2023 | INTERMEDIATE LEVEL

This online course is appropriate for teachers, social workers, psychologists, service coordinators, pediatricians, and other professionals who work with parents. The focus is to help address the most common parent reactions to the possibility of their child being recommended for early childhood special education. Dr. Mesh will discuss the realities of early intervention and preschool special education to help parents take advantage of services early when it matters the most. Informed by his many years working with parents, and his own personal experience, Dr. Mesh will share how to move from challenging to constructive conversations using words that work. Professionals will learn effective approaches to answering parent questions, concerns and fears. Parents will have their concerns addressed.

 

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Objectives:

The participants will be able to…

-> Identify at least 2 effective responses to parents’ concerns that their child would have a special education label 

-> Use at least 2 effective responses to parents’ concerns about their child having a record

-> Identify at least 3 reasons for parents to evaluate their child now and not delay

Agenda:

1. Intro & Agenda
2. Evaluation Process in Early Intervention & Preschool Special Ed
3. How to Effectively Respond to Parent Concerns
4. Reason To Help Parents
5. The Professional & Parents Responsibilities
6. Top 10 Parent Concerns & How to Respond Effectively
7.  Addressing Additional Parent Questions, Concerns, & Fears.

8. Conclusion

This Course Offers

The Following Certificates:

1.0 CTLE CONTACT HOURS

New York State Education Department, Continuing Teacher and Leader Education (CTLE)
Provider Code #23394
Approval Period: 3/29/22 - 3/29/2027

Young Child Learning is recognized by the New York State Education Department's Office of Teaching Initiatives as an approved sponsor of CTLE for Professional Classroom Teachers, School Leaders and Level III Teaching Assistants.

1.0 NYSED SW CONTACT HOURS

New York State Education Department’s State Board for Social Work (NYSED SW)
Provider Code #0365
Approval Period: 8/31/22- 8/31/25

Young Child Learning is recognized by the New York State Education Department’s State Board for Social Work as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed social workers. Young Child Learning maintains responsibility for the program. Social work professionals should contact their regulatory board to confirm course approval for continuing education credits.

1.0 NASP CE CREDITS

National Association of School Psychologists (NASP)
Provider Code #1111
Approval Period: 4/1/23 - 4/1/25

This workshop provides NASP CPD credit for school psychologists.  Young Child Learning is approved by NASP (National Association of School Psychologists) to offer continuing education for school psychologists.  Young Child Learning maintains responsibility for the program.  Contact Young Child Learning with any questions or concerns at (212) 787-9700 ext. 3330 or via email at [email protected].  

 

1.0 ASWB CE CREDITS (INTERMEDIATE)

Association of Social Work Boards
(ASWB)
Provider Code #1366
Approval Period: 3/30/22-3/30/25

Young Child Learning, #1366, is approved as an ACE provider to offer social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. Regulatory boards are the final authority on courses accepted for continuing education credit. ACE provider approval period: 3/30/22-3/30/25. Social workers completing this course receive 1.0 Clinical continuing education credits.

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How to obtain your certificate:

 

  • You MUST complete each course lesson. Afterwards, you will automatically be given access to the post-test and the evaluation form. 

  • You MUST pass the post-test (75% passing grade). You are able to take the test multiple times until you pass.

  • You MUST answer and submit the evaluation form.

You will receive your certificate within 1-12 business days after fulfilling the above requirements. Contact [email protected] for any issues/concerns. 

Speaker's Biography

Dr. Scott Mesh is the Director of Young Child Learning and the CEO and Co-Founder of Los Niños Services which serves 2,000 young children with special needs each year through homecare and center services. He is a Clinical Psychologist with over 25 years of experience working with young children and their families and is an expert on assessing young children for developmental disabilities and autism. He has helped thousands of parents over the years make the transition to gaining help for their children through early childhood special education services. He is a leader in early childhood development and working effectively with parents.

Pricing: $19

Get access to this course for 6 months and obtain one certificate for $19.

Cancellation Policy

If you cancel within 30 days of your purchase, the fee is not refundable. However, you will receive a credit for the fee which can be applied to another Young Child Learning course. The processing fee is non-refundable. 

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System Requirements

You can access this course from various devices and platforms, on both PC and Mac desktops/laptops, as well as Android and iOS mobile devices. Our system requirements for these follow below.

Minimum system requirements

  • Browser: The latest Chrome, Firefox, Safari, Edge, or Opera for desktop/laptop
  • A broadband connection with a minimum speed of 5 Mbps

 

PC specific requirements

  • Platform: Windows 8.1 or higher with the latest updates installed
  • RAM: 4GB or more
  • Video: Graphics output capability
  • Sound: Sound output capability

Mac specific requirement

  • Platform: Mac OS X 10.12 or higher with the latest updates installed
  • RAM: 4GB or more
  • Video: Graphics output capability
  • Sound: Sound output capability

Mobile specific requirements

  • iOS 15.0 and above
  • Android 7.0 and above

For questions/inquiries:

Contact Cari Laroza (Administrator) for  any questions

at (212) 787-9700 ext. 3330 or via email at [email protected]