July 16th, 2020
Supporting Skill Generalization in the Classroom: Providing Effective Consultation to Teachers
Speaker: Alex Hirshberg, Psy.D., James Levine and Associates, P.C.
Description: Specialists (Counselor, OT, PT, SLP, BCBA etc.) work with teachers everyday to share their expertise and help ensure that the strategies they teach are appropriately and consistently implemented in the classroom. This is no small task. Being an effective consultant requires collaborative relationships that allows the consultee to remain open to suggestion, motivated to try, and willing to reflect on their practice to get better. This webinar will provide an introduction to these effective practices, including strategies that you can use right away in the fall!
MPY webinars are available to ONLY current employees of member districts and organizations. Public school memberships include police and fire personnel. Former and retired employees, members of committees including but not limited to PTO/PTA, PAC, School Improvement Councils, Health Councils, Drug/Alcohol Councils and school volunteers are not considered MPY members.
PDPs and CEUs
PDPs are offered for all MPY professional development webinars. PDPs are issued for a minimum of 10 hours. Any combination of webinars an individual attends will be used to accumulate PDPs. All 5 sessions of each 10 Hour Webinar must be attended in order to receive 10 PDPs.
PDPs certificates will be issued at the end of the school year for all MPY conferences an individual attends during this school year. PDPs can only be issued to participants who have attended the webinars and submitted the appropriate paperwork. PDP certificates will be emailed to attendees.
Continuing Education Units (CEUs) are available for clinical staff, upon approval from the National Association of Social Workers (NASW). CEUs are no longer available through the Massachusetts Mental Health Counselors Association, Inc. (MaMHCA). Approval is granted by the NASW for each event. Event participants may request CEUs by filling out the appropriate paperwork.
Event Cancellation Policy
If you are unable to attend any MPY event after registering, you must cancel online at least 72 hours prior to event. For assistance email Lauren@mpyinc.org.