May 12th, 2020
Paul Hyry-Dermith, M.A., Ed.D., BRYT Director
Megan Harding, M.S.W., BRYT Network Family Engagement Specialist
Katherine Houle, LICSW, BRYT Associate Director for School Support
As the COVID-19 emergency continues, educators and school support staff report increasing numbers of students and families, and in some cases staff, who are seriously struggling with multiple challenges: lack of food and other basic resources, availability of health care including mental health supports, supporting other family members who may be ill, and in some cases being ill themselves. This session will focus on essentials of effective comprehensive care coordination by school staff, including the supporting structures (student support teams, referral processes, designated staff, etc.) required to ensure maximum support for those who need it the most.
This workshop is free of charge for Massachusetts K-12 educators. There is a $100 fee for educators out of state. Please contact Lauren@mpyinc.org for more info.
After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.
Immediately after the webinar, please fill out the following forms:
Member rates for MPY events are available to current employees of member 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 conferences. PDPs are issued for a minimum of 10 hours. Any combination of events an individual attends will be used to accumulate PDPs. They will not have to be linked, as previously required.
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 events 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) and the Massachusetts Mental Health Counselors Association, Inc. (MaMHCA). Approval is granted by the NASW and MaMHCA separately 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.
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