Provides theoretical and research background that is necessary to fully appreciate and share the literature and research on ED. The courses convey knowledge about the full range of current strategies and skills that parents, educators, social service professionals, therapists, and other professionals need to work effectively with students with ED. The courses explore the characteristics, positive behavior supports, academic strategies, and effective community collaboration for students with ED. The certificate program also includes an optional portfolio course where certificate participants will assemble a portfolio of assignments from the four core courses that will reflect their unique interest in ED as well as the connection between ED and the participant’s professional development.
- Access to a computer, a valid email address, and working knowledge of basic computer applications including word processing applications, internet browsers, and email.
- Access to K-12 student(s) with Emotional Disturbance