Meet new Nursing Program Coordinator Bridget Ciliberto
Veteran nurse and classroom instructor Bridget Ciliberto found her calling at SWBOCES and has been named Practical Nursing Program Coordinator.
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This program will satisfy the NYSED requirement for 6 hours of training in harassment, bullying and discrimination prevention and intervention for any new certificate or license.
This training will address the social patterns of harassment, bullying and discrimination, marginalization and microaggressions, including but not limited to those acts based on a person's actual or perceived race, color, weight, national origin, ethnic group, religion, religious practice, disability, sexual orientation, gender or sex.
The training will also address:
* The identification and mitigation of harassment
* Bullying and discrimination
* Strategies for effectively addressing problems of exclusion, bias and aggression in educational settings.
Please register in MLP: https://www.mylearningplan.com/WebReg/ActivityProfile.asp?D=12439&I=2436792
All applicants for a NYS educational certificate are required to complete at least 2 hours of coursework in child abuse identification and reporting procedures. Attendance will be sent electronically to your TEACH account.
This 2 hour workshop will focus on the following: *Identifying child abuse and neglect
*Professional issues and concerns
*Legal responsibilities in reporting child abuse/neglect cases
A TEACH account is required to verify attendance to NYSED. To create a TEACH account, please go to: http://www.highered.nysed.gov/tcert/teach/.
Please arrive on time. Latecomers cannot be admitted due to NYS Education Department guidelines for certification.
SW BOCES - 9:30 am
Participants will participate in several K-5 drumming for fitness routines. Drumming for Fitness uses a combination of current songs and classic songs as a source of inspiration to move to the music. This new fitness experience combines dancing, drumming, and a great cardiovascular endurance workout. You will learn several choreographed routines to take back to your classes immediately. Come ready to move and workout!
,br> Materials Needed: *Please bring an exercise ball and bucket.
This program may be used to meet 1.5 hours toward CTLE requirements. CTLE ID# 322. Check with your district for eligibility.
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Participants will explore the major tenets of Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports (PBIS). The workshop will describe how shifting to a more positive behavioral support system improves academic, social, and emotional outcomes for both typically-developing students and students with special needs. Participants will discuss how to increase PBIS at the school-level, classroom-level, and therapy-room-level. By the conclusion of the workshop, participants will have an action-plan for increasing PBIS at their schools and resources to support why/how PBIS works.
Please register in MLP: https://www.mylearningplan.com/WebReg/ActivityProfile.asp?I=2551586&D=12439
SW BOCES - 10:00 am
The Nonviolent Crisis Intervention® Verbal De-Escalation Training is designed to provide verbal de-escalation strategies to address potentially problematic behaviors in your classroom and/or workplace. This general de-escalation training is suggested for staff members in settings where potential crisis situations may occur. This course DOES NOT certify participants in the Physical Intervention Skills.
In this highly interactive training, you will:
• Explore effective techniques for approaching and reducing the tension of an agitated person
• Practice nonverbal, paraverbal, and verbal de-escalation skills
• Demonstrate ability and confidence in applying course content and skills to real-life work experiences
• Problem solve and strengthen crisis intervention skills
Upon successful competition of a post-test, participants will receive a one-year certification in Nonviolent Crisis Intervention® from the Crisis Prevention Institute In Verbal De-Escalation Training.
This program may be used to meet 5.5 hours toward CTLE requirements. CTLE ID# 322. Check with your district for eligibility.
Please register in MLP: https://www.mylearningplan.com/WebReg/ActivityProfile.asp?I=2644301&D=12439