Tuesday, December 13, 2022 8:30 AM - 3:30 PM
Registration open through 12/12/2022 11:59 PM
Seats Available: 8
Target Audience: Behavior Specialists, Counselors, School Psychologists, Social Workers and K-8 teachers who facilitate social skills groups
Course Objective: Tough Kids often have a difficult time getting along in social situations, largely because they have not learned appropriate ways of behaving. The Tough Kid Social Skills Book teaches those learned behaviors that students need to get along successfully in a majority of social situations. This one-day professional development is designed to help professionals teach a variety of social skills to children.
Course Description: Participants will learn a variety of tools and strategies to help:
Each participant will receive a copy of the Tough Kids Socials Skills book containing examples and procedures for a variety of social skills lessons and group activities.
Implementation Activity: Participants will be required to complete a follow up implementation activities prior to receiving 12 inservice credits.
Follow-up Method: Email communication and coaching throughout the implementation period will be available upon participant request.
If you have any questions related to this course please contact: Jennifer Borrelli email@example.com
Jennifer (Jen) Borrelli
Jen graduated from University of Florida in 1987 with a Bachelor’s Degree in Special Education. In 1996 she received her Master’s Degree in Communication from UCF. She is certified in K-12 ESE, Elementary Education and holds Reading Endorsement.
Elizabeth (Beth) McAulay M. Ed.
Elizabeth began her teaching career in 1997. She attended the University of Central Florida and earned a Masters of Education in Varying Exceptionalities. Her teaching experience includes working with students with physical impairments, significant cognitive disabilities and autism in both structured classroom and inclusive environment settings. Elizabeth broadened her reach as an educational professional while working as an Instructional Support Teacher at the district level supporting teachers and schools throughout Orange County Public Schools. Her role in this position included working with teachers, school staff, parents and administrators in creating effective learning environments for students with disabilities. Additionally, Elizabeth has been a certified CPI (Crisis Prevention Intervention) instructor since 2004.
Elizabeth's areas of focus at FDLRS include: Behavioral MTSS at the school wide, classroom and individual student levels; instructional practices for students with significant cognitive disabilities; instructional practices for students with autism spectrum disorder, high functioning autism & Asperger's syndrome; and ESE compliance to include Quality IEP, Facilitated IEP and Matrix trainings.
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