The San Diego County Office of Education’s Emotional Disturbance (ED) added authorization (AA) program provides opportunities for candidates to be able to identify the unique characteristics of students with ED, and to demonstrate unique knowledge of the core challenges associated with causes, characteristics, and definitions of ED from multiple points of view and conceptual orientations for program planning and service delivery. The expected student outcome is demonstration of knowledge and awareness regarding major issues related to ED. This course focuses on a wide variety of topics and issues related to supporting students with Emotional Disturbance in the school setting. Course content focuses on a variety of topics to include; causes, characteristics and definitions of emotional disturbance; assessment, curriculum design and interventions for academic and social needs of students with emotional disturbance; and parent and inter-agency collaboration to meet the multidimensional needs of students with emotional disturbance. The expected student outcome is demonstration of knowledge regarding major issues related to emotional disturbance and best practices in the identification and service of students with emotional disturbance in the school setting.
Number of Units: 9.0 graduate level extension credit(s) in semester hours
Who Should Attend: This course provides continuing education for San Diego County Office of Education Added Authorization Candidates.
Course Format: Online
Location: San Diego County Office of Education
Audience: This course is specifically for teachers who hold a preliminary or clear Education Specialist Credential and seek to add an authorization to that credential
Refund Policy: All Credit Validation enrollments are refundable, less a $25 fee, if requested within 30 days of enrollment date. There will be no refunds for Credit Validation after the allotted 30 days.
Enrollment Open Through: December 17, 2023 (11:59pm PST)
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