This course introduces educators to Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) and explains the impact these traumatic experiences have on health and behavioral outcomes for children. The course also identifies appropriate health and behavioral interventions educators might advocate for within their schools and community.
This presentation by IHSA, IESA and the Brain Injury Association of Illinois will address concussion management as required by the Youth Sports Concussion Safety Act --mandatory education, concussion oversight teams, Return to Play and Return to Learn.
This course covers the Illinois Public Act 99-0480 that allows trained school personnel to administer an opioid-blocking medication to a person having an opioid overdose while in school or at a school-sponsored activity.
Suicide itself is not a mental disorder, but one of the most important causes of suicide is mental illness. This course will define mental illness and its relationship to suicide, the proper terminology used by professionals, and the warning signs of suicidal behavior. It will also discuss risk factors and...
This course covers four sections: 1)HIV Definition and Transmission; 2) HIV Signs and Symptoms; 3) Risk Factors and Education; 4) Parent and Student Rights; gives insight into policies and procedures for staff and student safety.
This course will differentiate between issues common to ADD and ADHD, issues not considered ADD and ADHD and provide educators with practical strategies, tools and ideas for a successful student learning.
This course will cover 4 sections: 1) Developing a Relationship with a Mentor 2) Teamwork, 3) Professional Renewal, and 4) Coping with Stress.
This course will explain what peer helping is, outline steps in developing a Peer Helping program, and give advice how to design and develop a successful peer helping program.
Electronic harassment is a problem for students of all ages, and educators often need guidance related to when and how an appropriate intervention should occur.
This course will define mental health and explore ways of supporting mental health in schools among students, staff, and parents. It will also present ways to determine the current state of mental health in your school.