This professional development training series will build and increase practitioners' capacity to address the comprehensive behavioral and social-emotional needs of students in gang- and drug-impacted communities that have experienced trauma due to community violence. Participants will be further equipped to support these students and foster academic excellence.

Topics include:

  • Anger-Control Strategies
  • Conversation/Communication Skills
  • Structured Problem-Solving Skills
  • Conflict Resolution
  • Negotiating with Others
  • Dealing with Group Pressure
  • Social Skills Development

For more information, contact Dr. Tanis Starck at (619) 594-0546   

 

Core Courses (complete all 4) Units Cost 18FA 19SP
ED 0997.155 Understanding "At-Risk" Youth: A Social Context 3 $564 8/27-10/19  
ED 0997.71 De-Escalation Strategies 3 $564   1/28-3/22
ED 0997.102 Resilience: Individual, Family, School and Community 3 $564   3/25-5/17
ED 0997.103 Social and Emotional Development Model for “At-Risk” youth 3 $564  

*Prices and dates subject to change.

Registration deadline is one week before the course begins. Per unit fee is $188. All courses are 3 units and 8 weeks long.

Courses

2018 Fall2019 Spring2019 Summer
2019 Spring
ED 0997.102 Resilience: Individual, Family, School and Community

This course examines prevention and intervention theory and practice in educational settings including schools and out-of-school learning contexts. The course will cover theoretical perspectives on risk, resilience and competence in childhood and adolescence and perspectives on understanding, implementing and evaluating prevention and intervention programs. Throughout the course students examine, discuss and reflect upon the effectiveness of prevention/intervention strategies and programs. Questions regarding how race and culture, SES, and home, school, and community contexts interact with prevention and intervention are addressed. Students learn supports and barriers to the development of youth competence in various developmental areas including: achievement and learning, mental and physical health, and behavioral competence.

Course Date(s)
March 25 - May 17
$564
Instructors
Tanis Starck
ED 0997.103 Social and Emotional Development Model for “At-Risk” Youth

This course is designed to train educators and counselors to implement the BCSS Model for Social and Emotional Development of At-Risk” youth.

Course Date(s)

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Instructors
Tanis Starck
ED 0997.155 Understanding "At-Risk" Youth: A Social Context

This course is designed to address and discuss the cultural and social-emotional effects of living in heavily gang and drug impacted environments have on the perspectives and values of youth we serve.

Course Date(s)

Register
Instructors
Tanis Starck
2019 Spring
ED 0997.71 De-Escalation Strategies

The purpose of this course is not only to equip educators with effective and practical de-escalation strategies relevant to the populations they serve, but also to define and reinforce the role of professionalism as an educator in escalated situations.

Course Date(s)
January 28 - March 22
$564
Instructors
Tanis Starck