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Professional Development

SED Quality Indicators - Extended Learning Opportunity for schools that would like support in the assessment and implementation of programming for students with Serious Emotional Disabilities

Serious Emotional Disability Quality Indicators offers guidance to educators and administrators when developing, implementing, and evaluating quality programming and services for students with SED. The QIs cannot be interpreted as policy or regulation but as a tool designed to assist those who education and provide services to students with a SED or those evaluating these programs.  The QI will provide baseline data which can be used to action plan and, in turn, monitor improvement of programming.

Districts/Schools that would like assistance with the implementation of the SED Quality Indicator tool should email Bill Brown at brown_w@cde.state.co.us

 

 

Eligibility

The purpose of this webinar is to assist multi-disciplinary teams, including families, in the application of best practices while using the new disability criteria for identifying students with a Serious Emotional Disability (SED).


Webinars

SED Quality Indicator Videos

This series of 21 videos offers guidance to educators and administrators when developing, implementing, and evaluating quality programming and services for students with SED. The QI will provide baseline data which can be used to action plan and, in turn, monitor improvement of programming. The Quality Indicators cannot be interpreted as policy or regulation but as a tool designed to assist those who educate and provide services to students with SED or those evaluating these programs.

SED Quality Indicator Video Page


Webinar: Social Emotional Learning

Social Skills training and support for Students with Social/Emotional/Behavioral Challenges. 


Webinar:  Discerning Social Maladjustment in Evaluations for Serious Emotional Disability (SED)

The Colorado Department of Education Exceptional Student Services Unit has provided a recording of a live webinar on discerning social maladjustments from Serious Emotional Disability (SED) when evaluating eligibility for SED recorded in December, 2016.

This webinar recording provides information on commonly understood definitions of social maladjustment, common characteristics of social maladjustment, an approach to determining whether a student qualifies for an SED when social maladjustment is present, and intervention resources.


Workshop: Transforming Disability Identification through Culturally Responsive Approaches

Featuring: Janine Jones, Ph.D.
The workshop held on June 18, 2015 focused on the problem of disproportionality and the over-representation of students of color identified for special education under the category of Emotional Disturbance.

Picture: Powerpoint cover for Through a New Lens by Dr. Janine Jones, June 18, 2015


For more information, please contact:

Bill Brown
Phone: (303) 866-6712
Email Bill Brown


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