Product Detail

Special Education Law in Arkansas
Audio CD
$169.99 USD
Product Details
Format:
Audio CD - 4+ hours   Instructions
Details:
Multi-disc audio recording (5 hours, 30 minutes) with electronic manual and instructions.
Author:
DONN MIXON, ESQ.
Publisher:
PESI Publishing & Media
Copyright:
2/13/2015
CE Available:
Yes, See CE credit tab for complete continuing education details
Product Code:
RNA061235
Objectives
  1. Examine the significant substantive and procedural changes in the newly reauthorized IDEA
  2. Describe the changes to the components of an Arkansas IEP
  3. Identify the changes relating to the appropriate disciplinary action for students with disabilities
  4. Define school-based mental health and discuss issues related to providing services
  5. Provide an overview of the new procedures for dispute resolution process
  6. List the ethical obligations of therapists, psychologists and attorneys
  7. Identify and analyze special education issues
Outline
Overview of Substantive Changes
  • Free Appropriate Public Education
  • Least Restrictive Environment
  • Private School, Day School and Residential Placement
  • Eligibility and Categorical Placement
  • Specific Learning Disabilities
  • Individualized Education Programs

Overview of Procedural Changes
  • Procedural Safeguards
  • Discipline, Suspension and Expulsion
  • State Complaints and OCR Investigations
  • Parental Consent and Surrogates
  • Confidentiality, FERPA and HIPAA

Section 504 and the ADA
  • Section 504 – Anti-Discrimination Law
  • Impact of New ADA Requirements
  • Covered Impairments and Evaluations
  • Accomodation Plans
  • Behavior Plans
  • School-Based Mental Health Assistance

Ethics
  • Duties to Parents, School and Child
  • Ethical Obligations of Therapists and Psychologists
  • Ethical Obligations of Attorneys
  • Exercising Civility and Cooperation

Analysis of Hypothetical Student Cases
Author

DONN MIXON, ESQ.

Donn Mixon, Esq., has practiced law in Jonesboro, Arkansas for over 37 years and is senior partner in the Mixon law firm where his area of practice is education law. He attended the University of Arkansas where he earned degrees in history and law, was editor-in-chief of the Arkansas Law Review and was recognized for his legal writing ability. Mr. Mixon has represented dozens of school districts in state and federal trial and appellate courts and administrative due process hearings. He served for 12 years on the Jonesboro School Board. He is a member of the Council of School Attorneys of the National School Boards Association and has been a frequent presenter for faculty and staff inservice, school board workshops and education law seminars. Mr. Mixon has served on numerous boards of charitable entities and donates many hours of legal services each year to civic and charitable causes.
Continuing Education Credits
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Certificates of Successful Completion may be emailed, faxed or mailed to participants completing the post-test/evaluation and paying the CE fee.

**Materials that are included in this course may include interventions and modalities that are beyond the authorized practice of mental health professionals. As a licensed professional, you are responsible for reviewing the scope of practice, including activities that are defined in law as beyond the boundaries of practice in accordance with and in compliance with your professions standards.


Counselors
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Educators/Teachers
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Psychologists
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Audience
Educators, Special Educators, Administrators, Principals, Educational Professionals, Social Workers, School Counselors, School Psychologists, Occupational Therapists, Occupational Therapy Assistants, Physical Therapists, Physical Therapy Assistants, Speech-Language Pathologists