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Intervention & Referral Services (I&RS) Technical Assistance

Professional Development

The SRI & ETTC is currently offering the following I&RS Public Workshops during Winter-Spring 2019

Intervention and Referral Services (I&RS) One Day Team Training
Winter-Spring 2019 Training Dates: February 14, 2019- 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. or May 1, 2019- 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Cost $178 or 7 ETTC Hours per registrant

Intervention and Referral Services (I&RS) One Day Team Training is designed to provide schools which have new or reorganized (e.g, new members, new structure) school building I&RS teams with basic information, materials and skills to help them fulfill the regulatory requirements for the planning, development, implementation and maintenance of programs of I&RS (N.J.A.C. 6A:16-8). Workshop focus will include identifying and addressing academic, behavior and health issues and developing effective intervention strategies and action plans.
Participants will be able to perform the following tasks as a result of their participation in this program:

- Summarize the provisions of administrative code (N.J.A.C. 6A:16-8) for the implementation of I&RS.

- Explain the benefits and purposes of using the building-based multidisciplinary team model as a best practice for addressing academic, behavior and health issues for students in grades K-12.

- Identify the theoretical and research underpinnings of the I&RS multidisciplinary team model.

- Apply the procedures for identifying and assisting students with academic, behavior and health issues.

- Employ a systematic problem-solving process for the creative and resourceful resolution of identified educational issues.

- Provide effective consultations with students, parents and with school staff who request assistance for educational issues.

- Review information gathered and the actions taken as a result of the building's system of I&RS and make recommendations to the principal for improving school programs and services.

- Develop a plan of action for I&RS program implementation.

- Apply research-based principles and practices to the planning, management and maintenance of building-based I&RS teams.

- Describe the importance of developing collaborative relationships with diverse school and community resources in support of I&RS activities.

- Describe applications of the I&RS program that support school-wide planning.

- Describe the importance of collecting data and utilizing data-driven decision-making in the I&RS process.

Planning and Implementing a Successful I&RS Program for School Administrators
Winter-Spring 2019 Training Date: May 8, 2019- 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Cost $130 or 5 ETTC Hours per registrant

This training program is specifically designed to provide administrators of schools which have new or reorganized (e.g., new members, new structure) school building I&RS teams with basic information, materials and skills to help them support the effective implementation of N.J.A.C. 6A:16-8. As a result of their participation in this technical support program participants will be able to:

- Summarize the provisions of administrative code (N.J.A.C. 6A:16-8) for the implementation of I&RS.

- Explain the benefits and purposes of using the building-based multidisciplinary team model as a best practice for addressing academic, behavior and health barriers for students in grades K-12.

- Identify the theoretical and research underpinnings of the I&RS multidisciplinary team model.

- Describe and identify the importance of each of the following components of the NJDOE?s best practice model for the implementation of I&RS:

- The review of the building system of I&RS in order to make recommendations for improving school programs and services

- Develop a plan of action for I&RS program implementation.

- Apply research-based principles and practices to the planning, management and maintenance of building-based I&RS teams.

- Describe the importance of developing collaborative relationships with diverse school and community resources in support of I&RS activities.

- Describe applications of the I&RS program that support school-wide planning.

For more information or to register for an I&RS workshop please visit www.ettc.net/calendar
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