EDUC 213 Education Law Requirements
This course provides education majors with essential information in accordance with NYSED regulations related to identifying and reporting suspected child abuse, identification and prevention of drug, alcohol and tobacco related problems of the school age population, school violence prevention and intervention, fire and arson prevention, and general safety education. It is also designed to fulfill the harassment, bullying, and discrimination prevention and intervention training required under the Dignity for All Students Act. This course also provides essential information regarding prevention and intervention in school violence including statutes, regulations and policies relating to a safe nonviolent school climate; effective classroom management techniques, and other academic supports that promote a nonviolent, inclusive school climate and enhance learning; the integration of social and problem solving skill development for students within the regular curriculum; intervention techniques designed to address a school violence situation; anti-bullying techniques; and how to participate in an effective school/community referral process for students exhibiting violent behavior. Offered Fall and Spring.
Prerequisites: SoS, Education majors only.
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