This course is designed to give participants an understanding of school violence and increase intervention strategies. Taught by Dr. Michael Sedler, the course provides an overview of violence and the motivational purposes behind aggression. The correlation and impact of the media, community, and family upon violence is investigated. The learner will gain an understanding of identification and intervention approaches to working with out-of-control behaviors. In addition, information about the national resources available for both parents and teachers is covered. Upon successful completion of this course, participants will have a better understanding of violence and the motivations behind its use, as well as specific strategies to minimize the occurrence of violence in the school and community.
30 PDPs received after successful completion of this course. To register for PDPs through Berkshire Community College, please call (413) 236-2127 or email [email protected]. VESi recommends that you check with your school district and/or state licensing agency to verify this course offering will meet your district and/or state requirement for salary advancement and/or state certificate re-licensure
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