Pupil Services and Non-Discrimination
The focus of the course will be the role of pupil services in supporting safe and healthy schools. These include school counselors, psychologists, social workers, and school nurses. Awareness of legal implications of student records, storage, confidentiality, and directory data will be understood, along with mandatory attendance (truancy). Students will also gain an understanding of nondiscrimination (section 504), "at risk" and prevention/interventions as part of their professional responsibilities. Prerequisite: admission to the Director of Special Education and Pupil Services licensure program. Restricted to students in the Director of Special Education and Pupil Services licensure programs.