Bloomington, Minn. (Sept. 2, 2015) — PACER Center workshop in St. Paul will help youth with mental health, emotional or behavioral needs be more successful in school.
PACER Center is offering “Challenging Behaviors and the Individualized Education Program (IEP): Making a plan that works,” a free workshop for parents. It is on Thursday, Sept. 17, 2015 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at the Neighborhood House at Wellstone Center, 179 Robie St. E., in St. Paul, Minn. Advance registration is required.
Children and youth with challenging behaviors often struggle to be successful in school. This workshop will discuss what challenging behavior in school may look like, why those behaviors are so hard to change, and offer suggestions on how to use the Individualized Education Program (IEP) to make a plan that supports school success. Topics include how to collaborate with the IEP team and understanding how challenging behaviors link to supports and services in the IEP.
PACER Center is a parent center for families of children and young adults with any disability. PACER provides individual assistance, workshops, publications and other resources to help families make decisions about education and other services for their child or young adult with disabilities.