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2020-2021 School Year

COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Update

Due to school and building closures, all workshops will be virtual and recorded for our Youtube Channel. Registrants will be provided a link by email on the morning of the webinar.

2020-2021 Webinars

Registration opens one month before each webinar. Sign up for our New You Choose newsletter to get an email when registration opens.

 

Register Now for March Webinars

Encouraging Positive Behaviors at Home Series 

  • 9/24/20: Setting the Stage for Behavior: Routines, Procedures, & Expectations
  • 10/22/20: Challenging Behaviors: Prevention Strategies and Teaching Self-Control
  • 11/19/20: Challenging Behaviors: ABCs of Behavior & How to Respond
  • 12/17/20: All Behavior Happens for a Reason: Behavior as Communication
  • 01/21/21: Strategies for Increasing Replacement Behaviors
  • 03/04/21:Teaching your Children to Follow Directions (rescheduled)
    • Parents/guardians will be provided an overview of instructional control
    • Parents/guardians will review strategies to support their students with following directions
  • 03/18/21: Effectively Communicating with Your Child
  • 04/22/21: Minimizing Prompts and Maximizing Your Child’s Independence

Thursday March  4, 2021, 10 - 11:30 a.m. 

Register for Teaching Your Child to Follow Directions 


  Encouraging Positive Behaviors at Home Series

  • 9/24/20: Setting the Stage for Behavior: Routines, Procedures, & Expectations
  • 10/22/20: Challenging Behaviors: Prevention Strategies and Teaching Self-Control
  • 11/19/20: Challenging Behaviors: ABCs of Behavior & How to Respond
  • 12/17/20: All Behavior Happens for a Reason: Behavior as Communication
  • 01/21/21: Strategies for Increasing Replacement Behaviors
  • 02/18/21:Teaching your Children to Follow Directions
  • 03/18/21: Effectively Communicating with Your Child
    • Parents/guardians will be provided an overview of the components of communication
    • Parents/guardians will review strategies to increase effective communication with their child
  • 04/22/21: Minimizing Prompts and Maximizing Your Child’s Independence

Thursday March 18, 2021, 10 - 11:30 a.m. and 6:30 - 8 p.m.

Register for Effectively Communicating with Your Child


Special Education: Understanding the Process and Collaborating with Your School Webinar                                          

Join us for this important webinar to learn:

  • What is Special Education?
  • How do children qualify for services?
  • What is Least Restrictive Environment?
  • What is the difference between accommodations and modifications?
  • What is an IEP?
  • What are the roles and responsibilities of IEP team members?
  • How can I work with the school team to develop an IEP?
  • How do I advocate for my child at school and in the IEP process?

Friday March 19, 2021, 10 - 11:30 a.m. 

Register for Special Education: Understanding the Process and Collaborating with Your School 


Challenges of parenting in the U.S and during the pandemic: A Webinar for Arabic Speaking Families (presented in Arabic)

This webinar is for Arabic-speaking families who want strategies to address their children's challenging behaviors. Bridge the cultural gap to make your home run a bit more smoothly.

Participants will learn about:

  • Parenting Styles
  • Managing problematic behavior
  • Providing structure and support during the pandemic
  • Returning to normalcy

Presented by staff from Northern Virginia Family Services Multicultural Center: Hanan Elbakry, Bilingual Psychotherapist and Tuleen Hajoun, Bilingual Clinical Intern.

Wednesday March 24, 2021, 10 - 11:30 a.m. and 6:30 - 8 p.m.

Register for Challenges of parenting in the U.S and during the pandemic: A Webinar for Arabic Speaking Families (presented in Arabic)

 

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