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ARCHIVE: ProPay 1-2-3: Building Bridges - Intentional Work with Students and Families who are Homeless - Day One

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Overview

This course is designed to support School Social Workers (SSWs) as they intervene more intentionally and effectively with students and families who are homeless. The course focuses on changing the professional practice of the SSWs, and implementing structural changes in the schools. Individual coaching will be provided as a component of the course to work with individual SSWs to adapt the intervention strategies to their specific building.

Participants will be able to:

  • Understand the emotional, psychological, physical, and social impact of homelessness on students.
  • Understand the dynamics of students who are homeless.
  • Increase school engagement of students who are homeless.
  • Increase skills in working with students who are homeless.
  • Identify particular needs of students who are homeless to aid teachers inthe development of instructional strategies.
  • Educate staff on the McKinney-Vento Act and its implication for practice in Minneapolis Public Schools.

Target audience

School Social Workers who haven’t participated in Building Bridges in prior years, and/or school Social Workers who work in a building with 15 or more students who identify as homeless.

Class Dates, Times and Locations

  • Thursday, August 30th, 2018 – 4:30 – 7:30 PM @ Davis, S1-433
  • Monday, September 10th, 2018 – 4:30 – 6:30 PM @ Davis, S1-433
  • Monday, September 17th, 2018 – 4:30 – 6:30 PM @ Davis, S1-433
  • Monday, September 24th, 2018 – 4:30 – 6:30 PM @ Davis, S1-433
  • Monday, October 1st, 2018 – 4:30 – 6:30 PM @ Davis, S1-433
  • Monday, October 15th, 2018 – 4:30 – 6:30 PM @ Shelter Tours
  • Friday, November 2nd, 2018 – 8:30 – 10:30 AM @ Shelter Tours
  • Monday, November 19th, 2018 – 4:30 – 6:30 PM @ Davis, S1-433
  • Monday, December 10th, 2018 – 4:30 – 6:30 PM @ Davis, S1-433
  • Monday, January 14th, 2019 – 4:30 – 6:30 PM @ Davis, S1-433
  • Monday, February 11th, 2019 – 4:30 – 6:30 PM@ Davis, S1-433
  • Monday, March 11th, 2019 – 4:30 – 6:30 PM @ Davis, S1-433
  • Monday, April 15th, 2019 – 4:30 – 6:30 PM @ Davis, S1-433
  • Monday, May 13th, 2019 – 4:30 – 6:30 PM @ Davis, S1-433

Registration Information

Register for the training on eCompass. Search course #92423 and section #112406.

Facilitators

  • Brenda Beyer, Teacher - Social Worker, Anne Sullivan

Questions

Email: Brenda.Beyer@mpls.k12.mn.us


Earlier Event: August 24
ARCHIVE: Discovery: Scheduling Open-Lab
Later Event: September 5
ARCHIVE: Discovery: Scheduling Open-Lab