Your browser is not optimized for viewing this website.

More information »

Holyoke Community College

Filter by Category



K-12 Education

in Corporate & Professional Education

Addressing Child Abuse:Working with Abused & Neglected Children (GPDL 40 PDP's online) EDUC 005.52, CRN 35207

$290
Encompasses the identification of physical, emotional, sexual, and substance abuse; the impact of abuse on the behavior and learning abilities of students; the responsibilities of a teacher to report or provide assistance to victims of abuse; and methods for teaching students about abuse and its prevention. Discusses family dynamics and working with parents and community agencies. Emphasis is on understanding the special learning needs of the abused or neglected child, and how to meet those needs in the classroom. 40 Graduate PDP’s This course requires additional writing assignments. Students must achieve at least an average of 80% in all exams with no exam below 70%.

Addressing Child Abuse:Working with Abused & Neglected Children (UPDL 30 PDP's online) EDUC 005.51, CRN 35206

$230
Encompasses the identification of physical, emotional, sexual, and substance abuse; the impact of abuse on the behavior and learning abilities of students; the responsibilities of a teacher to report or provide assistance to victims of abuse; and methods for teaching students about abuse and its prevention. Discusses family dynamics and working with parents and community agencies. Emphasis is on understanding the special learning needs of the abused or neglected child, and how to meet those needs in the classroom. 30 Undergraduate Level PDP’s. Students must achieve at least an average 70% in all exams with no exam below 60%.

Advanced Classroom Management: Children as Change Agents (GPDL 40 PDP's online) EDUC 001.52, CRN 35199

$290
Focuses on cognitive and cognitive-behavioral interventions with emphasis on teaching students how to change and manage their own behavior. Knowledge and understanding of traditional behavioral concepts and strategies is required. Strongly recommended that participants have completed an introductory behavior management course prior to taking this course. 40 Graduate PDP’s This course requires additional writing assignments. Students must achieve at least an average of 80% in all exams with no exam below 70%.

Advanced Classroom Management: Children as Change Agents (UPDL 30 PDP's online) EDUC 001.51, CRN 35198

$230
Geared primarily for professionals (e.g., regular or special educators, instructional assistants, school psychologists, counselors) serving children and youths presenting behavior problems in the school or community, this course focuses on cognitive and cognitive-behavioral interventions (often lumped together under the rubric “social skills”) with an emphasis on teaching students how to change and manage their own behavior. Since previous knowledge and understanding of traditional behavioral (operant) concepts and strategies is required, it is strongly recommended that you take an introductory behavior management course to learn the basic terms and concepts of behavior management prior to taking this advanced course. •Students have 6 months to complete course from the time of registration; •You must have an overall exam score of 70% with no individual exam score below 60% to pass; •We recommend that you check with your school district/supervisor to verify which level you should enroll in (Undergraduate Professional Development Level or Graduate Professional Development Level).

Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (GPDL 40 PDP's online) EDUC 002.52, CRN 35201

$290
Achieve a better understanding of ADD and intervention strategies to facilitate positive student change. Covers the history of the disorder, accepted methods to assess and identify students with the disorder, and various methods, medications, and strategies that are currently used to treat it. For situations in which services beyond what can be provided in the classroom are required, the referral process for getting help for the student will be addressed. Reference materials include a list of resources for both teachers and parents. 40 Graduate PDP’s This course requires additional writing assignments. Students must achieve at least an average of 80% in all exams with no exam below 70%.

Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (UPDL 30 PDP's online) EDUC 002.51, CRN 35200

$230
Achieve a better understanding of ADD and intervention strategies to facilitate positive student change. Covers the history of the disorder, accepted methods to assess and identify students with the disorder, and various methods, medications, and strategies that are currently used to treat it. For situations in which services beyond what can be provided in the classroom are required, the referral process for getting help for the student will be addressed. Reference materials include a list of resources for both teachers and parents. 30 Undergraduate Level PDP’s. Students must achieve at least an average 70% in all exams with no exam below 60%.

Autism & Aspergers Disorder EDUC 003.51, CRN 35202

$230
Explores the characteristics and learning styles associated with the disorder, communication weaknesses, and successful intervention strategies that enhance more appropriate behavior. This course also provides resources for educators, related service personnel, and parents who seek more help or information. 30 Undergraduate Level PDP’s. Students must achieve at least an average 70% in all exams with no exam below 60%.

Autism & Aspergers Disorder:Information & Effective Intervention Strategies (GPDL 40PDP's online) EDUC 003.52, CRN 35203

$290
Explores the characteristics and learning styles associated with the disorder, communication weaknesses, and successful intervention strategies that enhance more appropriate behavior. This course also provides resources for educators, related service personnel, and parents who seek more help or information. 40 Graduate PDP’s This course requires additional writing assignments. Students must achieve at least an average of 80% in all exams with no exam below 70%.




Forgot password?
Staff Log In