Winter 2019 Workshop

Best Practices in Emotional Disturbance and Other Health Impairment Assessments with Dr. Michael Giambona

FRIDAY December 6, 2019

9:00 am – 4:00 pm

at the Seneca Family of Agencies, Multipurpose Room (MPR)

6925 Chabot Road, Oakland CA 94618

BAASP members $30, Non-members $50, $20 for CEUs

Overall, participants will learn best practices in assessing students for Emotional Disturbance and Other Health Impairment. Specifically, participants will learn the evolution of the Emotional Disturbance category and factors that influence assessment will be addressed. Further, properly understanding and applying the qualifying criteria will be presented.

The federal definition and educational criteria for Other Health Impairment will be presented to increase participants’ knowledge of the category. Participants will learn how to legally and ethically utilize the OHI category and what information must be present in the report. Strategies and techniques for thorough assessment will be presented. Finally, the participants will learn to differentiate between the ED and OHI qualification.