Physical, Mental & Online Well Being for Students
The purpose of this course is to provide awareness level education about HIV and AIDS to school personnel. The course contains important information about a school’s responsibility to serve students with HIV and the rights of these students under the law.
Asthma Awareness and Response
This course discusses teachers’ responsibilities regarding asthma. Specifically, the course covers: how to respond to an asthma attack; how to administer medication, including metered-dose inhalers, dry-powder inhalers and nebulizers; how to monitor the self-administration of medication; and how to respond to medication errors.
This course includes general information about bed bugs, explains how bed bug infestations affect students and staff, and contains recommendations for school interventions to prevent the spread of bed bugs from students who are transporting them from home.
Bullying — Beat Bullying (Video for Students)
This video teaches students the importance of telling someone if they are being bullied or are aware of someone being bullied.
Bullying — Tell Someone (Video for Students)
The purpose of video is to teach students the importance of telling someone if they are being bullied or are aware of someone being bullied.
Bullying — The ABCs of Bullying
This course links to SAMHSA (an agency of the US Department of Health and Human Services) in partnership with CSAP (Center for Substance Abuse Prevention) and explains the causes and effects of bullying, prevention techniques and programs, screening, treatment options, and the legal/ethical issues surrounding bullying.
Bullying Prevention — also available in Spanish
The goals of this course are to explain what bullying is, to educate learners about the dynamics of bullying, and share systematic interventions to help eradicate bullying in schools. It also contains a section on cyber-bullying.
Bullying Prevention (for Administrators)
The goals of this course are to explain what bullying is, to educate learners about the dynamics of bullying, and share systematic interventions to help eradicate bullying in schools.
Child Abuse Prevention
(80 minutes — also available in Spanish)
The goal of this course is to teach school personnel to recognize, respond to, and report suspected child abuse. It also provides teachers with strategies to support students who have been abused.
Concussion in High School Sports — A Guide for Coaches
This course is to help athletic staff properly identify and respond to a concussion. It includes education on the symptoms and danger signs of a concussion, how to respond if a concussion occurs, how to set up an action plan during the pre-season, and how to educate athletes, parents, and others about concussions.
Chronic Health Conditions — also available in Spanish
(40 minutes – M-545)
A chronic illness as a disease that lasts for more than three months. Many are serious; some can even be life-threatening. With that in mind, course topics include: chronic health conditions, disabilities. student health plans, asthma, diabetes, epilepsy, food allergies, inflammatory bowel diseases, depression, anxiety and indoor air quality.
Depression in Students
This course educates school employees about the different types of childhood depression, the symptoms and causes, and it provides tips for teachers on how to support students experiencing childhood depression.
Discriminatory Harassment — Identification and Response
This course increases an employee’s understanding and awareness of head lice while dispelling common misunderstandings.
Heat Illness Prevention for School Athletics
(30 minutes – M-540)
Developed by the National Federation of State High School Associations (NFHS), this course discusses how to acclimatize student athletes to hot weather to prevent exertion-induced heat stroke. Topics covered include: starting slow and progressing; allowing for individual conditioning; medical status; adjusting intensity and rest; starting sessions adequately hydrated; recognizing signs early; recognizing more serious signs; and having an emergency action plan.
Managing Food Allergies
This course contains general information about food allergies and helps school personnel learn to recognize symptoms and provide treatment for students at risk. The course also explains ways to reduce student exposure to food allergens, as well as how to make accommodations for students with food allergies.
Medication Administration in Schools
(25 minutes – also available in Spanish)
This course educates school staff about infection controls, the correct procedures and methods of medication administration, and alerts them to possible medication errors.
Preventing the Spread of Germs in Schools
This course shares simple, yet effective methods to prevent the spread of germs in schools. The course contains information on hand washing and coughing etiquette.
Playground Inspection and Maintenance
Common materials used in playground construction, types of playground hazards, playground inspection and maintenance, and playground-hazard evaluation and response are among the topics covered by this course. Developing a school response plan and recordkeeping also are discussed. Playground-injury statistics and case studies are included.
Playground Safety and Supervision
This course discusses playground monitors’ duties and obligations when supervising students on the playground and during recess. And, it explains how alert and attentive playground supervision helps protect the safety and well-being of students. Strategies for creating a physically and emotionally safe playground environment are also among the topics covered.
Recognizing Eating Disorders
This course defines and explains the causes and effects of eating disorders. It includes information on psychiatric eating disorders (such as anorexia and bulimia), childhood obesity, and the relationship between athletics and eating disorders.
Restraint and Seclusion
(20 minutes – also available in Spanish. M-504)
This course describes chemical, mechanical, physical and prone-restraint, in addition to use of time outs and seclusion. Proper use of when and how to use restraint or seclusion is covered, along with proactive approaches on how to prevent conflict and crises, and de-esclation techniques. Strategies that support a positive approach are described, including functional behavorial assessments (FBAs), behavioral intervention plans (BIPs) and positive behavioral interventions and supports (PBIS).
(10 minutes – also available in Spanish. M-547)
This course describes describes how to recognize and respond to febrile seizures, simple-partial seizures, complex-partial seizures, absence seizures, atonic seizures, myoclonic seizures and tonic-clonic seizures. Other topics covered include: causes of seizures, when seizures qualify as medical emergencies, documenting seizures, how epilepsy impacts academic performance, disability rights laws and student care plans.
Self-Injury and Suicide Prevention
This course explores the types and causes of self-injurious behaviors, including self-asphyxiation. It provides employees with an awareness of the risk and protective factors of suicide, and components of effective prevention and post-intervention programs.
Sexual Misconduct — Staff to Student
This course is to define and explain staff sexual misconduct with students. It includes information on understanding sexual misconduct, sexual grooming, detecting sexual misconduct and preventing sexual misconduct. The course also includes suggestions to help staff avoid situations that could be damaging to their reputation or career.
Steroids and Supplements: Use, Abuse, and Prevention Strategies
This course is to instruct coaches on the use, abuse, and prevention of anabolic steroid and performance-enhancing supplement use.
Student Medical Emergencies
This course provides basic information on the causes, symptoms and emergency response procedures for common student medical emergencies. This lesson is intended to help those working with students understand the appropriate care for students with asthma, food allergies, seizures or diabetes in emergency situations.
Student Privacy Rights (FERPA)
This course explains the rights of parents and students regarding personal information granted by the Family Education Rights and Privacy Act of 1974. Also known as FERPA, this is a federal law that protects the privacy of student educational records. The course defines educational records, directory information and non-directory information.
Student Use of Technology — Ensuring Safety
This course provides information for educators about the dangers children face while using technology. The information in this course may be shared with students and parents to help protect the safety and well-being of children. The course contains information on online safety, cyber-bullying and sexting.
Students with Diabetes
The purpose of this course is to help school employees understand the appropriate care for a student with diabetes and how to respond to an emergency situation.
Substance Abuse Prevention
This course provides information on the causes of substance abuse in children and teens and it provides detailed information about commonly abused substances. The course also lists components of effective school intervention programs.
Suicide Prevention Training — Jason Flatt Act Compliant
(three courses totaling 2 hours – M-505, M-506, M-507)
Teen Dating Violence
(20 minutes – also available in Spanish)
After defining teen dating violence, this course describes abuse, lists teen dating violence risk factors, discusses the impact of such violence on victims and explains why victims stay with perpetrators. To help you recognize and respond to teen dating violence, the course lists common indicators and details how to meet with victims and perpetrators. Common school-intervention strategies are discussed and a resource list is provided.
Violence Prevention in Schools
This course teaches about youth violence by explaining what it is and how violence develops in youth. The course also lists the characteristics of safe schools, explains the components of effective intervention to reduce school violence, and provides educators with techniques to manage conflict, as well as how to de-escalate hostile situations.
Violence Prevention Using Threat Assessments
This course examines incidents of fatal school violence and how to prevent fatal school attacks. The course contains information and recommendations from the US Department of Education report, “Threat Assessment in Schools: A Guide to Managing Threatening Situations and to Creating Safe School Climates.”
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