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* For Parents & Guardians

Monthly Drop-in support to collaborate with Tara Yarberry, M.A., B.C.B.A. on behavior strategies for home, school & community.

Location: 

At 3881 Benatar Way, Suite C in Chico:

  • Saturdays every other month 10 AM - 12 PM

9/7/19, 11/16/19, 1/11/20, 3/28/20, 5/16/20

Location:
At 2775 Yard Street in Oroville:

  • Tuesdays every other month 5:30 - 7:30 PM

8/27/19, 10/15/19, 12/10/19, 2/11/20, 4/21/20


Questions? Email Tara at tyarberry@bcoe.org

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P.O.D.D. club

DATE: Multiple sessions:
Sept 18, Oct 16, Nov 20, Dec 18, Jan 22, Feb 26, Mar 18, Apr 15, May 13

LOCATION: 3881 Benatar Way #C in Chico 

INTENDED AUDIENCE: Teachers, Paraprofessionals, and Parents who wish to develop habits that can empower our students with complex communication needs.

PODD practice workshops offer 1.5 hours of monthly PODD immersion and ongoing support for PODD Communication users.

Monthly topics will include:

PODD Habits: Using Chat Words; Providing Partner-Assisted Scanning; Commenting and Expressing Opinions; Initiating Communication; Something’s Wrong; Making Requests; Asking Questions; Requesting Actions – Do Something; Using Categories; Verbal Referencing; Commenting – Using Descriptions; I have an idea; I want to show you something; Let’s go!

COST: There is no cost to attend 

Register:https://bcoe.k12oms.org/2224-170906

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MULTI-SELPA LEGAL PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT SERIES

IEP BASICS & COMMON MISSTEPS LEADING TO LITIGATION

When: Thursday, October 10, 2019
8:30 - 3:30 p.m.

YUBA COUNTY ONE STOP - Beckwourth Room (2nd Floor)
1114 Yuba St., Marysville,  CA  95901

Presenter: Paul R. Gant, Attorney at Law
Kingsley Bogard LLP

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multi-selpa legal professional development series #2

When: Tuesday, November 10, 2019
8:30 - 3:30 p.m.

AM SESSION:
Tips and Tools for Finding Success When Navigating Challenging IEP Conversations with Colleagues and Families

The AM session will focus on the use of active listening and questioning strategies that can be used in IEPs and resolution sessions. Participants will be able to identify interests from positions in order to find common ground and to move the conversation forward.

PM SESSION: 
Making Meetings Work: Learning the Basics in IEP Meeting Facilitation and Positive Communications

The PM session will introduce the core ingredients needed to support productive IEP meetings as a successful neutral facilitator and/or mediator, with a strong focus on the importance of relationship building within the IEP team (parents included!)

Presenter: Marc Purchin - Purchin Consulting

Sponsored by: Alternate Dispute Resolution Grants of Butte, Tehama, and Yuba County SELPAs

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administrative designee training

October 22, 2019 | 8:30 a.m.- 11:30 a.m.

SELPA Office - Lincoln Center rm. 44
1870 Bird Street, Oroville 96965
**bring a laptop or device**

Education Code spells out who can be an administrative designee at an IEP meeting.  Attendees will leave this training with added confidence with leading IEP meetings, reading IEPs for understanding, awareness of necessary timelines, forms to use, notetaking tips and strategies.  Some time will be spent on building positive working relationships with parents and guardians.

Send checks or purchase orders (payable to Butte County SELPA) to:
BCOE, Attn: Jenny Dolan 1870 Bird St.,
Oroville, CA 95965

$10 for Butte SELPA - $25 Non-members

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BEHAVIOR INTERVENTION PLANS

When: Thursday, October 24,2019
Where: BCOE Board Room - 1859 Bird Street, Orovile
Time: 8:30 - 4:00 p.m.

Intended for teams involved in writing, implementing and evaluating behavior intervention plans

FEE:
BCOE SELPA memebers - $10.00
Non-members - $25.00
 
Presented by: Liz Fuller, M.Ed, BCBA and Kay Paden, M.Ed

Register: click here

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DYSLEXIA ESSENTIALS FOR ASSESSMENT AND INSTRUCTION

DATE: Wednesday, October 30, 2019 (8 am - 3:30 pm)

LOCATION: 1859 Bird Street, Oroville

INTENDED AUDIENCE
Teachers, Psychologists and Other Education Professionals

  • Purposes and Components of Assessment
  • Defensible Ways to Demonstrate Progress
  • Factors to Consider in Instructional Decision-Making

Presented by: Nancy Cushen White, Ed.D, BCET

COST:
$100/person (Butte SELPA)
$125/person (Outside the SELPA)

Checks/PO To: BUTTE COUNTY SELPA
Atten: Jenny Dolan
1870 Bird Street Oroville, CA 95965

To Register: register here

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why try

DATE: Wednesday & Thursday, November 6 & 7 2019 (8:30 - 3:30)

LOCATION: Butte County Office of Education - 1859 Bird Street, Oroville

The WhyTry – Level 1 training is a two-day course that will prepare you to use the WhyTry Program in a real-world setting. The course includes a discussion of WhyTry’s ten visual analogies, an introduction to WhyTry music, a peek at several of WhyTry’s learning activities, opportunities to practice teaching through role-play, as well as a discussion of how to apply the program in your specific setting.Recommended for classroom staff working with at-promise youth in alternative education, community, and special education settings to address issues of motivation, attendance, student engagement, and school climate.

Trainer: Bjorn Trejo    Email: bjorn@whytry.org

Butte County SELPA: $200
Non-members: $599

Register: https://bcoe.k12oms.org/2224-169679

Flyer: https://5il.co/8nq8

tips and tools for having a positive and collaborative i.e.p. Team

Learn important skills and strategies to help make IEP meetings more collaborative and successful.

When: Monday, November 18, 2019  - 5:50 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Location: Chico District Office - Large Conf Room
1163 E. 7th Street, Chico, CA

Presented by:
Marc Purchin - Purchin Consulting

For questions, contact: Lily Chang
livang@bcoe.org

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BEHAVIOR ASD AND EBPS

When: December 12, 2019  - 8:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Location: 1870 Bird Street - Oroville (Lincoln Center RM 44)

Intended for anyone interested in understanding Autism Spectrum Disorder and evidence-based interventions aimed at decreasing challenging behavior and increasing appropriate replacement behaviors

Cost: $10 for BCOE SELPA members
$25 for non-members

Checks / P.O’s made to: Butte County SELPA
Atten: Jenny Dolan
1870 Bird Street – Oroville, CA

* Reg/Refund deadline: December 6, 2019

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USING SELF-MANAGEMENT TO DECREASE CHALLENGING BEHAVIORS IN CLASS

DATE: Thursday, January 30, 2020 
Two opportunities to attend:

#1 8:30 am - 11:30 am)
Register here: Session #1

#2 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm)
Register here: Session #2

LOCATION: 
Chico Unified District Office (large conference room)
1163 East 7th Street, Chico

COST:
$10 for SELPA members; $25 for non-members

Checks/PO To: BUTTE COUNTY SELPA
Atten: Jenny Dolan 1870 Bird Street Oroville, CA 95965

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strategies for addressing challenging behaviors in the home

PLEASE JOIN US FOR OUR SELPA COMMUNITY ADVISORY COMMITTEE (CAC) EVENT, FOCUSED ON ADDRESSING BEHAVIORS IN THE HOME

When: February 25, 2020 - 5:30 - 7:30 p.m.
Location: BCOE Board Room - 1859 Bird Street, Oroville

Parents and care providers in attendance will engage in discussion and dialogue around behavioral interventions and strategies for families.

Questions?  Tara Yarberry, BCBA 
tyarberry@bcoe.org

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understanding motivation & reinforcement


DATE: Tuesday, March 31, 2020 (8:30 am - 3:30 pm)

LOCATION: 1870 Bird Street, Oroville

INTENDED AUDIENCE:
A training for parents and professionals who support individuals with disabilities across the lifespan and in all settings.

COST:
$10 for SELPA members; $25 for non-members

Checks/PO To: BUTTE COUNTY SELPA
Atten: Jenny Dolan 
1870 Bird Street Oroville, CA 95965

Register: register here
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