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SYNC Workshop | 20 September 2019 | NWRESD, Regional Office, Hillsboro

  • 09/20/2019
  • 7:45 AM - 3:30 PM
  • NW Regional ESD - Clark Room | 5825 NE Ray Circle, Hillsboro, 97124
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SYNC-G (1D) Workshop: Students and Youth with Needs that are Complex

September 20, 2019 at NWRESD - Regional Office from 7:45 am to 3:30 pm

Instruction by Bethany Bowers, NWRESD, School Psychologist, & Cathy Jensen, NWRESD, Executive Director, K-12 Special Education

Workshop Purpose

This one-day workshop is open to the following educators:

* Administrators, TOSAs, Counselors, Psychologists, or Behaviour Specialists needing an initial OIS Certification.

* Staff with a current OIS certification (within 2-years) needing re-certification.

We will review positive behaviour supports, evasions, deflections, escapes, and belt-shirt techniques.  In addition, the new SYNC curriculum will focus on educational practices such as Restorative Justice, Growth Mindset, Mindfulness, and Trauma Informed Care.  Those who need additional training in protective physical interventions, such as one or two-person restraints, will need to submit an individualized behaviour support plan prior to attending. The re-certification is good for two years.  Please eMail Bethany Bowers if you have questions about who is eligible for the re-certification workshop. 

For staff who need OIS-IF (Individual Focus) level certification, we will also train the advanced holds needed for those identified students.  A Behaviour Support Plan is needed for IF Certification.  Please contact Bethany Bowers for questions about the G and IF level certification levels. 

Meeting Details

Date: Friday, September 20, 2019

Start Time: 7:45 a.m.  |  End Time:  3:30 p.m.

 NWRESD - Regional Office (Clark Room), 5825 NE Ray Circle, Hillsboro, 97124

Lunch: You will be on your own for lunch.  The group will decide whether to have a shortened lunch and finish a little early or have a longer lunch. Please plan to either bring a lunch or quickly leave and return.

Attire: Please dress comfortably.  Pants, t-shirts, and jeans are acceptable. Wear sturdy closed-toe shoes that lace or buckle.

Bring to Workshop: For IF-Level Certification, please bring a copy of a current behavior support plan for a student requiring restraint or seclusion.

Important Note!  In order to be certified, attendees must be present for the entire training.

Payment Details

Cost: $75.00/per person | NWRESD Staff: No charge

1.  Invoice.  Districts and other organizations can be invoiced directly.

2.  PayPal.  

Please complete at check-out.  A PayPal account is not required.

Cancellation Policy:

-Registrations cancelled on or prior to 9/13/2019 will be refunded 100%.

-Registrations cancelled on or after 9/14/2019 will not be refunded.

Your registration will reflect "awaiting payment" until a NWRESD staff member manually updates the record.

For more information, please contact:

-Bethany Bowers, questions regarding training program 

-Darliene Farrar, questions regarding attendance (503.614-1433)

Washington County
Fax: 503-614-1440
5825 NE Ray Circle
Hillsboro OR 97124-6436

Clatsop County
Fax: 503-325-1297
3194 Marine Drive
Astoria, OR 97103

Columbia County
Fax: 503-397-0796
800 Port Avenue
St. Helens, OR 97051

Tillamook County

Fax: 503-842-6272
2515 3rd Street
Tillamook, OR 97141

Toll-free in Oregon 888-990-7500  

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