Collaborative IEP Meetings: Using Effective Facilitative Skills for Successful Outcomes

This session is from the NASP 2022 Annual Convention

  • PMD: 7,10
  • Skill Level: Intermediate

Learner Objectives

This session will help participants…

  1. understand, interpret and analyze recent trends about alternative dispute resolution options and the legal and ethical implications behind them.
  2. practice using visual tools that support objectives and outcomes of IEP meetings and to ensure meaningful participation of all attendee
  3. engage in brief activities, skills and strategies for best practices related to both in-person meetings and/or tele-facilitation

Description

This mini-skills session will share effective communication techniques, useful tips, and visual tools to assist in the facilitation of IEP meetings. Because school psychologists demonstrate unique skills in consultation and collaboration, it is vital that these strategies are used to support meaningful, productive student outcomes and maintain healthy relationships with all participants. This session is appropriate for practitioners in every career stage who want to learn innovative implementation practices for successful evaluation and eligibility meetings.

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Presenter(s)

Sarah K. Killion, Aurora Public Schools
Mary Anne Fleury, PhD, Colorado Department of Education

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