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photo of hand clicking on webinarEach month RTSC secures recognized leaders in their respective fields to present on various special education and related topics geared toward supporting the at-risk population of students throughout the state and beyond.   Register to attend one or more of the webinars below for an opportunity to engage with our presenters during the Q&A session which follows the presentation.

Not available to participate during the live broadcast?    All of our webinars are recorded and archived on our website.  Visit the Webinar Recordings page to access our archived webinars which are produced with closed caption, presenter bios, and resource links.

Upcoming Webinars

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The Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) Study: A Hidden Public Health Crisis on July 18, 2017 12:30 PM EDT

ACEs have a tremendous impact on future violence — both victimization and perpetration, and can create lifelong health issues and lost opportunity. Learning and academic performance can be significantly compromised. Janie Crecco, MA, MSEd, a Training and Support Specialist at the Federation for Children with Special Needs, will explain what the ACE study is and how the research around the study’s findings continues to expand our knowledge of challenging behaviors in both children and adults.

Register Herehttps://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/6910313315913824257 

“YOU CAN’T MAKE ME GO!”: Practical Tips for Dealing with School Refusal on August 15, 2017 12:30PM EDT

Photo Lauren MarchetteUp to 28% of school-aged students refuse to go to school at some point. While school refusal behavior often resolves spontaneously, other times it does not. More persistent school refusal can lead to a range of negative, short- and long-term consequences, particularly without effective intervention. Join Dr. Lauren Marchette, Co-Director of the Cambridge Health Alliance’s Child and Adolescent Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Clinic, to learn more about school refusal, along with how to support students in overcoming this challenge and successfully return to school.

Register Here: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/239929213584747778