Courses for those in Education and Criminal Justice Fields

September 6, 2012

Xavier University is offering two two-session courses which will be available for graduate credit, undergraduate credit, or no credit. Location information will be provided upon registration.

Managing Diverse Classrooms (EDEL 402/602)
Fri., Oct. 26 from 4:00 pm- 8:00 pm and Sat., Oct. 27 from 9:00 am- 5:00 pm
This two-day course offers a global framework for establishing an organized, caring and well-managed classroom. Part 1 of the training presents an understandable model for framing classroom and behavior management in early and middle childhood classrooms, proactive strategies including morning meeting, creating rules, social skills, and teacher language, tier one behavioral interventions and social skills.
The course is for preschool, primary, and middle school teachers, teacher assistants, administrators, special educators, speech pathologists, or any professional interested in teaching new behavior rather than managing inappropriate behaviors.
One semester credit undergraduate or graduate is available at the current tuition rate. The non-credit option is $195.

Non-Violent Crisis Intervention Training Certification (EDEL 401/601)
Fri., Nov. 2 from 4:00 pm- 8:00 pm and Sat., Nov. 3 from 9:00 am- 5:00 pm
This internationally-recognized training/certification program trains teachers, therapists, nurses, doctors, criminal justice workers, and other social service-related occupations how to use research-based proactive management strategies to effectively deescalate severe behaviors of physical acting out. The second part trains how to safely and effectively intervene physically with clients or students who are a threat to themselves or others. The training certification is good for one year and is in collaboration with the Crisis Prevention Institute and Xavier University.
The course is for teachers, criminal justice professionals, therapists, social workers, and any who work with clients who may become a threat to themselves or others.
One semester credit undergraduate or graduate is available at the current tuition rate. The non-credit option is $195.

For more information, please call Dr. Tom Knestrict at 513-745-3703 or Roger Bosse at 513-745-3360.