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Legal Issues & Government Policies - Chapter Summary
Use this chapter to brush up on topics related to legal issues and government policies related to school psychology, such as state-specific policies for school psychologists. This chapter provides you with engaging and concise video and text lessons and quizzes to help you review the material quickly and effectively. Other topics you will encounter in this chapter includes the following:
- History and summary of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act
- Section 504 Regulations & Accommodations
- Accessibility guidelines of the American with Disabilities Act
- Explanation of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965
- Advantages and disadvantages of the No Child Left Behind Act
- The Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act of 1974 and the Buckley amendment
- Policies for school psychologists in states like Ohio
Our short quizzes provide you with great ways to test yourself on the information you've reviewed. Check out the lesson transcripts for a closer look at the main themes of the lessons. You can also contact our instructors with any of your questions.
1. IDEA: Individuals with Disabilities Education Act - History and Summary
It is important for all teachers to understand the 2004 Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) and how it impacts students with disabilities. This lesson discusses the six main principles of IDEA and how they are implemented in the classroom.
2. What Are Section 504 Regulations & Accommodations in Public Schools?
Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 is a critical piece of legislation designed to protect individuals with disabilities. In this video, we will explore the components of Section 504 as well as how it impacts school-aged students.
3. What is the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990? - History & Accessibility Guidelines
What is the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990? Learn about the ADA's history, the individuals it protects, the accessibility guidelines, as well as how the disability movement ensured the passing of this important legislation.
4. Elementary & Secondary Education Act of 1965
The Elementary and Secondary Education act of 1965 created equal opportunity for students in schools across the country. This lesson will examine the purpose and outcomes of the act and will end with a short quiz to see what you have learned.
5. No Child Left Behind: Summary, Pros & Cons
The No Child Left Behind Act has been both influential and controversial since it was first passed over a decade ago. But what exactly is it? In this lesson, we'll explore the No Child Left Behind Act, including its pros and cons.
6. Buckley Amendment to the Family Educational Rights & Privacy Act of 1974
This lesson provides an overview of the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act, also known as the Buckley Amendment. You'll come away with a sense of how this law impacts teachers, administrators, and students.
7. Ohio Policies & Procedures for School Psychologists
A school psychologist is a source of great support for students and families. The work of a school psychologist is governed by specific rules that contain ethical principles. This lesson explores those rules.
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- Theories & Methods of Counseling
- Diversity Issues in School Counseling
- Creating Comprehensive School Counseling Programs
- Research & Data Collection
- Researching & Evaluating Education Programs
- Elements of Effective Communication
- Visual Representation of Information
- Communicating via Technology
- Communication & Collaboration
- Psychological Consultation & Collaboration in Schools
- Functions of the Guidance Counselor
- Professional Principles for School Psychologists
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