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Rhonda MercsFollow

Location

KU 310

Start Date

12-7-2013 2:00 PM

End Date

12-7-2013 3:00 PM

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The Urban Child Development Resource Center offers services to aid in the social and emotional development of children. The mental health therapists educate teachers and families in understanding and recognizing mental disorders prevalent in the classroom. The family advocates assist families in meeting basic needs.

Participants will be presented information regarding common mental disorders observed in the classroom and how this is a barrier to learning. What can educators do? Participants will be given ideas and suggestions to handle these situations.

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Jul 12th, 2:00 PM Jul 12th, 3:00 PM

Mental Illness:A Non-academic Barrier to Learning

KU 310

The Urban Child Development Resource Center offers services to aid in the social and emotional development of children. The mental health therapists educate teachers and families in understanding and recognizing mental disorders prevalent in the classroom. The family advocates assist families in meeting basic needs.

Participants will be presented information regarding common mental disorders observed in the classroom and how this is a barrier to learning. What can educators do? Participants will be given ideas and suggestions to handle these situations.