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Ellen A. Callegary, Esq. will be presenting FBAs and BIPs: An Essential Legal Guide.

 Link to register: FBAs and BIPs: An Essential Legal Guide


Program Description
Craft Legally Compliant FBAs and BIPs

Functional Behavior Assessments (FBAs) and Behavior Intervention Plans (BIPs) are legally required components of special education discipline, yet the law concerning their use is vague and imprecise. Schools need to know what the legal boundaries are so they can maximize legal protections while improving the target behaviors of students. This comprehensive overview of FBAs and BIPs will provide the clarity you need to protect your school from actions that lead to legal disaster. You will take away valuable information you can use to strengthen your school’s FBA and BIP processes and procedures. Don’t miss this valuable opportunity to clarify legal grey areas – register today!

Clarify muddy areas of the IDEA that concern the implementation and use of FBAs and BIPs.
Obtain valuable lessons from recent court cases concerning when to conduct FBAs.
Develop airtight BIPs that maximize legal protections while improving problem behaviors.
Avoid legal pitfalls by ensuring your school is properly monitoring student progress and updating BIPs.
Confidently navigate intersections between IEPs and BIPs.
Appropriately handle disputes with parents concerning the findings of FBAs and the use of BIPs.
Obtain essential best practices for special education due process hearings.
Who Should Attend
This basic-to-intermediate level program on creating legally compliant FBAs and BIPs is for:

School Principals and Vice-Principals
School Superintendents and Assistant Superintendents
School Psychologist
School Counselors
Special Education Teachers
General Education Teachers
Course Content
The IDEA, FBAs and BIPs: Legal Requirements and Grey Areas
Conducting FBAs: Key Lessons From Court Cases
Developing BIPs That Maximize Legal Protections and Improve Target Behaviors
Using BIPs: Legal Best Practices
BIPs and IEP Behavioral Components: Critical Legal Considerations
Handling FBA/BIP Disputes: Essentials Schools Need to Prove Their Position
Special Education Due Process Hearing Steps and Best Practices
Continuing Education Credit