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Reflective Supervision

Reflective Supervision: A resource for those supporting infants, toddlers, preschoolers and families with Early Childhood Mental Health

Suggested Reading

• Engaging Autism: The Floortime Approach to Helping Children Relate, Communicate and Think  by Stanley I. Greenspan, M.D. and Serena Wieder, Ph.D. (2006), PerseusBooks. • The Child with Special Needs: Encouraging Intellectual and Emotional Growth by Stanley Greenspan, M.D. and…

ASD Resource Guide Meds

Many families wonder about the use of medications to treat autism and related disorders. For decades,doctors have been using many different medications off-label to treat various symptoms of ASDs. In2007, the medication risperidone (Risperdal) was given the first FDA approval for marketing a medicationfor autism, specifically for the control of aggression, and in 2009 aripiprazole (Abilify) was added as well.

Tactile Fun in the Sun

Tactile Fun in the Sun Deanna Macioce, MS, OTR/L So, you have a child who hates to get messy.  Maybe he is the one who chooses not to participate in the finger painting activity at school or the one who…

What Are Friends For? A Longer Life

In the quest for better health, many people turn to doctors, self-help books or herbal supplements. But they overlook a powerful weapon that could help them fight illness and depression, speed recovery, slow aging andprolong life: their friends.

May DIR Support Notes

DIR®/Floortime™ Support Group Notes From May 6, 2009 Hi everyone – great meeting on Wednesday.  Thanks so much to everyone who presented and helped out. We saw two kids on video, and the support to our guest family with MaryPat…

CTC-Team Communication

Celebrate the Children  Developmental Individual Relationship-based Intervention www.celebratethechildren.org 55 Lackawanna Drive, Stanhope, NJ 07874 Phone:  973-448-0041       Fax:  973-448-0200   Team Communication Log   Student:________________________________   Week:_________________________, 200___   Please list goals and strategies of the week here   Name:_____________________________ Discipline:____________________________ Date:______…

CTC Teach. Sup. Reflecti

Teacher Supervision Reflection Questions     Name:_________________________   Date:_______________________________   How does this presentation build off past recommended actions?   How was instruction differentiated for the different levels of students and individual IEP goals?  How were individual IEP goals targeted?   …

CTC-Interdisc. Planning

Interdisciplinary Planning Sheet   Activity Name:                                   Academic/NJ CCCS Area(s):                                                               Date: Faculty NameÞ Student Nameß DIR Sean Academic Sean OT Carrie PT Lisa Speech Lynn ___Nurse___ Mary Hugo -Use words to initiate -Counting 1-10 -Tracking Items -Holding items   -Strengthen…

CTC-Related Service Trng

Celebrate the Children  Developmental Individual Relationship-based Intervention www.celebratethechildren.org 55 Lackawanna Drive, Stanhope, NJ 07874 Phone:  973-448-0041       Fax:  973-448-0200     Related Service Provider Training Package   Certification Requirements DIR Training Package CTC’s DIR Training DVD and handout Sima or Rosemary…

CTC-Teacher Evaluation

TEACHER EVALUATION   NAME OF TEACHER:_______________________________ DATE:______________   NAME OF EVALUATOR/POSITION_______________________________________        EVALUATION KEY: O:   OUTSTANDING S:     SATISFACTORY I:     IMPROVING NI:   NEEDS IMPROVEMENT U:    UNSATISFACTORY   TEACHING COMPONENTS   1.         Maintains a favorable physical environment in the classroom      ___________…

CTC-Teacher & Aide Eval

CELEBRATE THE CHILDREN (SCALS)  Classroom Aide/Personal Aide Accountability These areas will be checked randomly, rated and kept in staff’s file   Date: June 2, 2006                  Evaluator:   1-Unsatisfactory           2-Satisfactory               3-Excellent       NA-Not Applicable   ____Child(ren) kept positively engaged at all times…

C.T.C.-Training Tips

Training •      Interdisciplinary Team Training Should Occur Prior to the Start of the Program •      This Should Include Everyone Involved with the Child’s Program (Parents, Teachers, Speech, OT, and PT Therapists, Aides, Specials Teachers and Home Therapists) •      Student Should…

CTC-Aide Evaluation

CELEBRATE THE CHILDREN (SCALS)   Classroom Aide/Personal Aide Accountability These areas will be checked randomly, rated and kept in staff’s file   NAME OF STAFF MEMBER:                                     DATE: ___________   NAME OF EVALUATOR:  _____________   1-Unsatisfactory       2-Satisfactory     3-Excellent            NA-Not Applicable  …

CTC-Gettng to Know Child

Student’s name_________________________ Therapists name___________________   Date__________________  Location_________________________   What does the child like to do?         What brings a gleam to his/her eye?  Give examples.       What does the child find challenging, disengage from?  …

CTC-FT Training Sheet

Therapists name___________________  Student’s name_________________________   Date__________________  Location_________________________   “What goal(s) did I work on?       “Did I get the gleam in the eye?  Explain how and give examples.         Was I able to sustain interactions?…

DIR Support Mtng Notes

Lana Randall’s Parent Handouts Happy New Year (2009) from Dr. Feder January Support Notes February Support Notes March Support Notes April Support Notes May Support Notes June Support Notes July Support Notes August Support Notes September Support Notes October Support Notes November Support Notes December…