Professional Development Center

EPS 506 Understanding Emotional/Behavior Disorders

Course Number: EPS 506
Course Title: Understanding Emotional/Behavior Disorders
Class #: 23059
Dates: June 22-26, 2015
Times: 9:00am - 4:30pm
Location: University of Southern Maine, Gorham Campus
Faculty: Julie Alexandrin & Corinne Thibodeau, University of Southern Maine
Credit: Three (3) Inservice Graduate Credits
Tuition/Fees: $1,319.00 (Maine Resident)
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This course provides students with an introduction to the characteristics and education of children and youth with emotional and behavioral disorders (EBD) who challenge the prevailing social and educational traditions and values of our schools, communities and families. The course will cover historical to current issues; the nature and prevalence of EBD; factors which influence EBD; and defining, assessing and intervening with children and youth who are described as having ADD, conduct disorders, anxiety, depression, schizophrenia, eating/elimination/sleep disorders or pervasive developmental disorders. Completion of this course qualifies towards Maine Special Education Certification.