By Joe Clever
Professionals Invited to Participate in Two-Day Interactive Course on Transitioning Military Children
Professional development course on Sept. 17 and 18 will focus on the social and emotional implications of transition for military-connected students.
Parents, professionals, and interested adults in White Sands Missile Range, New Mexico are invited to participate in an interactive course through the Military Child Education Coalition. The course, Supporting Military Children through School Transitions™: Social/Emotional Institute, is designed to teach concerned adults the social and emotional issues associated with transitioning that youth experience.
Anyone concerned about the welfare of military kids is invited to enroll in the two-day, face-to-face course, to be held Sept. 17 and 18. The course will take place at the Frontier Club, Santa Fe South Room, Building 1330 at WSMR from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Participants are also eligible to earn Continuing Education Units.
The course helps professionals stay up to date on the dynamic and diverse K-12 school experience that impacts transitioning students. Some of the course topics include: school support systems, social and emotional implications of transition through a developmental lens, and the effects of deployment separation and loss.
MCEC is an accredited Authorized Provider by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training. MCEC is also a National Board for Certified Counselors Approved Continuing Education provider and may offer NBCC-approved clock hours for events that meet NBCC requirements.
The Military Child Education Coalition serves the children of those who serve us all and encourages efforts that strengthen our military children and ensure opportunities for their quality education.