Social Work Education
About The Course
Course Title: School Avoidance and Refusal
Learning Method: Record asynchronous distance (non-interactive). This course includes a recorded video and access to the presented resources.
Amount of CE Credit Offered: 1 credit (general)
Fees: This course can be purchased individually for $25 or as part of an annual unlimited continuing education subscription available for $99/year.
Posttest: Following the course, the participant will take a 10 question posttest. A score of 70% correct is required to pass and obtain a certificate. If you do not pass the posttest, it can be re-taken after fully reviewing the materials again.
Certificate of Completion: In order to receive a certificate of completion, you must indicate that you’ve watched the entire video portion of the course, earn a passing grade on the test, and complete the requested course evaluation.
Description of the Course:
This course dives into the complex issues surrounding school avoidance and school refusal. Participants will gain insights into the reasons students might avoid or refuse school, ranging from anxiety to depression to behavioral issues.
The course emphasizes the critical role of parents and caregivers in collaborating with professionals to address these challenges. Through real-life scenarios and expert discussions, attendees will explore therapeutic modalities like DBT (Dialectical Behavior Therapy) and SPACE, which focuses on parent accommodations.
By the end of the course, participants will be equipped with strategies and knowledge to support students experiencing school avoidance or refusal, ensuring their well-being and academic success.
Identify the psychological, social, and academic factors contributing to school avoidance, school refusal, and truancy.
Define school avoidance, school refusal, and truancy.
Generate 3-5 strategies to help students experiencing school avoidance, refusal, and truancy transition back into the school setting.
Masters and Clinical level licensees pursuing continuing education.
Both beginning and intermediate-level content are included in this course.