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ONLINE-DASA Dignity for All Students Act - Mandated 6 hour Certification Workshop

Audience: Open to All

Dates: 4/17/2021 to 4/24/2021

Location: ZOOM

In accordance with Article 2 Sections 10-18 of the Education Law, all applicants for Certification in NYS registered programs are required to complete six clock hours of Training in Harassment, Bullying, Cyber bullying and Discrimination in Schools: Prevention and Intervention (DASA Training). This workshop will be both asynchronous and synchronous. The first 3 hours will be provided through (a private access code and link will be provided). It will consist of a self-directed (asynchronous) module based approach that will ask candidates to review the background and some of the laws associated with the DASA, timelines and concrete concepts. The modules will include both free responses and multiple-choice quizzes to ascertain your understanding before a certificate for Part 1 can be issued. This 3-hour session must be completed prior to Part II which is on Saturday, April 24. Part 2, also a 3-hour time frame, will dive deeper into the strategies and reporting procedures as well as proactive mechanisms for tracking, reporting and preventing bullying and harassment in the educational/school environment, including cyber bullying. All participants must be available on Saturday, April 24 from 10:00am - 1:00pm to participate in Part II of the workshop which will be held via Zoom.