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The National Board Candidate Support Program will provide an overview of the NBPTS process. Candidates will learn how two NBPTS foundational documents—The Five Core Propositions and The Architecture of Accomplished Teaching—undergird the philosophy and structure of the certification. Candidates will engage in collaborative process of describing, analyzing and reflecting on these two frameworks, as well as learning how to navigate the NBPTS website. Note: This course is a requirement for embarking on the National Board Certification process, and must be completed prior to beginning any of the remaining regional and certificate-alike meetings.
For more information, visit our National Board Candidate Support Program webpage.
First-year participants must register into Year One.
The social and emotional development of students is a core part of their school experience. Using an integrated approach to anti-bias education is significantly more impactful than tying it to one course or one subject area. In this course, participants will have the opportunity to experience general anti-bias activities that can be used with students and adults, they will also have the opportunity to examine and discuss potential activities that could be used throughout the year to support students in practicing anti-bias and allyship behaviors.
Course Description: This course explores the legal and ethical issues relevant to the profession of addiction counseling. You will be introduced to the practice and policies of addiction counseling in terms of legal and ethical issues that can and will arise in practice. Professional standards, organizations, accreditation, Codes of Ethics, and licensure/certification will be examined. Public policy, laws, and regulations will be examined at federal, state, and local levels.
Course Description: This course explores how addiction affects the various stages of the human lifespan and across diverse populations. Included are the milestone areas of adolescence, adults, and older adults, as well as populations divided by race/ethnicity, gender, sexuality, and disability. The course will provide information pertaining to each subgroup and provide a framework for viewing the particular nature of each of these. Each stage has certain vulnerabilities to addiction and this will also be examined. Finally, you will explore the sensitivities to approaching addiction within this framework.
Fulfills educational component of Alternative Path to SUDP certification.