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Project Title

Project Title

Personnel development to improve services and results for children with disabilities

Principal Investigator

Principal Investigator

Amison, Jennie

Description

Description

This project will prepare 30 new candidates from diverse backgrounds to work with adolescents and young adults in a Master of Arts program with a specialization in autism. The program also embeds the coursework for completion of a San Diego State University Certificate in Transition and an approved sequence of courses as a requirement to be a Board Certified Behavior Analyst. Activities of this project include: (a) recruiting and preparing 30 candidates from diverse backgrounds to work with adolescents and young adults with autism and their families; (b) providing target preparation in advanced knowledge and skills in the implementation of evidence-based practices using a research-to-practice model and evaluating the effects of this model on the progress of individuals with autism spectrum disorders (ASD); (c) preparing 10 special educator mentors with advanced knowledge in ASD and skills in coaching and research to support novice teachers in the field; (d) implementing and evaluating a field-based, culturally relevant program that uses the resources of collaborative partners including identified mentors/trainees; (e) monitoring, evaluating, disseminating, and institutionalizing program features and effective strategies; and (f) providing a minimum of 65% funding support for student support.

Funder

Funder

Department of Education

Fiscal Year Funding

Fiscal Year Funding

0

Current Award Period

Current Award Period

2011-2015

Strategic Plan Question

Strategic Plan Question

Question 5: Where Can I Turn For Services?

Strategic Plan Objective

Strategic Plan Objective

Green dot: Objective has greater than or equal to the recommended funding. 5LC. Evaluate new and existing pre-service and in-service training to increase skill levels in service providers, including direct support workers, parents and legal guardians, education staff, and public service workers, to benefit the spectrum of people with ASD to and promote interdisciplinary practice by 2015. IACC Recommended Budget: $8,000,000 over 5 years.

Project Link

Project Link

Personnel development to improve services and results for children with disabilities (External web link)

Institution

Institution

SAN DIEGO STATE UNIVERSITY

State/Country

State/Country

California

Project Number

Project Number

H325K100224

Federal or Private?

Federal or Private?

Federal

Received ARRA Funding?

Received ARRA Funding?

No

History/Related Projects

History/Related Projects

Personnel development to improve services and results for children with disabilities | 299997 | 2010 | H325K100224
Personnel development to improve services and results for children with disabilities | 299997 | 2011 | H325K100224
Personnel development to improve services and results for children with disabilities | 299999 | 2012 | H325K100224
Personnel development to improve services and results for children with disabilities | 0 | 2014 | H325K100224
Personnel development to improve services and results for children with disabilities | 299999 | 2013 | H325K100224

 
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