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Rights & Responsibilities in the Disciplinary Process

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Rights & Responsibilities in the Disciplinary Process

Western Oregon University

  • Tuition: $125.00
  • Tuition: $115.00
  • (You Save: $10.00)
  • Number of: Hours 15
  • 1 university semester credits, 1 university quarter credits
    (university fees are additional)
  • System Requirements
What you need to know

CE Credits Online Courses Have Been Approved for Academic Credits through Western Oregon University

  • Start anytime and work at your own convenience
  • Available 24/7 from any computer with Internet access
  • One-on-one facilitation

IMPORTANT INFORMATION

Western Oregon University (WOU): WOU offers post baccalaureate, 600 graduate level credits based on the quarter system. The tuition cost is $50 per credit, plus a $10 processing fee, payable to CE Credits Online.

Step 1:
  Select your course(s) from the catalog tab above and enroll following the onscreen instructions.

Step 2: To request Western Oregon University (WOU) Credits:
Western Oregon University Registration Form

If you want WOU credit for the CE Credits Online course, you are required to submit a registration form for the course within 2 weeks of starting the class. Located on your “Student Homepage” (after you enroll) you will find a Request University Credit section under Obtaining Credits. You will select Western Oregon University and follow the instructions for requesting and paying for your WOU credits.

To ensure that you receive credit for a specific quarter, your request, registration form and payment need to be received 20 days before the end of that quarter or the first of the month, whichever one is earlier.  For example if the quarter ends on June 10th we would need to receive your request, registration form and payment by May 22nd.

Step 3:  Once the credit fee has been paid, your completion paperwork and WOU registration will be submitted to WOU 18 days prior to the quarter ending. Allow three weeks after the end of the quarter before requesting an official or unofficial transcript.

Quarter Ending date
Fall 2012  12/13/2013
Winter 2014  03/21/2014
Spring 2014  06/17/2014
Summer 2014  08/15/2014


You can find directions for requesting an official transcript on the Western Oregon University Registrar page.

Western Oregon DEP contact information
Division of Extended Programs
Western Oregon University
345 N Monmouth Ave.
Monmouth, OR 97361
Phone: 1-800-451-5767
Fax: 503-838-8473
Email: extend@wou.edu

Western Oregon University Registration Form
If you want WOU credit for the course, the Division of Extended Programs (DEP) of Western Oregon University requires completed DEP registration forms.  CE Credits Online will submit your course completion paperwork for each CE Credits Online course. Please print the Western Oregon University Registration Form and complete items #1-15, skip #14 Method of Payment. Sign and date on #16 and fax to CE Credits Online 1-425-844-4164 or mail to:

CE Credits Online
Attention: Sandra Blazevich
23224 NE 156th PL.
Woodinville, WA. 98077

CE Credits Online can not process your academic credit request without the completed Western Oregon University DEP registration form. If you have any questions please contact DEP office or visit the website: http://www.wou.edu/provost/extprogram/creditoverlay_CEONLINE.php.

Course Description

Course Description:

This course will guide teachers and administrators toward understanding their school’s discipline policies and to better understand and manage disruptive and violent behaviors. It is designed to help create and maintain save and orderly environments. Participants will identify the practical and legal definitions of force as well as their rights and responsibilities, particularly regarding the use of physical restraint. They will also learn to correctly describe and document incidents and explore strategies and techniques that are preventative. This course is an essential tool for all school personnel.

Course Objectives:

  • To investigate teacher and administrator rights and responsibilities in regards to the school’s discipline policies.
  • To adopt non-physical strategies and techniques while disciplining.
  • To define and interpret legal terms regarding use of physical restraint.
  • To correctly describe and document responses to disruptive incidents.
Syllabus
  • Course:
    The Constructive Discipline Series
  • Prerequisites:
    None

Course Description:

This course will guide teachers and administrators toward understanding their school's discipline policies and to better understand and manage disruptive and violent behaviors. It is designed to help create and maintain safe and orderly environments. Participants will identify the practical and legal definitions of force as well as their rights and responsibilities, particularly regarding the use of physical restraint. They will also learn to correctly describe and document incidents and explore strategies and techniques that are preventative. This course is an essential tool for all school personnel.

Course Objectives:

  • To investigate teacher and administrator rights and responsibilities in regards to the school’s discipline policies.
  • To adopt non-physical strategies and techniques while disciplining.
  • To define and interpret legal terms regarding use of physical restraint.
  • To correctly describe and document responses to disruptive incidents.

Student Expectations:

Students will be required to:

  • Research the discipline policies of their school.
  • Complete written self-reflection exercises.
  • Complete on-line tests.
  • Post answers to questions to the on-line forum.

Credit:

Upon completion of the course, students can decide if they would like to receive credit and from which university they would like to receive credit.Please see University Affiliations under the Information Center for the cost per credit.

Class Outline:

  • Lesson 1
    • 1.a Situations in Schools
    • 1.b Examples of Incidents
    • 1.c Imagine a Situation
  • Lesson 2
    • 2.a Force Defined
    • 2.b Who Gets to Decide?
  • Lesson 3
    • 3.a Necessary and Reasonable
    • 3.b Necessary Defined
    • 3.c Reasonable Defined
    • 3.d Making Decisions
    • 3.e Documenting Your Decision
  • Lesson 4
    • 4a. Necessary & Reasonable – Expanded Definitions
    • 4b. Physical Factors You Can Consider
    • 4c. Does an Alternative Exist?
  • Midterm
  • Lesson 5
    • 5a. More On Alternatives to the Use of Force
    • 5b. Assessing the Situation
    • 5c. Must You Act Now?
    • 5d. On How People Cope With Stress
  • Lesson 6
    • 6a. Alternatives to Using Force ” Your School's Policy
    • 6b. No School Policy
    • 6c. IEPs and Use of Force
  • Lesson 7
    • 7b. Review
    • Evaluation
    • Final Exam
Your State Information

CE Credits Online Anytime-Anywhere

  • Standards-based 
  • University credits available* 
  • Asynchronous – start at any time – 24/7
  • Self-paced – work at your own pace and convenience 
  • Completely online – no commuting, parking, missed classes and no dress code
  • User friendly and engaging with numerous videos that model new strategies and skills 

*University Credits: All CE Credits Online courses are eligible for University Credit. Please visit our University Affiliation page for more information. (University credit fees are additional)

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Why Choose CE Credits Online

CE Credits Online has been providing continuing education credits to K-12 educators since 2002. Our courses are offered nationwide, serving the professional learning needs of thousands of K-12 educators. Our courses are:

  • High-quality online professional learning courses designed to improve teaching and student achievement.
  • 100% online - no commuting, no missed classes, and no dress code.
  • Self-paced courses, offering participants the flexibility to work anytime, anywhere, 24/7.
  • All CE Credit Online courses are eligible for University Credits (for an additional fee) through our university affiliates. Please visit our University Affiliation page for more information.

Our courses cover a variety of instructional areas and meet the needs of many educator groups, including;

  • Reading / Language Arts
  • Instructional Strategies
  • English Language Learners (ELL)
  • Transforming Instruction with Technology
  • Classroom and Behavior Management
  • Creating Effective Learning Environments
  • Beginning Teachers
  • Special Education
  • Counseling
  • Support Staff