Monday, Sept. 18: Developing a Problem Solving Truancy Court
Tuesday, Sept. 19: Creating a Trauma Informed School
Wednesday, Sept. 20: Best Practices in Preventing and Reducing Truancy
Thursday, Sept. 21: Attendance Advocate Training (New!)
Friday, Sept. 22: Evaluating Your Truancy Reduction Program
Developing a Problem-Solving Truancy Court
Rather than take traditional punitive approaches to truancy, problem-solving courts assist in overcoming the underlying causes of truancy in a child’s life by engaging the family and community partners in collaborative support of the child. Some truancy courts are held on the school grounds. Others reorganize to form special truancy court dockets within the juvenile or family court. Either way, the ultimate goal of these collaborative efforts between courts and schools is to achieve regular school attendance and dismiss truancy petitions. Come learn whom to involve and how. The training will be lead by retired Judge Dennis Maes, developer of the highly successful truancy court program in Pueblo, CO.
Who should attend?
This training is ideal for judges, magistrates, school district personnel, juvenile parole officers or GALs and anyone engaged in helping students and families improve school attendance in conjunction with courts.
Cost: Trainings are $275 for one or $250 each for two or more. A continental breakfast and lunch are included. If you would like to bring a team of four or more, please contact us to arrange a discount. If you have a large team, contact us to discuss a training at your location.
Agenda: Click here for a detailed agenda.
Registration: Click here to register.
The Tim Gill Center for Media
315 East Costilla Street
Colorado Springs, Colorado 80903
Contact us to be added to our Early-Bird Announcement List or to discuss training for a group. Email us at JodiH@schoolengagement.net or TerriMM@schoolengagement.net.