School Violence Prevention and Intervention Workshop
All applicants for a certificate are required to complete two clock hours of course work or training in school violence prevention and intervention in accordance with Section 3004 of the Education Law. Training in school violence prevention and intervention is available through registered teacher education programs at New York State colleges and universities, Coordinated School Health Network Centers located at certain BOCES, and other services providers approved by the State Education Department (SED).
Applicants completing a teacher education program with a graduation date of May 2001 or later will be provided the required training as part of their program; these individuals do not need to submit a Certificate of Completion to SED.
The Jefferson Lewis BOCES is an approved provider of the School Violence Prevention and Intervention Workshop. These workshops are scheduled periodically throughout the school year at both the Jefferson Lewis BOCES in Watertown and the St. Lawrence Lewis BOCES in Canton. To obtain information regarding upcoming workshops offered by the BOCES, please contact Christine Bourquin at 779-7050 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
The School Violence Prevention and Intervention Workshop can also be taken online at www.violenceworkshop.com. Give the code BOCES60 for a discount.