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The School of Education Fall 2021 Continuing Education Course Offerings

Loyola University Maryland’s School of Education is pleased to offer teachers, educators, and counselors graduate-level continuing education courses for professional development and growth or to maintain certification requirements.

For Fall 2021, the following courses are being offered:

EDHE604.W01 Health Education Legislative Initiatives and Specialized Training Including Human Sexuality (3 credits)

Dates: October 18 – December 12, 2021

Format: Online, Asynchronous

Cost: $975

Instructor: Kirsten Roller,

Description: This course will be offered fully online. It will focus on teaching standards-based health education that is inclusive, trauma-informed, developmentally appropriate, and scientifically accurate. Teaching strategies for Maryland’s legislative initiatives including consent, sexual abuse and assault prevention, substance abuse prevention education, and hands-only CPR will be addressed. The course will also focus on preparation for teaching mental health, sexuality education, and other current health trends impacting youth. This course can be utilized to meet the specialized training requirements for teaching health education in Maryland public schools as required by COMAR 13a.04.18.

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EDGC822.W01 Lauryn’s Law (1 credit)

Dates: October 11 – November 15, 2021

Format: Online, Asynchronous

Cost: $350

Instructor: Lucia Martin

Description: This course meets the educational requirements outlined in Lauryn’s Law. Specifically, this course enhances the school counseling practitioners’ knowledge and skills to understand and respond to the social, emotional, and personal development of students, including knowledge and skills relating to: (1) the recognition of indicators of mental illness and behavioral distress, including depression, trauma, violence, youth suicide, and substance abuse; and (2) the identification of professional resources to help students in crisis. This course for school counselors provides a current, interactive overview of these skills and supports participants’ development/acquisition of a resource bank for distribution to parents or guardians, school staff, and students, as appropriate.

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