2019 Special Education Legal Consortium

Special Education Legal Consortium
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Due Process Litigation - What does it look like in California?
How much due process litigation is taking place in California? What are the most common issues being litigated? Who typically prevails in a due process hearing? This presentation will provide an overview of due process litigation in our state, with a focus on the potential costs and benefits for school districts.

The MELT (Major and Essential Legal Topics)
Legal Update: This crowd-favorite examines the most significant court and administrative decisions of the past year. This year's expanded MELT will also highlight recently passed and pending laws and their impact on special education programs.

Home Instruction vs. Home Hospital Instruction - When is it appropriate to recommend out-of-school placement?
Is there a difference between Home Hospital Instruction (HHI) and home instruction? This presentation will discuss the apparent increase in requests for HHI/home instruction and the red flags raised by such requests. What do you need to do to respond to a request for HHI, or home instruction, in a manner that is legally complaint? Attendees will learn the pitfalls to avoid and the step-by-step approach for responding to an HHI request.

Legal & Practical Perspectives for Effective Mental Health Programs
Since the passage of AB 114, school districts have grappled with how to effectively provide mental health services to students who need them. This interactive presentation will delve into these issues, and specifically address:
Who should receive mental health services?
Who can provide mental health services?
What options do school districts have for setting up successful mental health programs?

Event Pricing

$145 per person(Groups of 3 or more)

Early Bird: $160 per person (Before September 16)
Standard: $170 per person (September 16 and after)

Workshop Time
8:00 - Continental Breakfast and Registration
8:30 - Workshops
12:30 - Adjourns

This event is reserved for school district or public agency employees only. Please contact Client Services for more information.

Event Info:

  • October 29th, 2019
  • 8:00am - 12:30pm
  • Elk Grove USD
  • 9510 Elk Grove-Florin Rd.
    Elk Grove, CA 95624
  • SELC