2017-2018 Graduate Catalog 
    Sep 20, 2020  
2017-2018 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

CSS 615 - Advanced Fieldwork In Severe Disabilities

For students with certification in Special Education. This field placement provides an opportunity for students who already possess a New York State initial certification in Childhood Special Education to apply current theories and research findings of effective instruction for students with severe and multiple disabilities in learning situations. Students will be involved in every aspect of the class for a week; a minimum of 20 hours. The students will reflect and analyze practices in the classroom. They will interview teachers, paraprofessionals, administrators, family members, and other specialists to further their own understanding of the needs of students with severe disabilities and the teachers working with the students. They will conduct a needs assessment for the class, school or parents and develop a workshop based on an issue important to the group; the workshop will be presented in the school. This course requires a practicum of 20 hours with students who have severe disabilities.

3 credits