JJS601 Field Experience & Orientation
Lead Faculty: Dr. Cindy E. Sytsma
By observation and interview the student will get an understanding of the roles of the teacher in an incarceration facility, mental health facility, alternative education setting or a non-public school. They will examine the differences and similarities between the missions and goals of interacting and coordinating agencies.
- Evaluate the relationship of special education within the various coordinating agencies.
- Evaluate the responsibilities of the legal, judicial and educational systems serving individuals with emotional/behavioral disorders and other special education categories, placed in out of school facilities.
- Distinguish between the principles of normalization and the concepts of least restrictive environment for individuals who are incarcerated or in mental health facilities.
- Analyze the educational implications of various exceptionalities as presented in incarcerated or hospitalized students, or students out of mainstream schools.
- Evaluate what the effects an exceptional condition(s) can have on an individual's life in the juvenile justice system.
- Analyze functional classroom designs for individuals with emotional/behavior disorders.
- Compare and contrast screening, pre-referral, referral, and classification procedures in various settings.