Unpacking Lauryn's Law for School Counselors: Approaches to Prevention, Intervention, and Postvention

  • July 29, 2019
  • July 31, 2019
  • 2 sessions
  • July 29, 2019, 8:00 AM (EDT) July 30, 2019, 4:30 PM (EDT)
  • July 30, 2019, 8:00 AM (EDT) July 31, 2019, 4:30 PM (EDT)
  • Bowie State University
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  • This option is for MSCA members. MSCA members can register for $125.00. Members must be logged in to register as a current MSCA member and get the discounted rate.
  • Use this option if you are not a member of MSCA. Non-Members will need to pay $250.00.

Members register for a discounted rate of $125.00. Non-Members register for $250.00.
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Unpacking Lauryn's Law for School Counselors: Approaches to Prevention, Intervention, and Postvention

This course is two full days and is in alignment with House Bill 0947

Participants can earn either 1 MSDE CPD or 15 National Board Certified Contact Hours. MSCA is partnering with Bowie State University to provide this opportunity. 

  • Cost: $250.00 for non-members and $125.00 for members 
  • Date: Monday July 29th and Tuesday July 30th
  • Time: 8:00am - 4:30pm, both days 
  • Location: Bowie State University, 14000 Jericho Park Rd, Bowie, MD 20715
  • Lunch: You will have one hour for lunch on your own. We will not be providing lunch.   

July 12, 2019 is the last
day to cancel to receive a full refund.

Courses do not require approval by the MSDE to be applied toward the requirements established in COMAR. 

This course satisfies the Maryland State Legislation law HB 0947 and the COMAR regulation 13A.12.03.02 regarding school counselor certification/re-certification requiring that prior to the renewal or reinstatement of their current certificate, an educator certified as a school counselor shall provide coursework, professional development, or a continuing education unit required by COMAR regulation 13A.12.03.02 to address the need for intervention or referral in response to indicators of mental illness and behavioral distress including, but not limited to depression; trauma; violence; youth suicide; and substance abuse. 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.

** Link to Event Flyer **

Contact Person: 
Nikki Ham
MSCA Vice President, Post Secondary Schools
Phone: 301-860-3188 

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