Seminars - Non-Hofstra Students
Call the Office of Educational Support Services at (516) 463-5747 to register for in-person seminar attendance for the following seminars. Registration fee is $30.00 for each presentation
Fire and Arson, in accordance with Education Law, section 808
A prescribed course of instruction in fire and arson prevention relating to the protection of life and property against loss or damage as a result of criminally initiated or other preventable fire, for use in the schools of the state. The course instruction includes material to educate children on the dangers of falsely reporting a criminal incident or impending explosion of fire emergency involving danger to life or property or impending catastrophe.
Identification of Child Abuse and Maltreatment, in accordance with Education Law, section 3004
Two hours of prescribed course of study for individuals applying for certification. The course includes information regarding the physical and behavioral indicators of child abuse and maltreatment and the statutory reporting requirements set out by the Commissioner, including how a report must be made, what other legal actions the reporter is mandated or authorized to take, the legal protections offered reporters and the consequences for failing to report.
Prevention of Alcohol, Tobacco, and Drug Abuse, in accordance with Education Law, section 804
This course provides instruction regarding alcohol, tobacco, and other drugs so as to discourage the misuse and abuse of these substances and to promote attitudes and behaviors that enhance health, well being, and human dignity.
School Violence Prevention and Intervention (SAVE), in accordance with Education Law, section 3004
This study is composed of a least two clock hours of course work that includes, study in the warning signs within a developmental and social context that relates to violence and other troubling behaviors in children; the statues, regulations and policies relating to a safe nonviolent school climate; effective classroom management techniques and other academic supports that promote a nonviolent school climate and enhance learning; the integration of social and problem solving skill development for students within the regular curriculum; intervention techniques designed to address a school violence situation; and how to participate in an effective school/community referral process for students exhibiting violent behavior.
Highway and School Safety/Prevention of Child Abduction, in accordance with Education Law, sections 806 & 803-a
This course is designed to provide teachers with instruction to their students in all public school in the state on the prevention of abduction of children and highway safety and traffic regulations including bicycle safety.