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Associate Educational Therapist is the first step on the pathway of AET’s Professional membership track.

In the Spotlight:
AET Webinar

Kids Do Well If They Can: Collaborative & Proactive Solutions - Understanding and Helping Kids with Behavioral Challenges"
Presented by: Ross Greene, PhD

May 8, 2018 • 10 am PST
Free for Members and $10.00 for Nonmembers

University of California Santa Cruz Extension, Santa Clara, CA

Educational therapy is a career choice for classroom teachers; resource specialists; special education teachers; speech/language specialists; education specialists in community agencies, hospitals, or clinics; and counselors and social workers. It is also a means for trained therapists (MFTs) to broaden their expertise and therapy skill set, allowing them to work effectively with clients who exhibit learning differences. Through UCSC Extension's Educational Therapy certificate, you receive training in skills essential to the profession: (1) formal and informal educational assessment; (2) synthesis of information from other specialists and parents; (3) development and implementation of appropriate remedial programs for school-related learning and behavioral problems; (4) strategies for addressing social and emotional aspects of learning problems; (5) formation of supportive relationships with the client and those involved in the client's educational development; and (6) communication facilitation between the client, the family, the school, and involved professionals. The training is designed to assist you in meeting the two major roles of a practicing educational therapist: remediator and case manager. For more information please call 408-861-3860 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

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