Course Overview

This course was created and provided by the Virtual Center of Excellence (VCE), a former project of the Detroit Wayne Integrated Health Network (DWIHN). Content and format will be updated in the near future to address current accessibility standards. If you are unable to access the content in this section, please contact the imp support team for assistance.

Navigating Special Education Services within Wayne County presents numerous barriers for children, youth and their families, resulting in children and youth experiencing a delay in accessing Special Education services. This increases the need for mental health services due to stressors associated with micro and macro-level systemic barriers. This training will assist with educating the public as it relates to accessing Special Education Services in Wayne County, empowering children, youth and families and those who serve them. This would be appropriate for QIDP, CMHP, QMHP.

  • Duration: 2.5 hours
  • Credit Hours: MCBAP-R (2.5), MCBAP-S (0.0), Mi-CEC (0.0), Nursing (0.0)

Topics Covered

Special Education Services Available in Michigan. 

This brief course has been designed to provide direct care workers, clients, and families with additional information about what special education services are available to those clients living in Michigan. This course is focused on youth clients and the course experts have provided information and resources to help answer any additional questions. 

Additional Considerations

ImprovingMIPractices provides direct care workers with important updated information about the special education services available in and beyond Wayne County. 

Course Objectives

  • Develop an understanding of the services available to those clients in need of special education services in Wayne County,

What People Are Saying

I enjoyed reading this module. I believe I retain a lot more information when the subject matter is in a presentation, rather than a simple PDF.

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