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STUDENTS DOWN THE PIPELINE: WHO GETS PUNISHED?

The Operation of Implicit Bias and Stigma in the Disparate Treatment of Students

of Color with Emotional / Behavioral Issues and What We Can Do About It

Friday, May 13, 2016

MCLE, 10 Winter Place, Boston, MA - LIVE

NOW OFFERING SIMULCAST LOCATION!

LaQuinta Inns & Suites, 100 Congress Street, Springfield, MA - SIMULCAST

Event Schedule and Forms:

  • ARE YOU CONCERNED ABOUT OUR SCHOOLS AND INTERESTED IN REFORMING THEM? If you're a parent, student, educator, peer, or community activist interested in attending and are not seeking professional credits, see our Community Invite registration form.
  • Share with colleagues and friends! Here is the May 13th event flyer you can bring to your next staff meeting or event.

This program has been approved by:

  • the Committee for Public Counsel Services for:

    four (4) MHLD credits, eight (8) CAFL credits, four (4) YAD credits, and four (4) Criminal credits

  • the MMCEP for:

    7.5 continuing education hours, Category 2 credits, Authorization Number 16-0247

Registration Confirmations and Contact:

Once registered for the event (be sure to indicate location you are attending), you will receive a confirmation email containing additional details.

Please contact Ellie Sarcia at esarcia@mhlac.org if you have questions, contact information changes and/or if you wish to receive announcements via email about future events.

MHLAC CONFERENCE POLICIES:

CANCELLATION AND REFUND POLICY: If you cancel your registration before the close of business on May 6th, MHLAC will issue a refund of your registration fee minus $25. All persons canceling registration after close of business on May 6th or unable to attend will receive a packet of materials from the May 13th conference.

ACCESSIBILITY AND ACCOMMODATIONS: For information and accommodation requests, please contact Gisela Valdez (617) 338-2345 x131 or gvaldez@mhlac.org.

CONFERENCE GRIEVANCE POLICY: Any person who is dissatisfied with the response of MHLAC regarding conference policies as stated on conference registration forms, may, within 30 days of the event, request a review by the MHLAC Executive Director.

CONFERENCE GRIEVANCE PROCEDURE: Any person who is dissatisfied with the response of MHLAC regarding conference policies as stated on conference registration forms, may, within 30 days of the event, request a review by the MHLAC Executive Director. The Executive Director or a designee shall review the circumstances and shall communicate in writing with the grievant within 20 days of MHLAC’s receipt of the complaint regarding the results of the review. Grievants whose complaints are deemed justified shall be afforded such relief as will address their concern and/or, to the extent possible, make the person whole. The Executive Director’s decision is final.

IN CASE OF INCLEMENT WEATHER: If a MHLAC conference event is cancelled because of inclement weather, MHLAC will as soon as possible notify participants by email and will post an announcement at www.mhlac.org. MHLAC will make every effort to reschedule the event at the earliest date possible and will offer a refund of any pre-paid fee to those that are unable to attend on the rescheduled date. If a conference is not cancelled but a participant asserts that travel would have been hazardous, MHLAC will offer the participant a credit towards a future training.

PRODUCTS NOT ENDORSED BY MHLAC: On occasion, invited presenters will have publications and media products available for purchase related to the topic they are presenting at a MHLAC event. MHLAC does not endorse these products but will allow presenters to sell them independently during a conference event; usually after a presentation, during a break and/or at the end of the day.

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