The Center for Exceptional Children and Families provides consultation services to school districts and the children they are serving. CECF uses a collaborative, behavioral consultation model that is based on data-driven, evidence-based practices to foster the academic, social-emotional, and behavioral development of preK through grade 12 students.
Staff at the Center have extensive experience in working in school systems as consultants and direct service providers including provision of in-service trainings to school personnel, coordination of school-home collaboration, advocacy for children and their families, psychoeducational assessments, and participation in special education and 504 meetings.
Consultation services range from short-term classroom consultation for individual students to district-wide evaluations and systems consultation. Services include:
- In-service trainings to teachers and paraprofessionals
- Coordination of home-school interventions
- Attending special education and 504 meetings
- Assistance with Individualized Education Programs, and
- Conducting Functional Behavioral Assessments (FBA) and Function-Based Behavior Intervention Plans (BIP).
- Psychoeducational Evaluations
- Academic Evaluations
- Academic Interventions and Progress Monitoring