South East Consortium for Special Education                                       Special Education Local Plan Area
  
 
                                    


Behavior Support

Helen Huynh the South East SELPA Program Administrator for Children with Emotional and Behavioral Needs. Helen assists staff by providing direct support in the areas of mental health and positive behavior strategies and interventions. Support in this domain include evidence-based practices in the areas of classroom environment, classroom management/positive behavioral supports, and accommodations that are legal and ethical for the purposes of establishing a safe and predictable environment for students to access their academic and social benefit.  

As a Program Specialist for Children with Emotional and Behavioral Needs, Helen may assist in the following capacity: (1) Consult and assist resource specialists, designated instruction and services instructors, and special education class teachers in the area of mental health and behavior accommodations and best practices; (2) Provide trainings in the area of classroom and behavior management systems for parents and staff; (3) Plan programs, coordinate curricular resources, and evaluate effectiveness of programs for individuals with exceptional needs; (4) Participate in school site staff development; (5) Assuring that pupils have full educational opportunity.







Program Showcase

Alum Rock Union School District's Therapeutic Support Services Program at Ryan Elementary
From left to right: Leo Mapagu, Hilaria Bauer, Nicole Wesson, Helen Huynh, Erin Devine, Prabhjot Singh, Clarissa Johnston, Rosa Marcos, Jose Lopez, Azucena Romero, Inderveer Tut, Juan Garcia, Jean Gallagher, and Raquel Katz

Ryan's Therapeutic Support Services Program has been serving students with emotional/behavioral disorders since 2012. The program utilizes positive behavioral supports and evidence-based practices to address student needs.


The attachment illustrates the program's implementation of The Tiers of Intensive Educationally Responsive Supports (TIERS) Program.






Behavior Intervention Plan Trainer of Trainers


Left to right: James Carlen (Morgan Hill), Nicole Wesson (Alum Rock), Tammy Eastham (Gilroy), Joanna Martin (Gilroy), Taunya Bailess (Evergreen), Quan Ngo (Evergreen), Amy Lee (Berryessa), Jennifer Kolman (Mount Pleasant) 
Not pictured Naomi Sotoo (Mt. Pleasant)

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