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Continuing Education

Legal Issues in School Psychology

Date: 1:00pm - 5:00pm PDT November 2, 2018 Location: Lewis & Clark Graduate School, South Chapel

Lewis & Clark Graduate School, South Chapel

This workshop will address common legal scenarios that school psychologists encounter in school settings.

Presenter and attorney Joel Hungerford, JD, specializing in special education litigation, will review legal topics in the field, answer audience questions, and discuss potential outcomes, including:
  • Recent cases and ‘Hot Topics’, including hypotheticals
  • Educational and public records, including testing protocols
  • Manifestation determinations
  • Difficult eligibility evaluations/requirements

When registering, please indicate any specific topics you would like to see covered. The 4-5 p.m. timeframe will be reserved for audience Q&A.

Course Details & Registration

Dates: Friday, November 2, 2018, 1-5 p.m.

Instructor: Joel Hungerford, JD

Cost: $60, includes 4 CEUs or PDUs. Lewis & Clark alumni save 20%. The CEUs and PDUs offered are NASP-approved CPD credits for school psychologists.

Student Rate: Free for L&C students, $20 for non-L&C students 

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About the Presenter

Joel Hungerford, JD is the youngest partner at The Hungerford Law Firm, a boutique law firm with over 100 years of experience representing school districts in the State of Oregon. Since joining the firm Joel has specialized in special education law, and routinely assists districts with internal and external investigations related to special education issues, including handling complaints before the Oregon Department of Education and the Federal Office of Civil Rights. Joel routinely draws upon his background in alternative dispute resolution to assist school districts in navigating potentially high-friction interactions, such as contentious IEP meetings, mediations, and legal negotiations. Joel obtained his undergraduate and graduate degrees from the University of Denver, and his Juris Doctor from the University of Colorado.

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