Supporting schools and communities.
The Student Services Department Provides a wide array of support services for students, staff, and families of Broward County Schools. The department is comprised of several service delivery areas, including: Child Abuse and Neglect Services, Dependency and Delinquency Services, Family, Counseling Services, Homeless Education Services, High School Graduation Initiatives, School Social Work and
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Enrollment- Home Education
(Just Now) Enrollment- Home Education. If you have not previously attended a school in the District, you will also need to submit proof of residency (drivers license) and a birth certificate of the student. If your child is currently attending a Broward County Public School, you will need to withdraw your child from school and submit a Notice of Intent to
School Social Work Services
(4 days ago) School Social Workers are advocates who help students achieve academic success by linking the home, school, and community. In order to reach this goal, School Social Workers provide support services to remove barriers to student success. These support services include intervention, crisis support and mental health counseling, addressing issues
Child Abuse Training
(6 days ago) The Florida Department of Education mandates child abuse training for all new teachers, and Broward County Public Schools also requires this training for all experienced staff who are new to our school district. The Principles of Professional Conduct For The Education Profession In The State Of Florida require reasonable efforts to protect the
BEST PRACTICES FOR IMPROVING ATTENDANCE IN …
(6 days ago) Yet, if schools want to understand why secondary school students are not regularly attending school, it becomes critical to consider students voices and perceptions. For instance, the Oregon Department of Education interviewed high school students who were placed in an
Data: Child on Child Sexual Abuse
(9 days ago) For students 13 years of age or older with sexual behavior problems, law enforcement will investigate the behavior and acts as possible crimes. In the 2016-2017 school year, 9 percent of the reports made by Broward County Public Schools employees to the Florida abuse hotline involved child-on-child sexual abuse. The total number of students
Homeless Education Assistance Resource Team (HEART)
(7 days ago) Presentations to Community Agencies and Civic Groups. HEART at Work. Click Here for Resources. Read more on Broward County Public School’s Policy on Homeless Education. For more information, please contact HEART at (754) 321-1566. BCPS Employees Login Here.
Child Abuse & Neglect Services
(3 days ago) A self-directed online Child Abuse and Neglect training to increase the knowledge and skills of teachers and other school personnel as they learn indicators of suspected abuse, neglect and abandonment. A specialized training for all school-based Child Abuse and Neglect designees. Case consultation is provided to school-based child abuse
Attendance Policy in English
(5 days ago) All schools will establish procedures for early release that ensure that all students are treated consistently. 3. Excessive early sign-outs will be addressed on a case-by-case basis to determine if there is a pattern of non-attendance. Non-attendance for instructional activities is established by tardiness, early-sign-outs, or absences for all
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(7 days ago) The referring schools have a scheduled time to call into the conference line to present their case and answer questions from the Committee. After deliberation, an assignment decision is made by the Committee and the school is informed during the call and by a confirmatory letter within 24 to 48 hours.
Behavior Intervention Services
(9 days ago) Behavior Intervention Services. The mission of the Behavior Intervention Program is to ensure that students are placed in the most appropriate setting, which is conducive to learning, maximizes academic achievement, growth and development. The vision of the program is to ensure that all students are academically and socially successful.
Family Counseling Services
(5 days ago) Mission Statement: The Family Counseling Program, Catchment Area Information, is committed to the goal of helping students reach their maximum potential in the classroom while promoting optimal mental health and family functioning. Program Description. When individuals experience emotional difficulties, they may suffer repercussions that lead to problems in their general daily functioning.
(1 days ago) Combination schools will be recognized at each level. (Children in a K-8 center will be recognized for attendance in K-5 and 6-8.) Data for District eligibility is compiled at the completion of the 3rd marking period for the school year of the recognition (grades 5, 8, and 12).
(8 days ago) Broward County Public Schools – School Choice; Broward County Technical Colleges; Ctace (Career, Technical, Adult, Community Education) CPALMS – State of Florida’s Official Source for Standards and Course Descriptions; Driver’s License Initiative. DMV verification form; Florida Department of Education Course Descriptions (K-12)
View a List of Ongoing BCPS- SS Events
(6 days ago) Each year, Broward County Public Schools – Student Services hosts an array of events that support, schools, and communities. Stay tuned for Upcoming BCPS-SS Events: Military Family Drive (April 1 – 28, 2017) Walk-Aware; Harvest Drive; Back-To-School Extravaganza “School Social Workers cannot thank BTU enough for your GENEROUS donation
Embracing Military Personnel and Families Program
(5 days ago) Implementing: The Core Values of Character Education/Broward County Public Schools. Citizenship: Knowing, understanding and displaying a high regard for those who have served and sacrificed for our community and country.. Service: Core Value of the School Social Workers. To enhance the capacity of our students to achieve at their maximum potential academically and socially by providing support
(6 days ago) Broward County Public Schools uses a theoretical construct of psychological maltreatment that defines five main types of psychological maltreatment: (1) Ignoring- failure to attend to a child’s needs on a consistent basis; deliberate withholding of nurturance and emotional support. (2) Isolating- Preventing the child from engaging in normal
School Social Work and Attendance
(9 days ago) School Social Work and Attendance. School Social Workers are advocates who help students achieve academic success by linking the home, school, and community. In order to reach this goal, School Social Workers provide support services to remove barriers to student success.
Attendance Campaign: Attendance Counts! All Day, Every Day!
(9 days ago) Broward County Schools’ Attendance Awareness Month Overview 2016 RESOLUTION SUPPORT OF ATTENDANCE AWARENESS MONTH SEPTEMBER Tips for Improving Attendance Attendance Symposium Flyer for September 13, 2017 - Canceled due to Hurricane Irma.
(2 days ago) In the 2016-2017 school year less than one percent of the reports made by Broward County Public Schools employees to the Florida abuse hotline involved abandonment. PHYSICAL PSYCHOLOGICAL MALTREATMENT DOMESTIC VIOLENCE NEGLECT ABANDONMENT THREATENED HARM SEXUAL ABUSE
Five Protective Factors – Child Abuse & Neglect Services
(6 days ago) Broward County Public Schools is committed to supporting parents in their effort to raise children in a healthy and safe environment. To substantiate that commitment, the Five Protective Factors Presentation is now available on the Parent Involvement webpage for …
Promise Neighborhood/Lauderdale Manors Early Learning and
(9 days ago) We are located in a Promise Neighborhood What is a Promise Neighborhood? • Promise Neighborhoods are based on the innovation and interventions of the Harlem Children Zone. • All children & youth growing up in “Promise Neighborhoods” have access to great schools and strong systems of family and community support that will prepare them to attain an excellent education and successfully
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(6 days ago) Schools/Designee shall have the authority to assign, provide for the proper placement, and govern students so as to promote the safety and welfare of all students and school personnel. Documentation that supports the Superintendent or Designee’s request. MAY REQUIRE AN UNPLANNED MEETING School notified of scheduled appointment time to present and
Policy 5.5-Attendance 06-21-16.doc
(4 days ago) 2. All schools will establish procedures for early release that ensure that all students are treated consistently. 3. Excessive early sign-outs will be addressed on a case-by-case basis to determine if there is a pattern of non-attendance. Non-attendance for instructional activities is established by tardiness,
POLICY 5.5: ATTENDANCE FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
(8 days ago) • High Schools: Make-up work is allowed for unexcused absences. Teachers may, at their discretion, record a 10% reduction in the grade for tests and major projects that meet standards or proficiency. At their discretion, teachers may record the lowest passing grade (i.e. “D” or “60”) for
Graduate Social Work Internship Program
(5 days ago) 3) Interns might elect to work with a school social worker that has a caseload that includes 2-5 schools – a mixture of high, middle and elementary schools to provide generic social work services. Optimally, these interns would be assigned to work at two schools of varying levels.
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(9 days ago) All schools must develop and follow a meaningful attendance plan. Success depends on collaboration, commitment and accountability. Valuable tools and information can be found at: www.attendanceworks.org There is a fabulous handout for parents – available in …
Contact Us – Family Counseling
(Just Now) In the event that an issue is an emergency, the counselor can assist you with obtaining immediate assistance. To make an appointment: Look up your Family Counseling Center: Catchment Area Information. Contact the center closest to your home for an appointment. Download and complete the application prior to your appointment.
Frequently Asked Questions and Answers
(1 days ago) School districts, adult high schools, and community colleges are not authorized to award a regular high school diploma to home education students. However, a home education student may take the General Educational Development (GED) test at an education center and be awarded a Florida GED diploma if the student receives a passing score.
Data: Physical Abuse
(5 days ago) Data: Physical Abuse. In the 2016-2017 school year, 53 percent of the reports made by Broward County Public Schools employees to the Florida abuse hotline involved suspected physical abuse. Very young children (under the age of 5) and adolescents are most at …
(3 days ago) Definition . According to Florida Statute 741.28, “domestic violence” means any assault, aggravated assault, battery, aggravated battery, sexual assault, sexual battery, stalking, aggravated stalking, kidnapping, false imprisonment, or any criminal offense resulting in physical injury or death of one family or household member by another family or household member.