Effective Accommodations for Struggling Students

1:00pm - February 24, 2021 | Timezone: US/Mountain
Mountain Plains MHTTC
Registration Deadline: February 24, 2021
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Effective Accommodations for Struggling Students

February 24, 2021

1:00pm - 2:30pm MST | 2:00pm - 3:30pm CST

During this free, 90-minute training, participants will learn about various learning styles and effective ways to accommodate and support them. The ability to distinguish between visual learners, auditory learners, and other types of learning is important when identifying various learning needs, such as memory, executive functioning, and expression. Accommodations shared can be used across all tiered levels of support and in a variety of learning environments. This training is geared toward, but not limited to, teachers and support providers.


Learning Objectives

  • Participants will learn the differences between accommodations, interventions, and modifications
  • Participants will be able to identify various learning styles
  • Participants will gain skills in matching effective accommodations with differing learning styles



Erin Briley, MS, NCSP 

Erin BrileyErin Briley is a Technical Trainer for the Mountain Plains MHTTC and works for WICHE’s Behavioral Health Program as a Research and Technical Assistant Associate. Ms. Briley’s primary role with the WICHE Behavioral Health Program involves assisting the creation and implementation of Psychology Internship Consortiums in rural western states and providing training and supports for school behavioral health. Ms. Briley has worked in schools for 20 years, serving primarily as a school psychologist and providing educational and behavioral health support for children ages 3 through 22. Erin earned her Bachelor’s in Human Development and Family Studies at Colorado State University, her Master’s in Counseling/School Psychology, and a Certificate in Applied Behavior Analysis at California State University Los Angeles. She is currently earning her PhD (ABD) in Clinical Psychology.