Consulting Services at EICS

Our Consultant team includes an Early Learning Consultant, Behaviour Consultant, Complex Needs & ESL Consultant, Psychologists, Speech-Language Pathologists, and Occupational Therapists. This team works in collaboration with community service providers under the Regional Collaborative Service Delivery (RCSD) model. RCSD is a regional partnership among school authorities, Alberta Health Services (AHS), Human Services and other community stakeholders. These partners work together on a regional level to meet the identified needs of children, youth and their families. 

Support is provided in inclusive settings through hands-on guidance and professional development in the following areas:

Inclusive Education & Assistive Technology

  • Early Intervention (learning, speech-language, occupational therapy)   
  • School Counselling Services
  • Response to Intervention (EICS “Collaborative Response Model”)
  • Instructional Support Plans (ISP) and Behaviour Support Plans (BSP)
  • Standardized Testing & Psychoeducational Assessment Services
  • Behaviour Consultation & Intervention
  • English as a Second Language (ESL) Programming
  • Crisis Support

In addition to providing individual services and consultation, the Inclusive Learning Services team facilitates the following training initiatives within EICS:

  •  Nonviolent Crisis Intervention (CPI - Crisis Prevention Institute)
  • VTRA - Violence Threat Risk Assessment (Canadian Centre for Threat Assessment & Trauma Response)
  • ASIST - Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training (Centre for Suicide Prevention)
  • The Zones of Regulation (A Framework to Foster Self-Regulation & Emotional Control)
  • Positive Parenting Workshops (Parenting Counts and CONNECT parenting)
  • Learning Language and Loving It & Talkability (The Hanen Centre)
  • Positive Behaviour Supports (Insights to Behaviour)
  • The Fourth R (SHIFT: The project to end domestic violence)