Here you will find a helpful list of questions and answers to regular inquiries that arise. If you are unable to find an answer to your question, please don't hesitate to contact the center directly.
To register for the training, scroll to the bottom of this page and click on the "Register Now" button. You will need to complete an online registration form and will be redirected to a secured payment site that accepts Visa, MasterCard, Discover, or eCheck. You will also be given the option print an invoice and send a check via postal mail. However, this payment method will result in a delay in being granted access to the training, since access to the online portion will not be granted until payment has been received.
Registration for each face-to-face training session will close when the course capacity has been reached.
This training is $75 per person.
The online training modules were recorded by Amanda Nickerson, PhD, Director of the Alberti Center for Bullying Abuse Prevention. Kathleen Allen, P.D., Training and Evaluation Specialist for the Alberti Center for Bullying Abuse Prevention, will teach the face-to-face sessions. More information about Drs. Nickerson and Allen.
As mandated by the New York State Education Department, this training consists of a 3-hour online portion and a 3-hour face-to-face portion. The online portion contains four Modules, each requiring a score of 80% or better on the quiz to proceed and successfully complete the training. The online portion must be completed at least 24 hours before the face-to-face session. The face-to-face portion is successfully completed through attendance and active participation.
Once your payment has been received, you will be sent an email with instructions and an access code for the online training, which is hosted on coursesites.com. We recommend using Safari or Internet Explorer to access the online course.
No. The online training must be completed at least 24 hours before the face-to-face session.
Once you have completed all of the online Module quizzes with a score of 80% or better, you will receive an email from the Alberti Center (please allow one to two business days) confirming that you have successfully completed the online portion and are ready to attend your scheduled face-to-face session.
At the conclusion of the face-to-face session, you will be given a copy of your certificate of completion form as proof of your having completed the training. For University at Buffalo students, this training will also be listed on your official transcript. Alberti Center staff will submit your completion of the course electronically to the New York State Education Department to be included under "workshops" on your TEACH account. We highly recommend that you also keep a copy of the certificate for your records.
You will need paper and a pen or pencil. Come prepared to learn and interact! You will also need to provide the following information (EXACTLY AS IT APPEARS IN YOUR TEACH ACCOUNT) in order for your certificate to be electronically submitted to NYSED:
The maximum capacity for each session is 25 students.
You may email email@example.com to request a change to your face-to-face session. Requests must be made at least two weeks before the date of your registered face-to-face session and are subject to the availability of open seats in the requested session.
As long as it is at least two weeks before your face-to-face session and you have not yet accessed the online training, you may contact firstname.lastname@example.org to request a full refund.
No. Both the online and face-to-face trainings must be completed through the Alberti Center or be taken entirely through another provider.