Celiac Disease Resources for Social Workers and School Adjustment Counselors

Celiac Disease in Schools: A Seminar for School Social Workers and School Adjustment Counselors

This course will provide an update on the latest guidance on the management of celiac disease in schools, forming partnerships with food service providers to ensure access to healthy and safe food, and discuss the social emotional and adjustment issues students with celiac disease face in the school environment. This two-hour presentation includes both lecture and case-based presentations.

Learning Objectives:

1. Describe celiac disease and its treatment with a strict gluten-free diet.

2. Apply federal laws that govern celiac disease to support students with celiac disease in the school environment.

3. Explain how celiac disease affects the social and emotional development of pediatric patients.

This course (230530-JA) has been reviewed and approved by Boston Children’s Hospital’s Continuing Education Department for continuing education credit. Social workers completing this course receive 2.00 ACE CE continuing education credits.

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Managing Celiac Disease In Learning Environments

A standardized set of recommendations applicable in a wide range of learning environments including public schools, private schools, charter schools, day care centers, in-home daycares, and institutions that do and do not receive federal funding.

If you need additional help, please reach out to our Celiac Disease Program at celiac@childrens.harvard.edu.