Safety in an Educational Setting
Preparing to work as an EA, should include an understanding of your own personal safety concerns as well as the related safety issues for the child with whom you will be working. The student will discuss legislation and be provided direction on WHMIS, safe physical care, safety related procedures, an understanding of coping with behavioural issues, physical restraint, medication, suicide and special conditions (e.g. allergies). This course must be completed prior to registering for a placement.