The School Attendance Mediation Program is preventative in nature. The goal of the program is to intervene priour to a student's becoming truant.
SEMS provides on-site workshops and materials to strengthen communication and collaboration skills that support productive relatioships.
Manage Complex Meetings
SEMS' trained neutral facilitators help mange special education meetings so participants can focus on issues, voice concerns and contribute ideas.
SEMS Support is:
IFSP (Individualized Family Service Plan}
meetings for 0- to 3- year olds
IEP (Individualized Education Program)
meetings for 3- to 26-year-olds
MDR (Manifestation Determination Review)
meetings in response to long-term suspension or expulsion decisions
RS (Resolution Session)
meetings related to due process complaints
The Michigan Special Education Mediation Program (MSEMP) helps parents, educators, and service providers develop productive relationships for resolving issues in early intervention and special education.
MSEMP is a federally funded project of the Michigan Department of Education, Office of Special Education. There is no cost to the family, student or schools if they choose to utilize this program.
The MSEMP provides services to assist with building constructive relationships while creating an Individualized Family Services Plan (IFSP), an Individualized Education Program (IEP), or resolution meeting. MSEMP services include:
We are so happy you’re interested in getting involved with our work here at Community Mediation Services. There are so many ways for you to help, and we truly appreciate each and every effort. By lending your support, you’ll become a valuable part of our Non-Profit Organization and help to strengthen our operations.