This course provides an ethical and legal background for use by school counselors and school psychologists as they assume their duties in the public school system. Candidates gain familiarity with state and federal laws and regulations pertaining to children and their families. The implications and legal applications of due process and legal requirements that determine and protect pupil rights are emphasized. Class Notes: Log into class on the first day of the session.Please go to http://www.apu.edu/graduateprofessionalcenter/registrar/registration/onlineapu/ for online class instructions and technical requirements. When registering for an online class, you must provide the university with a valid email address. To verify or update your email address, logon to home.apu.edu and access the Personal Information section in your Student Center.Online asynchronous classes deliver 50% or more of their content in an online format but have no required live sessions. Students have a timeframe for participation each week, but they may contribute whenever they choose in accordance with course instructions. Some asynchronous courses may offer optional live sessions such as desktop video chats, but live, real-time class meetings are not required.