Webinars

Offered at no charge, exclusively for Fund members, webinars provide high quality training that won't affect your budget.

Fund webinars are hosted frequently throughout the year, covering a variety of risk management topics.

On-demand webinars

Refresh your memory on webinars you attended or listen to the ones you missed. Although continuing education credit is only offered for live webinars, you can still get valuable information anytime through our recorded webinars.

General risk management

Surviving 2021 and Beyond with Trauma Informed Care Practices
January 13, 2021

Every day, students report to your classrooms bearing emotional weight that would crush most adults. Sexual assault, domestic violence, death, and even pandemics carry the power to rob children of their sense of safety and derail their development. Let’s talk about how we can meet the needs of students who struggle with life situations beyond their control. This session will provide a primer on what educators need to know about child trauma. We will explore strategies for supporting students who need your help by weaving trauma-informed practices into the fabric of your schools.

Presenter: Karlyn Keller, PhD, Division Director, TASB Special Education

Special Education Reform is Coming. Are You Ready?
February 19, 2020

TASB’s director of special education extracts key findings from a U.S. Department of Education investigation into Texas’ denial of students with disabilities access to services and support by capping special education enrollment. Learn about Texas Education Agency’s corrective action plan and how to prepare your organization to take the next steps as the plan progresses.

Presenter: Karlyn Keller, PhD, Division Director, TASB Special Education

Save Time and Money with Online Training
February 12, 2020

Well-trained employees are your best defense against workplace injuries, vehicle collisions, compliance violations, and other incidents that drain budgets and productivity. Learn how to get the most value from online training package, including 24/7 access to expert-led courses developed specifically for schools and colleges—at no cost to you.

Presenter: Allie Biggs, Manager of Strategic Partnerships, Vector Solutions Education

Connecting the Dots Between Mental Health and School Security
November 13, 2019

When we discuss the safety and security of schools, our minds go to secured campuses and locked doors. While these efforts are important, just as critical is the way schools respond to the mental health issues of students. By understanding warning signs and risks, we are better prepared to help all students.

Presenters: Amy Grosso, PhD, Coordinator of Future Readiness; and Jeffrey D Yarbrough, Director of Safety and Security, Round Rock ISD

Workers' Compensation

Campuses, Departments: Learn How to Report Incidents in Our New Workers' Compensation System
January 14 and 15, 2021

"Reasonable reports” on campuses are required by law to ensure their employer has a record of any known or reported on-the-job injury or illness. Watch this webinar to learn how to properly file the information you have with your designated administrator on our new system.

Presenter: Laura Romaine, Workers' Compensation Program Consultant, TASB Risk Management Services

FROI Administrators: Learn How to Manage Claims in Our New System
January 14 and 15, 2021

If you are a designated First Report of Injury (FROI) administrator for your organization, we designed this webinar for you. The Fund’s new online claims system empowers our members to take more control of their workers’ compensation reporting. Our expert walks you through navigating the system and show you how to find, create, and file on your incidents and claims.

Presenter: Laura Romaine, Workers' Compensation Program Consultant, TASB Risk Management Services

Let’s Pull Back the Curtain on Unemployment Fraud
November 4, 2020

The unemployment compensation system is designed to ensure eligible Texans get the benefits they are entitled to. Sadly, the state has seen a surge in scammers cheating the system during the pandemic. Watch this webinar to learn how to protect your budget from the consequences of unemployment compensation fraud.

Presenter: James Ezell, Unemployment Compensation Attorney, TASB Risk Management Services

How to Record and Report an On-the-Job Injury or Illness
October 21, 2020

A State-regulated process that carries responsibilities for employers is set in motion when an employee reports an on-the-job injury or illness. If you need expert help understanding your obligations, we designed this webinar for you. Laura Romaine brings 30 years’ experience managing workers’ compensation claims from inception to closing.  She will teach you how to respond to workplace injuries, report leave per your policy, and complete State and carrier-required claim forms.

Presenter: Laura Romaine, Workers' Compensation Program Consultant, TASB Risk Management Services

Workers' Compensation During a Pandemic
August 26, 2020

Confused about workers’ compensation and COVID-19? Learn what constitutes an occupational disease, when to report COVID-19 exposure to your carrier, and how to handle workers’ compensation reporting while employees are furloughed or working from home. We’ll also share lessons we’ve learned over the last several months, and some best practices you can adopt to minimize disruptions from COVID-19.

Presenters: Brian Buck, M.D., Workers' Compensation Medical Director; Hiawatha Franks, Workers' Compensation Director; and Laura Romaine, Workers' Compensation Program Consultant, TASB Risk Management Services

How to Complete The DWC 3 SD Wage Statement for School Districts 
March 11, 2020

School districts are the only employer in the state to have their own wage statement. The wage statement is the most complicated of all required workers’ compensation forms. Find out how to complete the DWC 3SD wage statement for school districts and how to avoid the possible fines or over/underpayment of an employee’s indemnity benefits.

Presenter: Laura Romaine, Workers' Compensation Program Consultant, TASB Risk Management Services

How Telemedicine Can Work for Your Organization
January 29, 2020

A Fund member shares how they leveraged telemedicine to control workers’ compensation and employee benefit costs. The discussion led by a prominent telemedicine physician and a TASB medical director covers the benefits of incorporating telemedicine into your workers' compensation program, pulls back the curtain on the patient experience, and explains practical tips for rolling out telemedicine to your organization.

Presenters: Brian Buck, MD, Medical Director, TASB Risk Management Services; Walter Holmstein, MD, Senior Medical Director, RediMD; Lance Nauman, Director of Risk Management, Katy ISD; and Hiawatha Franks, Workers' Compensation Claims Division Director, TASB Risk Management Services

Questions?

Email Risk Solutions at fund.training@tasb.org or call 800.482.7276, x2853.