Welcome!

2018 Mid-South Conference

Mission Possible - Helping Children Succeed

        Monday, October 15, 2018 - Wednesday, October 17, 2018

       Registration:  https://www.onlineregistrationcenter.com/2018Conference

Topics include;

 Autism * Dyslexia * Ethics

RTI * School Based Mental Health

    

   

Location: Embassy Suites Hotel 800 Monroe Street, SW  Huntsville, AL 35801

Registration code MSP

Room rate is $118.00

reservations must be secured no later than the midnight of September 16th 

https://secure3.hilton.com/en_US/es/reservation/book.htm?inputModule=HOTEL&ctyhocn=HSVESES&spec_plan=CESMSP&arrival=20181014&departure=20181017&cid=OM,WW,HILTONLINK,EN,DirectLink&fromId=HILTONLINKDIRECT 


Registration form

THE PAPER FORM IS FOR SCHOOL OFFICE PO PURPOSES ONLY: YOU MUST REGISTER ONLINE IF YOU PLAN TO ATTEND THE CONFERENCE.

Mid-South Registration Form 2018.docx

AGENDA


2018 Mid-South Conference for Psychology in the Schools

Mission Possible! Helping Students Succeed

October 15-17, 2018

Embassy Suites by Hilton Huntsville Hotel & Spa

800 Monroe Street, Huntsville, Alabama

AASP is approved by the National Association of School Psychologists to offer professional development

for school psychologists. AASP maintains responsibility for the program.


Monday, October 15, 2018

  8:15 –  9:45   Leading Efforts to Promote Positive School Climate for All Students

                        Todd Savage, University of Wisconsin River Falls


  9:45 – 10:00  Break


10:00 – 11:30  Tools for a Comprehensive ASD Evaluation    Ann Rogers, WPS

                        OR

                        Special Education Law    Rod Lewis, Attorney

                        OR

                        Assessment Q & A     Clare Ward, Alabama State Department of Education


11:30 – 1:00    Lunch (Buffet style, included in the cost of conference)


  1:00 – 2:30    Vineland-3 Overview and Adaptive Behavior Profiles in Autism Spectrum Disorders   Celine Saulnier, Emory University

                        OR

                        Understanding and Supporting Transgender and Gender Diverse Students     Todd Savage, University of Wisconsin River Falls

                        OR

                        Problem Solving Teams, Response to Intervention, and Multi-tier System of Support

                        Ameet Bosmia, Shelby County Schools


  2:30 – 2:45    Break


  2:45 – 4:15    Vineland-3 Overview and Adaptive Behavior Profiles in Autism Spectrum Disorders (continued)

                       OR

                        Supporting Traumatized Students in the School Environment   Erica Hochberger, National Children’s Advocacy Center

                        OR

                        School Based Mental Health   Mark Weist, University of South Carolina


  4:30               State Association Meetings


Tuesday, October 16, 2018


  8:15 – 9:45    Dyslexia in the Schools: What School Psychologists Need to Know    Erin Alexander, TN Center for Dyslexia at MTSU

                        OR

                        Assessment of Processing to Identify Patterns of Strengths & Weaknesses   Milton Dehn, Schoolhouse Educational Services

                        OR

                        WISC-V and Its Use to Assess Patterns of Strengths and Weaknesses    Gloria Maccow, Pearson


  9:45 -10:00    Break


10:00 – 11:30  Dyslexia Overview (continued)

                        OR

                        Emotional Disability vs. Other Health Impairment   Panel Discussion

                        OR

                        WISC-V (continued)


11:30 – 1:00    Lunch (on your own)


  1:00 – 2:30    Ortiz Picture Vocabulary Acquisition Test     Amy Patenaude, Multi-Health Systems (MHS, Inc)

                        OR

                        Psychotropic Medicines and Students  TBD

                        OR

                        Ethics  TBD


  2:30 – 2:45    Break


  2:45 – 4:15    Stress Management    Kristi Combs, MFA

                        OR

                        Social Maladjustment vs. Emotional Disability    Panel Discussion

                        OR

                        Ethics (continued)


5:00 – 6:00      Poster Session/Cocktail Hour

Wednesday, October 17, 2018


8:15 – 11:30    Assessment of Students with Co-morbid Disorders and Multiple Eligibilities

                        Sam Goldstein, Clinical Director of the Neurology Learning and Behavior Center

                        (15 minute break will be included in the session) 

                                        

*Sessions that are listed as TBD are subject to change.






The Alabama Association of School Psychologists (AASP) has been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider, ACEP No. 5595. Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified.  The Alabama Association of School Psychologists is solely responsible for all aspects of the programs.

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