Convention Agenda



Wednesday, November 1, 2017

7:00-9:00PM Registration Open


Thursday, November 2, 2017

7:00AM-5:00PM Exhibit Hall Open

7:00AM-5:00PM Registration

7:00-8:15AM Continental Breakfast

Pre-Convention Workshops

8:00AM-3:00PM Executive Function in the Everyday Context: The Evidence for Screening, Assessment, Intervention, and Progress Monitoring
8:15AM-4:15PM School-Based Motivational Interviewing: Evoking Change Talk and Rolling with Resistance

4:30-5:30PM CALC & Awards Ceremony / Cocktail Hour

5:30-7:30PM TSBEP Update & Keynote Speaker


Friday, November 3, 2017

7:00AM-5:00PM Registration

7:00AM-5:00PM Exhibit Hall Open

7:00-8:00AM Continental Breakfast

3-Hour Sessions

8:15-11:30AM Restorative Justice: Using Current Skillsets to Influence Positive Change
8:15-11:30AM Manifest Determination: A Case Study Approach
8:15-11:30AM SEL 2.0: Promoting Social-Emotional and Character Development and Positive, Participatory School Culture and Climate
8:15-11:30AM Assessment of English Language Learners: Evidence-based Evaluation and Practice

Miniskills Sessions

8:00-9:30AM Maximizing Parental Involvement in Secondary School Behavior Interventions
8:00-9:30AM Culturally Responsive Interdisciplinary Crisis Intervention
10:00-11:30AM Through a Different Lens: Working in Schools with Children Who Have Experienced Maltreatment


Paper Session

9:45-10:45AM Partnering School Psychologists and Families to Promote Postsecondary Education Preparation for Latino Students


11:30AM-1:00PM Connections Luncheon - **CLOSED** as of 10/24/2017

11:30AM-1:00PM Poster Session

3-Hour Sessions

1:00-4:15PM Autism and Educational Need: Assessment and Identification in School-Based Evaluations
1:00-4:15PM Disproportionality in School Discipline and the Role of the LSSP
1:00-4:15PM Trainers’ Meeting
1:00-4:15PM Legal Update: Top 20 Special Education Hits for 2017 (120-person limit)
1:00-4:15PM The Provision of School-Based Mental Health Services within a Multi-Tiered Systems of Support Framework
1:00-4:15PM Graduate Student Series


Miniskills Sessions

1:00-2:30PM Writing Effective and Informed Behavior Goals for the IEP: The SMART Approach
1:00-2:30PM No Better Time to ACT Than Now
2:45-4:15PM Linking FBAs and BIPs Using a Competing Behavior Pathway
2:45-4:15PM Using the Good Behavior Game to Improve Student Classroom Performance


Saturday, November 4, 2017

7:45-8:45AM Continental Breakfast

7:45AM-12:00PM Exhibit Hall Open

3-Hour Sessions

8:45AM-12:00PM Bullying Prevention to Intervention: Research to Practice
8:45AM-12:00PM Multiculturalism and Consultation in the Schools
8:45AM-12:00PM Ethics Round Table Discussion
8:45AM-12:00PM **CLOSED** Best Practices for Related Service Evaluations: Counseling/Psychological Services, Parent Training, In-Home Training, and Community Based Training


Miniskills Sessions

8:45-10:15AM Developing Evidence-Based Recommendations within Evaluation Reports
10:30AM-12:00PM Neuroimaging 101

Paper Sessions

8:00-9:00AM Specific Statutory Language Relevant to Special Education Eligibility: Through the Lens of Legislative Intent and Case Law
9:15-10:15AM Functional Cattell-Horn-Carroll (F-CHC) Nomenclature and Its Relationship to Selective Assessment
10:30-11:30AM Middle School Teachers’ Mental Health Training, Knowledge, & Perceived Roles: School Psychologists’ Potential Contribution