Washington State Association
of School Psychologists    

Uniting school psychologists to support all students through advocacy, leadership, and professional development. 

Fall Conference 2017

This year's Annual Fall Conference is Oct. 26-28, 2017 at Suncadia Resort, Cle Elum, WA. Register now!

Please click here for a general schedule-at-a-glance. Click here for a brochure with detailed session information.

For up-to-date information regarding lodging, speakers, etc, please go here.

Questions? contact conference@wsasp.org

Register now for Networks for Life, which is being held 10/26/17 at the Fall Conference. This is a separate registration.

Archived Spring Lecture Series

You can now access previously aired Spring Lecture Series, dating back to 2014, for a discounted price! Please go here for more information.

Training Opportunities

The following professional development opportunities are provided at the request of the presenters or agencies providing the training.

Supporting the Emotional Needs of the Gifted

Supporting the Emotional Needs of the Gifted (SENG) is has multiple upcoming webinars available for those who are interested in learning more about the social and emotional needs of gifted individuals. The dates and topics are provided below:

  • October 5, 2017: Misdiagnoses and Dual Diagnoses of Gifted Children
  • October 19, 2017: Empowering Gifted Learners Through Self-Advocacy

Crisis & Trauma Resource Institute

The Crisis & Trauma Resource Institute, Inc. is offering a wide variety of live webinars over the next several months. The dates and topics are provided below:

  • October 6, 2017: De-escalating Potentially Violent Situations
  • October 11, 2017: Autism - Strategies for Self-Regulation
  • October 20, 2017: Walking Through Grief - Helping Others Deal with Loss
  • November 3, 2017: Challenging Behaviors in Youth - Strategies for Intervention
  • November 7, 2017: Trauma - Strategies for Helpers
  • November 16, 2017: Violence Threat Assessment - Planning and Response
  • November 23, 2017: Anxiety - Practical Intervention Strategies
  • December 8, 2017: Borderline Personality Disorder - Understanding and Supporting
  • December 13, 2017: De-escalating Potentially Violent Situations
  • February 16, 2018– Addictions and Mental Illness – Working with Co-occurring Disorders
  • February 26, 2018Self-Injury Behaviours – Strategies for Helping
Link for more information

Ensuring Practical and Scientifically Sound MTSS/RTI

The University of Washington Tacoma School of Education is offering a 2-day conference with national speakers October 5-6, 2017 in Tacoma, WA.

The LD Intervention Institute

Four 3-hour Practical “How To” Sessions:

  • Linking Assessment Results to Instructional Modifications, Accommodations, Remedial Programs, and Compensatory Strategies (Dawn P. Flanagan, Ph.D.)
  • Understanding the Best Available Strategies and Interventions for Reading Comprehension Difficulties (Steve Feifer, Ed.D.)
  • Practical Strategies and Interventions for Students with Memory Difficulties (Milton Dehn, Ed.D.)
  • Interventions that Improve Academic Outcomes for Students with Difficulties in Executive Functions (George McCloskey, Ph.D.)

For Details about Each Session and to Register, go to: www.schoolneuropsych.com

eLearning for Educators

The eLearning for Educators Project is now located at The Evergreen State College. This project, one of the OSPI Special Education State Needs Projects, offers online courses designed for busy K-12 educators who serve students with disabilities. These courses focus on special education state initiatives and other relevant topics in special education.

Link for more information

Washington State Association of School Psychologists
PO Box 525
Cheney, WA 99004
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