2019 Secondary Summer Summit

  • August 16, 2019
  • 8:00 AM - 3:30 PM
  • Hotel Bellwether, 1 Bellwether Way, Bellingham, WA 98225

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2019 Secondary Summer Summit

Hotel Bellwether
1 Bellwether Way

Bellingham, WA 98225

Phone: (360) 392.3100

Toll Free: (877) 411.1200

 August 16, 2019
8:00am-3:30pm


2019 Workshops

Taming the Lions: Implementation Tips for Working with Difficult Adults on Tier 2 and 3 Plans
Flint Simonsen, Associate Professor, Education, Whitworth University, Spokane, WA

8:30am-11:30am
 

When planning Tier 2 and Tier 3 behavioral interventions, there may be times when working with a challenging student is the easy part. Working with adults may be the more difficult part of the behavior change process. This session will describe strategies for addressing issues of adult resistance and buy-in for the consistent implementation of behavior plans. Participants should come with concerns and problems related to implementation struggles. Practical strategies will be provided for strengthening implementation success.

Participants will develop skills for:
1.    
Understanding sources of adult resistance
2.    
Planning responses to common behavior plan objections
3.    
Problem-solving barriers to implementation success

Adolescent Executive Functioning; Recognizing Problems and Improving Performance
Dr. Steven Guy, Co-Author of the BRIEF-2, Pediatric Neuropsychologist, Private Practice, Columbus, OH.

12:30-3:30pm

Executive functioning demands increase dramatically during adolescence often leading to referrals for special educational evaluation.  While E.F. difficulties are evident in most conditions cared for by school psychologists, it can be challenging to determine what symptomatology are true deficits versus typical adolescent development.  It is critical for school psychologists to have a firm foundation in the topic of executive functions in order to know when and how to intervene.  This discussion will include recent progress in our understanding of executive function including concepts and theory, assessment approaches, and most importantly, evidence-based methods of interventions for improving executive functioning in adolescents. 

This sessions is sponsored by Psychological Assessment Resources (PAR)


There is breakfast at 8am. Lunch is 11:30-12:30pm.

Lodging

Rooms can be reserved at The Hotel Bellwether, with a wonderful rate of for those attending the WSASP Secondary Summer Summit. To make a reservation, call the Reservations Department at (360) 392-3100 and request the group rate for Washington Association of School Psychologists. Please make your reservations as soon as possible to guarantee the rate.


6 Hours available (free for WSASP members, $2/clock hour for non-members).

Washington State Association of School Psychologists
PO Box 525
Cheney, WA 99004
contact@wsasp.org

509-724-1587
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