WSASP Events

WSASP is pleased to offer a variety of professional development opportunities. Each event is displayed below in the order in which they occur. 

Upcoming events

    • November 01, 2021
    • 6:00 AM
    • October 22, 2022
    • 6:00 AM
    • WSASP Go To Webinar
    Register
    You can now access recordings from the 2021 Fall Conference

    Register here and you'll be sent a link to watch videos from the 2021 Fall conference. If you previously registered and attended this conference, you do not need to register a second time!*
    • Non-Member: $200
    • Member: $100
    • Student/Retired Non-Member: $50
    • Student/Retired Member: $25

    If you'd like more information on the sessions, including topics and speakers, click here.

    *If you previously registered and attended this conference, you do not need to pay twice! All registered attendees received an email with a link to the videos. If you did not receive this email, please contact our office manager.


    If you have any questions, please contact our Office Manager at contact@wsasp.org or 509-724-1587 for assistance.

    • August 23, 2022
    • 8:00 AM - 3:30 PM (PDT)
    • Seattle Airport Marriott
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    2022 WSASP SUMMER INSTITUTE

    Tuesday, August 23, 2022

    SeaTac Marriott /3201 South 176th Street, Seattle, WA

    Registration Fees:

     Member  $100
     Non-Member  $200
     Student/Retired  $50

    WSASP is proud to announce the return of an in-person summer institute designed for school psychologists working in secondary schools! 


    8:00 - 8:30am

    Check-in and Continental Breakfast Provided


    8:30 - 10:00am

    Making the Most of the High School IEP

    Steve Hirsch (Retired)

    A workshop for psychologists to present to parents of incoming high schoolers with IEPs

    10:15 - 11:45am
    How to Help Parents Talk to Their Kids About Depression, Suicide, and Self-Harm
    Julie Ray, Counselor, Snohomish School District

    Practical application for parents, along with examples of presentation ideas for parent meetings.

    11:45am-12:15pm
    Lunch (Provided)

    12:30-3:30pm
    Legal and Ethical Best Practices Regarding Manifestation Determinations and a Legal Q&A from Participants
    Jennifer E. Nix; Senior Associate General Counsel

    A review of laws and regulations associated with the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act ("IDEA") with special attention to Manifestation Determination processes.

    We are hoping that psychologists will invite their building administrators and counselors to this comprehensive and exciting workshop. 

    We are excited to offer a free hotel room for August 22nd to the first 20 registrants! This is a $200 value! (WSASP members only). 

    Cancellation Policy

    Full refunds will be available when requested through Sunday, August 20, 2022.

    • October 13, 2022
    • 8:00 AM (PDT)
    • October 15, 2022
    • 5:00 PM (PDT)
    • SeaTac Marriott Hotel, 3201 South 176th St, Seattle, WA 98188
    Register


    2022 Fall Conference

    October 12-15

    SeaTac Marriott Hotel - Seattle

    For up-to-date information on the conference, including any alerts to sessions which may be cancelled during the conference, please visit the website often.

    This year instead of our usual 20-24 presentations, we are offering over 40 presentations! In addition to these 90-minute sessions, we will be offering over a dozen 3-hour workshops!

    Some presentations will be offered in-person, some will be remote, and a few will even be hybrid. You will have a choice of attending the conference in person or virtually (although only a limited number of talks will be offered virtually).

    You’ve come to expect quality professional development that spans a diverse range of topics from WSASP and this year will be no exception! We have nationally recognized speakers from Maine, Illinois, Florida, Connecticut, Colorado and Oregon. We have speakers from universities, school districts, private consultation firms, publisher sponsored, various agencies, as well as from our own state department, OSPI.

    Most importantly, we have many presentations that would benefit the counselors and administrators you work with at your schools. So many in fact, that we have a special registration category for non-psychologists. Please share this conference and its offerings with the counselor(s) and principal/admin in your buildings. For example, we have a talk by Rachel-Brown-Chidsey of the University of Maine entitled, “In This Together: How School Psychologists Can Collaborate with Principals to Improve Student Learning Outcomes.” You may even consider inviting your principal to join you either in person or remotely to watch this presentation. This presentation along with some other collaborative talks, will be presented through hybrid delivery, making it easier for administrators and counselors to attend.

    We look forward to seeing you!


    WSASP MEMBERS: Please log into your account/renew your membership in order to register at the member rate.


    Register before 8/1 to receive early bird prices! Fees will increase on 8/1 by $50 ($25 for students)


    Please note: If you are attending virtually, you will only be able to access hybrid and virtual sessions. All other sessions require in-person attendance.


    *During registration, you will be asked to choose which sessions you plan to attend. This helps us estimate how large of a group to expect, however we understand you may choose to attend different sessions.

    SUICIDE PREVENTION WORKSHOP - $25 | Capacity 100

    • IN PERSON - Thursday, Oct 13, 9AM-12PM
    • VIRTUAL - Friday, Oct 14, 2:45-6PM

    CLOCK HOURS: There will be 19 clock hours available total. Clock hours are included in the cost of registration. After the conference, registrants will be sent an email with links to an evaluation and obtain proof of clock hours earned.

    Cancellation Policy: Full refunds will be available when requested through 11:59PM on Sunday, October 9th. Our final food count is made the morning of Oct 10. From that point on a $175 food cost will be retained for each registration and is non-refundable.

    ALL REFUNDS WILL BE PROCESSED BY NOVEMBER 30.


    Visit our Whova event page for:

    - Speaker bios

    - Agenda

    - Documents

    - Parking information


    Download Whova!

    We are excited to use Whova as our event platform! You need a Whova account to participate in the virtual sessions. Whova allows registrants to view the conference schedule, session abstracts, speaker information, get announcemnts, and more!

    To learn more about the app, please go here: https://whova.com/whova-event-app/

    Download the app here!
    • October 14, 2022
    • 2:45 PM - 5:45 PM
    • Virtual
    Register

    This registration option is for those who wish to attend the suicide prevention virtual training only.  There is a fee of $25.

    It does not include access to other virtual sessions. If you would like access to all virtual sessions, please follow this link to register for the conference, where you will also be given an option to add on the suicide prevention training.

    Cancellation Policy

    Registration deadline for virtual attendance is Wednesday, October 12th.


    ALL REFUNDS WILL BE PROCESSED BY NOVEMBER 30TH.

    • December 31, 2025
    • 6:00 AM
    • WSASP Go To Webinar
    Register
    You can now access previously aired Spring Lecture Series (SLS)

    Register here for which session(s) you'd like and within 72 hours, you'll be sent the link to watch the video(s) you purchased.
    - The 2021 SLS is available for $40/session.
    - Previous 2014-2020 SLS sessions are available for $25-35/session.


    Any handouts that were used for any sessions are available for free at www.wsasp.org/ArchivedSLSHandouts

    If you'd like more information on the sessions, including topics, speakers, and available clock hours, click here.


    Clock Hours
    Clock hour fees are $2 per hour for non-members (they are free for WSASP Members). Upon completion of the evaluation(s), participants will be issued the appropriate clock hour verification form and non-members will be prompted to pay the applicable amount for total clock hours. Registrants are encouraged to petition their out-of-state certification offices to seek reciprocity prior to the start of the series/session. Availability of clock hours is directly linked to registration (no sharing series/session participation between two or more participants.)

    If you have any questions, please contact our Office Manager at contact@wsasp.org or 509-724-1587 for assistance.

Washington State Association of School Psychologists
816 W. Francis Ave #214
Spokane, WA 99205
contact@wsasp.org
509-724-1587

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