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Archived - Spring Lecture Series

Handouts and PowerPoints for previous SLS sessions

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2016 Handouts

Disproportionality in Special Education: The School Psychologist's Contribution
Steve Hirsch, PhD, NCSP, School Psychologist - Shoreline School District

Tiered supports for culturally and linguistically diverse students
Dacia McCoy, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Behavior Analysis – University of Cincinnati
Wallace Larkin, M.Ed.

Data 1 Handout
Data 2 Handout

The assessment of the CLD population: a fifty-year dilemma. What progress has been made, what issues remain?
Sam Ortiz, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Psychology – St. John’s University


When the Minority is the Majority: Perspectives from and Issues Arising in School Districts that are not Predominately White
Tracy Wilson, M.Ed. – Executive Director Special Services – Pasco School District; Pedro Gonzalez, M.Ed. – Bilingual School Psychologist – Pasco School District; Norm Dorpat - School Psychologist – Chief Leschi Schools, Puyallup

Handout

Being an Equity-Oriented Practitioner: Centering Educational Equity in Everyday Practice
Seena Skelton, PhD, Project Director Great Lakes Equity Center


Addressing the IDEA Exclusionary Clauses in the Evaluation of Specific Learning Disabilities with English Language Learners
Chieh Li, Ed.D., NCSP, Associate Professor and Direct of Clinical Training – Northeastern University


Handout 1

Handout 2

Understanding Cultural Validity in Testing
Michael Orosco, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Special Education – University of Kansas

Cognitive Assessment of English Language Learners
Bryn Harris, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of School Psychology – University of Colorado Denver

Evaluation of ELL Students for the Possibility of Special Education Qualification
Steve Gill, M.Ed., School Psychologist – Kent School District

2015 Handouts

Universal Screening and Selective Mental Health Services within a Multi-Tiered System of Supports: Building Capacity to Implement the First Two Tiers 
Clayton Cook, University of Washington

Motivational Interviewing Tactics to Motivate Students to Change
Kevin King, University of Washington

Modularized Approach to Cognitive Behavior Therapy 
Aaron Lyon, University of Washington

The Representation of The Mental Health Services Delivery Model on the IEP
Lihi Rosenthal and Wendy Durst, Seneca Family of Agencies

Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavior Therapy
Nathaniel Jungbluth, presenting for Shannon Dorsey

Overview of School-Based Mental Health and the Role of the School Psychologist
Clayton Cook, University of Washington

Prevention and Treatment of Depression
Sam Song, Seattle University

Suicide Prevention and Assessment
James Mazza, University of Washington

Clinical Exotica: Treatments for Use in School Settings
Clayton Cook, University of Minnesota & University of Washington

2014 Handouts

Establishing underachievement through multiple sources-one foundational piece of SLD eligibility
Steve Hirsch

Reconceptualizing Underachievement
Thoughts on the initial HS Evaluation

Application of CHC Theory and Cross-Battery Assessment to SLD Identification
Vincent Alfonso

Application of CHC Theory and Cross-Battery Assessment

Obstacles implementing a PSW approach: The Vancouver Experience
Bill Link


The Vancouver Experience

Utilizing referral or re-evaluation data to develop a PSW Hypothesis: The Shorecrest HS Inferential Model 
Laura Ploudre, Steve Hirsh

Shorecrest HS Inferential Model
PSW Chart

PSW Template

High School Initial Evaluation
Tying it all together: A comprehensive evaluation process for the determination of SLD eligibility 
Susan Ruby, Bill Link, Steve Hirsch

Session PPT

The Franklin Pierce Model: RTI and SLD Eligibility
Bill Rasplica

Session PPT
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