Washington State Association
of School Psychologists    

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

Third Annual Summer Institute for Secondary Psychologists

Hosted at Sun Mountain Resort in Winthrop, WA on Friday, August 18!

Registration is open!

Fall Conference 2017

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

Registration is OPEN!

Even if you are unsure if you'll attend, reserve a room now! Contact Suncadia and let them know you were with WSASP for a discount on room price! If they ask, give them the code: 45M3SJ.

Questions? contact conference@wsasp.org

Are you an exhibitor or vendor? Please contact finances@wsasp.org!

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.

Executive Function Strategies

The Association of Educational Therapists is offering a free webinar entitled "Understanding, Assessing, and Teaching Executive Function Strategies" on July 13, 2017. This training addresses how to assess a student's unique areas of executive function strengths and weaknesses, as well as how to apply executive function strategies to common academic tasks.

Seattle Teachers Autism Symposium

The University of Washington Autism Center and St. John's Masonic Lodge are excited to present the 3rd Annual Seattle Teachers Autism Symposium (STAS) to educators interested in learning more about Autism Spectrum Disorders. STAS will be held on July 25-27, 2017 and is free for educators in the greater Seattle area. Clock hours are available for an additional fee.  

Link for more information

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:

  • June 22, 2017: The Heart of the Gifted Underachiever
  • July 6, 2017: Social and Emotional Development of Twice-Exceptional Students - What does the research say? 
  • July 20, 2017: Relinquishing Dreams - A Classic Grounded Theory Study of Gifted Adults 
  • July 27, 2017: Raising Healthy Gifted Children - Balancing Self-Regulation
  • August 24, 2017: Loving With Intensity - Gifted Couples
  • September 14, 2017: How to Set Expectations that Work

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:

  • June 22, 2017: Suicide Awareness and Intervention
  • 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

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

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    Cheney, WA 99004
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