South Carolina Association of School Psychologists

Supporting learning and mental health of youth in South Carolina.

Fall Conference 2022

  • 12 Oct 2022
  • 7:30 AM
  • 14 Oct 2022
  • 4:00 PM
  • Embassy Suites Greystone Columbia

Registration

  • SCASP CEU - Non-Winthrop - In person learning for all three days.
  • SCASP CEU - Non-Winthrop - One day of attendance virtually.
  • SCASP CEU - Non-Winthrop - In person learning for one day.
  • SCASP CEU - Non-Winthrop - One day of attendance virtually
  • SCASP CEU - Non-Winthrop - One day of in person learning
  • SCASP CEU - Non-Winthrop - One day of virtual learning
  • SCASP CEU - Non-Winthrop - Three days of in person learning.
  • SCASP CEU - Non-Winthrop - Virtual attendance Wednesday and Thursday, In person Firday
  • SCASP CEU - Non-Winthrop - Wednesday and Thursday virtual, Friday in person
  • SCASP CEU - Non-Winthrop - Three days of in person learning
  • SCASP CEU - Non-Winthrop - Wednesday and Thursday virtual learning, Friday in person
  • SCASP CEU - Non-Winthrop - Three day in person learning
  • SCASP CEU - Non-Winthrop - Wednesday and Thursday virtual or either W/Th virtual plus Friday in person
  • SCASP CEU - Non-Winthrop - Any two days in person
  • SCASP CEU - Non Winthrop credit - Either W/Th virtual or either W/Th virtual plus Friday in person
  • SCASP CEU - Non-Winthrop - Any two days in person
  • SCASP CEU - Non-Winthrop - W/Th virtual or W or Th virtual plus Friday in person
  • SCASP CEU - Non-Winthrop Any two days in person
  • Click on link below to register online for Winthrop Credit.

    Each workshop is $190 for 1 graduate credit ($95 for retired SC personnel over age 60, not employed full-time).






    If you would like to register for other days for SCASP CEU's, please complete a second online registration and send that payment to SCASP. Email scaschpsy@bellsouth.net with questions.

Register

Note: This is a tentative schedule.  More details will follow as arrangements are finalized. 

Winthrop registration forms: to be coming


SOUTH CAROLINA ASSOCIATION OF SCHOOL PSYCHOLOGISTS


2022 FALL CONFERENCE


SCASP is approved by the National Association of School Psychologists to offer continuing education for school psychologists.  SCASP maintains responsibility for the program. 


October 12-14, 2022

Embassy Suites

Greystone Blvd. Columbia

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Hotel: Embassy Suites

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CONFERENCE SCHEDULE

Wednesday, October 12, 2022 - Virtual or In person

          7:30 AM – 8:30 AM         Snacks/Coffee and Registration

         8:30 AM – 4:30 PM          Full-day Workshop

Tentative title: 

From Prevention and Intervention to IDEA Identification: Equitable and Effective Social, Emotional, and Behavioral Educational Practices within a PBIS  Framework - Tier One and Beyond! Exploring the Vast Benefits of Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports    Dr. Jessica Dirsmith

Dr. Jessica Dirsmith, NCSP is a Clinical Assistant Professor of School Psychology at

Duquesne University in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. She is a Pennsylvania and nationally certified school psychologist and a licensed psychologist. She has served as both a school psychologist practitioner for over a decade and a trainer of future school psychologists. Dr. Dirsmith is the 2017 recipient of the School Psychologist of the Year Award in Pennsylvania and the 2021 Indiana University of Pennsylvania Young Alumni Achievement Award. She serves as the Membership Chair for the Association of School Psychologists of Pennsylvania. Her research interests include school-wide positive behavioral interventions and supports (SWPBIS) with a focus on underserved populations. She also researches school-based mental health, emotional and behavioral disability case law, and legally defensible assessment practices. She is passionate about a problem-solving approach, incorporating strengths-based methods to best support academic, social, emotional, and behavioral learning for all students.

Learning Objectives:

1. Participants will learn skills to support the development and maintenance of a systems level framework that will make the school more effective and efficient in meeting students social, emotional, and behavioral needs.

2. Understand the Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports (PBIS) evidence base with a focus on outcomes including the acquisition of skills, improved school climate, and reduction in disproportionate disciplinary practices.

3. Learn about universal practices as well as evidenced based interventions to target and support student’s social, emotional, and behavioral needs.

4. Learn how to review and analyze school, class, and individual data and how to effectively participate in PBIS teams

5. Participants will better understand the constructions that comprise the Emotional Disturbance IDEA disability category and systematize their assessment and eligibility practices based on current research and legal guidelines

6. Learn methods to reduce bias, including implicit bias in assessment and identification practices when working with students with social, emotional, and behavioral needs.

Thursday, October 14, 2021 - Virtual or In person

         7:30 AM – 8:30 AM         Snacks/Coffee and Registration

         8:30 AM – 4:30 PM          Full-day Workshop

Full-day workshop designed to meet Ethics PD requirement = Dr. Laurie Klose, Past President of NASP

Friday, October 15, 2021 - In person only

          7:30 AM – 8:30 AM         Snacks/Coffee and Registration

          8:30 AM – 9:00 AM         General Business Meeting

          9:15 AM – 10:00 AM        Keynote Address

Keynote address - Krysten Douglas, SC Department of Education

          10:15 AM – 11:30 AM        Mini sessions

          11:30 AM – 1:00 PM         Lunch on your own

          1:00 PM – 2:15 PM         Mini sessions continued

           2:30 PM – 3:50 PM         Mini sessions continued 

Mini-sessions topics will be announced mid-August but will include topics such as low-incidence assessment, concussion follow-up, a listening circle, and sessions for newer practitioners and students.









                      

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