School Psychologists






October 9 &endash; 10, 2008 - BP Energy Center



Alaska School Psychologists Association

2008 Fall Conference



Promoting Mental Health and Preventing Internalizing Problems: Social & Emotional Learning in Schools



Kenneth Merrill, Ph.D., NCSP

Director of School Psychology Program, University of Oregon

Developed: School Social Behavior Scales, Preschool and Kindergarten Behavior Scales, & Internalizing Symptoms Scale for Children


NASP Ethics and Professional Practices & Standards



Joan Bohmann, Ph.D., NCSP

NASP Director of Professional Standards & CPD

*NCSP credential renewal in January 2009 and beyond requires the completion of 3 hours of professional development in ethics or professional practices.


Emotional Disturbance Decision Tree (EDDT)



Kathleen Woodard, Ed.S, NCSP

Clinical Assessment Consultant/ Psychological Assessment Resources, Inc.

EDDT is a standardized approach to the assessment of Emotional Disturbance (ED) that covers all of the federal criteria and addresses the broad emotional and behavioral nuances of children ages 5-18 years suspected of requiring special education services.



*This ASPA conference has also received financial support from the Alaska Department of Special Education. The full conference will provide 15 CPD hours.



NASP Annual Convention


The 2009 convention will be held February 24-28 in Boston at the Marriott Copley Place; the theme for the Boston convention will be, Taking Strides to Make a Difference.



















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