22nd Annual Professional Development Conference
October 16-18, 2014
Omni Mandalay Hotel at Las Colinas

Registration

Click here to register online.

  Early Registration
(by October 1, 2014)
On-Site Registration
(after October 1, 2014)
  TASP Member Non-Member TASP Member Non-Member
  Professional Provisional or Student   Professional Provisional or Student  
Pre-Conference Workshop Only $95 $70 $175 $120 $85 $200
Pre-Conference and Regular Conference $220 $140 $350 $260 $165 $400
Regular Conference Only $145 $90 $265 $170 $105 $315
Connections Luncheon $15

Professional Development Hours

Earn 6 hours through one of the two Pre-Conference Workshops
By attending each session of the regular conference, attendees can receive an additional 14 hours

Hotel

Omni Mandalay Hotel at Las Colinas
221 East Las Colinas Blvd.
Irving, Texas 75039

Room Rates: $139.00 Deluxe King or Parlors / $159.00 Deluxe Doubles (cutoff date 9/14/2014)
Hotel Reservations: click here

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Conference at a Glance

Thursday Oct. 16, 2014

7:45am-9:00am

Continental Breakfast

Las Colinas Foyer

7:00am-5:00pm

Registration

Salon A-C

8:00am-5:00pm

Exhibits

Salon A-C

8:15am-4:15pm

Pre-Conference Workshop: New Assessment Tools

8:30-11:45am - Introduction to the WJ IV, Dr. Nancy Mather

Handout 1     Handout 2

1:00-4:15pm - Introduction to the New WISC-V: Traditional and Digital, Dr. Anise Flowers

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Salon E-F

8:00am-4:00pm

Pre-Conference Workshop:

Treating Student Anger & Aggression: Skills-Based Cognitive Behavioral Approaches, Dr. Jim Larson

Handout 1     Handout 2     Handout 3

 

Salon D

4:30pm-6:00pm

Mini-Skill Session: Don't make me PLAAFP: A Guide to Writing Serious IEPs, Kristen R. Streich, NCSP

*This Mini-Skill Session is included in Regular Conference fees

Handout 1     Handout 2     Handout 3     Handout 4

Salon D

6:00pm-8:00pm

Keynote Address/Awards Reception

Legal and Ethical Issues in School Psychology from the Board's Perspective, Darryl Spinks, Executive Director, Texas State Board of Examiners of Psychologists; Donna Black, LSSP; Gail Cheramie, Ph.D., LSSP, NCSP; Angela Downes

Handout 1     Handout 2     Handout 3     Handout 4     Handout 5     Handout 6     Handout 7

Salon E-F

Friday Oct. 17, 2014

7:00am-5:00pm

Registration

Las Colinas Foyer      

7:00am-8:00am

Continental Breakfast

Salon A-C

8:00am-7:00pm

Exhibits

Salon A-C

8:30am-11:45am

School Psychologist as Counselor, Dr. Jon Lasser

Handout 1     Handout 2     Handout 3     Handout 4     Handout 5     Handout 6      PowerPoint

Salon D

8:30am-11:45am

Multi-Cultural Competence/Ethics: Best Practices for Serving Students, Parents, and Teachers in the 21st Century, Dr. Kimberly Booker & Dr. Angela Mitchell

Handout

Salon E

8:30am-11:45am

Using a PBIS model to improve outcomes for students with EBD, Dr. Jill Schurr

Handout

Salon F

8:30am-11:45am

Graduate Student Series

Martaban

8:30am-11:45am

Mini-Skill Session:

Clinical Problem Solving Counseling in the Schools, Norma Guerra, Ph.D., NCSP, LSSP, LPC-S, Felicia Castro-Villarreal, Ph.D., LSSP, Renee Tondre-Garza, MA, LPC-Intern

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Video Self-Modeling: An Effective Intervention across Disability Areas and Age Groups, Kathleen Schaeffer, M.ED., Whitney Appleby, Richard Greer, Wendi Johnson, Ph.D.

Rangoon

11:40am-1:20pm

CONNECTIONS LUNCHEON

Poster Session

Mandalay Ballroom

1:15pm-4:30pm

Trainers Meeting

Rangoon

1:15pm-4:30pm

Together We Can: Adding Group Games to Your LSSP Toolbox, Leslie Mellenbruch

Handout

Salon D

1:15pm-4:30pm

Dangerous Students in the Schools: A Legal Perspective on Sharing Information or Not, Denise Hays

Copyright Document      Handout 1      Handout 2

Salon E

1:15pm-4:30pm

Differentiating ED and BD: Just Say No, Dr. Richard Marshall

Handout

Salon F

1:15pm-4:30pm

Mini-Skill Session:

Reinforcer preference assessment: A useful tool for the School Psychologist, Samuel Thompson, M.Ed., LSSP and Brook Roberts, M.A., LSSP

Handout 1     Handout 2

The Development of School Psychology Assessment Centers: Training, Service Delivery and Research, Nina Ellis-Hervey, Ph.D., NCSP, LSSP

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Martaban

Saturday Oct. 18, 2014

7:45am-8:45am

Continental Breakfast

Salon A-C       

8:00am-1:00pm

Exhibits

Salon A-C

8:00am-9:00am

Paper Session:

PSW Methods for Specific Learning Disability Identification: A Conceptual and Psychometric Appraisal, Ryan J. McGill, Ph.D., BCBA-D

Introducing Insight: A DVD-Administered Cognitive Test Based on CHC Theory, Kurt Metz, Ph.D., ABSNP

Handout

Salons D-F

9:15am-12:30pm

The Ethical Practice of School Psychology in Texas, Kenda Dalrymple

Handout

Salon D

9:15am-12:30pm

Addressing Alcohol Intake Among Women of Childbearing Age: An Opportunity for Prevention of FASDs, Dr. Sidani & Sandra Gonzalez

Handout 1     Handout 2

Salon E

9:15am-12:30pm

Pediatric psychopharmacology: The good, the bad, and the ugly, Steve Ball

Handout

Salon F

 

Americans With Disabilities Act: Do you require any of the special services (such as an interpreter or wheel-chair accessible accommodations) covered under the American with Disabilities Act of 1990 (Public Law 101-336, Section 102)? If so, please send your requirements in writing no later than May 23, 2014 to Summer Institute ADA Requirements, Box 14023, Austin, TX 78714, by calling (512) 791-4701, or by emailing txaspadmin@txasp.org.

Refund/Cancellation Policy

Conference cancellations made by September 26, 2014 will receive a refund LESS an administrative fee, AFTER the conference. Cancellations made after September 26, 2014 will NOT be refunded. Cancellations may be made in writing to TASP, P.O. Box 141023, Austin, TX 78714, by calling (512) 791-4701, or send an email to txaspadmin@txasp.org.