2014 Professional Development Conference

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

Registration

Click here to register online.

  Early Registration
(by September 15, 2014)
On-Site Registration
(after September 15, 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

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

7:00am-5:00pm

Registration

8:00am-5:00pm

Exhibits

8:30am-11:45am

Introduction to the WJ-V, Dr. Nancy Mather

1:00pm-4:15pm

Introduction to the New WISC-V: Traditional and Digital, Dr. Anise Flowers

1:15pm-4:30pm

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

4:30pm-6:00pm

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

6:00pm-8:30pm

Keynote Address/Awards Reception

Friday Oct. 17, 2014

7:00am-5:00pm

Registration

7:00am-8:00am

Continental Breakfast

8:00am-7:00pm

Exhibits

8:30am-11:45am

School Psychologist as Counselor, Dr. Jon Lasser & Dr. Cynthia Plotts

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

8:30am-11:45am

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

8:30am-11:45am

Graduate Student Series

8:30am-11:45am

Mini-Skill Session:

Learning to be online: A review of curricula for students, Dr. Lucy Barnard-Brak, Associate Professor; Dr. Tara Stevens, Professor; Nancy Coffey, Doctoral Student; Julianna Nickens, Doctoral Student

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

11:40am-1:20pm

CONNECTIONS LUNCHEON

1:15pm-4:30pm

Trainers Meeting

1:15pm-4:30pm

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

1:15pm-4:30pm

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

1:15pm-4:30pm

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

1:15pm-4:30pm

Mini-Skill Session:

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

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

Saturday Oct. 18, 2014

7:45am-8:45am

Continental Breakfast

8:00am-1:00pm

Exhibits

8:45am-12:00pm

The Ethical Practice of School Psychology in Texas, Kenda Dalrymple

8:45am-12:00pm

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

8:45am-12:00pm

Pediatric psychopharmacology: The good, the bad, and the ugly, Dr. Thomas Kubiszyn