24th Annual Professional Development Convention

October 19-21, 2016

Houston, TX

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Conference Hotel

 Westin Galleria Picture

The Westin Galleria
5060 W. Alabama, Houston, TX - 77056
www.westingalleriahoustonhotel.com
Directions and Nearby Attractions


                                                    On-Site Registration
 
Professional 
Member
Student 
Non-
Member 
Pre-Conference 
Workshop Only
 $140
 $105
$220 
Regular 
Conference Only
$190 
$135 
$335 
Pre-Conference +
Regular Conference
$280 
$185 
$420 
Regular Conference +
PREPARE training
Part II
$280 
$185 
$420 
LSSP 20th Birthday 
Celebration Luncheon
     $15       

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Membership renewals accepted on-site

ONLINE REGISTRATION IS NOW CLOSED  (on site registration still available!)

 

Convention Prospectus

 CLICK HERE to download handouts, view session evaluation forms, and see room assignments

 

Wednesday, October 19, 2016  (Pre - Conference)

 

Time

Session Title

Presenter(s)

7:00am - 5:00pm

Registration

 

7:00am - 5:00pm

Exhibits

 

7:00am - 8:15am

Continental Breakfast

 

7:45am - 4:45pm 

Full-Day Workshop

 PREPaRE Worshop 2 - Day 1

 

Krystal Cook Simmons, Ph.D., LSSP 

Todd Savage, Ph.D., NCSP

8:00am - 4:00pm 

Full-Day Workshop

 Writing Useful, Understandable, and Legally Defensible Psychoeducational Reports

 

Jeanne Anne Carriere, Ph.D.

8:15am - 4:15pm

Full-Day Workshop

 The Neurodevelopmental Model of Assessment & Intervention: A Practical Approach to Comprehensive Assessment

 

Elaine Fletcher-Janzen, Ed.D., NCSP, ABPdN

5:00pm - 7:00pm

 

Awards Ceremony and Keynote Address - Open to all Convention Registrants

Twenty Years of the LSSP: A Glimpse (at the Past), a Gleam (at the Present) and a Glance (to the Future)

 

Donna Black M.A LPA, LSSP.,

Gail Cheramie Ph.D., LSSP, NCSP

Dan Miller Ph.D., LSSP, NCSP

 

Thursday, October 20, 2016 (Annual Convention Day 1)

 

Time

Session Title

Presenter(s)

7:00am - 5:00pm

Registration

 

7:00am - 5:00pm

Exhibits

 

7:00am - 8:00am

Continental Breakfast

 

8:00am - 4:15pm

Full-Day Workshop

PREPaRE Workshop 2 - Day 2

Krystal Cook Simmons, Ph.D., LSSP 

Todd Savage, Ph.D., NCSP

8:00am - 11:30am

Sunset and Important Issues in the 2017 Legislative Session:Ready, Set, Advocate!

Marty DeLeon, JD

Laurie Klose, Ph.D., LSSP 

Stephanie Kneedler, LSSP

8:00am - 11:30am

The Newly Revised Vineland-3: An Overview of Essential Changes and Case Study Applications

Donna Black M.A, LPA, LSSP 

Anise Flowers, Ph.D.

8:00am - 11:30am

The Identification, Assessment, and Treatment of Trauma and PTSD at School

Melissa Reeves Ph.D., NCSP

9:00am - 11:30am

Paper Session

1. Using Assessment Results to Design Interventions for Executive Functions Deficits

2. Are we Over-Interpreting Students’ Performance on Tests of Intelligence?

A Re-Analysis of the Foundations of CHC Theory

(1) Milton J. Dehn, Ed.D

(2) Nicholas F. Benson, Ph.D.

A. Alexander Beaujean, Ph.D.

Ashley C. Donohue, B. A.

Hailin Chi

8:00am - 11:30am

Timelines, Guidelines, Long Lines….LSSPs on the Ethical Borderline

Crissy McDaniel M.Ed., M.A., LSSP

8:00am - 11:30am

Mini-Skills Session 

1. What Works in School Psychology

2. Rating Scale of Impairment: Introduction and Application

1. Allison Gutierrez

Kristen Mainor,-Padilla

Laura Phipps

Genevieve Williams

A. Alexander Beaujean, PhD.

2. Amy Patenaude, Ed.S., NCSP

 11:30am - 1:00pm

 LSSP 20th Birthday Party Luncheon!!

 

 12:15 - 1:00pm

Poster Session 

 

1:00pm - 4:15pm

 FBA and BIPs: Improved Outcomes through Collaboration

Mae Coffman, M.S.,

Rebecca Henninger, M.S., LSSP

Stacy Morgan M.S

1:00pm - 4:15pm

Data-Based Decision Making: Incorporating Tier 1 Behavioral Data into Evaluations and  Interventions  

Clynita Grafenreed Ph.D.

Vicki Santos LSSP, NCSP

1:00pm - 4:15pm

Update on Special Education Law: The Year in Review

Julie Weatherly Esq.

1:00pm - 4:15pm

Trainers Meeting: Professional Issues in School Psychology: Practice and Legislative Updates

Donna Black M.A., LPA, LSSP

Marty DeLeon J.D.

Darryl Spinks J.D.

1:00pm - 4:15pm

Counseling Tools for Kids in Schools

Brad Mason LPC, LPA, LSSP

4:30pm - 5:30pm

Graduate Student Series / Inaugural Graduate Student Quiz Bowl Tournament

 

More Info Here!!

Team Registration Form Here

 

Friday, October 21, 2016 (Annual Convention Day 2)

 

7:45am - 8:45am

Continental Breakfast

 

7:45am - 12:30pm

Exhibits

 

8:45am - 12:00pm

Designing, Implementing and Monitoring Data Driven Mental Health Services

Achilles Bardos Ph.D.

8:45am - 12:00pm

Update on Special Education Law: The Year in Review

Julie Weatherly Esq.

8:45am - 12:00pm

Helping Transgender and Gender Diverse Students Succeed at School and at Home

Todd Savage Ph.D., NCSP

8:45am - 12:00pm

 Dyslexia, the FIE, and the LSSP

SESSION CLOSED 

Kara Zwolinski M.Ed.

8:45am - 12:00pm

Mini-Skills Session 

1. Utilizing the BASC-3 for intervention and progress monitoring

2. Theory Based Group Counseling

1. Anise Flowers Ph.D.

2. Kristin O'Donnell, PhD., LSSP

8:45am - 12:00pm

Mini-Skills Session 

1. Central Placement Review Process: Screener of Unnecessary Out-of-District Placement

2. Supervision: A Rules Update

1. Shuk Wa Wong, Ph.D., LSSP

2. Ashley Arnold, M.A., LSSP, NCSP

Jennifer Schroeder Ph.D., LSSP

 All sessions are intended to fulfill the Texas State Board of Examiners of Psychologists' requirements for professional development.  Please consult the current Acts and Rules of the Board in order to help you decide if a presented session meets these guidelines. Convention participants have the opportunity to obtain 18 total Professional Development Hours that have been accredited for this event (this includes the keynote and pre-conference hours listed above).