Session Handouts

Thursday, November 2, 2017

Executive Function in the Everyday Context: The Evidence for Screening, Assessment, Intervention, and Progress Monitoring
Gerard Gioia, Ph.D., George Washington University School of Medicine

School-Based Motivational Interviewing: Evoking Change Talk and Rolling with Resistance
Gill Strait, Ph.D., University of Houston – Clear Lake

Update from the TSBEP
Darrel Spinks, JD & Board Members, Texas State Board of Examiners of Psychologists

KEYNOTE ADDRESS - Making Connections
John Kelly, Ph.D., President, National Association of School Psychologists

Friday, November 3, 2017

Restorative Justice: Using Current Skillsets to Influence Positive Change
Sara Glennon, Ph.D., Cypress-Fairbanks Independent School District

Manifest Determination: A Case Study Approach
Ginger Gates, Ph.D., Region 4 Education Service Center & Gail Cheramie, Ph.D., University of Houston – Clear Lake

SEL 2.0: Promoting Social-Emotional and Character Development and Positive, Participatory School Culture and Climate
Maurice Elias, Ph.D., Rutgers University

Assessment of English Language Learners: Evidence-based Evaluation and Practice
Sam Ortiz, Ph.D., St John’s University

Maximizing Parental Involvement in Secondary School Behavior Interventions
Courtney Swisher Banks, Sam Houston State University

Through a Different Lens: Working in Schools with Children Who Have Experienced Maltreatment
Julia Englund Strait, Hannah Hartnett, Sarah Praytor, & Kimberly Ann-Nicholson, University of Houston – Clear Lake

Culturally Responsive Interdisciplinary Crisis Intervention
Michelle E. Pastorek, Ronda S. Reyna, Traci Schluter, Caryn Darwin, Cypress-Fairbanks ISD

Partnering School Psychologists and Families to Promote Postsecondary Education Preparation for Latino Students
Rebecca R. Clayton, Jorge E. Gonzalez, University of Houston

Autism and Educational Need: Assessment and Identification in School-Based Evaluations
Sarah Mire, Ph.D., University of Houston

Disproportionality in School Discipline and the Role of the LSSP
Clynita Grafenreed, Ph.D., Region 4 Educational Service Center

Trainers’ Meeting
Jennifer Schroeder, Ph.D., Texas A&M – Commerce

Legal Update: Top 20 Special Education Hits for 2017
Dianna Bowen, JD, Thompson & Horton, LLP

The Provision of School-Based Mental Health Services within a Multi-Tiered Systems of Support Framework
John Kelly, Ph.D., President, National Association of School Psychologists

Writing Effective and Informed Behavior Goals for the IEP: The SMART Approach
Ryan H. Hinojosa, SSP, and Anita Sohn McCormick, Ph.D., Texas A&M University

Linking FBAs and BIPs Using a Competing Behavior Pathway
Crystal Hansen, LSSP, Kip Childers, LSSP, Mary Beth Morgan, LSSP, & Sandra Thomas, LSSP

No Better Time to ACT Than Now
Kristina Harper, MA, Whitney Urane, MS, Staci Schield, MA, Laurel Casillas, MA, Kristin Streich, SSP/LSSP/NCSP, & Yarden Ran MA, University of Houston – Clear Lake

Using the Good Behavior Game to Improve Student Classroom Performance
Laura Martinez, Brook Roberts, & Rosario Moreno, Texas Tech University

Graduate Student Session
Kristin Streich, TASP Graduate Student Representative

Saturday, November 4, 2017

Bullying Prevention to Intervention: Research to Practice
Kris Varjas, Psy.D., Georgia State University

Multiculturalism and Consultation in the Schools
Felicia Castro-Villarreal, Ph.D., University of Texas – San Antonio

Ethics Round Table Discussion
Gail Cheramie, Ph.D., University of Houston – Clear Lake; Laurie Klose, Ph.D., Trinity University; & Jon Lasser, Ph.D., Texas State University

Best Practices for Related Service Evaluations: Counseling/Psychological Services, Parent Training, In-Home Training, and Community Based Training
Carol Booth, Ph.D.

Developing Evidence-Based Recommendations within Evaluation Reports
Elise Hendricker, Ph.D. & Shannon Viola, Ph.D., University of Houston – Victoria

Neuroimaging 101
Amy Shatila, LSSP/NCSP & Kelsey Theis, SSP/LSSP

Specific Statutory Language Relevant to Special Education Eligibility: Through the Lens of Legislative Intent and Case Law
Robert D. Lackey, Ph.D., Spartan Consulting

Functional Cattell-Horn-Carroll (F-CHC) Nomenclature and Its Relationship to Selective Assessment
Daniel C. Miller, Denise E. Maricle, Richard Woodcock, Texas Woman’s University; Ryan McGill, College of William and Mary

Middle School Teachers’ Mental Health Training, Knowledge, & Perceived Roles: School Psychologists’ Potential Contribution
Nancy Peña Razo, Ph.D., LSSP, Federico R. Guerra Jr., Ed.D., Javier Cavazos, Ph.D., & Ashwini Tiwari, Ph.D., University of Texas Rio Grande Valley