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Ethics and Cultural Diversity Training for LSSP's

This session will address ethical responsibilities of LSSP's. Resources will be presented and utilized to take a problem-solving approach to resolving ethical and cultural dilemmas. 

PRESENTER: Ashley Arnold, M.A.  LSSP, NCSP

Ethics: Everything You Learned in Graduate School and Forgot as a Practitioner: Ethical Dilemmas in Assessment

This session will provide a thought-provoking discussion of ethical issues that school psychologists face. Through examples and interactive participant discussion, the National Association of School Psychologists (NASP) ethical principles and their application will come to life. Participants will develop strategies for responding to different scenarios in an ethically appropriate manner. This session will highlight common assessment practices that LSSPs engage in. This session will review concepts taught in graduate school such as reliability, validity, as well as sensitivity and specificity and why these terms still matter.  This session is appropriate for participants of all levels.

Diversity: Teamwork Makes the Dream Work: Autism Spectrum Disorder Evaluations

An assessment training that will cover the legal and critical components of a school based Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) evaluation. Participants will differentiate between DSM-V and IDEA criteria for evaluating autism. Participants will be introduced to a best practices approach to the multidisciplinary team process for special education evaluation of autism. Participants will acquire knowledge and skills in the overall process for assessing autism spectrum disorders (ASDs), including selection of instruments, addressing classification issues, integrating data in the evaluation, and making appropriate recommendations for programming.

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Session ID:
Credits Available:
(6) CPE
Seats Available:
$0.00 (* No Charge)
Contact Person:
Elizabeth Archer
Various Presenters
Licensed Specialist in School Psychology (LSSP)
Date Time Location
1/20/2022 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM Region 17 ESC - Neely
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