PBIS and SEL: Addressing Complex Group and Individual Student Issues at Tiers 2 and 3 (Western MA Workshop Series - #4)

  • 25 Apr 2017
  • 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM (EDT)
  • Red Barn at Hampshire College, 893 West St, Amherst, MA 01002 Directions at: redbarn.hampshire.edu

Registration

  • This is the member price for the workshop.
  • This is the price for a non-member single workshop.
  • If you attended the first three workshops, please email mspawest@gmail.com to request the code BEFORE registering.
  • If you attended the first three workshops, please email mspawest@gmail.com to request the code BEFORE registering.
  • This is the price for 2 staff members attending as a group.
  • This is the price for 3 staff members who attend as a group.
  • This is the price for 4 staff members who attend as a group.
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PBIS and SEL: Addressing Complex Group and Individual Student Issues at Tiers 2 and 3

Western MA Workshop Series - #4

Description of Presentation:

This is "hands on" workshop to provide participants with an opportunity to problem solve intervention issues as they address student support difficulties at tiers 2 and 3. The workshop is most relevant to those practitioners who have been implementing a tiered model of support and have questions and challenges with students who have been identified as needing small group or individual supports. Participants will hear about some situations encountered and addressed by the presenter in her work consulting with schools. They will also have the opportunity to present challenging situations they are encountering and brain storm solutions within a supportive workshop environment. Lastly, the presenter will provide some resources for participants to access in the future as they encounter perplexing student support situations, particularly with respect to specific student populations, i.e. ADHD, ASD, etc.

Goals of Presentation:

As a result of attending this workshop, participants will be able to:

1. Learn about resources they can access to address more complex student support needs in general and for specific populations

2. Develop problem solving approaches for more difficult student needs at the tier 2 and 3 levels

3. Develop some specific solutions for situations they are encountering. 

Presenter’s Name: Dr. Sarah Fefer, PhD, BCBA

Dr. Fefer is an Assistant Professor in the UMASS Amherst School Psychology Program. She received her doctorate from the University of South Florida and is a Board Certified Behavior Analyst. Her dissertation focused on a new assessment approach for adolescents with ADHD and she also specialized in creating Positive Behavior Support systems within secondary schools and families, as well as collaboration between home and school in providing Positive Behavior Supports to at-risk students. 

Accommodations & Other Information:

The Red Barn is handicap accessible and arrangements can be made to provide necessary accommodations.

Each workshop is 3 hours long and a light dinner is served.

Please email any needed accommodations or dietary restrictions to mspawest@gmail.com PRIOR to the workshop.

Please arrive a bit early so you can complete registration and a pre-test prior to 4 PM so we can start on time.

If you would like Dr. Fefer to consider a specific situation/student you are concerned about, please email a brief description of the case to mspawest@gmail.com at least 3 weeks PRIOR to the workshop

Payment Information:

For those wishing to pay by purchase order, please complete registration, print the invoice, and mail invoice and district purchase order PRIOR to the workshop to:

MSPA-West, P.O. Box 259, Hadley, MA 01035

For those wishing to pay by check, please complete the registration form, print the invoice, and mail check PRIOR to the workshop to:

MSPA-West, P.O. Box 259, Hadley, MA 01035

If you attended the first three workshops, you qualify for a discount. Please email mspawest@gmail.com to request the code BEFORE registering.

Continuing Education Policy

The Massachusetts School Psychologists Association is approved by the Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education to offer contact hours. The DESE requires the completion of a pre-test, which is to be completed prior to the workshop start time. A post-test is also required and will be given at the end of the workshop. Participants must attend the ENTIRE WORKSHOP and satisfy state regulations in order to receive contact hours. Each participant is responsible for knowing and meeting the DESE licensure requirements.

CE HOURS: The Massachusetts School Psychologists Association is approved by the National Association of School Psychologists to sponsor continuing education (CE) for psychologists. In keeping with NASP requirements, these are awarded in contact hours only. CE hours will be awarded at the close of the workshop.  MSPA maintains responsibility for this program and its content.

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