The Arizona Association of School Psychologists, together with the Southern Arizona Psychological Association, is hosting a workshop in Tucson. This workshop will help psychologists to apply the legal changes in OHI Verification for ADHD, compare the ethical implications and best practices in ADHD assessment, and analyze districts’ guidelines for ADHD verification. A panel of presenters includes Kim Davis, attorney-at-law for Udall Shumway PLC, Amy Diebolt, certified school psychologist, school neuropsychologist, & licensed psychologist, and Wendy Koosman, certified school psychologist.
1. List the federal and state requirements relating to students with disabilities to remain compliant in practice.
2. Describe the changes to state law and rules that impact the way students with disabilities are supported.
3. Prepare strategies to reduce a public school's legal liabilities.
4. Explain how school psychologists are qualified to complete ADHD assessments and validate OHI in using NASP ethical guidelines.
5. Utilize best practices in developing an evaluation plan and analyzing data when ADHD behaviors are suspected.
6. Examine guidelines for districts as they move forward with OHI Verification.
Feel free to email Amy, Christy, or Sarah if you have additional questions.