Upcoming events

    • 25 Oct 2019
    • 1:30 PM - 3:30 PM
    • Desert Valley SDA Church/Fellowship Hall, 1200 N. Santa Rosa Ave., Tucson, AZ 85712

    This workshop will offer procedures for conducting social-emotional evaluations, from deciding when to initiate one to deciding if the student qualifies for and needs special education services. Evaluation procedures and instruments and the advantages of using behavior rating scales along with direct student assessments will be discussed.

    Educational Objectives:
    1. Attendees will be able to name three different reasons for conducting a social-emotional evaluation.
    2. Attendees will be able explain why it is important to conduct cognitive and academic testing along with behavioral data when conducting a social emotional evaluation.
    3. Attendees will be able to list strengths and weaknesses of using different behavior rating scales.
    4. Attendees will be able to list at least one advantage and one drawback of using the Roberts 2.

    Richard "Duffy" Wagman, Ph.D.
    Dr. Wagman is a Nationally Certified School Psychologist and a Licensed Psychologist in Arizona. He has been a school psychologist since 1981. He has conducted social emotional evaluations with children from kindergarten through high school. He has worked in schools with self-contained classrooms for students with Emotional Disabilities every year of his career, except for the last two.

    This workshop is a combined AASP/SAPA event. 2 hours of APA Approved CEs will be provided.

    • 14 Nov 2019
    • 8:00 AM
    • 15 Nov 2019
    • 4:00 PM
    • Desert Willow Conference Center

    Please join us November 14th and 15th at the Desert Willow Conference Center in Phoenix for the 51st Annual AASP Conference. The theme of this year's conference is "Unlocking Your Practice Potential". Please click on the link below for this year's conference brochure which contains a schedule of this year's workshops and activities. 

    AASP 2019 Conference Brochure.pdf

    If you are coming from out of town and looking for a place to stay, use the links below to book your room at a special conference rate reserved for AASP attendees:

    Courtyard Marriott
    Reservation Deadline: October 11, 2019

    Homewood Suites
    Reservation Deadline: October 16, 2019

    Registration Policies 

    Please note that you must be a current member of AASP at the time you register for the conference in order to obtain the member rate. It is recommended that you renew membership a week to ten days prior to registering for the conference.  Cancellations must be made by November 13th. No refunds will be given following that date.

    Directions for Purchase Order Processing

    1. Complete the conference registration form online.

    2. Print the completed registration form and give it to the appropriate contact at the school district for processing of the PO.

    3. The Purchase Order, with the registration form(s) attached, must either be e -mailed to admin@aasp-az.org or faxed to 480-893-7775. The Purchase Order must provide an e -mail address so that the AASP office can e -mail the invoice. 

    4. An invoice will be e -mailed for payment.

    If you have any questions, please feel free to email Daphne, one of our association managers at admin@aasp-az.org.

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