Upcoming events

    • 23 Sep 2020
    • (UTC-07:00)
    • 06 Nov 2020
    • (UTC-07:00)

    Enter for a chance to win a variety of prizes at the October 23rd and November 5th and November 6th series of the 2020 Annual AASP Fall Conference. Proceeds to benefit AASP mini-grants, NASP Children’s Funds and state charities that benefit youth and their families.

    Each raffle ticket is $1. To purchase, complete this form and enter the total number of raffle tickets you wish to purchase.

    If you have any questions please contact AASP Headquarters.

    • 23 Oct 2020
    • 9:00 AM - 11:30 AM (UTC-07:00)
    • Zoom Webinar

    Dr. Marsha Spencer and Dr. Kathy Bohan will be coordinating an advocacy panel training from 9:00am - 11:30am  “AASP Me About Advocacy” (2 hour CPD) with a 30-minute Q & A.

    This will be a 2-hour CPD session with a 30-minute Question and Answer at the end. The panel of guests includes: Susie Cannata, AASP Legislative Liaison, Peters, Cannata, & Moody, PLC;  Marisol Garcia, Vice President, Arizona Education Association (ADE); and Lisa Favella, School Psychology Awareness Coordinator. In addition, we will also have AASP members Kristen Lilly (Government and Professional Relations Liaison), Jennifer Ostrom (Arizona Department of Education Liaison) and Samara Way (NASP Representative) share their roles in advocacy with AASP.  

    Fundraising donations are now being accepted, proceeds will go to AASP mini-grants, NASP Children’s Charities and local charities that support youth and their families. Fundraising donations will enter you in a raffle with a chance to win an exciting gift card. Click here to purchase raffle tickets.

    Registration: Free to Members; $20.00 for non-members
                            Registration closes midnight, Tuesday, October 20th


    Are you interested in learning more about advocacy, but are not quite sure where to start? This training will provide you with information about what advocacy means in different settings as well as what AASP is doing on behalf of advocacy. You will learn some basics about governmental processes and how change occurs at the state government level with our AASP legislative liaison Susie Canata. School Psychology Awareness coordinator Lisa Favela will share how she raised awareness of the profession at a district and local level. Guidance about being an advocate while adhering to district policies will be shared by (AEA leader Marisol?). Remember that at the heart of all of our advocacy efforts is the well-being of preK-12 students, so come prepared to consider next steps in your own advocacy journey.

    Learning Objectives:

    1) Participants will learn what advocacy means and looks like in different settings.

    2) Participants will learn what roles and structures in the Arizona Association of School Psychologists support advocacy.

    3) Participants will be able to identify their state legislative districts and ways to contact state legislators. 

    4) Participants will be able to identify examples of local and district level activities they can implement to promote School Psychology Awareness.

    5) Participants will be made aware of how to navigate common district requirements when engaging with advocacy. 

Past events

24 Sep 2020 (Annual Conference Series 1) Behavioral Threat Assessment and Management (BTAM): Best Practices for K-12 Schools
28 May 2020 The Developmental, Academic & Emotional Effects of Trauma: How the ACEs Study Informs the Biopsychosocial Approach to Trauma-Informed Schools
27 Mar 2020 PREPaRE Workshop 2: Crisis Intervention and Recovery Roles of School-Based Mental Health Professionals
27 Mar 2020 Comprehensive School Threat Assessment Guidelines
07 Feb 2020 Comprehensive School Threat Assessment Guidelines
31 Jan 2020 Burnout and Compassion Fatigue
25 Oct 2019 A Model for Conducting Social/Emotional Evaluations: When and How
27 Sep 2019 Social Emotional Learning and Climate Change through Youth Engagement
11 Sep 2019 Bilingual Assessment of Dual Language Learners (DLL): A Case Study Approach
30 May 2019 Navigating Two Cultural Worlds: Acculturation Matters in School Psychology
03 May 2019 F.Y.I on T.B.I. – Updates for Those Working with Youth and Families
03 May 2019 Pathways to OHI Verification: In-person and Webinar Workshop
29 Mar 2019 Ethical perspectives of ADHD in the schools: Legal implications, assessment & verification guidelines
28 Feb 2019 Developing Best Practices for OHI Verification
30 Nov 2018 Mindfulness Matters: Strategies for Integrating Mindfulness Into Your Daily Practice
01 Nov 2018 2018 Annual Conference
31 May 2018 Ethical Decision Making for School Psychologists
08 May 2018 Educational Forum: Supporting the Educational Needs of Medically Involved Students
03 May 2018 Communicating Strategically with Parents to Avoid Complaints and Litigation
14 Mar 2018 Use and Interpretation of the WJ IV Dyslexia Profile
02 Nov 2017 2017 Annual Conference
29 Sep 2017 Update on Best-Practices for School-Based Threat Management Teams
26 Sep 2017 Central Region Training Event
11 Aug 2017 Counseling Training and Techniques: Expanding our Toolbox to Work with Students


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