Upcoming events

    • 30 Mar 2023
    • 13 Apr 2023
    • Virtual via Zoom

    Join AASP's Central Region for a Mini-Series March 30-April 13, 2023. Below are the three CPD-eligible webinars offered in the mini-series.

    All webinars are offered free for current AASP members (log in required). Non-members pay $5 per webinar or $12 for all three. Participation instructions will be provided after registration is completed.

    Register Now!

    March 30, 11:00am-12:30pm: "Integrating Behavioral Health in Transition Planning in Schools"
    Speakers: Lauren Tomchak and Jeanette Lopez
    This interactive presentation will provide you with the tools and knowledge to impact change in the social and emotional outcome of students. Participants will learn how to collaborate with families and outside agencies, specifically, behavioral health agencies. This will support student learning and secure needed services. The number of students being referred to and receiving behavioral health services continue to rise. Learn how school and behavioral health personnel can work together to address social/emotional needs of students through the IEP process. By collaborating with families and fostering self-advocacy, we CAN make a difference.

    Learning Objectives:

    1. Learn how school and behavioral health personnel can work together to address social/emotional needs of students
    2. Learn about incorporating outside behavioral health supports as part of the post-secondary transition process

    Domain 4: Mental and Behavioral Health Services and Interventions, Domain 6: Services to Promote Safe and Supportive Schools, Domain 7: Family, School, and Community Collaboration

    April 6, 12:00pm-2:00pm: "A School Psychologist’s Guide to Best Interest Determination Meetings"
    Speaker: John Balles, PhD, NCSP
    In this webinar, Dr. Balles will cover the purpose of BID meetings, the roles of various agencies involved, decision making processes, and resolutions of disagreements. We will also walk through various scenarios using the DCS BID decision making forms.

    Learning Objectives:

    1. Learn about the purpose of a BID meeting and the different roles of various agencies involved
    2. Understand the decision making processes using the DCS BID decision making forms and how these outcomes might impact students

    Domain 1: Data-Based Decision Making; Domain 2: Consultation and Collaboration, & Domain 7: Family, School, and Community Collaboration

    April 13, 12:00pm-1:00pm: "What's the Deal with DDD?"
    Speaker: Whitney Mikkelson
    In this webinar, Whitney Mikkelson will cover DDD processes, eligibility and services.

    Learning Objectives:

    1. Learn about how individuals meet eligibility for services with Arizona's Department of Developmental Disabilities
    2. Discover what services are available through DDD, and how school-based practitioners can assist students and families in accessing services
    Domain 1: Data-Based Decision Making and Domain 7: Family, School, and Community Collaboration

Past events

25 Feb 2023 2nd Annual Hikes with Psychs
07 Feb 2023 Interoception, The 8th Sense: The Science of Understanding and Regulating How You Uniquely Feel
13 Jan 2023 Leadership Development Training
03 Nov 2022 In-Person Registration: 2022 Annual Hybrid Conference
03 Nov 2022 Virtual Registration: 2022 Annual Hybrid Conference
02 Nov 2022 AASP 2022 Conference Virtual Attendee Raffle Ticket Purchase Form
27 Oct 2022 Legal Guidance and Practice Implications for the Arizona House Bill 2161 (Parent Bill of Rights)
22 Apr 2022 Dyslexia Legislation Overview, Updates, and Q and A
07 Apr 2022 Be a [deep] Influencer : An Overview of Systems-think, MTSS, and How to Nudge for Systems Change
26 Jan 2022 A Decolonizing Practice: Integrating Dinè Mindfulness in School Psychology Service Delivery
19 Nov 2021 Follow Up with Mark Shinn
04 Nov 2021 2021 Annual Hybrid Conference
27 Oct 2021 AASP Conference Virtual Attendee Raffle Ticket Purchase Form
24 Sep 2021 Pragmatic and Socially Equitable SLD Eligibility (virtual)
07 May 2021 Advanced School Psychology Graduate Students: Preparing for Fall 2021
28 Apr 2021 Suicide Risk Assessment: An Advanced Look at the Team-Based Process
08 Apr 2021 Advocating To Expand Our Scope Of Practice
25 Feb 2021 AASP Virtual Happy Hour
05 Nov 2020 2020 Annual Conference - Virtual
23 Oct 2020 (Annual Conference Series 2) AASP Me About Advocacy
01 Oct 2020 5K virtual race (run or walk)
24 Sep 2020 (Annual Conference Series 1) Behavioral Threat Assessment and Management (BTAM): Best Practices for K-12 Schools
23 Sep 2020 AASP Conference Raffle Ticket Purchase Form
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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