Continuing Education

Presenter(s): Gloria Maccow, Ph.D

Using multiple methods and collecting information from multiple sources are considered best practice when assessing infants and toddlers to identify developmental delay. When the assessment includes standardized tests, it is important to consider how early development and behaviors of young children can impact their performance, especially on structured tasks.

Presenter(s): Wayne Secord, Patricia Ybarra, and Nancy Castilleja

The presenters will discuss interpreting CELF Preschool-3 results in the context of a comprehensive language assessment. Topics will include evaluating test scores as one part of the body of evidence for diagnostic decisions, interpreting score differences, and using assessment results to make recommendations for next steps for the child, family, and teacher.

Presenter(s): Susie Raiford, PhD, Anne-Marie Kimbell, Maggie Kjer PhD, Pat Moran PhD., Liz Grose SSP, NCSP, Lynsey Psimas PhD, NCSP, Kathleen Woodward EdS, NCSP

With the increasing need to conduct assessments via telepractice, many are wondering how to use the WAIS-IV, WASI-II, and WISC–V remotely. Join us as we discuss this with Wechsler Research Director, Dr. Susie Raiford. We will learn the answer to this question and more!

Presenter(s): Chris Huzinec, Kathleen Woodward Ed.S., NCSP

This webinar will provide an overview of using progress monitoring to help support the emotional, behavioral, and social needs of students. We will discuss how a variety of methods and sources can be used to assist educators in their decision-making processes — specifically within an MTSS framework.

Attendees will learn:

  • How progress monitoring is used within an Special Education setting to support students' individual goals while providing data needed for reporting
  • Specific interventions and supports required to monitor group and individual student mental health issues
  • How progress monitoring can be used in Tier 1 to track the development of proactive skills and evaluate the programs and instruction used to develop student wellbeing
  • Behavior expectations and SEL skills than can be used to guide supports and interventions and track development
Presenter(s): Daniella Maglione, Chris Huzenic, Laura Moreno

Preparing for and executing a remote assessment session can be complex. This webinar will cover several steps that should be taken prior to offering this type of test administration. We will also offer tips to help the session run smoothly.

Presenter(s): Helene M. Dumas, PT, DPT, MS, Maria A. Fragala-Pinkham, PT, DPT, MS, Shelley Hughes

In the first of 2 CE webinars, this webinar will discuss the principles underpinning the development of the PEDI-CAT; identify uses and intended populations; present scoring and interpretation guidance and provide case study presentations.

Presenter(s): Anne-Marie Kimbell, PhD & Chris Huzenic, MSed

The COVID-19 emergency has rapidly increased the use of telepractice when providing assessments. This webinar will provide an overview of the many Pearson telepractice resources that have been created for this use. Decisions and considerations for providing a remote assessment session will also be covered.