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CASP presents “The Alphabet Soup of School Climate,” 2017’s Spring Institute, March 23-25 in Santa Rosa. The complete schedule of workshops and the student strand, hotel information and registration is now available at event.casponline.org.
Deadline for early registration is March 1, which is the day hotel discounts also end. Be sure to get the continuing education (and credits) you need to fulfill the promise of new state and federal guidelines on school climate and other issues.
Want to make a difference in your professional organization? Would you like to help set policies, and make decisions on matters that are important to California’s school psychologists – or know someone who’d be perfect for the job? You or your nominee can do so by applying for a seat on the CASP Board of Directors.
Nominations are now open for the 2017-2018 Board of Directors. Candidates are needed to fill the offices of president-elect, and all the odd-numbered region representatives, which are: Region I, Region III, Region V, Region VII, and Region IX.
Learn more and nominate today by signing into the Member Section.
By the start of the next school year, all California schools must have adopted a school suicide policy under Assembly Bill 2246, passed into law last year. The policy shall be developed in consultation with school and community stakeholders, school-employed mental health professionals (school psychologists), and suicide prevention experts and shall, at a minimum, address procedures relating to suicide prevention, intervention, and postvention.
Is your school prepared? CASP can fix that. Drs. Stephen Brock and Susan Coats and suicide prevention expert Richard Lieberman will present a full-day workshop on Friday, March 24, at Spring Institute. Bring your administrator to “Comprehensive Suicide Prevention: Meeting the Mandates of AB2246” to will make sure schools serving grades 7-12 in your district meet the requirements of the new law.
Be sure to check out the university scholarships, hotel discounts and mentoring program CASP offers to members only. Also, sign into the Members Area and click on My Information. When the new page comes up, click on Edit/View Information. Make sure the info there is correct and let us know more about you. What languages do you speak? Is your school a charter, or a small school in a rural area? We need to know!
While emotions vary widely, the outcome of the presidential election has led to questions, worry and fear in some California communities. And, as adults vocalize these concerns, children are listening. Some educators and parents may not realize they could be heightening anxiety and fear in students through their reactions. NASP has developed two resource papers that may help you help others in these times. To access these papers, click here.