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Our hearts go out to all those who are affected by the tragedy that occurred in Orlando, Florida on June 11. Because scenes of war and violence around the world as featured on the news can have negative impacts on children, NASP has included several resources on its homepage as go-tos to help children cope during this time.
Workshops will be presented on August 3-4 at Loyola Marymount University on behalf of CASP, designed to meet the first term licensing requirements for LEPs. Pamela Georgette, director of the Co-Occurring Disorders Program and core faculty at Phillips Graduate University in the Art Therapy and Marriage and Family Therapy Departments will be presenting the two-day, 15-hour workshop, “Alcohol and Other Substance Abuse Training;” School psychologist Lisa Lanman will present “Child Abuse Assessment Training;” and Carl D. Corbin, general counsel, along with school psychologist Beth Laurie will present Law & Ethics. More information is located on the Events page.
CASP Convention 2016 will be held October 27-29 in Newport Beach. “Advocacy and Intervention for Traumatized Youth” is the theme of this event that will feature UCLA Professor Pedro Noguera, an expert on school reform, diversity, and the achievement gap, as keynote speaker. Make your hotel room reservations now by clicking here. CASP’s 67th annual convention will also feature a pre-convention Town Hall meeting on A Generation of Trauma, the Role of Schools, on Wednesday, October 26. David Esquith, director of the Office of Safe and Healthy Students at the U.S. Department of Education, will be a featured speaker at the three-day event. More than 40 workshops, mini-skills workshops, papers, posters and panels are planned, along with the Exhibit Hall and a Casino Night fund-raising event for the California School Psychology Foundation. More information to come soon!