California Association of School Psychologists



School Psychologist Week 2017
November 13-17, 2017

There are many activities you can do to bring attention to your work in the field of school psychology during California School Psychology Week. Below are few suggestions and information that will help you on your way.

Spring Institute 2018
March 22-24, 2018

Portola Plaza Hotel
2 Portola Plaza
Monterey, CA 93940

CASP Convention 2018
November 8-10, 2018

Hyatt Regency Mission Bay
1441 Quivira Road
San Diego, CA 92109

CASP Convention 2019
October 24-27, 2019

Westin Hotel
333 E Ocean Blvd
Long Beach, CA 90802

CASP Convention 2020
October 29-31, 2020

Renaissance Hotel
888 E Tahquitz Canyon Way
Palm Springs, CA 92262

Board Meetings

Affiliate Leadership Days and Board of Directors Meeting
January 18 & 19, 2018

Residence Inn at Capitol Park
1121 15th St
Sacramento, CA 95814

Spring Institute 2018 – Board of Directors Meeting
March 21, 2018, 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Portola Plaza Hotel
2 Portola Plaza
Monterey, CA 93940

Affiliate Events

EGRASP/EGUSD: The Assessment of Emotional Disturbance: Addressing Significant Disproportionalityetter prepared to participate in ED special education eligibility decisions.
November 6, 2017 8:30am-3:30pm

Presented by: Stephen Brock, PhD
From this workshop, participants will gain a better understanding of the IDEA’s emotional disturbance (ED) eligibility criteria. Topics include the intersection of ED criteria with the DSM-5, disproportionality, the social maladjustment exclusion, and a careful examination of ED’s five characteristics and three limiting criteria. It is anticipated that from this session, participants be better prepared to participate in ED special education eligibility decisions.

EGUSD Board Room
9510 Elk Grove-Florin Rd., Elk Grove, CA

Contact: Armando Fernandez:

SANDCASP: Executive Functions Assessment & Interventions
November 13, 2017 8:30am-3:30pm

Presented by: Milton Dehn, EdD

Executive Functions include self-regulation skills, self-realization and self-determination. Well-developed executive functions play an essential role in academic learning and performance, as well as in social and intrapersonal functioning. This workshop proposes an in-depth, neuropsychological approach to executive functions assessment that goes beyond simple rating scales. It will include a review of the new MEFS. It will also include details on evidence-based interventions that address specific executive weaknesses.

National University
9388 Lightwave Ave., San Diego, CA

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Central Valley Association: CDE Dyslexia Guidelines and Schools
November 17, 2017 8:00am-3:00pm

Presented by: Dr. Catherine Christo

The California Department of Education has developed guidelines regarding assessment, identification and intervention for students with dyslexia (AB1369). This workshop will review those guidelines and provide school psychs with critical information they need to effectively help their schools in implementing the guidelines. It is critical that school psychs become knowledgeable about this disorder, how it fits into eligibility decision making, methods of assessment and how to decide on the best intervention.

Sunnyside High School Auditorium

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SCASP: OHI/ED/Autism Eligibility Legal Review
November 30, 2017 8:00am-12:00pm

Presented by: Jennifer Rowe-Gonzalez

This training will present on the legal clarification of the eligibility criteria for other health impairment, emotional disturbance and autism and the overlap between them. Guidance for school psychologists on strengthening assessment and report practices, and a review of case law pertaining to those categories of eligibility will also be discussed.

SELPA Conference Room
1404 Stonum Rd., Modesto, CA

Contact: Angie Van Wagoner; or Nel Romo;

Law and Ethics
Monday, December 11, 2017

Presented by: Elk Grove Regional Association of School Psychologists and California Association of School Psychologists

These two workshops combined satisfy the six-hour requirement in law and ethics for licensed educational psychologists for every two-year licensing cycle. Law & Ethics also satisfies the three-hour requirement for Nationally Certified School Psychologists every three year renewal period.
Carl D. Corbin of School and College Legal Services of California graduated from Gallaudet University with a Psy.S. in school psychology, worked over five years in public school districts as a school psychologist, is a LEP (inactive) and NCSP, and obtained his law degree at University of California, Boalt Hall.

TIME: 8:30 – 3:30 (6 hour workshop)
PLACE: 9510 Elk Grove-Florin Rd, EGUSD BOARD ROOM
COST: $110 for CASP and EGRASP members, $150 for non-members
Cost of EGRASP membership is $25 a year!

This course meets the qualifications for 6 hours of continuing education credit for LEPs, LPCCs, LMFTs and LCSWs as required by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences. This course also qualifies for 6 hours of continuing professional development for Nationally Certified School Psychologists, under provider number 1025. CASP maintains responsibility for the program and its content.

For information contact Armando Fernandez – EGRASP – President ( 916-686-7797 ext 31705

SCASP & Stanislaus SELPA: A Five Dimensional Model of Executive Function: Cognition, Behavior, Social-Emotional, Academics and Impairment
January 25, 2018 8:30am-3:30pm

Presented by: Jack Naglieri, PhD

This presentation will describe a five-dimensional model of executive function (EF); intelligence (e.g CAS2), observable behaviors (e.g. CEFI), social-emotional skills (e.g. DESSA), academic achievement (e.g. FAR), and impairment (e.g. RSI). It will include a discussion of the theory, assessment and research relevance of tools that can be used to form a comprehensive assessment of EF across these dimensions and a way to measure the amount of impairment an EF weakness creates. Benefits include a broad view of EF that can be used to guide assessment and improve academic, behavioral and social-emotional skills.

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Mendocino County SELPA: Special Education Legal Hot Topics
April 17, 2017 1:00-4:00pm

Presented by: Carl Corbin

KCSOS, City Center, Room 1B

KASP: School Psychologists as Mental Health Providers
February 23, 2018 8:30-11:30am

Presented by: Erika Zepeda

Mendocino County Office of Education
2240 Old River Road
Ukiah, CA 95482

Contact: (707)467-5166

Pupil Services Coalition

No upcoming events at this time.

Past Event Resources

CASP Convention 2017
October 5-7, 2017

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CASP Spring Institute 2017
March 23-25, 2017

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