Faculty and graduate students from UC Santa Barbara’s Gevirtz Graduate School will take part in five events at the 2011 California Association for School Psychologists (CASP) Convention in Costa Mesa, CA, April 14-16. The scholars, researchers, and teachers will discuss the latest findings on topics as diverse as youth in alternative education, positive psychology, and universal screening.
The theme of the 2011 CASP Annual Convention is “Excelling Together: Linking Home, Schools, and Community.” Founded in 1953 and located in Sacramento, the California Association of School Psychologists is the statewide membership organization for school psychologists in California. With a membership close to 3,000, CASP is the largest statewide organization of school psychologists in the nation and the strongest voice for psychologists practicing in California’s schools. In addition to providing liaison with various state boards and commissions, CASP actively represents the profession to legislative audiences, governmental officials, and other policy-making bodies.
Gevirtz School faculty and graduate students will take part in the following:
Thursday April 14th
10:30am - 12:00pm
Chin, J., Shenouda, A., Doane, K., Gonzalez, V., & Dowdy, E. (2011, April). Implementing a Behavioral Response-to-Intervention Model. Paper presentation.
4:30pm - 5:20pm
Sharkey, J. D., Fox, A., Mayworm, A., & Prutton, M. (2011, April). Uncovering resilience traits and resources of juvenile probationers. Paper presentation.
Friday March 5th
3:00pm - 3:50pm
Lau, W.F., Ortega, K., & Sharkey, J. (2010). Increasing Disability Awareness in a Small Group of High School Students with Specific Learning Disabilities. Paper presentation.
4:00pm - 2:50pm
Furlong, M. J., Quirk, M., & Lilles, E. (2011, April). A School Readiness Assessment for Latino Students: The Foundation of Early Academic Interventions and Supports. Paper presentation.
Saeki, E., Jimerson, S., & Martinez, N. (2011, February). Power of Play: Promoting problem solving and reducing discipline referrals through playground strategies. Paper presentation.
[Presenters from the Gevirtz School are available for interviews; contact George Yatchisin at 805 893 5789]
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