Call for Papers: Use the link below to submit a presentation proposal for the 2019 conference. Submit by 9/25/19. We welcome submissions from a wide range of professionals (e.g., school psychologists, social workers, speech and language pathologists, faculty) and students. https://forms.gle/FzBhon1EoN5cb2tT7
Call for Posters: The Thursday evening Sip & See is a student poster session with prizes offered in multiple categories. Submit a proposal for a poster by 10/15/19 at this link: https://forms.gle/UTzWbJWaTqGWBsi47
Use this Hotel Registration Code for 2019: LPA
The 39th Annual LSPA Conference: November 6-8, 2019
Data-Driven School Solutions: From Assessment to Intervention
This 1-day workshop provides school-based mental health professionals, administrators, security professionals, and other educators the knowledge and resources to help them establish and sustain comprehensive school safety and crisis prevention and preparedness efforts. With updated research and strategies, this workshop makes a clear connection between ongoing school safety and crisis preparedness. It also emphasizes the unique needs and functions of school teams and the steps involved in developing these teams, including a model that integrates school personnel and community provider roles. The workshop also explores how to prepare for school crises by developing, exercising, and evaluating safety and crisis plans.
Who Should Receive Workshop 1 Training?
PREPaRE Workshop 1 is appropriate for all school personnel who need to understand how the comprehensive school crisis team is organized and functions. This can include but is not limited to school mental health professionals, administrators, teachers, other pupil services personnel, security officers, front office staff, transportation directors, and before and after school activities coordinators.
The 38th Annual LSPA Conference: November 7-9, 2018
Stronger Together: A Focus on the Multidisciplinary Team
Induction of Lifetime Honorary Memberships:
Student Poster Competition:
1st in Research Category
Amanda White & Victoria Benson, LSUS, Supervising Faculty: Kevin Jones
Gone in 60 Seconds: Comparing Progress Monitoring Strategies
2nd in Research Category
Stefanie Schrieber, Kate Helbig, & James Derieux, USM, Supervising Faculty: Keith Radley (Univ of Utah)
Welcome to the Jungle Gym: Evaluating Recess-Based Social Skills Training
Tie in Translating Research-to-Practice Category
Jaycee Hallum, LSUS, Supervising Faculty: Katherine Wickstrom
Frequent Flyers for Attention: Fixed Time Intervals to Decrease Off-Task Behavior (A practical application of Austin & Soeda, 2008)
Andrea Knowles, LSUS Supervising Faculty: Katherine Wickstrom
Minding What Matters: Using Mindfulness Exercises to Increase Attention in Classrooms (A practical application of Wilson & Dixon, 2010)