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Pearson offers webinars on a variety of assessments and subjects areas. To download a past webinar, view Past Webinars.

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  • Early Identification of Students with Emotional and Behavioral Disorders

    Presenter: Randy Kamphaus, PhD and Cecil Reynolds, PhD

    Dr. Randy Kamphaus and Dr. Cecil Reynolds are two of the nation’s most recognized experts regarding universal screening for the early identification of students with emotional and behavioral disorders. They will share the knowledge and insights gained from their significant work with universal screening and discuss the relevance and importance of utilizing universal screening.

    Date: Oct 28, 2014  Time: 12:00 PM EDT   Register Now

  • Q-interactive: Overview

    Presenter: James Henke

    Q-interactive: Assessment, evolved.

    Join us for an overview of Q-interactive, the digital platform that will improve the assessment experience for you and your clients, by saving time and allowing for on the go customization. Just imagine, no more notes covering every inch of your record form! With Q-interactive notes and observations are neatly organized to aid in your analysis and interpretation of assessment data. Through this live demonstration, learn how you can improve administration accuracy and speed, as well as receive real time scoring with a few simple taps, effectively allowing you to do your job, serve your clients, and evolve your practice.

    Date: Nov 03, 2014  Time: 01:00 PM EST   Register Now
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  • MMPI-2-RF: Basic Overview

    Presenter: Yossef S. Ben-Porath

    Composed of 338 items, with the RC (Restructured Clinical) Scales at its core, the MMPI-2-RF builds on the strengths of the MMPI®-2. It features 51 new and revised empirically validated scales and takes only 35-50 minutes to administer. The MMPI-2-RF was released in August 2008.

    The MMPI-2-RF aids clinicians in the assessment of mental disorders, identification of specific problem areas, and treatment planning in a variety of settings. The test can be used to help:

    • Assess major symptoms of psychopathology, personality characteristics, and behavioral proclivities.
    • Evaluate participants in substance abuse programs and select appropriate treatment approaches.
    • Assess medical patients and design effective treatment strategies, including chronic pain management.
    • Provide valuable insight for marriage and family counseling.
    • Support classification, treatment, and management decisions in criminal justice and correctional settings.
    • Identify high-risk candidates in public safety screening and selection settings.
    • Give strong empirical foundation for expert testimony in forensic evaluations.

    This Webinar presentation provides a brief overview of the rationale for, and methods used to develop the MMPI-2-RF, and the various materials available to score and interpret the test.

    Date: Nov 13, 2014  Time: 04:00 PM EST   Register Now

  • Overview of the Work Sampling System-5th Edition

    Presenter: Gloria Maccow, PhD

    The Work Sampling System (WSS) is an authentic, performance-based assessment that teachers use to document and evaluate students’ skills, knowledge, and behaviors. The 5th edition of the WSS was published in 2013. This webinar will provide an overview of the updated WSS. At the end of the webinar, participants will be able to describe the components and assessment cycle of The WSS-5th Edition.

    Date: Nov 18, 2014  Time: 04:00 PM EST   Register Now

  • Unleashing the Power of the WISC-V

    Presenter: Amy Dilworth Gabel, PhD Training and Client Consultation Director, Pearson Clinical Assessment

    This session provides essential information to practitioners wishing to learn more about the use and interpretation of the Wechsler intelligence Scale for Children – Fifth Edition (WISC-V). This session will take a deeper dive into how to use the WISC-V results to inform clinicians, parents, and educators about how a student’s cognitive needs and strengths impact learning and other daily activities. Content is intended for those practitioners who routinely assess students between the ages of 6 and 16 for the provision of special services, and have administered the WISC-V. During the presentation, participants will gain practical information to help them in using the WISC-V as part of a comprehensive evaluation. Particular emphasis will be placed on the new components of the WISC-V, such as new subtests, index, and ancillary scores.

    Digital or Paper- You Now Have a Choice!

    This session is applicable whether you choose to use WISC-V in traditional paper and pencil format or on Q-interactive. If you are looking for a more detailed description of Q-interactive and WISC-V, we encourage you to attend a recorded session regarding the WISC-V on Q-interactive, or a Q-interactive Overview webinar.

    Date: Nov 19, 2014  Time: 03:30 PM EST   Register Now
    Date: Dec 16, 2014  Time: 12:00 PM EST   Register Now

  • Overview of The Ounce Scale

    Presenter: Gloria Maccow, PhD

    Most parents, day care providers, early intervention specialists, teachers, and other child care personnel are able to describe a child’s accomplishment of developmental milestones — the first step, the first word, the funny dance. But they may not realize the more subtle yet important indicators of the child’s growth. The Ounce Scale provides a structure to help parents and other child care providers observe a range of relevant behaviors. This one-hour webinar will provide an overview of the core components of The Ounce Scale – Observation Record, Family Album, and Developmental Profile.

    Date: Dec 03, 2014  Time: 12:00 PM EST   Register Now