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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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  • BASC-3 FLEX Monitor

    Presenter: Cecil Reynolds, PhD

    Topic(s):

    The BASC-3 Flex Monitor is a revolutionary new tool that will allow psychologists to develop and apply unique self-report and behavior rating scales with known psychometric qualities that are then normed against the BASC-3 nationally standardization sample. Psychologists may design such forms for unique cases for applications in following the progress of any given case (N=1) or may develop a specialized self-report or behavior rating scale for parents and/or teachers that is applicable to children and youth in specific programs within a school or clinic setting, designed specifically to match the treatment goals of the program. The current webinar will focus on the development and clinical applications of this unique technology as a means to improve treatment outcome as well as improve programs for intervention with individuals with emotional and behavioral disorders. Specific instruction regarding the development of individualized forms by the clinician will be provided along with evaluating reliable change and the sharing of forms across clinicians within a common account system.

    Date: May 02, 2017  Time: 10:30 AM EDT   Register Now

     
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  • Q-global®: Overview

    Presenter: Jarett Lehner

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    Join us for an overview of Q-global, Pearson's web-based platform for test administration, scoring, and reporting.

    Through this live demonstration, learn how Q-global delivers the content and procedures you know and trust while giving you the flexibility to administer over 65 assessments (including the BASC™-3, Shaywitz DyslexiaScreen™, the Wechsler Family of Products, and the MMPI®-2), select your assessment administration method (Manual Entry, On-screen Administration, and Remote On-screen Administration), and choose from multiple scoring and reporting options (Score Report, Interpretive Report, Multirater, Progress, Integrated).

    You will see how Q-global provides you increased administration flexibility while providing accurate scoring and improved efficiency.

    Date: May 02, 2017  Time: 12:00 PM EDT   Register Now
    Date: Jun 08, 2017  Time: 01:00 PM EDT   Register Now

     
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  • Q-interactive: Overview

    Presenter: James Henke

    Topic(s):

    Q-interactive®: A flexible, client-centered assessment experience.

    Join us for an overview of Q-interactive, an iPad®- and web-based digital assessment system that engages examinees and provides you the ultimate tools for accuracy and efficiency.

    Through this live demonstration, learn how Q-interactive delivers on the content and procedures you know and trust, while also streamlining your assessment workflow so you can focus on client observation. You will see how the system's digital tests and real-time scoring give you the ability to customize any session and quickly address client needs.

    Date: May 08, 2017  Time: 11:00 AM EDT   Register Now
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  • Transitioning from Q Local to Q-global

    Presenter: Jarett Lehner

    Topic(s):

    Are you a Q Local user considering Q-global? Join us for a live demonstration to learn the differences between Q Local and Q-global, understand how Q-global works and explore the benefits of moving to Q-global. Q-global is Pearson's web-based platform for test administration, scoring, and reporting that provides increased administration flexibility while providing accurate scoring and improved efficiency.

    Date: May 09, 2017  Time: 12:00 PM EDT   Register Now
    Date: Jun 27, 2017  Time: 12:00 PM EDT   Register Now

     
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  • Creating Brief SEL Competency-Focused Interventions with the SSIS SEL CIP

    Presenter: Stephen N. Elliott, Ph.D.

    Topic(s):

    During this webinar, Dr. Elliott will show how the CIP can be conceptualized as a set of brief (3 to 6 week) interventions that focus on an SEL competency area, such as Social Awareness Skills (3 Skill Units), Self-Management Skills (6 skill units), Relationship Skills (6 skill units) or Responsible Decision Making Skills (5 skill units). Dr. Elliott will also show how the Screening/Progress Monitoring System could be abbreviated as well to only assess the area of interest or to assess a personalized subset of SEL competencies and academic skill. These brief SSIS SEL competency-focused interventions can facilitate Tier 2, Tier 3, and Special Education services for students with identified skill performance or acquisition deficits and need more intensive support to improve their social emotion skills.

    Participants are encouraged to familiarize themselves with previous comprehensive SSIS SEL edition webinars on the new SEL assessments and Classwide Intervention Program (CIP) prior to this webinar on Brief Interventions. The previous webinar recordings can be viewed at your leisure via the link below.

    http://www.pearsonclinical.com/education/products/100001940/ssis-social-emotional-learning-edition.html#tab-training

    Date: May 09, 2017  Time: 02:00 PM EDT   Register Now

     
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  • Working Memory Training and Evidence-Based Interventions for ADHD

    Presenter: Peter C Entwistle, PhD, Charles Shinaver, PhD

    Topic(s):

    While this webinar will spend approximately half of the hour on Cogmed as an evidence-based intervention for ADHD it will consider other options as well. However, as is well known by clinicians, researchers and educators there is no way to do an exhaustive review of evidence-based interventions of ADHD in 1 hour or less, let alone 30 minutes or less. What we will be able to provide is some data for your consideration of the relative strengths and weaknesses of the existing evidence thus far. Some time will be spent considering the impact of medication, Cogmed and other innovative approaches to managing ADHD. We consider this topic worthy of several hours of webinars and as such while we expect we may open up more questions than answers we thought this is useful to provide a forum for consideration of this topic.

    Date: May 11, 2017  Time: 12:00 PM EDT   Register Now

     
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  • Q-interactive: Proper iPad Settings & Q-i Central Workflow: Session I

    Presenter: James Henke

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    In this session, we will review basic iPad settings that should be made for the best Q-interactive experience. Also, this session will review workflow functions in Q-i Central, including how to set up clients, assign/create batteries, and create assessments. Time is built into this session for you to make the settings and gain some practice using the system.

    Date: May 15, 2017  Time: 11:00 AM EDT   Register Now
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  • Assessing Clients with Q-interactive and Archiving and Exporting Assessment Batteries: Session II

    Presenter: James Henke

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    Here, we will review the common tools used in an assessment such as the timer, notes, contextual events, how to turn audio capture off, how to flag and resolve scores, and how to review scores and transfer assessments back to Central. Then, the primary focus will be on how to access and review scores in Central, and export and archive data when needed.

    This session is not designed to provide an in-depth tutorial on all of the unique aspects of individual subtests/measures, but rather to orient you to many of the common tools and processes that you will need to know to efficiently use Q-interactive to assess your clients. Information concerning specific measures/subtests is provided in the available support videos and other scheduled webinars.

    Date: May 16, 2017  Time: 11:00 AM EDT   Register Now
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  • Ask Dr. Behave: Universal Screening 101

    Presenter: Adam Bauserman, PhD

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    We, as educators, have often examined or assessed our students to determine their learning needs. Specifically, there is an established tradition of using measures of academic skills in order to provide an early identification of those students who would benefit from additional instruction and support in core subjects like Reading and Math. On a whole, educators are less familiar with the processes and tools needed to provide similar services regarding students’ behavior, social development, and mental well-being. So, if we're not experts in these areas, how can we help them? Join Dr. Adam Bauserman as he sheds some light on Universal Screening and how it can benefit you and your students.

    Date: May 17, 2017  Time: 12:00 PM CDT   Register Now

     
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  • Q-global® Best Practices for Administrators

    Presenter: Jarett Lehner

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    Join us for a live demonstration on how to maximize your Q-global experience as an administrator. Our Q-global expert, Jarett Lehner will cover a range of topics including how to manage inventory at the account and user level, generate administration subscription and usage reports, and how to set notifications for low usages and soon to expire subscriptions. There will also be time for a Q&A to ensure your Q-global administrator questions are answered.

    Date: May 18, 2017  Time: 01:00 PM EDT   Register Now

     
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  • Working Memory and Interventions

    Presenter: Peter C Entwistle, PhD

    Topic(s):

    In this webinar we will describe what working memory (WM) is, how it differs from other types of memory, why it is important and how to assess working memory. We will consider who is at risk for WM problems, which patient populations may present with WM challenges and then we will review different approaches to improving working memory. We will review strategies to improve WM. We will also focus on interventions that use a computer application to cognitive training or rehabilitation and the listener will understand how to implement a program with fidelity to ensure it is successful. Specifically we will look closely at Cogmed & a new program to improve math skills in children with dyscalculia, or learning disability in mathematics. That program is called Dybuster Calcularis.

    Date: May 23, 2017  Time: 12:00 PM EDT   Register Now

     
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  • Q-Interactive: Overcoming Digital Anxiety Webinar

    Presenter: James Henke

    Topic(s):

    Join us for our newest webinar "Overcoming Digital Anxiety" featuring James Henke and a special guest who will discuss digital anxiety and how to overcome technology concerns in your practice. Learn more about the ins and outs of Q-interactive including our training and support options as well as tips for digital success. There will also be time for Q-A, so please bring any questions.

    Date: May 23, 2017  Time: 12:00 PM EDT   Register Now

     
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  • MMPI-A-RF: Basic Overview

    Presenter: Richard W. Handel, PhD

    Topic(s):

    This webinar presentation provides a brief overview of the rationale for and methods used to develop the MMPI-A-RF, and the various materials available to score and interpret the test. The MMPI-A-RF features 48 empirically validated scales and takes only 25-45 minutes to administer. The test is designed to aid clinicians in identifying a broad array of mental disorders among adolescents in clinical, educational, forensic, and medical settings. The MMPI-A-RF is also designed to measure treatment progress when administered across varying points in the treatment process.

    Date: May 25, 2017  Time: 11:00 AM EDT   Register Now
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  • Work Sampling Online End-of-Year Activities

    Presenter: Melissa Shamblott, PhD

    Topic(s):

    This webinar is designed to help programs using Work Sampling Online prepare for end-of-year activities. Topics will include reviewing and monitoring end-of-year data sets, creating outcome reports, analyzing outcome reports, and exporting student data. In the session we will also discuss how to use Work Sampling data to support each child's transition to the next grade level.

    Date: May 31, 2017  Time: 04:00 PM EDT   Register Now

     
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  • Q-global Best Practices for Users

    Presenter: Jarett Lehner

    Topic(s):

    Join us for a live demonstration on how to maximize your Q-global experience as a user. Our Q-global expert, Jarett Lehner will cover a range of topics from setting self as default user to editing assessments (OSA/ROSA) to understanding batch versus group reporting. There will also be time for Q&A to ensure your Q-global questions are answered.

    Date: Jun 06, 2017  Time: 12:00 PM EDT   Register Now

     
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  • Overview of the Millon Adolescent Clinical Inventory (MACI)

    Presenter: Gloria Maccow, PhD and Robert Tringone, PhD

    Topic(s):

    The Millon Adolescent Clinical Inventory (MACI) was specifically developed to address the unique concerns, pressures and situations facing teenagers. This brief and reliable inventory can help provide early intervention on difficulties that may prevent teens from thriving. Composed of only 160 true/false items and featuring 27 clinically relevant scales, the MACI is designed to obtain the maximum amount of information with a minimal amount of test-taker's effort.

    This webinar will describe how the MACI can be used in all teen treatment settings to help you assess personality patterns as well as self-reported concerns and clinical symptoms of adolescents, ages 13 through 19 years. The presenter will describe how the MACI is used as part of a comprehensive evaluation to confirm diagnostic hypotheses, and construct treatment plans customized to individual needs.

    Date: Jun 21, 2017  Time: 01:00 PM EDT   Register Now

     
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  • Therapeutic Applications of the Millon Clinical Multiaxial Inventory-IV (MCMI-IV)

    Presenter: Seth Grossman, PsyD

    Topic(s):

    This webinar introduces the latest edition of the Millon Clinical Multiaxial Inventory, the MCMI-IV. The presenter will describe uses of the underlying theory for therapeutic relationship building and effective interventions. The webinar is designed to instruct participants in effective use of the assessment instrument from administration to interpretation, integrating relevant research, psychometric properties, and theoretical grounding.

    Date: Jul 20, 2017  Time: 03:00 PM EDT   Register Now
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  • BASC-3 BESS

    Presenter: Randy Kamphaus, PhD

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    This webinar will introduce the user to the uses and structure of the BESS Teacher, Student Self-Report, and Parent forms for early detection of behavioral and emotional risk in schools and other settings. Practical issues of administration time, choice of informant, and limited impact on educational personnel and instructional time. Use of BESS results for prevention and intervention practices in schools, progress monitoring, and administrative decision making will be discussed.

    Date: Aug 22, 2017  Time: 10:00 AM EDT   Register Now

     
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  • Designing, Leading, & Implementing a School-wide Multi-Tiered SEL Program: A Leadership Guide

    Presenter: Stephen N. Elliott, PhD

    Topic(s):

    This webinar presented by Dr. Elliott will be tailored to school personnel responsible for leading the implementation and evaluation of a school-wide SEL program. It will cover issues concerning the identification and prioritization of skills to be taught, the implementation and data management involved in a school-wide SEL screening, the training of staff to teach the selected SEL skills, and the evaluation of intervention outcomes. The use of the SSIS SEL edition assessments and intervention tools will be used to illustrate many of the critical events needed to conduct a highly effective SEL program.

    Date: Aug 23, 2017  Time: 02:00 PM EDT   Register Now

     
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  • BASC-3: Tier 2 & 3 Interventions

    Presenter: Kimberly Vannest, Ph.D.

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    Tier two interventions for targeted risk and initial problem development is different from tier three interventions where individualized treatments address specific, chronic, and debilitating problems.  Come listen in to an overview of some effective tier two and tier three interventions, better understand their distinguishing features and consider maximizing the effectiveness of your school or clinic based programs with these strategies.

    Date: Sep 12, 2017  Time: 10:00 AM EDT   Register Now

     
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  • SEL Screening & Intervention Programs for Children Preschool to First-Grade

    Presenter: Stephen N. Elliott, PhD

    Topic(s):

    During this webinar Dr. Elliott will cover the SSIS SEL assessments and Classwide Intervention Program as applied to young children within the framework of the 50 states’ policies requiring preschool SEL screening and interventions. Detailed examples will be provided of how SEL screening, skill instruction, and progress reporting can be done effectively with the SSIS SEL edition.

    Date: Sep 21, 2017  Time: 02:00 PM EDT   Register Now

     
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  • BASC-3 and ADHD

    Presenter: Cecil Reynolds, Ph.D.

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    This training will focus on development and application of a comprehensive approach to careful diagnosis and specific interventions for ADHD under the BASC-3 models of assessment and intervention.  The BASC-3 models focus  not just on eligibility, but developing a comprehensive diagnosis and understanding of the student. Differential diagnosis that leads to a process of identification of evidence-based interventions tailored to student needs will be emphasized.  Current DSM 5 criteria are emphasized in the diagnostic process but matching to interventions is also considered important.   Actuarial approaches will be emphasized but the need to integrate these approaches to individual children will also be stressed and approaches to involving parents in the process will be discussed.  A brief discussion of the history of ADHD is given and the controversies surrounding its diagnosis addressed.  Comprehensive behaviorally based differential diagnosis is then emphasized, leading to both psychosocial and educational interventions. The need and means of monitoring treatment effectiveness are also addressed.

    Date: Oct 03, 2017  Time: 11:30 AM EDT   Register Now

     
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  • Vineland-3 Overview

    Presenter: Celine Saulnier, PhD

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    This one-hour webinar will be led by author Celine Saulnier will introduce the newest version of the Vineland Adaptive Behavior Scales, Third Edition (Vineland-3). This reliable assessment offers three basic formats—Interview, Parent/Caregiver Rating, and Teacher Rating. Attend this webinar to learn more about it and preview the significant updates we’ve included in the new edition.

    Date: Oct 18, 2017  Time: 11:00 AM EDT   Register Now

     
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