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  • Get to Know Q-interactive

    Presenter: James Henke/Jarett Lehner

    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: Sep 20, 2018  Time: 12:00 PM EDT   Register Now
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  • Learning to Use Q-interactive: On-boarding for SLPs Who are New Users

    Presenter: Jarett Lehner

    Topic(s):

    Overview

    Q-interactive is Pearson's platform for administering and scoring individually-administered tests digitally. The presenter will demonstrate how an SLP can use the system in their practice. This beginners-level course walks attendees through a sample assessment process using CELF-5, GFTA-3, and PPVT-4. The presenter will show how to set up iPads, create clients, assign a test battery, administer tests on the Assess app, generate score reports, and access support materials. If you are already a Q-interactive user, log-in to Q-interactive before the session and you can follow along while the presenter demonstrates each process.

    Learner Outcomes

    As a result of this activity, the participants will be able to:

    1. Identify the differences between Q-interactive Central and Q-interactive
    2. Demonstrate the Q-interactive Assess app and perform actions such as scoring test items, displaying stimuli on the Client/Stimuli iPad, and listening to audio recordings.
    3. Create an assessment session in Q-interactive Assess and successfully score a report on Q-interactive Central.
    4. Use the on-demand training resources and test material on the Support tab of Q-interactive Central.  

    Time-ordered Agenda - Eastern Time Zone

    2:00 to 2:15 pm - Preparing the Assessment Session: Overview of Q-interactive Central

    2:15 to 2:30 pm - Connectivity: Reviewing iPad Setting

    2:30 to 3:00 pm - Administering Assessments: Overview of Q-interactive Assess

    3:00 to 3:15 pm - Reviewing Test Results: Reviewing Items and Generating Reports on Q-interactive Central

    3:15 to 3:20 pm - Resources: Support Material

    3:20 to 3:30 pm - Questions and Answers

    This course is offered for 0.15 ASHA CEUs (Introductory level, Professional area.)

    Date: Sep 20, 2018  Time: 02:00 PM EDT   Register Now

     
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  • Vital Vocabulary for Every Age: Building Academic Vocabulary Grades 1-8

    Presenter: Kathleen Williams, Ph.D.

    Topic(s):

    Overview

    The Vital Vocabulary for Every Age webinar series provides clinicians with key information about vocabulary knowledge at three stages of a person's life: the preschool years, primary and middle grades, and high school. Part 2 of the series will focus on vocabulary knowledge needed by primary and middle grade students, with emphasis on using morphology to expand appropriate word usage and developing a strong academic lexical store. The presenter will share information about the research supporting the value of comprehensive word knowledge as well as age-appropriate strategies for developing that vocabulary for primary and middle grade students on your caseload.

    Learner Outcomes

    As a result of this activity, the participants will be able to:

    1. Summarize for instructional team members the research that supports the value of a rich and broad knowledge of vocabulary throughout a person's lifespan
    2. Demonstrate age-appropriate vocabulary development activities for primary and middle school students
    3. Implement a course of academic vocabulary development for students in the primary and middle grades that can be shared with parents and teachers  

    Time-ordered Agenda - Eastern Time Zone

    1:00 to 1:05 pm - Overview

    1:05 to 1:20 pm - Review of relevant research on the value of vocabulary knowledge for primary and middle school students

    1:20 to 1:55 pm - Age-appropriate and research-based strategies for developing primary and middle school students' vocabulary skills

    1:55 to 2:00 pm - Wrap-up and questions

    This course is offered for 0.1 ASHA CEUs (Intermediate level, Professional area.)

    Date: Sep 24, 2018  Time: 01:00 PM EDT   Register Now

     
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  • Learning to Use Q-interactive: On-boarding for Psychologists Who are New Users

    Presenter: Anne Marie Kimbell, Ph.D., MSEd. & Jarett Lehner

    Topic(s):

    Q-interactive is Pearson’s platform for administering and scoring individually-administered tests digitally. The presenter will demonstrate how a psychologist can use the system in their practice. This beginners-level course walks attendees through a sample assessment process using psychological assessments available on Pearson’s Q-interactive platform.

    The presenter will show how to set up iPads, create clients, assign a test battery, administer tests on the Assess app, generate score reports, and access support materials. If you are already a Q-interactive user, log-in to Q-interactive before the session and you can follow along while the presenter demonstrates each process.

    Date: Sep 25, 2018  Time: 12:00 PM EDT   Register Now

     
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  • Introducing Pearson's New Digital Assessment Library

    Presenter: James Henke

    Topic(s):

    Join James Henke for a live 30 minute session to introduce you to our new simplified pricing model for school districts that includes unlimited digital use and access to over 30 of our most popular assessments including WISC-V, WPPSI-IV, KTEA-3, BASC-3, CELF-5 and so much more. You will learn how this new pricing will help simplify the buying process and reduce the time you spend managing assessment materials. There will also be time for a Q&A, so please bring questions.

    Date: Sep 25, 2018  Time: 12:00 PM EDT   Register Now
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  • MMPI-2-RF: Basic Overview

    Presenter: Dustin B. Wygant, PhD

    Topic(s):

    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. 

    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.

    Date: Sep 26, 2018  Time: 12:00 PM EDT   Register Now
    Date: Nov 15, 2018  Time: 03:00 PM EST   Register Now

     
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  • Back to School Refresher for Digital Assessment Library Users

    Presenter: Jarett Lehner

    Topic(s):

    Digital Assessment Library users, join Jarett Lehner for a special 'Back to School Webinar' to get you up to speed on what's new with your library including tests and resources for the fall. This webinar will serve as a refresher to help ensure a successful start to fall. Bring your questions as there will be time for Q&A.

    Date: Sep 26, 2018  Time: 02:00 PM EDT   Register Now

     
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  • Cognitive and Linguistic Assessment for SLPs and OTs

    Presenter: Anne-Marie Kimbell, Ph.D., MSEd., Shelley Hughes, Occupational Therapist and Tina Eichstadt, MS CCC-SLP

    Topic(s):

    Overview

    Increasingly, interprofessional practice (IPP) between SLPs and OTs in rehabilitation settings requires greater collaboration and discussion of tool choices and decision-making points in time. A model of work from screening and diagnostic assessment to intervention and progress monitoring will be described in this session. Specific tools will be used as examples for this overall collaborative workflow to illustrate the connections between stages of work and professionals. SLPs and OTs can work together to select the appropriate tools for patients/clients throughout this workflow and interpret data clearly and accurately for communication with the larger healthcare system as well as patients and families.

    Learner Outcomes

    Based on the content of the webinar, participants will be able to:

    1. Describe the SAIM (Screen, Assess, Intervene, and Monitor) model.
    2. Discuss the collaboration between SLPs and OTs in rehabilitation settings.
    3. Discuss the selection of specific assessment tools for use by SLPs and OTs in rehabilitation settings.

    Time-ordered Agenda

    12:00 to 2:05pm - Introduction

    12:05 to 12:15 pm - SLP/OT role in Rehabilitation

    12:15 to 12:55 pm - SAIM model

    12:55 to 1:00 pm - Questions & Answers

    This course is offered for 0.1 ASHA CEUs (Intermediate level, Professional area.)

    AOTA CEUs/Contact Hours: 0.1 AOTA CEUs/1 contact hour

    Date: Sep 27, 2018  Time: 12:00 PM EDT   Register Now

     
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  • How Can the Millon Clinical Assessments and a Collaborative Approach Enhance the Therapeutic Alliance? Applying the Millon Evolutionary Theory

    Presenter: Dr. Seth Grossman

    Topic(s):

    This webinar is the second in a series which will explore the role of personality assessment in clinical practice, and illustrate the unique contribution of the Millon clinical instruments to understanding personality characteristics of patients. Dr. Seth Grossman, co-author of the Millon assessments, will describe how clinicians use Millon's comprehensive assessments to help make reliable diagnostic and treatment decisions.

    Date: Sep 27, 2018  Time: 02:00 PM EDT   Register Now

     
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  • World of Q: Understanding Q-interactive and Q-global

    Presenter: James Henke and Jarett Lehner

    Topic(s):

    Many people are "digital natives" who are attentive and engaged when presented with digital input. Digital assessments can provide streamlined test administration that is engaging for examinees, while automated scoring and reporting improves examiner efficiency and provides accurate test scores. This session will introduce clinicians to digital assessments available and compare assessment formats on Q-interactive and Q-global. There will be a Q&A session at the end.

    Date: Oct 02, 2018  Time: 10:00 AM EDT   Register Now

     
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  • Q-interactive Pilot Program for Digital Assessment Library for Schools

    Presenter: James Henke

    Topic(s):

    School districts with 500+ Individual Education Plans (IEPs) can now make the complete move to digital administration, scoring, and reporting by purchasing a single license — the Pearson Digital Assessment Library for Schools — that allows for unlimited use of 30+ of our most popular tests. For those school districts that are interested but have never tried Q-interactive, the Q-interactive Pilot Program for the Digital Assessment Library is for you!

    Join James Henke, Q-interactive expert, as he walks through the key benefits of going digital with Q-interactive. Geared toward those who have never used the iPad®-based platform before, you will learn how you can save time while increasing student engagement. James will explain all of the details of the new Q-interactive pilot program and help you get started on your digital journey. Bring your questions as there will be time for a Q&A.

    Date: Oct 03, 2018  Time: 12:00 PM EDT   Register Now

     
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  • Q-global®: Overview

    Presenter: Jarett Lehner

    Topic(s):

    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: Oct 03, 2018  Time: 02:00 PM EDT   Register Now
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    Date: Nov 07, 2018  Time: 01:00 PM EST   Register Now
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  • Vital Vocabulary for Every Age: Transitioning to Work or College

    Presenter: Kathleen Williams, Ph.D.

    Topic(s):

    Overview

    The Vital Vocabulary for Every Age webinar series provides clinicians with key information about vocabulary knowledge at three stages of a person's life: the preschool years, primary and middle grades, and high school. Part 3 of the series will focus on vocabulary knowledge needed by high school students, with emphasis on transition to college or work. The presenter will share information about the research supporting the value of comprehensive word knowledge as well as age-appropriate strategies for developing that vocabulary for the high school students on your caseload.

    Learner Outcomes

    As a result of this activity, the participants will be able to:

    1. Summarize for instructional team members the research that supports the value of a rich and broad knowledge of vocabulary throughout a person's lifespan
    2. Demonstrate age-appropriate vocabulary development activities for high school students
    3. Implement a course of vocabulary development for students in high school and those transitioning to work and/or college that can be shared directly with students, as well as parents and teachers   

    Time-ordered Agenda - Eastern Time Zone

    1:00 to 1:05 pm - Overview

    1:05 to 1:20 pm - Review of relevant research on the value of vocabulary knowledge for high school students

    1:20 to 1:55 pm - Age-appropriate and research-based strategies for developing high school students' vocabulary skills

    1:55 to 2:00 pm - Wrap-up and questions

    This course is offered for 0.1 ASHA CEUs (Intermediate level, Professional area.)

    Date: Oct 09, 2018  Time: 01:00 PM EDT   Register Now

     
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  • Beyond Vocabulary Scores: Interpreting Results from the PPVT-5 and EVT-3

    Presenter: GLORIA MACCOW, PH.D.

    Topic(s):

    Overview

    Identifying children who are struggling with classroom tasks because of weaknesses in vocabulary comprehension and/or retrieval is possible using the PPVT-5 and EVT-3. This webinar provided information about interpreting assessment results from the PPVT-5 and EVT-3, and included a case study to illustrate the process.

    Learner Outcomes

    As a result of this activity, the participants will be able to:

    1. List three reasons for assessing vocabulary.
    2. Compare receptive and expressive vocabulary acquisition.
    3. Describe the method for how case study data was used to plan intervention.            

    Time-ordered Agenda

    1:00 to 1:15pm - Why it is important to assess vocabulary?

    1:15 to 1:35 pm - Comparing receptive and expressive vocabulary acquisition

    1:35 to 1:50 pm - Case study: how assessment results are used to plan intervention

    1:50 to 2:00 pm - Questions and Answers

    This course is offered for 0.1 ASHA CEUs (Intermediate level, Professional area.)

    Earn 1.0 APA CE Credit

    "Pearson is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. Pearson maintains responsibility for this program and its content."

    Earn 1.0 NASP CPD Credit

    NASP Approved Provider # 1010
    "Pearson is approved by the National Association of School Psychologists to offer continuing education for school psychologists. Pearson maintains responsibility for the program."

     

    Date: Oct 10, 2018  Time: 01:00 PM EDT   Register Now

     
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  • MMPI-2-RF: Forensic Practice Briefing

    Presenter: Martin Sellbom, PhD

    Topic(s):

    This webinar presentation focus is on the MMPI-2-RF use in the Forensic Practice.

    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. In forensic evaluations, the test can be used to help:

    • Assess the test-taking approach.  Specifically, evaluate the test-taker's ability to respond relevantly and consistently to the test items and identify over- and under-reporting.
    • Assess major symptoms of psychopathology, personality characteristics, and behavioral proclivities.
    • Give strong empirical foundation for expert testimony.

    Date: Oct 10, 2018  Time: 03:00 PM EDT   Register Now

     
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  • Bullying Behavior: SSIS Assessment and Intervention Strategies

    Presenter: Stephen N. Elliott, PhD

    Topic(s):

    Bullying behavior involves verbal and physical threats, related aggressive behaviors, and social exclusion. The SSIS provides a multi-rater assessment of high frequency bullying behaviors and related externalizing behaviors within the context of social skills and academic competence. This assessment leads to interventions that focus on improving a family of empathic and engagement behaviors that are incompatible with bullying.

    Date: Oct 16, 2018  Time: 12:00 PM EDT   Register Now

     
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  • Case Demonstrations Using the MMPI-2-RF Police Candidate Interpretive Report (PCIR)

    Presenter: Dave Corey, PhD, ABPP

    Topic(s):

    This advanced webinar focuses on using the MMPI-2-RF Police Candidate Interpretive Report (PCIR) in combination with measures of normal personality, collateral/background information, and clinical interview findings to determine a candidate’s psychological suitability for police work. Additional topics will include legal considerations and best practices. Use of the PCIR in these assessments will be illustrated by the application of a comprehensive model that integrates diverse findings from actual case materials.

    This webinar is designed for individuals familiar with the MMPI-2-RF – for example, those who have attended the MMPI-2-RF: Basic Overview webinar or the MMPI-2-RF: Police and Law Enforcement webinar. CE credits are offered for attending the live webinar session.

    PCIR Webinar/Workshop Evaluation Form

    Date: Oct 25, 2018  Time: 01:00 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: Oct 30, 2018  Time: 02:00 PM EDT   Register Now
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  • Planning and Leading a Time-Efficient Universal SEL Program

    Presenter: Stephen N. Elliott, PhD

    Topic(s):

    Universal or school-wide programs to improve social emotional learning (SEL) of all students are increasing because of research evidence that indicates they can have a triple-positive impact on children’s school performance. That is, increase key SEL behaviors, decrease many problem behaviors, while resulting in improved academic engagement and achievement. This webinar focuses on 10 actions school leaders need to take to Plan-Implement-Evaluation (PIE) an effective universal SEL program that requires less than 2% of time during a school year. Examples of these actions are provided with the SSIS SEL assessment and intervention materials.

    Date: Nov 06, 2018  Time: 12:00 PM EST   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 25-30 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: Nov 13, 2018  Time: 11:00 AM EST   Register Now

     
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  • Assessing Personality Disorders with the MMPI-2-RF

    Presenter: Martin Sellbom, PhD

    Topic(s):

    The MMPI-2-RF scales measure a wide range of psychological constructs many of which are relevant to personality disorders. This webinar will cover an empirically validated mapping of MMPI-2-RF scales onto the 10 personality disorders listed in the DSM-5. Basic links between the MMPI-2-RF and the alternative model for personality disorders (in DSM-5 Section III) will be covered as well.  The webinar will conclude with a brief case example.

    Prior to attending this webinar it is recommended that you have attended the MMPI-2-RF: Basic Overview webinar or that you have an understanding of the empirical foundations of the MMPI-2-RF.

    Webinar/Workshop Evaluation Form

    Date: Nov 13, 2018  Time: 02:00 PM EST   Register Now

     
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  • Speech and Language on Q-interactive

    Presenter: James Henke, Tina Eichstadt, MA, CCC-SLP

    Topic(s):

    Join Tina Eichstadt, Sr. Product Manager and James Henke, Q-interactive expert on Tuesday, April 10th for a new “Speech on Q-interactive” webinar. Learn about all of the speech assessments available on Q-interactive, how the speech license works and get a sneak peek at the new PPVT-5/EVT-3 coming out in late 2018. Tina will provide product insights and James will demonstrate how the digital platform works for SLPs. Bring your questions as there will be time for a Q & A.

    Date: Nov 14, 2018  Time: 12:00 PM EST   Register Now

     
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  • Remaining Current in Assessment: Adopting the MMPI-2-RF in Your Practice

    Presenter: David M. McCord, PhD

    Topic(s):

    The MMPI-2-RF was published in 2008 and over the last ten years approximately half of adult assessments have transitioned to the updated version of the inventory. This webinar is intended for practitioners who have yet to adopt the MMPI-2-RF who wish to know the benefits of doing so and how this might affect their practice.

    Join Dr. David McCord of Western Carolina University as he discusses how to remain current in assessment by transitioning to the MMPI-2-RF and how the test’s transparent, straightforward interpretation leads to a better understanding of test results. Dr. McCord will offer illustrative case comparisons that demonstrate how using the MMPI-2-RF can enhance clinical effectiveness and efficiency.

    Date: Dec 06, 2018  Time: 01:00 PM EST   Register Now

     
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