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Minnesota School Psychologists Association invites you to:

Promoting Resilience:

Identifying and Advocating for the Needs of our At-Risk Youth

2012 MSPA Midwinter Conference

Thursday, February 2, 2012, and Friday, February 3, 2012,

Minneapolis Airport Marriott



Dr. Samuel Goldstein-
Hardwired to Learn:
Creating Resilient Schools that Nurture
and Grow Developing Minds

Keynote Handout

The Changing Face of Autism:
New Data, New Ideas and the ASRS
Samuel Goldstein

Handout 1

Socially Savvy and Emotionally Equipped:
Strategies to Support Social Skill Needs
Jill Kuzma

Handout 1

Improving Behavior, Relationships & Motivation:
Solution-Focused Schools
Doug Anderson

Effectively Responding to Behavior Problems: Solution-Focused Discipline in PBIS (or non-PBIS) Schools Doug Anderson

An Overview of How the New SLD Technical Manual
Impacts the School Psychologist's Role
Amy Mahlke and Vicki Weinberg

Handout 1 Handout 2 Handout 3 Handout 4

Friday: NASP President Dr. Philip Lazarus-

Advocating for the Emotional Well-Being
of Our Nation's Youth

Handout 1 Handout 2 Handout 3

Cyberbullying: Preventing and Responding to Digital Assault
Phil Lazarus

Handout 1

Children's Depression Inventory 2 (CDI2):
Introduction and Application
Danielle Politi

Handout 1

The Smart Psychologist's Guide to Dressing for Crisis
Martha Rosen

Handout 1

School Readiness from a Developmental Perspective
K. R. Duffy

Handout 1 Handout 2 Handout 3 Handout 4

Executive Functions in Children:
Concepts, Assessment, and Intervention
Steven Guy

Handout 1 Handout 2 Handout 3 Handout 4 Handout 5

Academic Interventions for RTI:
Without the I, the R Won't Happen
Matt Burns

Handout 1

Using the Children's Psychological Processes Scale (CPPS)
to Evaluate Children with Learning Problems
Milton Dehn

Handout 1

Face Blindness: A Disorder We've (Often) Been Missing
Sherryse Corrow

Handout 1

Registration Now Open

For full brochure, including breakout session, click here

For presentation descriptions and presenter bios, click here

(NOTE: Non-members registering for BOTH days will receive a FREE 1-year membership AND anyone registering before January 13 will be entered into an Early Bird Drawing for a full registration refund)

To reserve a room at the hotel, call 800-228-9290 or 952-854-7441. Room rates are $109 per night (be sure to mention that you are a part of the MSPA conference).

Click here to register online for 2012 MSPA Midwinter Conference

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