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PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT (PD) COMMITTEE

Co-Chairs:  Jennifer McVeigh - jenniferblouin@gmail.com

                            Kim Shur - kimshur@gmail.com

The PD Committee will be meeting sometime in the Spring of 2021. Stay tuned for details.




PD Committee Goals 

  • Provide needed training for school psychologists and state leaders. The focus again for this year will be Mental Health.
  • Offer opportunities to engage graduate student members in professional development activities.
  • Develop a plan for streaming existing professional development opportunities on the web to include the northern section of the state.
  • Engage actively and consistently with key policy decision makers at the local and state levels.

Upcoming MASP PD Events

Don't miss the next Mondays with MASP ! On Monday, May 3, 2021 from 4:00PM - 6:00PM, Dr. Sue Righthand, a leading expert on sexual abuse will offer a 2 hour interactive presentation on sexual abuse in individuals from birth to young adults, a must know for anyone in this behavioral health field. This is a live event only, it will not be recorded. MASP will be offering 2 NASP approved CPD's for this event. Please use the registration link below. As with all Mondays with MASP events, this event is free.

To register for Monday, May 3rd click the link below:

May 3rd Mondays with MASP


MASP's Spring Conference will be on Friday, May 14, 2021 from 10:00AM to 1:00 PM. Dr. Scott Poland will present Assessing Threats of Violence and Suicide in Schools: Legal Issues. This is a live virtual event only, it will not be recorded. MASP will be offering 3 NASP approved CPD's for this event. There is a fee for this event. Click on the link below to register:

  Assessing Threats of Violence and Suicide in Schools



Webinars and Local Workshops 


If you know of a workshop and would like to post it, please contact us! maineasp@gmail.com 

**Please note that these workshops are not sponsored or endorsed by MASP. We do not take responsibility for the cost, content, or quality of these workshops, nor for whether they offer CEUs**

LIVE WEBINARS:


April 16, 2021

Massachusetts School Psychologist Association - Western MA Chapter Virtual Spring Conference

Topic: Smart but Scattered (Part 2): A Student-Centered Approach to Designing Interventions for Students with Executive Skill Challenges

Time: 12:00 to 3:00pm

Presenter: Peg Dawson, Ed. D.

For more information: MSPA


May 1, 2021

William James College

Topic: Compassion Fatigue and Covid-19: Building Resilience in the Helping Professions as Individuals, Teams, and Organizations

Time: 9:00 am-4:30pm

Presenter: Lianna Chong, MA MTS 

For more information: Compassion Fatigue


May 11 and May 18, 2021 (Two-Part Series)

School Psychology Supports

Topic: An Early Exploration of Orthographic Processing

Time: 2:30pm-4:00pm

Presenters: Dr. Bray and Dr. Brown-Chidsey; introduced by Ann Schoenthaler-Ervin, Ph.D.

NASP CPD available for a fee;  Click here to register



May 20, 2021

New Hampshire Association of School Psychologists - Virtual Professional Development

Topic: Diagnoses & Decisions: Navigating Professional Roles in Special Education Eligibility Decisions

Time: 11:00 to 1:00pm

Presenters: Nathaniel Jones, PhD & Eric Herlan, JD

For more information: NHASP May 20th




ON DEMAND WEBINARS:


Recorded webinars; CEs available

NASP 2020 Baltimore Convention

For more information and to view: NASP CPD



Contact US

PO Box 852, Kennebunk, Maine 04043

maineasp@gmail.com

www.masponline.net




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