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  • Massachusetts School Psychologists Association
    much much more The cost of sessions will be very reasonable for MSPA members nonmembers and students The location will be at your school Professional Development certificates will be provided The Host school staff must provide the space Details are attached MSPA Pizza and PD Info Sheet Application Form THE INFORMATION CONTAINED ON THIS WEBSITE IS PROVIDED TO THE MASSACHUSETTS SCHOOL PSYCHOLOGISTS ASSOCIATION MSPA BY MEMBERS MSPA DOES NOT ENDORSE APPROVE OR CERTIFY SUCH INFORMATION NOR DOES IT GUARANTEE THE ACCURACY COMPLETENESS EFFICACY TIMELINESS OR CORRECT SEQUENCING OF SUCH INFORMATION USE OF SUCH INFORMATION IS VOLUNTARY AND RELIANCE ON IT SHOULD ONLY BE UNDERTAKEN AFTER AN INDEPENDENT REVIEW OF ITS ACCURACY COMPLETENESS EFFICACY AND TIMELINESS REFERENCE HEREIN TO ANY SPECIFIC COMMERCIAL PRODUCT PROCESS OR SERVICE BY TRADE NAME TRADEMARK SERVICE MARK MANUFACTURER OR OTHERWISE DOES NOT CONSTITUTE OR IMPLY ENDORSEMENT RECOMMENDATION OR FAVORING BY MSPA MSPA Member members only content log in Welcome to the online home of the Massachusetts School Psychologists Association CONTACT MSPA Membership renewal season is underway 1 Join MSPA 2 Renew 3 MSPA 2015 Fall Conference 4 District Determined Measures 5 Register for an online course earn 10 cpd credits at home NASP Notes with nasp

    Original URL path: http://www.mspa-online.com/new-member-service/ (2016-04-26)
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  • Massachusetts School Psychologists Association
    you will need to obtain the discount NY s endeavor is to provide training for the NYASP Bullying Prevention Specialist Program on Bullying Prevention If you do not have time to take a course but need resources the NYASP websiste provides a Bullying Prevention Resource toolkit which may be of interest THE INFORMATION CONTAINED ON THIS WEBSITE IS PROVIDED TO THE MASSACHUSETTS SCHOOL PSYCHOLOGISTS ASSOCIATION MSPA BY MEMBERS MSPA DOES NOT ENDORSE APPROVE OR CERTIFY SUCH INFORMATION NOR DOES IT GUARANTEE THE ACCURACY COMPLETENESS EFFICACY TIMELINESS OR CORRECT SEQUENCING OF SUCH INFORMATION USE OF SUCH INFORMATION IS VOLUNTARY AND RELIANCE ON IT SHOULD ONLY BE UNDERTAKEN AFTER AN INDEPENDENT REVIEW OF ITS ACCURACY COMPLETENESS EFFICACY AND TIMELINESS REFERENCE HEREIN TO ANY SPECIFIC COMMERCIAL PRODUCT PROCESS OR SERVICE BY TRADE NAME TRADEMARK SERVICE MARK MANUFACTURER OR OTHERWISE DOES NOT CONSTITUTE OR IMPLY ENDORSEMENT RECOMMENDATION OR FAVORING BY MSPA MSPA Member members only content log in Welcome to the online home of the Massachusetts School Psychologists Association CONTACT MSPA Membership renewal season is underway 1 Join MSPA 2 Renew 3 MSPA 2015 Fall Conference 4 District Determined Measures 5 Register for an online course earn 10 cpd credits at home NASP Notes

    Original URL path: http://www.mspa-online.com/online-professional-development/ (2016-04-26)
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  • Massachusetts School Psychologists Association
    commission to examine and make recommendations relative to the statewide implementation of the behavioral health and public schools framework The commission shall consist of the secretary of education or his designee and the commissioner of elementary and secondary education or his designee who shall serve as co chairs of the commission a parent of a child with behavioral health challenges a regular education teacher a special education teacher an early childhood education teacher a post secondary education teacher a school nurse a member of the board of elementary and secondary education a representative from the Massachusetts Association of School Superintendents a representative from the Massachusetts Secondary School Administrators Association a representative from the Massachusetts Administrators for Special Education a representative from the Massachusetts Teachers Association and 3 representatives from community based behavioral health providers 1 of whom works with schools 1 of whom works with parents of children with behavioral health needs and 1 of whom has expertise in the behavioral health effects of trauma The commission shall on the basis of one or more findings and recommendations included in the reports submitted by the behavioral health and public schools task force in accordance with section 19 of chapter 321 of the Acts of 2008 make recommendations relative to the statewide implementation of the framework including the specific timelines and resources necessary for such implementation and to address critical issues such as i consistent access to culturally and linguistically appropriate services ii the development of data systems to measure outcomes of school success iii professional development for all staff and iv best practices for collaboration with parents of children with behavioral health needs The commission shall have access to data which shall be maintained by the department to oversee and evaluate the outcomes resulting from the implementation of the framework and shall have authority to convene stakeholders to facilitate solutions to challenges as they arise in the implementation process The commission shall issue a final report containing recommendations on or before June 30 2012 The commission shall report to the general court its recommendations together with drafts of legislation necessary to carry out such recommendations if any by filing the same with the clerks of the senate and the house of representatives who shall forward the same to the chairs of the joint committee on education on or before June 30 2012 SECTION 2 Section 59C of chapter 71 of the General Laws as so appearing is hereby amended by inserting after the first sentence in the fifth paragraph in line 48 the following sentence Said plan shall contain the school s planned actions for implementing the behavioral health and public schools framework set forth in section 1O of chapter 69 by December 31 2016 H SECTION 3 Said section 59C of said chapter 71 as so appearing is hereby further amended by inserting after the fifth paragraph the following paragraph Each school district shall develop a district wide plan for implementing the behavioral health and public schools framework set

    Original URL path: http://www.mspa-online.com/important-legislation-2/ (2016-04-26)
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  • Massachusetts School Psychologists Association
    that indicates that State Education Agencies credential and title practitioners who work in schools and nothing in the act would prevent relevant state education authorities from credentialing individuals to provide services in the settings under the purview of the state education agency THE INFORMATION CONTAINED ON THIS WEBSITE IS PROVIDED TO THE MASSACHUSETTS SCHOOL PSYCHOLOGISTS ASSOCIATION MSPA BY MEMBERS MSPA DOES NOT ENDORSE APPROVE OR CERTIFY SUCH INFORMATION NOR DOES IT GUARANTEE THE ACCURACY COMPLETENESS EFFICACY TIMELINESS OR CORRECT SEQUENCING OF SUCH INFORMATION USE OF SUCH INFORMATION IS VOLUNTARY AND RELIANCE ON IT SHOULD ONLY BE UNDERTAKEN AFTER AN INDEPENDENT REVIEW OF ITS ACCURACY COMPLETENESS EFFICACY AND TIMELINESS REFERENCE HEREIN TO ANY SPECIFIC COMMERCIAL PRODUCT PROCESS OR SERVICE BY TRADE NAME TRADEMARK SERVICE MARK MANUFACTURER OR OTHERWISE DOES NOT CONSTITUTE OR IMPLY ENDORSEMENT RECOMMENDATION OR FAVORING BY MSPA MSPA Member members only content log in Welcome to the online home of the Massachusetts School Psychologists Association CONTACT MSPA Membership renewal season is underway 1 Join MSPA 2 Renew 3 MSPA 2015 Fall Conference 4 District Determined Measures 5 Register for an online course earn 10 cpd credits at home NASP Notes with nasp representative wendy price read The MSPA board

    Original URL path: http://www.mspa-online.com/apas-model-act-for-state-licensure/ (2016-04-26)
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  • Massachusetts School Psychologists Association
    of the CBHI is to strengthen expand and integrate Massachusetts services into a comprehensive system of community based culturally competent behavioral health and complementary services for all children with serious emotional disturbance and other emotional and behavioral health needs along with their families The new services to meet this court order are being rolled out between July and December 2009 and include Intensive Care Coordination ICC using the Wraparound model as well as mobile crisis intervention family partners in home behavioral services therapeutic mentors in home therapy services and crisis stabilization services But what is the role of school psychologists in coordinating care and meeting the mental health needs of students The court finding indicated that students with emotional disturbance as defined by IDEIA are eligible for these community based services Effective interventions for students with complex mental health needs must be proactive uniquely designed with the youth family and carefully coordinated across home school and community How do school based clinicians facilitate the redesigning of environments and positioning of natural supports e g teachers family members etc to ensure student success in natural settings The Fall conference presentation led by Dr Lucille Eber of the Illinois State Department of Education will describe the potential role of school psychologists in implementing System of Care based supports for students with complex emotional behavioral needs The step by step wraparound process for developing unique community based teams and plans for the 1 3 of students with the most complex needs will be presented examples of the wraparound process as applied in communities and schools will be included The Worcester Public Schools has been using this model as part of their Positive Behavior Support programs and they will share examples of how they have implemented these coordinated support services in Massachusetts schools THE

    Original URL path: http://www.mspa-online.com/students-with-mental-health-needs/ (2016-04-26)
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  • Massachusetts School Psychologists Association
    Arlene Silva Massachusetts School of Professional Psychology Bob Lichtenstein Massachusetts School of Professional Psychology Caroline Wandle retired Chieh Li Northeastern University David Gotthelf Newton Public Schools Diana Finer Lawrence Lowell Methuen Joan Struzziero Northeastern University and Virginia Smith Harvey University of Massachusetts Boston retired THE INFORMATION CONTAINED ON THIS WEBSITE IS PROVIDED TO THE MASSACHUSETTS SCHOOL PSYCHOLOGISTS ASSOCIATION MSPA BY MEMBERS MSPA DOES NOT ENDORSE APPROVE OR CERTIFY SUCH INFORMATION NOR DOES IT GUARANTEE THE ACCURACY COMPLETENESS EFFICACY TIMELINESS OR CORRECT SEQUENCING OF SUCH INFORMATION USE OF SUCH INFORMATION IS VOLUNTARY AND RELIANCE ON IT SHOULD ONLY BE UNDERTAKEN AFTER AN INDEPENDENT REVIEW OF ITS ACCURACY COMPLETENESS EFFICACY AND TIMELINESS REFERENCE HEREIN TO ANY SPECIFIC COMMERCIAL PRODUCT PROCESS OR SERVICE BY TRADE NAME TRADEMARK SERVICE MARK MANUFACTURER OR OTHERWISE DOES NOT CONSTITUTE OR IMPLY ENDORSEMENT RECOMMENDATION OR FAVORING BY MSPA MSPA Member members only content log in Welcome to the online home of the Massachusetts School Psychologists Association CONTACT MSPA Membership renewal season is underway 1 Join MSPA 2 Renew 3 MSPA 2015 Fall Conference 4 District Determined Measures 5 Register for an online course earn 10 cpd credits at home NASP Notes with nasp representative wendy price read The

    Original URL path: http://www.mspa-online.com/supervision-institute-a-great-success/ (2016-04-26)
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  • Massachusetts School Psychologists Association
    speak to a legislative aide You can also access your legislators emails addressed by going to http www mass gov legis and following the links A phone call followed up by an email works best Be sure to leave your full name and full address and contact information I have attached a fact sheet on the legislation for your information and you can also forward it to your legislators THE INFORMATION CONTAINED ON THIS WEBSITE IS PROVIDED TO THE MASSACHUSETTS SCHOOL PSYCHOLOGISTS ASSOCIATION MSPA BY MEMBERS MSPA DOES NOT ENDORSE APPROVE OR CERTIFY SUCH INFORMATION NOR DOES IT GUARANTEE THE ACCURACY COMPLETENESS EFFICACY TIMELINESS OR CORRECT SEQUENCING OF SUCH INFORMATION USE OF SUCH INFORMATION IS VOLUNTARY AND RELIANCE ON IT SHOULD ONLY BE UNDERTAKEN AFTER AN INDEPENDENT REVIEW OF ITS ACCURACY COMPLETENESS EFFICACY AND TIMELINESS REFERENCE HEREIN TO ANY SPECIFIC COMMERCIAL PRODUCT PROCESS OR SERVICE BY TRADE NAME TRADEMARK SERVICE MARK MANUFACTURER OR OTHERWISE DOES NOT CONSTITUTE OR IMPLY ENDORSEMENT RECOMMENDATION OR FAVORING BY MSPA MSPA Member members only content log in Welcome to the online home of the Massachusetts School Psychologists Association CONTACT MSPA Membership renewal season is underway 1 Join MSPA 2 Renew 3 MSPA 2015 Fall Conference

    Original URL path: http://www.mspa-online.com/educational-psychologists-bill/ (2016-04-26)
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  • Massachusetts School Psychologists Association
    student with ASD ASD includes autistic disorder Asperger s disorder pervasive developmental disorder not otherwise specified childhood disintegrative disorder or Rhett s Syndrome as defined in the most recent edition of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of the American Psychiatric Association The Team must consider and specifically address the following the verbal and nonverbal communication needs of the child the need to develop social interaction skills and proficiencies the needs resulting from the child s unusual responses to sensory experiences the needs resulting from resistance to environmental change or change in daily routines the needs resulting from engagement in repetitive activities and stereotyped movements the need for any positive behavioral interventions strategies and supports to address any behavioral difficulties resulting from autism spectrum disorder and other needs resulting from the child s disability that impact progress in the general curriculum including social and emotional development A Technical Assistance Advisory was made available in Massachusetts in April of 2006 THE INFORMATION CONTAINED ON THIS WEBSITE IS PROVIDED TO THE MASSACHUSETTS SCHOOL PSYCHOLOGISTS ASSOCIATION MSPA BY MEMBERS MSPA DOES NOT ENDORSE APPROVE OR CERTIFY SUCH INFORMATION NOR DOES IT GUARANTEE THE ACCURACY COMPLETENESS EFFICACY TIMELINESS OR CORRECT SEQUENCING OF SUCH INFORMATION USE OF SUCH INFORMATION IS VOLUNTARY AND RELIANCE ON IT SHOULD ONLY BE UNDERTAKEN AFTER AN INDEPENDENT REVIEW OF ITS ACCURACY COMPLETENESS EFFICACY AND TIMELINESS REFERENCE HEREIN TO ANY SPECIFIC COMMERCIAL PRODUCT PROCESS OR SERVICE BY TRADE NAME TRADEMARK SERVICE MARK MANUFACTURER OR OTHERWISE DOES NOT CONSTITUTE OR IMPLY ENDORSEMENT RECOMMENDATION OR FAVORING BY MSPA MSPA Member members only content log in Welcome to the online home of the Massachusetts School Psychologists Association CONTACT MSPA Membership renewal season is underway 1 Join MSPA 2 Renew 3 MSPA 2015 Fall Conference 4 District Determined Measures 5 Register for an online course earn

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