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A common conversation between teacher and school psychologist is about students exhibiting difficulty with executive functioning and suspected of having ADHD. Here to guide school psychologists is Rebecca Branstetter, Ph.D., the author of several books on this topic. In this practical, informative webinar, attendees will learn the 10 most important executive functions that students need to be successful independent learners. Dr. Branstetter will list practical tools for teaching three critical executive functioning skills to students that school psychologists can use in consulting with teachers and parents. Attendees will also be able to identify strategies to utilize in RtI and pre-referral interventions for students with executive functioning deficits. Dr. Branstetter will conclude with some helpful resources to learn and sharpen your skills further. Presented on 8/2/2017. This individual webinar can be purchased for $25 (scroll down to purchase). The content in this webinar is intertwined with Domain 2 and 4 of the NASP Practice Model. Schoolpsych.com’s recorded webinars are non-refundable. Attendees who complete this 1-hour webinar will receive 1.0 NASP-Approved CPD credit.
Rebecca Branstetter, Ph.D., is a California certified Psychologist in private practice as well as a School Psychologist in the San Francisco Bay Area. Dr. Branstetter assesses and counsels children and adolescents with learning and emotional challenges in the public schools and in private practice. Dr. Branstetter has also published several books for parents and professionals on supporting struggling students, particularly those with attention and executive functioning challenges. She authors the popular blog, Notes from the School Psychologist, which provides advice for working with diverse learners.
Participants Will Learn:
1. The 10 most important executive functions that students need to be successful. 2. Practical tools for teaching three critical executive functioning skills to students. 3. Strategies to utilize in RtI and pre-referral interventions for students with executive functioning deficits.
Reviews Based on Attendee Evaluation Feedback:
“Loved it. Thanks!” -Abby “Dr. Branstetter did an excellent job of focusing on intervention strategies and ways to best explain to parents, teachers and students what executive functioning is. I appreciated that she didn’t drill pieces we already know and instead focused on the “what next” component.” -Andy “This was a great training!” -Beth “This presentation met all of the learning objectives and provided practical information that I can use daily.” -Caitlin “Dr. Branstetter included lots of helpful information and presented at a great pace.” -Carey “I found the strategies provided for teaching and accommodating helpful reminders for making recommendations on reports.” -Carrie “Very thorough explanation of executive functioning. I loved how she provided examples for school psychologists to help relate difficult-to-understand terms regarding executive functioning to younger children.” -Chelsi Donna’s Overall Rating: 5/5 (Excellent) “Great information. As usual, very helpful and practical. I’m going to use the information. Can’t imagine anything to improve.” -Enilda “Dr. Branstetter provided practical ways to apply our knowledge in the classrooms and in consultation with teachers. I came away with recommendations and strategies I can use today and have in my toolbox for the future.” -Erin Esther’s Overall Rating: 5/5 (Excellent) Hans’ Overall Rating: 5/5 (Excellent) Jade’s Overall Rating: 5/5 (Excellent) “Thank you for the tools and tips!” -Jennifer “She was dynamic and fun to listen to.” -Julie “The strategies are all very useful and I like that they were not just focused on one grade level.” -Laura Lisa’s Overall Rating: 5/5 (Excellent) “Helpful info about what executive functioning is, ways to assess EF, and strategies shared to improve EF.” -Lucas Lyndsey’s Overall Rating: 5/5 (Excellent) “Concrete and informative.” -MacKenzie “The presentation spent plenty of time talking about practical strategies that can be implemented in school settings. Dr. Branstetter really understands the challenges and time constraints that school psychologists face.” -Melissa “Introduced general features of the tool, and gave a good overview.” -Michele “Great pace, loaded with lots of useful info!” -Paige “Lots of strategies in the time allowed. Liked learning about instruments I am less familiar with, as well as apps and websites that might be useful.” -Terri
Executive Functioning Webinar
Quiz on Dr. Branstetter’s Webinar
Here you will complete the quiz on the webinar. You may take the quiz as many times as you need to until passing (75 percent).