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Assessment of Child and Adolescent Behavioral and Emotional Problems and Risk with the BASC-3

  • 09 Oct 2015
  • 8:30 AM - 4:00 PM
  • Four Points Sheraton Norwood, MA


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Workshop Description

The workshop will cover research on child psychopathology, prevention of behavioral and emotional problems, linking individualized intervention plans to BASC-3 assessment results, and RTI, as these findings relate to behavioral and emotional assessment of children and adolescents. The BASC-3 will be used as an example of one set of assessment tools that may be utilized to address these issues. Inter-rater agreement, validity, universal screening, intervention and prevention planning, and progress monitoring will be discussed.

Goals of Presentation

Participants will:

1. demonstrate knowledge about how to create a BASC-3 Flex Monitor form,

2. identify which BASC-3 clinical and content scales may be used to identify children with possible Autism Disorders,

3. list at least two possible interpretations of the BASC-3 Atypicality scales,

4. identify which BESS informants are best suited for universal screening at preschool, elementary, and middle/high school grade levels, and

5. describe use of the BASC-3 Skill Building Intervention Guide for prevention service delivery.

About the Presenter, Dr. Randy W. Kamphaus

Professor Kamphaus currently is professor of school psychology and Dean of the College of Education at the University of Oregon. His research has focused on assessment of child behavioral and emotional problems. Dr. Kamphaus is a licensed psychologist and fellow of the APA.

Payment Information:

For those wishing to pay by purchase order, please complete registration, print the invoice, and mail invoice and district purchase order PRIOR to the event to:

Kristine Camacho

65. St. John St.

Palmer, MA 01069

For those wishing to pay by check, please complete the registration form, print the invoice, and mail check to:

Kristine Camacho

65 St. John St.

Palmer, MA 01069

*Please note that MSPA charges a $75 cancellation fee for cancellations received prior to the conference. *

Continuing Education Policy

The Massachusetts School Psychologists Association is approved by the Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education to offer contact hours. The DESE requires the completion of a pre-test, which is to be completed prior to the workshop start time. A post-test is also required and will be given at the end of the conference. Participants must attend the ENTIRE CONFERENCE and satisfy state regulations in order to receive 6 contact hours. Each participant is responsible for knowing and meeting the DESE licensure requirements.

CE HOURS: The Massachusetts School Psychologists Association is approved by the National Association of School Psychologists to sponsor continuing education (CE) for psychologists. In keeping with NASP requirements, these are awarded in contact hours only. CE hours will be awarded at the close of the conference.  MSPA maintains responsibility for this program and its content.

Arriving more than 15 minutes late or failing to stay for the entire program will result in the inability to obtain a PD certificate.  Certificates will only be distributed at the conclusion of the program.



For general inquiries, please contact


Massachusetts School Psychologists Association (MSPA)
1 Wells Avenue,  Suite 007.
Newton, MA 02459

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