Interdisciplinary Behavioral Consultation: Preparing Graduate Students for Interdisciplinary Careers

This session is from the NASP 2021 Annual Convention

  • PMD: 2,6
  • Skill Level: Introduction
  • Session 11: Consultation and Collaboration With Educators and Parents

Learner Objectives

This session will help participants…

  1. recognize the importance of interdisciplinary consultation and collaboration.
  2. apply nine competencies to cultivate consultation and collaboration skills across disciplines.
  3. outline different experiences that aid in the development of the nine competencies of focus.


As the need for behavioral health services increase, school psychologists are tasked with providing effective interventions to students and consulting with a variety of stakeholders. This session will describe an interdisciplinary training grant in which graduate students in school psychology, applied behavior analysis, and special education, work together to provide individual and systems-level behavioral intervention in public schools. Training experiences and program competencies will be discussed.



Mari S. Bappe, Radical Minds
Brianna K. Jensen, University of Nebraska-Omaha
Madison M. Stivers, University of Nebraska- Omaha


Adam D. Weaver

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