Universal Screening for Social–Emotional and Behavioral Concerns: Using Data to Guide Interventions

This session is from the NASP 2022 Annual Convention

  • CPD: 3
  • PMD: 4,6
  • Skill Level: Intermediate

Learner Objectives

This session will help participants…

  1. use best-practice considerations for selecting and implementing universal screening measures and procedures, including ethical and legal considerations;
  2. learn strategies to promote equity and reduce disproportionality in universal screening practices.
  3. use social–emotional and behavioral screening data to inform intervention selection; and

Description

Screening data can be used to better inform schools about where to focus resources for children who demonstrate mental health, behavioral, and social–emotional concerns. This session will provide an overview of screening measures and procedures, including ethical and legal considerations. Participants will learn how to use a decision-making framework to connect screening data to interventions, as well as strategies to promote equity and reduce disproportionality in screening practices.

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Presenter(s)

Katie Eklund, PhD

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