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Friday, May 8, 2020 | 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM Eastern

This webinar is being hosted by Division 16 School Psychology of the American Psychological Association. The webinar will be followed by an opportunity to ask the presenters questions, and it also carries an opportunity to earn 1 CE credit.

As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, schools across the country have moved education to a virtual format in an effort to support students at home during this unprecedented time. This rapid change to online education poses many potential problems for students, particularly for those with disabilities, mental health concerns, or have fewer resources available in the home. In response to the myriad of problems these students currently face, school psychologists can immediately help by supporting educators and caregivers with teleconsultation services to improve socially valid outcomes. This webinar will provide a conceptual framework for teleconsultation and review practical and ethical considerations for school psychologists who practice through this modality.

Dr. Fischer is the Dee Endowed Professor of school psychology, adjunct assistant professor of psychiatry, and director of the UNI HOME interdisciplinary pediatric feeding disorders clinic at the University of Utah. He is a Licensed Psychologist and Licensed Board Certified Behavior Analyst. He has worked with individuals with ASD and social-emotional and behavioral problems, and their families for over 15 years.

Learning Objectives

1. Describe the problem-solving teleconsultation framework
2. Identify practical research-informed uses for teleconsultation
3. Discuss contemporary ways to support caregivers and educators through teleconsultation
4. Describe ethical considerations for appropriate practice