Additional Conference Details
- Participates will be able to define executive functions; what they are and what they are not.
- Participates will be able to describe how executive function use varies based on domains of functioning.
- Participates will be able to provide two ways in which executive functions play a role in classroom learning and production of everyday behavior.
- Participates will be able to describe student and teacher classroom observation methods for improving academic production and classroom management.
- Participants will be able to describe two intervention strategies that vary based on a continuum from degree of external control to degree of internal self-regulation.
George McCloskey, PhD, is a Professor and Director of School Psychology Research in the School for Professional and Applied Psychology at PCOM and holds Diplomate status with the American Academy of Pediatric Neuropsychology. Based on over 20 years of research and experience working with children, adolescents and adults exhibiting executive function difficulties, Dr. McCloskey has developed a comprehensive model of executive functions that can be used to assess executive function strengths and difficulties and guide intervention efforts. He frequently presents both internationally and nationally. He consults with a number of school districts and private schools nationwide on issues related to improving students’ self-regulation capacities in the classroom, behavior management, assessment and intervention for executive functions difficulties related to academic and behavior problems. Dr. McCloskey is the lead author of the books Assessment and Intervention for Executive Function Difficulties and Essentials of Executive Functions Assessment and his most recent writing on interventions for executive function and executive skills difficulties appears in Chapter 10 of the book Essentials of Planning, Selecting, and Tailoring Interventions for Unique Learners. He also is the author of the McCloskey Executive Functions Scales (MEFS) available fall 2015 from Schoolhouse Press. See www.georgemccloskeyphd.com
Please be advised that the presenter has a commercial interest in tests, instructional materials, or other products that will be discussed during this presentation.
This presentation is offered as part of NYASP. NYASP and the College of Saint Rose are approved providers of NASP CPD credit. A full refund for the conference, no questions asked, will be offered up until two weeks before the beginning date of the event. Subsequently, decisions for refunds are determined case by case. There are no refunds offered after the conference has ended. Session content is at the discretion of the speaker. Any complaints should be directed to Moira Mascelli or Natalie Partyka at NYASPChapterJ@gmail.com.
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