LUTZ, Fla., May 25, 2021 / PRNewswire / – The pandemic puts mental health issues at the forefront of American consciousness, and students, faculty and staff will continue to feel the effects of COVID-19 when they return to school this fall. Your job will not be easy. PARtalks: Mental Health in the Middle of a Pandemic is a FREE all-day virtual eventT that brings together authors, subject matter experts and thought leaders to equip school professionals with the information they need to do what they do best: help students.
PARtalks will be held online on Thursday, June 3rd. Designed for a target audience of school psychologists, psychologists, counselors and social workers, PARtalks aims to help professionals prepare for the return of face-to-face school.
“The pandemic has caused schools to rethink the way they provide services while facing an increase in the number of students who need services,” he said. Kristin Greco, CEO of PAR. “PAR has been able to bring together leading experts in the field to present the latest information on issues of stress, trauma, student assessments and televaluation, as well as resilience and healing. School mental health workers will leave these sessions armed with valuable tools and useful information to get back to their school and help students thrive. “
The event kicks off with Greco’s welcome followed by the keynote lecture “Joint Healing: Mental Health, Trauma and Resilience on the eve of a Global Pandemic,” presented by Kirby Wycoff, PsyD, NCSP. Then, three sessions, each with a CPP NASP, address aspects of a post-pandemic return to school. Sessions include:
- The neuropsychology of stress and trauma: how to develop a trauma-based assessment
Presented by Steven G. Feifer, DEd, i Terri Sisson, EdS
- Assessments of learning disability during and after a pandemic
Presented by Peter K. Isquith, Ph.D., i According to Miron, PsyS, NCSP
- Ethics in psychological televaluation with children
Presented by A. Jordan Wright, PhD, ABAP i Carrie Champ Morera, PsyD, NCSP, LP
Learn more about PARtalks or sign up for this important event.
Founded in 1978, PAR is a leading publisher of psychological assessment instruments, software, and other related materials. Over the past four decades, PAR has earned a reputation for providing customers with innovative evaluation solutions and unprecedented customer service.
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