Kentucky Association for Psychology
                     in the Schools


Upcoming events

    • Friday, May 19, 2017
    • 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    • Lexington, KY
    • 46

    Presenter:  Amy Patenaude (MHS)


    This training will provide an overview of Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) and Executive Function (EF), specifically its role in the education field. Review will be made of best practices in the assessment of ADHD and EF. Participants will be introduced to continuous performance tests and ratings scales as important diagnostic tools in the assessment of attention related concerns. Specifically, participants will be introduced to the Conners Continuous Performance Test 3rd Edition (CPT 3) and the Conners Continuous Auditory Test of Attention (CATA) as well as the Comprehensive Executive Function Inventory (CEFI). Review will be made of content, administration, scoring, key psychometric properties, and interpretation of these assessments. Case studies examples utilizing the multi-step interpretation process will be presented so that participants feel confident in their interpretation of the assessments.

    Learning Objectives: 

    ·       Define ADHD and EF

    ·       Describe best practices in the assessment of ADHD and EF

    ·       Knowledge of the CPT 3 and CATA and their essential features

    ·       Knowledge of the CEFI and its essential features

    ·       Experience in interpretation of the CPT 3 and CATA through the application of a case-study using the recommended multi-step interpretation process

    ·       Experience in interpretation of CEFI through the application of a case-study using the recommended multi-step interpretation process

    NASP Domains:  


    Data-based decision making & accountability


    Interventions & instructional support to develop academic skills


    Interventions & mental health services to develop social & life skills


    Central Kentucky Educational Cooperative

    2331 Fortune Drive

    Lexington, KY 40509

    Other Details:

    8:00-8:30  Check-in, welcome

    8:30-11:30  Presentation

    11:30-12:00  Q&A, evaluations

    3 hours of CPD available

    FREE to KAPS members, $30 for non-members

    Registration closes May 12, 2017

    • Friday, May 19, 2017
    • 5:30 PM
    • Saturday, May 20, 2017
    • 5:30 PM
    • Best Western Parkside Inn, 80 Chenault Road, Frankfort KY 40601

    The EC will be meeting at the Best Western in Frankfort on May 19-20, 2017. The meeting will run from 5:30-8:30 on Friday and from 8:30-5:30 on Saturday.

    KAPS will provide catered meals during our meeting times (dinner on Friday, lunch on Saturday). Overnight guests at the hotel will have access to a continental breakfast Saturday morning.  Commuters will be reimbursed for breakfast expense, up to $10/person with receipt and invoice.

    KAPS will cover the cost of lodging on Friday night at the rate of half a room per EC member (doubling up with another EC member is suggested). Room rates are $109 plus tax. 

    Round trip mileage for the meeting will also be reimbursed at the current Kentucky rate.

    • Wednesday, May 31, 2017
    • 8:30 AM - 3:30 PM (CDT)
    • Hopkinsville, KY
    • 93

    This 1-day workshop provides a broad overview of the school safety and crisis teams’ roles and responsibilities, with a special emphasis on crisis prevention and preparedness.

    PREPaRE is one of the first comprehensive nationally available training curriculums developed by school-based professionals with firsthand experience and formal training.  The model incorporates foundation knowledge provided by the U.S. Departments of Education and Homeland Security.  It also incorporates the incident command structure as delineated by the National Incident Management System (NIMS).

    Workshop Presenters

    Bethanie Brogli Opell and Penny Mills, School Psychologists/NASP Certified PREPaRE Trainers

    Workshop Cost

    $90.00 KAPS/FRYSCKy Members

    $110.00 Non-KAPS/Non-FRYSCKy members

    $55 Student Members

    All materials are included in your registration!  Lunch will also be provided!

    **Registration is Non-Refundable, but substitutions are permitted.**

    Location: St. John United Methodist Church

    2808 South Virginia Street

    Hopkinsville, KY 42240

    Registration Deadline: May 5, 2017

    Class Size:  The class is limited to 100 participants. Registration will close when that limit is reached.  If a minimum of 30 registrants is not met, this training may be cancelled and registration fees refunded.


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