Past webinars

Presenter(s): Bruce A. Bracken, Ph.D

This webinar will focus on the BBCS–4:R and BSRA–4, which are early childhood assessments used to assess children’s understanding of a wide range of language concepts used in daily classroom conversations, teacher directions, and school curricula. Both assessments will be released in November 2022.

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Presenter(s): Selina Oliver, Ellen Murphy

Common anxiety look-alikes, such as ADHD, sensory processing deficits, and depression, make the determination of an anxiety disorder, and the appropriate relief, more difficult to ascertain. This CE webinar will discuss best assessment practices to help parse out some of these look-alike conditions.  

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Presenter(s): Bruce A. Bracken, Ph.D

This webinar will focus on the BBCS–4:R and BSRA–4, which are early childhood assessments used to assess children’s understanding of a wide range of language concepts used in daily classroom conversations, teacher directions, and school curricula. Both assessments will be released in November 2022.

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Presenter(s): Lou Ellen Marlatt, Alicia Mulvihill, Jen Nightingale

Whether you've been reviewing the Ontario Human Rights Commission's recent Right To Read inquiry report or are thinking about gap-closing no matter the province you call home, the topic of literacy—and the teaching of reading—is both spirited and ongoing. This webinar is intended to provide an overview of Pearson's resources designed to support Canadian students at all reading levels with a specific focus on an evidence-based system for early screening and progress monitoring.

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Presenter(s): Craig Frisby, PhD

Professional organizations that train practitioners to serve children in schools have expressed a longstanding concern over “equitable” and “nondiscriminatory” cognitive assessment for examinees from diverse racial/ethnic/language groups. This session will highlight these issues in detail (as informed by relevant research) and promote future directions that align with ethical best practices.  

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Presenter(s): Patricia Ybarra MS, CCC-SLP and Thomas Witholt

Pearson Clinical Assessment is committed to ensuring that our products and services support all our customers and their clients. This one-hour presentation will focus on the considerations and most recent product improvements for assessing gender-diverse clients. We look forward to discussing our current state and the ongoing process to improve the customer experience with Pearson assessments.   

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Presenter(s): Dr. Robert Tringone

This one-hour webinar will present intriguing findings for a juvenile justice group from the MACI®-II standardization sample vs matched controls. Focusing on how the MACI-II assesses trauma symptoms within the context of emerging personality types, an illustrative case will be presented.

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