Sunday, August 4, 2013
morning half-day workshops (CONTINUED)
8:00–11: 50 a.m.
177 evaluating educational
services for students with
asd: Best practices and
This intermediate workshop reviews effective strategies for evaluating
the educational programming provided to individual students with
autism spectrum disorders and tools and processes for completing
programmatic evaluations of educational programs designed to meet the
needs of these students. Interpretation of evaluation results in order to
provide educational recommendations will be discussed. A primary focus
will be on effective collaboration between evaluators, educational teams,
and families, and collaboration strategies to increase the likelihood of
evaluation results being implemented will be reviewed.
Leaders: Jessica R. Everett, PhD, James T. Ellis, PhD, and
Barbara O’Malley Cannon, PhD, Melmark New England, Andover, MA
178 evidence-Based treatment
of Borderline personality
disorder: clinical and ethical
This intermediate workshop focuses on current research findings on
borderline personality disorder (BPD). Particular attention will be paid
to prevalence, phenomenology, comorbidity, course, and treatment
outcomes. Both seminal studies and often-neglected findings will be
highlighted. Recent psychopharmacology and psychotherapy treatment
studies will be emphasized. Recommendations will be made on the
basis of these findings for making differential diagnoses as well as for
evidence-based treatment of BPD.
Leader: Kenneth N. Levy, PhD, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA
complimentary continental breakfast will be provided to workshop attendees each morning
from 7:00-8:00 a.m.
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