Pearson Clinical webinar archive

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Occupational Therapists

For more information, contact Melinda Cooper, or request a digital copy of the Occupational Therapy and Physiotherapy catalogue

Cognition assessments

 

Developmental assessment from birth to 6 years
This webinar will provide an overview of two performance-based assessments - the Bayley Scales of Infant and Toddler Development (Bayley III) and the Developmental Indicators for the Assessment of Learning (DIAL-4).
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The Living and Ageing Well Series: Assessing adult functional living skills using task-based assessments
In the first webinar of the Living and Ageing Well Series we will explore two standardised, task-based assessments of functional living skills: The Texas Functional Living Scales and the Independent Living Scales.
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Statistics survival guide for Occupational Therapists
Are you perplexed by percentiles, confounded by confidence intervals, or stumped by standard scores? Learn how to interpret standardised assessments with confidence. At this live webinar you'll learn everything you need to know about statistics and standardised testing, but were too afraid to ask.
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Reporting on standardised assessments for OTs: making it meaningful for clients
The ability to translate standardised assessment information into a concise, readable report requires a blend of art and science and is a skill many therapists would like to improve on.
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Paediatric Occupational Therapy assessments and the NDIS
This webinar will discuss a selection of paediatric assessments focused on functional independence that may be useful for OTs when working with paediatric NDIS clients.
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Occupational Therapy assessments and the NDIS
This webinar will discuss several assessments focused on functional independence (personal and instrumental activities of daily living) that may be useful for OTs when working with NDIS clients aged 6 and over.
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An overview of visual perceptual assessments
This webinar provides an overview of four visual perceptual measures: the DTVP-3, the TVPS-3, the MVPT-3 and the Beery VMI Visual Perception subtest. We'll cover the strengths and weaknesses of each tool and potential applications in clinical practice.
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Assessing Cognition using the Cognitive Linguistic Quick Test
CLQT is a proven and reliable measure for quickly assessing strengths and weakness in five cognitive domains (attention, memory, executive functioning, language and visuospatial skills). The new “plus” version of this well-established assessment allows for an administration path for clients with aphasia.
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DriveSafe DriveAware - New research using DriveSafe DriveAware when measuring outcomes after cerebrovascular neurosurgery
Join guest presenter Joan O'Donnell for a discussion about DriveSafe DriveAware and its role in her research. Joan is currently an Associate Lecturer at the University of Sydney School of Occupational Therapy and a PhD student at Macquarie University.
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DriveSafe DriveAware - a screening tool for all OTs working with adults
This app allows non-driver-trained OTs to screen clients to determine whether they should pursue the more costly step of an on-road assessment. This webinar will review the clinical implementation of this tool with some case study examples.
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Screening assessments for pre-school and the early years of primary school
Join consultant OT Melinda Cooper for a review of several tools which can be used by occupational therapists and other allied health clinicians when screening children, to determine the need for further testing and/or intervention.
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Motor assessments

Assessment of handwriting using the Detailed Assessment of Speed of Handwriting and the Handwriting Speed Test 
This webinar is presented by Margaret Wallen - Occupational Therapist, PhD.
This webinar includes descriptions and examples of the DASH, DASH 17+ and HST; Overview of recent research about these assessments for use in an Australian context; Compare and contrast features of the assessments; Discuss the role of the assessments in clinical practice.
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Building a battery of OT assessments for Children
This webinar is best suited for those administering paediatric OT tests.
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Evaluating visual-motor integration as part of the handwriting assessment process
Visual-motor integration is an essential component of handwriting skills and should be included anytime you are completing a handwriting assessment. 
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Motor Assessments for School-Aged Children and Adolescents
Explore the 3 main assessments of motor development for school-aged children and adolescents.
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Occupational therapy assessments for infants and toddlers
Explore the main assessments appropriate for use with children from birth to 2.5 years of age.
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School Function Assessment and how to use it for functional goal setting
With many funding bodies now indicating the SFA as a preferred assessment tool, this webinar will help you learn not only how to use the test, but also to get the most out of the data you collect.
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Sensory assessments

Comparing and contrasting the Sensory Profile-2 and the Sensory Processing Measure
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Getting the most out of the Adult and Adolescent Sensory Profile
Assess a client’s sensory preferences and learn how those preferences might be supporting or interfering with occupational functioning. 
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Interpretation of the Sensory Profile 2
This webinar is designed for clinicians who are currently using either the Sensory Profile 2 or Adolescent/Adult Sensory Profile. 
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Introduction to Dunn's sensory processing framework
This webinar is designed for clinicians who are new to the Sensory Profile and Dunn’s framework, on which the tool is based. 
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Introducing the SPM and SPM-P Quick Tips
A webinar for clinicians who use the Sensory Processing Measure (SPM) and/or the Sensory Processing Measure Preschool version (SPM-P). 
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Using the Sensory Profile 2 with complex cases
This webinar will use case studies to illustrate the way the Sensory Profile-2 can play an integral role in identifying and understanding the sensory needs of children/adolescents with complex and challenging presentations.
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Using the SPM 2 with Q-global
This webinar will guide you through the process of administering and generating reports for the Sensory Profile 2 using Q-global, including setting up client information, choosing the mode of assessment and generating both summary and full reports
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Making Sense of Pediatric Sensory Assessments Through the use of Case Studies 
Explore methods for interpreting paediatric sensory assessments and translating the findings into intervention using two case studies.
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Q-global: what is it and what does it mean for OTs?
An introduction to Q-global; Pearson's online platform for test administration, scoring and reporting. Several popular OT assessments are now available on Q-global. Learn how to access it and which assessments it can be used with, including the Sensory Profile 2. 
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Sensory Modulation & Mental Health Practice Applications
This webinar was presented in 2011 by Tina Champagne.
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Working memory

What is Working memory and how does it impact on learning?
Take a close look at working memory and the relationship to learning.
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Cogmed for Private Practitioners
Review the signs of working memory deficits and how they impact overall cognitive function. Then, a close look at the Cogmed program – an evidence-based intervention for working memory used by clinicians working in private practice with a wide range of ages and clinical presentations.
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Implementing Cogmed Working Memory Training in a Rehab Setting
Join Amy Schulenburg as she reviews working memory and how deficits in working memory impact overall cognitive function. We will take a close look at the Cogmed program - an evidence-based intervention for working memory and will explore how Cogmed can be used in a range of rehabilitation settings. 
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Special Education Professionals

Latest webinar: Dyslexia screening for teachers and special education professionals
See how screening at different levels can provide insight into a student's learning difficulties and point you in the direction of targeted intervention.
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RTI

Mind the Gap: Identifying and supporting students with additional needs
Join for an overview of Response to Intervention (RTI) as a framework for working with students who require additional support. 
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Psychologists

For more information: please contact Melissa Stephens or Valorie O’Keefe

 

 

Cognition, Learning & Language: The identification of cognitive and language disorders.
Join Consultant Psychologist, Valorie O’Keefe and Consultant Speech Pathologist, Angela Kinsella-Ritter, as they present the new evidence for diagnosing a developmental language disorder (DLD) where a child with a language disorder may have a low level of nonverbal ability. A discrepancy between language ability and nonverbal ability is not required for diagnosis. 
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Getting the most out of your behavioural assessments
This webinar will focus on how clinicians can get the most out of their behavioural assessments, focusing specifically on the BASC 3 and Vineland 3 Multi-Rater and Progress Reports on Pearson's online Q Global platform.
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What is the link between SEL and academic achievement? Why is it important?
This webinar presents current research that identifies the link between social-emotional learning and academic achievement, and the importance of monitoring both for students in schools.
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The role of Social, Emotional Learning (SEL) and Cognition in improving learner outcomes
How important is the development of social, emotional and thinking skills for improving learning outcomes? A practical introduction to the idea that progress in learning is shaped by more than great content.

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ABAS-3

An Introduction and Overview to the ABAS-3
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BETA 4

BETA 4: Using this Adult Nonverbal assessment of Cognitive Ability in Health, Corrections, and Adult Education settings
This webinar will provide an introduction to the newly published Beta–4, a non-verbal measure of cognitive ability in adults. 
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CLQT

Assessing Cognition using the Cognitive Linguistic Quick Test
The new “plus” version of this well-established assessment allows for an administration path for clients with aphasia.
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Ravens 2

Introducing the Ravens 2, a nonverbal measure of high-level observation skills, clear-thinking ability, intellectual capacity
Join this webinar for an overview of the new Ravens 2, a nonverbal measure of high-level observation skills, clear-thinking ability, and intellectual capacity that minimises the impacts of language skills and cultural differences.
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RBANS

Assessing the neuropsychological status of patients, using RBANS Update with Q-interactive
Join us to learn about how to use the RBANS Update on Q-interactive, Pearson's iPad based digital assessment system that engages examinees and provides you with the ultimate tools for accuracy and efficiency. 
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Using parallel forms in the assessment of dementia and related disorders.
The Repeatable Battery for the Assessment of Neuropsychological Status (RBANS) is a brief, individually administered test designed to evaluate neuropsychological status in adults. The RBANS subtests measure attention, language, visuospatial/constructional abilities, and immediate and delayed memory. 
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SSIS-SEL

Assessing and improving social-emotional learning skills in primary school students using the SSIS-SEL Classwide Intervention Program
Psychologist Madeline Armstrong and co-authors Mike Davies (Griffith University) and Stephen Elliott (Arizona State University) discuss using the SSIS-SEL.
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TEA-Ch2

Introduction to the Test of Everyday Attention for Children (TEA-Ch2)
The TEA-Ch2 uniquely measures separable aspects of attention and has been updated to make the testing process more fun and engaging.
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TOPF

Integrating Test of Premorbid Functioning (TOPF) scores with WAIS-IV and WMS-IV results using Q-global
Now available as a stand-alone kit, the TOPF can be scored online through the Q-global platform, with scores easily integrated into WAIS-IV and/or WMS-IV results for a comprehensive assessment of premorbid versus current functioning. 
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RTI

Mind the Gap: Identifying and supporting students with additional needs
Join Psychologist Madeline Armstrong for an overview of Response to Intervention (RTI) as a framework for working with students who require additional support. 
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WIAT-III A&NZ

Introduction to the WIAT-III A&NZ
The newly published Wechsler Individual Achievement Test-Third Edition (WIAT-III) A&NZ is an individually administered measure of oral language, reading, written language, and mathematics with Australian/NZ content and norms. The WIAT-III A&NZ is used in a variety of clinical, educational, and research settings, including schools, clinics, and private practices. 
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Improving the assessment experience with WIAT-III A&NZ on iPad and Q-interactive
Join this webinar for an overview of the new WIAT-III A&NZ on Q-interactive, the digital iPad based platform that will improve the assessment experience for you and your clients.
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WIAT-III A&NZ training for NZ Institute of Educational & Developmental Psychologists
Join Consultant Psychologist, Dr Melissa Stephens, for an NZ-specific FAQ session on the WIAT-III.
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WISC-V A&NZ

Introduction to the WISC-V A&NZ
Essential information for practitioners wishing to learn more about the use and interpretation of the Weschler Intelligence Scale for Children - Fifth Edition (WISC-V) A&NZ. This session will review changes from the WISC-IV to WISC-V, and discuss how the WISC-V was developed and standardised for the Australian/NZ context. 
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WISC-V A&NZ on the iPad! Q Interactive
Join this webinar for an overview of the new WISC-V A&NZ on Q-interactive, the digital iPad based platform that will improve the assessment experience for you and your clients.
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WISC-V training for NZ Institute of Educational & Developmental Psychologists
Join Consultant Psychologist, Dr Melissa Stephens, for an NZ-specific FAQ session on the WISC-V A&NZ.
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Using the WISC-V & WIAT-III to diagnose learning disorders
This webinar will provide an overview of the historical means of diagnosing learning disorders as well as current DSM-5 criteria. Processes such as the Patterns of Strengths and Weaknesses analysis will be discussed and tied to WISC-V and WIAT-III reporting options.
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WMS-IV

WMS-IV on iPad: Q-interactive
Join this webinar for an overview of the WMS-IV A&NZ on Q-interactive, the digital iPad based platform that will improve the assessment experience for you and your clients.
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Read the Equivalence of Q-Interactive and the Paper Administration of WMS-IV Cognitive Tasks  

 

 

WRAT-5

Introduction to the new Wide Range Achievement Test, 5th edition (WRAT-5)
The WRAT-5 can be used across a range of settings including schools, hospitals, private practice, government departments, and rehabilitation centres to assess reading, spelling, and math skills in people aged 5-85+ years.  
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Using the Wide Range Achievement Test (WRAT-5) on the iPad with Q Interactive 
Join Psychologist Madeline Armstrong for an overview of the new WRAT5 on Q-interactive, the digital iPad based platform that will improve the assessment experience for you and your clients. 
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Vineland-3

Clinical use of the new Vineland-3
Introducing the newest version of the Vineland Adaptive Behavior Scales, Third Edition (Vineland-3). This reliable adaptive behaviour assessment offers three basic formats—Interview, Parent/Caregiver Rating, and Teacher Rating, which can be used as part of a comprehensive clinical or psychoeducational assessment.
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Speech Pathologists

For more information, contact Angela Kinsella-Ritter

 

CELF-5 A&NZ

The CELF 5A&NZ Test Features and Interpretation
Beyond the basics: This 1 hour webinar provides an overview of CELF-5 A&NZ test structure and item analyses. Advanced test interpretation information will enable you to avoid under- and over-identification of a language disorder for the students you test. 
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What's new in the CELF-5 (A&NZ)
Angela Kinsella-Ritter, Consultant Speech Pathologist, introduces the new CELF-5 (A&NZ) and provides a general overview, covering current assessment trends, revision goals, CELF-5 test structure, subtests, Psychometrics and Normative Information.
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Understanding the CELF-5 A&NZ administration on the iPad and Q-global: Interpreting the results
During this 1 hour webinar with Angela Kinsella-Ritter, Consultant Speech Pathologist answers clinicians’ FAQs about the CELF-5 A&NZ administration options on iPad vs Q-global.

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Understanding the CELF-5 (A&NZ) Reliability & Validity to Improve Diagnostic Decisions
Reliability and validity information can help clinicians reduce interpretation errors. Review standard error of measure (SEMs), statistically significant score differences, and the optimal cut score to obtain the best balance of sensitivity and specificity.
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Accurately interpreting test results when assessing pre-schoolers
An overview of the PLS-5 and CELF P-2 development to assist clinicians to better understand the test items, research samples, and test results. 
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The Metalinguistic Bridge: Paying the Toll for Classroom Success

This webinar will provide a strong background on metalinguistic ability including (1) metalinguistic awareness, (2) stages of development, (3) performance difficulties and needs, and (4) strategies for improving metalinguistic skills and strategies. 
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Using the CELF-5 Metalinguistics Battery to Assess Higher Level Language Skills for Classroom Success
Students who have learned basic semantic and grammar skills may still have subtle language deficits which interfere with their ability to keep up with classroom peers. 
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CLQT

Assessing Cognition using the Cognitive Linguistic Quick Test
The new “plus” version of this well-established assessment allows for an administration path for clients with aphasia.
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Speech-language assessments on iPads

Part 1: Introduction to Speech-Language Assessments on iPads
This webinar will showcase the CELF-5 A&NZ, GFTA-3 (+ KLPA-3) for Speech Pathologists on iPad. Join guest presenter, Jarett Lehner, Training and Implementation Consultant, Bloomington, MN for an overview of setting up, accessing, administering and scoring these tests. Co-hosted with Angela Kinsella-Ritter, Pearson Consultant Speech Pathologist, Pearson Clinical Assessment (A&NZ).  
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Part 2: Speech-Language Assessments on iPads
Looking at KTEA-3, PPVT-4, RBANS Update, WIAT-III, with Consultant Speech Pathologist Angela Kinsella-Ritter and Jarett Lehner, Training and Implementation Consultant, Bloomington, MN.
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Q-global

Q-global: What does this mean for Speech-Language Pathologists?
Join Angela Kinsella-Ritter for a live demonstration on Q-global and what this means for clinicians. Angela will show you the different tests available to User Level S Clinicians with the focus on CELF-5 (A&NZ) and CELF-5 Metalinguistics, including scoring and reporting; followed by a Q&A Session to ensure your Q-global questions are answered. 
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RTI

Mind the Gap: Identifying and supporting students with additional needs
Join for an overview of Response to Intervention (RTI) as a framework for working with students who require additional support.
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