Executive Functioning Academy: Part 2 - Assessment & Analysis
Executive Functioning (EF) refers to a set of processes that have to do with managing oneself and one's resources to achieve a goal. It is an umbrella term for neurologically based skills involving mental control and self-regulation. It is now commonly believed that executive functions are essential for purposeful, goal directed behaviors and actions, and there is substantial evidence that academic achievement and appropriate executive function skills are correlated.
- General education teachers
- Education specialists
- School psychologists
- Speech-language pathologists
- School counselors
- Any educator who would like to learn about how to support, accommodate, and teach EF skills
It is recommended that participants have a fundamental understanding of EF to participate in this training. Participants are encouraged to take EF Academy Part 1 if they are early career practitioners, or if their understanding of executive functioning is at a beginner level.
- Learn how to assess EF skills through formal and informal measures, rating scales, interviews, and observations.
- Develop an efficient EF testing battery.
- Learn about common EF profiles and assessment patterns.
- Discuss educational impact and decision making for Individual Education Plans (IEP) and 504 eligibilities.
Natalie Corona, M.S., L.E.P., School Psychologist
Thursday, February 15, 2024 from 2:30 PM - 4:30 PM