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Pearson Assessment runs webinars - a convenient, cost-effective way of learning - on products and services throughout the year. This page includes online registration forms for the webinars we are running, as well as webinar features, FAQs, endorsements and recordings.

 

We are pleased to release our rolling webinar schedule for 2015. There are a wide range of titles that will be of interest to all professionals. Each webinar will be presented by a member of the Pearson Clinical UK team, an author or an industry expert.

Across these events you can expect to learn:

  • Key assessment features and updates
  • Practical examples of where tools are being used
  • Professional updates and information for your field

At the end of each session there will also be the opportunity to ask questions. Places are limited and will be allocated on a first come, first serve basis.

We'll keep this page updated with details of any free webinars we are running. Please see the About webinars| and FAQs| tabs for more information about webinars.

If there are no live sessions for the product/service you are interested in, or you are unable to make the scheduled webinars, hop over to our page of webinar recordings| which you can watch at your convenience.

 

Reading Tests webinarTopic: Reading tests for teachers

Date/time: May 6th, 12noon

Presenter: Claire Parsons|

Who's this webinar for: Teachers and SENCOs

Tests featured: WIAT-II, GORT-5, GSRT, ART

Register: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/1386654951803802114|

Summary: This 30 minute webinar will provide you with an overview of four popular reading tests; WIAT-II-T, GORT-5, GSRT and ART. It will include a description of the subtests, scoring information and time for you to ask questions at the end.

 

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BASC-3 BESS ManualTopic: Screen and Monitoring Part One - BASC-3 BESS

Date/time: May 6th, 3.30pm

Presenter: Randy Kamphaus, PhD (author)

Tests featured: BASC-3 BESS

Register: https://cc.readytalk.com/cc/s/registrations/new?cid=ekuk0icu4ag0|

Summary: This webinar will introduce the user to the uses and structure of the BESS Teacher, Student Self-Report, and Parent forms for early detection of behavioural and emotional risk in schools and other settings. Practical issues of administration time, choice of informant, and limited impact on educational personnel and instructional time. Use of BESS results for prevention and intervention practices in schools, progress monitoring, and administrative decision making will be discussed.

 

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BASC-3 Flex Monitor ManualTopic: Screen and Monitoring Part Two - BASC-3 Flex Monitor

Date/time: May 12th, 3.30pm

Presenter: Cecil Reynolds, PhD (author)

Tests featured: BASC-3 Flex Monitor

Register: https://cc.readytalk.com/cc/s/registrations/new?cid=49g8u7y7ujq8|

Summary: The BASC-3 Flex Monitor is a revolutionary new tool that will allow psychologists to develop and apply unique self-report and behaviour rating scales with known psychometric qualities that are then normed against the BASC-3 nationally standardisation sample.

The current webinar will focus on the development and clinical applications of this unique technology as a means to improve treatment outcome as well as improve programs for intervention with individuals with emotional and behavioural disorders. Specific instruction regarding the development of individualised forms by the clinician will be provided along with evaluating reliable change and the sharing of forms across clinicians within a common account system.

 

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MCMI-III packshotTopic: MCMI-III in Forensic Settings

Date/time: May 13th, 11am

Presenter: Dr Ruth Tully|

Who's this webinar for: Forensic Psychologists

Tests featured: MCMI-III

Register: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/4159818313738754|

Summary: We are delighted to welcome Dr Ruth Tully, Consultant Forensic Psychologist as host for this 45 minute webinar which will discuss the application of the MCMI-III in forensic settings such as prisons and secure psychiatric hospitals.

The clinical and practical utility will be discussed, along with ethical considerations and discussion of appropriate norms. The use of the online scoring/reporting platform, Q-global, will be covered. Strengths and limitations of applying this tool in forensic settings will be discussed. There will be time for questions and answers.

 

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Mental Health Assessments webinar Topic: Mental Health

Date/time: May 13th, 2pm

Presenter: Claire Parsons|

Who's this webinar for: Health and Psychology professionals

Register: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/2308046795617015298|

Summary: This 30 minute webinar during mental health week will give you an overview of assessments provided by Pearson Assessment that can help you screen for mental health difficulties and provide further support. 

 

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Bayley-III packshotTopic: Uses and applications of the Bayley-III

Date/time: May 26th, 9.30am

Presenter: Betty Hutchon

Tests featured: Bayley-III

Register: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/3919012750433723138|

Summary: We're delighted to welcome Betty Hutchon, Head Paediatric Occupational Therapist; Consultant Neurodevelopmental Therapist and Honorary Lecturer at the University College London (UCL) for this 45 minute presentation looking at the Bayley-lll. There will be time at the end for questions.

 

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WASI II packshotTopic: Overview of the WASI-II

Date/time: May 26th, 11am

Presenter: Claire Parsons|

Who's this webinar for: Psychologists

Tests featured: WASI-II

Register: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/4390704337329745922|

Summary: An online informational seminar, lasting 30 minutes, on the Wechsler Abbreviated Scale of Intelligence, 2nd edition (WASI-II), provided by Pearson Assessment UK

 

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Autism webinarTopic: Autism

Date/time: June 3rd, 11am

Presenter: Claire Parsons|

Who's this webinar for: Health and Psychology professionals

Register: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/4062269219222073602|

Summary: This 30 minute webinar will provide you with an overview of the assessments Pearson Assessment provide to help assess and diagnosis individuals who may be on the autism spectrum. 

 

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DST webinarTopic: Dyslexia Screening Test range

Date/time: June 16th, 12noon

Presenter: Claire Parsons|

Who's this webinar for: Teachers and SENCOs

Tests featured: DEST-2, DST-J, DST-S, DAST

Register: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/2516012822715931650|

Summary: This 30 minute webinar will provide you with an overview of our four dyslexia screening tests; DEST-2, DST-J, DST-S and DAST including, a description of the subtests, scoring information and time for you to ask questions at the end.

 

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Social, Emotional and Behavioural webinarTopic: Social, emotional and behavioural needs

Date/time: June 24th, 2pm

Presenter: Claire Parsons|

Who's this webinar for: Teachers and Psychologists

Register: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/3497604027661497346|

Summary: This 30 minute webinar will provide you with an overview of our assessments suitable for assessing social, emotional and behavioural problems.

 

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BASC-3 BESS ManualTopic: Screen and Monitoring Part One - BASC-3 BESS

Date/time: September 1st, 3.30pm

Presenter: Randy Kamphaus, PhD (author)

Tests featured: BASC-3 BESS

Register: https://cc.readytalk.com/cc/s/registrations/new?cid=wyr05l00q5z5|

Summary: This webinar will introduce the user to the uses and structure of the BESS Teacher, Student Self-Report, and Parent forms for early detection of behavioural and emotional risk in schools and other settings. Practical issues of administration time, choice of informant, and limited impact on educational personnel and instructional time. Use of BESS results for prevention and intervention practices in schools, progress monitoring, and administrative decision making will be discussed.

 

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BASC-3 Intervention GuideTopic: Intervention - BASC-3 Intervention Guide and Materials

Date/time: September 22, 3.30pm

Presenter: Kimberley Vannest, PhD (author)

Tests featured: BASC-3 Intervention Guide and Materials

Register: https://cc.readytalk.com/cc/s/registrations/new?cid=cb3dvysrl616|

Summary:  The Intervention Webinar will overview a multi-tier system of support for prevention, early intervention, and tertiary intervention for emotional and behavior problems of children and youth. The BASC-3 Intervention Guide is a comprehensive collection of evidence based interventions from the professional literature of education, psychology, and medicine.

 

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BASC-3 Flex Monitor ManualTopic: Screen and Monitoring Part Two - BASC-3 Flex Monitor

Date/time: October 6th, 3.30pm

Presenter: Cecil Reynolds, PhD (author)

Tests featured: BASC-3 Flex Monitor

Register: https://cc.readytalk.com/cc/s/registrations/new?cid=x8kczjkgi92v|

Summary: The BASC-3 Flex Monitor is a revolutionary new tool that will allow psychologists to develop and apply unique self-report and behaviour rating scales with known psychometric qualities that are then normed against the BASC-3 nationally standardisation sample.

The current webinar will focus on the development and clinical applications of this unique technology as a means to improve treatment outcome as well as improve programs for intervention with individuals with emotional and behavioural disorders. Specific instruction regarding the development of individualised forms by the clinician will be provided along with evaluating reliable change and the sharing of forms across clinicians within a common account system.

 

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BASC-3 Intervention GuideTopic: Intervention - BASC-3 Intervention Guide and Materials

Date/time: November 10, 2.30pm

Presenter: Kimberley Vannest, PhD (author)

Tests featured: BASC-3 Intervention Guide and Materials

Register: https://cc.readytalk.com/cc/s/registrations/new?cid=vgrb7ynjrn6|

Summary:  The Intervention Webinar will overview a multi-tier system of support for prevention, early intervention, and tertiary intervention for emotional and behavior problems of children and youth. The BASC-3 Intervention Guide is a comprehensive collection of evidence based interventions from the professional literature of education, psychology, and medicine.

 

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Details of Cogmed introductory webinars can be found on the Cogmed minisite >|

 

 

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Details of Q-interactive webinars can be found on the official Q-interactive UK website >|

 

 

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