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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.

 

 

 

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

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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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Topic: Social, Emotional and Behavioural Needs

Date/time: September 22nd, 10am

Presenter: Claire Parsons|

Who's the webinar for: Psychologists and Teachers

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

Date/time: September 22nd, 3.30pm

Presenter: Kimberley Vannest, PhD (author)

Tests featured: BASC-3 Intervention Guide and Materials

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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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KTEA-3 LogoTopic: KTEA-3 - An Overview

Date/time: September 22nd, 4pm

Presenter: Claire Parsons|

Who's the webinar for: Education Professionals

Tests featured: KTEA-3

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Summary: This 30-minute webinar will provide you with information about the new KTEA-3. There will be an overview, information about changes from the second edition, scoring and standardisation information and time for questions at the end.

 

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BASC-3 CoverTopic: An introduction to BASC-3

Date/time: September 28th, 11am

Presenter: Claire Parsons|

Who's the webinar for: Education Professionals

Tests featured: BASC-3

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Summary: This webinar will provide you with an overview of the newly published Behavioural Assessment System for Children - Third edition (BASC-3), a description of the scales, scoring information, the intervention options, and time for you to ask questions at the end. 

 

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SSiS manualTopic: Understanding the SSiS

Date/time: September 28th, 3pm

Presenter: Claire Parsons|

Who's this webinar for: Education Professionals

Tests featured: SSiS

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Summary: This 30-minute webinar will provide you with an overview of the Social Skills Improvement System (SSIS), a description of the scales, scoring information, about the intervention options, and time for you to ask questions at the end.

 

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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

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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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DEST-2 Manual 9780749121365Topic: Dyslexia Screening Test Range

Date/time: October 8th, 10am

Presenter: Claire Parsons|

Who's this webinar for: Teachers

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

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Summary:  This 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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KeyMaths3 CoverTopic: KeyMaths3 UK

Date/time: October 8th, 2pm

Presenter: Claire Parsons|

Who's this webinar for: Teachers

Tests featured: KeyMaths3 UK

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Summary: This 45-minute webinar will cover:

  • Overview of the assessment
  • Overview of subtests
  • Scoring and standardisation information
  • Q&A.

 

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Q global logoTopic: An overview of Q-global

Date/time: October 13th, 11am

Presenter: Claire Parsons|

Who's this webinar for: Q-global users

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Summary: This 20-minute webinar will give you an overview of the Q-global scoring platform and show you how to set up a client, administer an assessment and report an assessment. 

 

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WIAT-II UK-TTopic: Reading tests for teachers

Date/time: October 16th, 10am

Presenter: Claire Parsons|

Who's this webinar for: Teachers

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

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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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KBIT-2 kitshotTopic: Ability tests

Date/time: October 16th, 3pm

Presenter: Claire Parsons|

Who's this webinar for: Teachers

Tests featured: Raven's, KBIT-2

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Summary: This 30-minute webinar will provide you with an overview of two of our ability tests; Ravens educational and KBIT-2, a description of the subtests, scoring information and time for you to ask questions at the end. 

 

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Sensory Profile 2 CoverTopic: Sensory Profile

Date/time: October 20th, 11am

Presenter: Shelley Hughes|

Who's this webinar for:

Tests featured: Sensory Profile 2

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Summary: The Sensory Profile 2 family of assessments (for children from birth to 14 years) provides a set of standardised tools to evaluate a child's sensory processing patterns in the context of everyday life. Using a strengths based approach these questionnaires can help you determine how sensory processing may be contributing to or interfearing with the child's participation in everyday tasks.  

This 45 minute webinar will provide an overview of the research process underlying the newly published Sensory Profile 2, and a brief insight into clinical aplications with case study presentations. By joining this session attendees will gain an understanding of:

  • Dunn's Sensory Processing Framework - a theoretical update upon which the Sensory Profile 2 is based
  • Key updates from the previous Sensory Profile family of assessments to the new Sensory Profile 2
  • The research and development process for the Sensory Profile 2,
  • Case study applications for the Sensory Profile 2,
  • Strength based approaches to assessment and planning as used in the Sensory profile 2.  
  • An additional 15 minutes will be made available at the end of the presentation to ask questions.

 

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WASI II packshotTopic: WASI-II

Date/time: October 29th, 11am

Presenter: Claire Parsons|

Who's this webinar for: Psychologists

Tests featured: WASI-II 

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Summary: A 30-minute online informational seminar on Wechsler Abbreviated Scale of Intelligence, 2nd edition, provided by Pearson Assessment UK

 

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WPPSI-IV UK packshotTopic: WPPSI-IV

Date/time: October 29th, 3pm

Presenter: Claire Parsons|

Who's this webinar for: Psychologists

Tests featured: WPPSI-IV

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Summary: A 45-minute online informational seminar on Wechsler Preschool & Primary Scale of Intelligence - Fourth UK edition, provided by Pearson Assessment UK

 

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Topic: Executive Function

Date/time: November 2nd, 11am

Presenter: Claire Parsons|

Who's this webinar for: Psychologists

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Summary:  This 30-minute webinar will provide you with an overview of the assessments Pearson Assessment provide for looking at executive function.

 

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

Date/time: November 10th, 2.30pm

Presenter: Kimberley Vannest, PhD (author)

Tests featured: BASC-3 Intervention Guide and Materials

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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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Topic: An Overview of the NEPSY-II

Date/time: November 11th, 12 midday

Presenter: Claire Parsons|

Tests featured: NEPSY-II

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Summary: A 30-minute online informational seminar on the NEPSY-II, provided by Pearson Assessment UK

 

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Cogmed logoCogmed

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

 

 

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Q-interactive LogoQ-interactive

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

 

 

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