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Our webinars are a convenient, cost-effective way of learning about our products and services throughout the year.

This page features upcoming webinar information, FAQs, endorsements, recordings and presenter biographies. Choose sessions of interest and simply register your place by clicking the blue Register buttons. 

 

This page will be updated with the slides and recordings from free webinars on Pearson Assessment products and services - the recordings are ordered newest to oldest.

If you can't see a recording for the product/service you require, simply add your details to this form and someone from the team will be in touch with you shortly.

 

 

Sensory Profile 2 CoverTitle:  Sensory Profile 2: Overview

Recording added: July 2016

Presenters: Shelley Hughes and Claire Parsons

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 provides an overview of the research process underlying the newly published Sensory Profile 2, and a brief insight into clinical aplications with case study presentations.

This session will give attendees 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. 

Approximately the last 15 minutes of the presentation was for Q&A.

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BASC-3 CoverTitle: An Introduction to BASC-3

Recording Added: May 2016

Presenters: Claire Parsons and Ellie Parkes

Summary: This 45-minute webinar provided 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.

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Title: Cogmed: An OverviewCogmed logo

Recording Added: May 2016

Presenter: Alison Winter

Summary: This 40 minute webinar provided an introduction to Cogmed Working Memory Training, and covered the following: 

  • What is working memory? 
  • What is Cogmed? 
  • An overview of the research available. 
  • An explanation of Cogmed's claims & evidence. 

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Title: Mental Health Assessments (Health and Psychology Focus)

Recording Added: May 2016

Presenter: Claire Parsons

Summary: This 30 minute webinar gave an overview of assessments provided by Pearson Assessment that can be used to look at mental health.

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Title: Mental Health Assessments (Schools Focus)

Recording Added: May 2016

Presenter: Claire Parsons

Summary: This 30 minute webinar gave an overview of assessments provided by Pearson Assessment that can be used in school to look at mental health.

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WRAT-4 KitshotTitle: Introducing the Wide Range Assessment family

Recording Added: April 2016

Presenters: Ellie Parkes and Claire Parsons

Summary: This webinar provided an overview of the family of Wide Range assessments including the WRAT-4, WRIT, WRAML and WRAVMA. 

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Q-interactive LogoTitle: An overview of WAIS-IV, WMS-IV and Q-interactive

Recording Added: April 2016

Presenters: Alison Winter and Claire Parsons

Summary: This 40 minute webinar includes an overview of the Wechsler Adult Intelligence Scale and Wechsler Memory Scale (fourth editions) and a demonstration of how they both can be used on our new digital platform: Q-interactive. 

Unfortunately there is no recording of this webinar available. Please add your details to this form if you'd like to request a webinar.

 

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Topic: An overview of autism assessments

Recording Added: April 2016

Presenter: Claire Parsons

Summary: This 30 minute webinar provides an overview of the assessments Pearson Assessment provide to look at autism.

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WIAT-II UK-TTopic: Reading Tests for Teachers

Recording Added: October 2015

Presenter: Claire Parsons

Slides

No recording available.

Summary: This 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 and scoring information.

 

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Topic: Dyslexia Screening Test Range

Recording Added: October 2015

Presenter: Claire Parsons

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No recording available.

Summary: This webinar provides you with an overview of our four dyslexia screening tests; DEST-2, DST-J, DST-S and DAST including, a description of the subtests and scoring information.

 

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Social, Emotional and Behavioural webinarTopic: Social, Emotional and Behavioural Needs

Added: September 2015

Presenter: Claire Parsons

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No recording available.

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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Topic: Executive function assessments

Recording Added: August 2015

Presenter: Claire Parsons

Who's this webinar for: Psychologists

Slides

No recording available.

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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Autism webinar

Topic: An Overview of Assessments for people to use with Autism

Recording Added: August 2015

Presenter: Claire Parsons

Who's this webinar for: People who work with clients with autism

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No recording available.

Summary: This webinar will provide you with an overview of the assessments Pearson Assessment provide to look at autism.

 

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Mental Health Assessments webinarTopic: Mental Health

Recording Added: July 2015

Presenter: Claire Parsons

Who's this webinar for: Health and Psychology professionals

Slides

No recording available.

Summary: This 30 minute webinar, hosted 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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Topic: An overview of assessments to use in rehab settings

Added: July 2015

Presenter: Claire Parsons

Slides

No recording available.

Summary: This 30-minute webinar will provide you with an overview of the assessments Pearson Assessment provide for people working in a rehab setting.

 

 

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DST webinarTopic: Dyslexia Screening Test Range

Added: June 2015

Presenter: Claire Parsons

Slides 

No recording available

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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WIAT-II UK-TTopic: Reading tests for teachers

Recording Added: May 2015

Presenter: Alison Winter

Who's this webinar for: teachers

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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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Cogmed Version Four Logo

Topic: Introduction to Cogmed Version 4.0

Recording Added: January 2015

Presenter: Alison Winter

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The changes to Cogmed that were covered in this webinar include:

  • The Cogmed Coaching Center (formerly known as the Training Web)
  • The availability for coaches to train via the iPad and Android tablets.
  • The addition of two new Cogmed- approved protocols, 35 minute and 25 minute training blocks.
  • The availability of a new professional training program called “Propeller” which makes training easier and more efficient for coaches.
  • Intuitive navigation is supported by on demand help anywhere the coach needs assistance.
  • The phased in availability of new School District Reporting capabilities giving educators the ability to track fidelity at the student- classroom- school and district level.
  • New metrics of Compliance, Motivation and Validity that show user performance on the program.

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Cogmed Version Four Logo

Topic: Introduction to Cogmed Version 4.0

Recording Added: January 2015

Presenter: Ben Zachs

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Summary: In this presentation, Ben launched and showed the newest version of the Cogmed Coaching Centre (Training Web). Included in this version are: the internal learning management system, an upgraded user interface, reporting, and many other features.  

 

 

 

 

 
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