California Association of School Psychologists (CASP)

Mission

"It is the mission and goal of school psychologists to ensure that schools are responsive to the psychological needs of students and to help California's children and youth attain intellectual, social, and personal competence. The mission and goal of the California Association of School Psychologists (CASP) is to secure and sustain programs that support the profession of school psychology by providing for the educational and professional needs of school psychologists, advancing public awareness about the contributions of school psychologists, and enabling individual school psychologists to function effectively in the schools and communities in which they serve."

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Student Presentations At CASP Convention 2016, Newport Beach, CA

CASP 1 Fall 2016
"Success without Confidence". Amada Strang, Sophia Afari, Karen Lee

CASP 3 Fall 2016
Enjoying the CASP convention

CASP 4 Fall 2016
"Promoting Resilience". Heather Carpenter, Crystal Peralta, Jen Manlimos

CASP 5 Fall 2016
"‌Improving Student Motivation". Hanna Haghayeghi, Nicki Haghani, Elaine Rehm

CASP 6 Fall 2016
‌Sharing a meal after the convention...yummy!

 

LMU at CASP Spotlights:

Jana Baker (Class of 2010) 
2016 CASP Convention Co-Chair 

Catherine Ogden (Class of 2013)
School Psychologist at Larchmont Charter School
CASP Charter School Specialist (board member) 

Kristin Makena, N.C.S.P., Senior School Psychologist (Class of 2006) 
San Diego USD Special Education Programs Division
NASP - California State Delegate 

2016 Convention Posters: The Benefits of Hypnosis for Children Exhibiting Anxiety Disorders Luke, Use the Force: How Hypnosis Can Support Children's Access to Their Inner Force for School Success

LMU School Psychologist Student Presenters and Topics At CASP

2016 CASP Convention: Newport Beach (Left to Right) Chalani P. ('18), Hanna H. ('18), Elaine R. ('18), Dr. Brian Leung, Nicki H. ('18), Crystal P. ('18), Jennifer M. ('18)
  • Haghayeghi, H., Haghani, N., Rehm, E., & Leung, B. (2016, October). How to Increase Student Motivation. Paper Presentation at the California Association of School Psychologist Convention, Newport Beach, CA. 
  • Peralta, C., Manlimos, J., Carpenter, H., & Leung, B. (2016, October). Promoting Resilience Through Mindfulness for Urban Traumatized Youth. Paper Presentation at the California Association of School Psychologist Convention, Newport Beach, CA. 
  • Drysdale, H. & Fisher, E. (2015, October). Counseling Pregnant and Parenting Teenagers. Paper Presentation at the California Association of School Psychologist Convention, Riverside, CA.
  • Annicchiaico, V., Bennett, S., Hill, S., Shelton, M., & Leung, B. (2015, October). Teaching Students to Self-Protect. Paper Presentation at the California Association of School Psychologist Convention, Riverside, CA.
  • Olmos, L., Waters, K., Wilson, C., & Leung, B. (2015, October). Creating Connection between Schools and Parents of Children with ASD). Paper Presentation presented at the California Association of School Psychologist Convention, Riverside, CA.
  • Olson, C. & Leung, B. (2013). Expanding the Role of School Psychologists: Community Partnership to Support Caretakers. Paper Presentation at the California Association of School Psychologist Convention, San Diego, CA.
  • Anderson, S., Borzi, K., & Leung, B. (2013). Monitoring Progress of Behavioral IEP Goals. Paper Presentation at the California Association of School Psychologist Convention, San Diego, CA.
  • Fion, E., Lucero, N., Palomar, D., & Leung, B. (2013). Parent Involvement: The Role of Latino Parents in Student Academic Performance. Paper Presentation at the California Association of School Psychologist Convention, San Diego, CA.
  • Griffin, C., Gonzalez, S., Saroyan, L., & Leung, B. (2013). Self-Advocacy for Students with Special Needs. Paper Presentation at the California Association of School Psychologist Convention, San Diego, CA.
  • Garcia, T., & Maculam, J. (2013). Fostering Resiliency in Youth. Paper Presentation at the California Association of School Psychologist Convention, San Diego, CA.
  • Brinkworth, S., Morris, A., Singh, K., & Lieberman, R. (2013). Facebook Official: Social Media and the School Crisis. Paper Presentation at the California Association of School Psychologist Convention, San Diego, CA.
  • DeCamp, A., Wojdak, S., & Mora, S. (2012). School Bullying: Public Policy, Prevention, and Intervention. Poster Presentation at the California Association of School Psychologist Convention, Costa Mesa, CA.
  • Khoury, C., Lui, L.A., Wallen, H., & Leung, B. (2012). Promoting Social-Emotional Learning with the Emotes Curriculum. Presented at the California Association of School Psychologist Convention, Costa Mesa, CA.
  • Thomas, K., Evans, A., Wodjak, S., & Verrissimo, S. (2012). A Writing Intervention that Worked. Presented at the California Association of School Psychologist Convention, Costa Mesa, CA.
  • Àvalos, C., Sanchez, W., & Leung, B. (2012). Differentiating between ADHD and Sensory Processing Disorders. Presented at the California Association of School Psychologist Convention, Costa Mesa, CA.
  • Singh, K., Slekys, K., & Leung, B. (2012). Support the Development of Academic Skills. Presented at the California Association of School Psychologist Convention, Costa Mesa, CA.
  • Osuna, L., Sanchez, W., Reed, M., & Leung, B. (2012). Preparing Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Urban High School Freshman for Success. Presented at the California Association of School Psychologist Convention, Costa Mesa, CA.
  • Limon, M. & Pleitez, S. (2012). Online/Gaming Addiction: Strategies on Prevention and Intervention. Presented at the California Association of School Psychologist Convention, Costa Mesa, CA.
  • Smith, A., Powers, T., Hayes, C., & Leung, B. (2010, March). Bring your "A" Game: An Academic Support Program for Student-Athletes in the Secondary Setting. Workshop presented at the California Association of School Psychologist Convention, Santa Clara, CA.
  • Bors, J., Bukowski, A., Escorcia, L., & Leung, B. (2010, March). Building Student Success: Evidence-based Practices that create Self-Sufficient and Self Regulating Learners. Workshop presented at the California Association of School Psychologist Convention, Santa Clara, CA.