Rhode Island School Psychologists Association (RISPA)

"Power of One: Creating Connections" and "School-based Mental Health Services within an MTSS Framework"

  • 01 May 2018
  • 12:30 PM - 4:30 PM
  • Rhode Island College, Student Union Ballroom, 600 Mount Pleasant Ave. Providence, RI


  • Regular fee for RISPA members (all types except students)
  • Fee for non-RISPA members
  • Fee for students (RISPA members or nonmembers)

Registration is closed

NASP President, Dr. John Kelly, will present on two powerful topics in the field of school psychology. This will be immediately followed by our annual School Psychology Spring Celebration. Read more below.


Keynote Presentation:"Power of One: Creating Connections"

Learning Objectives:

‣ Participants will reflect upon their relationships with students and the meaningful and

powerful nature of their work.

‣ Participants will develop methods to connect with students through interpersonal

relationships to effect change.

‣ Participants will identify NASP resources which support their professional practice.

The Provision of School-based Mental Health Services within a Multi-Tiered Systems

of Support Framework

Learning Objectives:

‣ Participants will understand the Multi-tiered System of Support (MTSS) Framework

and how this applies to the provision of mental health services in school.

‣ Participants will be able to identify their role at different "tiers" or levels within this


‣ Participants will identify specific interventions at the different "tiers" which can be

applied within their school setting.


Annual Spring Celebration

During our Spring Celebration, the School Psychologist of the Year, Minority Scholarship Awardee, Exemplary Trainer and Exemplary Student awards will be presented. This is a fun event to mingle with our fellow school psychologists and celebrate our profession. Additionally, there will be student poster presentations. Appetizers will be offered.

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