Date: Friday, April 7, 2006, 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Presenter: Sandra Winans, Ph.D., LSSP and LeighAnne Fischer, EdS, LSSP
Location: Austin Child Guidance Center, 810 W. 45th St., Austin, TX 78751
Cost: $10 charge for c.e.u.’s. There is no charge if you don’t want c.e.u.’s.
To Register: Email email@example.com or call Chelsea Griffo at 512-451-2242. Space is limited.
- Participants will be given information about what types of services are typically offered in schools to assist students.
- Participants will learn about the titles and roles of different mental health professionals in the school setting.
- Participants will be given information on how to access mental health services in the schools.
- Participants will learn basic terms used in school settings pertaining to children with special needs
About the Presentation:
This workshop will provide a brief introduction to the services that are available to address the mental health needs of children in the school system. Information regarding the types of services and the most common ways for accessing these services will be provided.
About the Presenters:
Sandra Winans, Ph.D., LSSP is an associate psychologist at the Austin Child Guidance Center. She is a Licensed Psychologist and a Licensed Specialist in School Psychology. She conducts psychological and educational evaluations on an as-needed basis for ACGC and also provides contract psychological and educational assessments for several local school districts. In the past, Sandra has worked for the Houston Independent School District and Lake Travis Independent School District as a school psychologist.
LeighAnne Fischer, EdS, LSSP is a school psychologist in the Lake Travis Independent School District. She is a Licensed Specialist in School Psychology. LeighAnne conducts psychological and educational evaluations for students, individual counseling, attends Annual, Review, and Dismissal (ARD) meetings, and is a member of the district’s Strategic Planning Committee.