The Role of Executive Functions in Reading, Writing and Math: Assessment and Intervention Strategies

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Presented by George McCloskey, Ph.D.

The Virtual Canadian School-Focused Mental Health Conference | Airing November 19, 2020

$135.00

3 Hours  |  Pending CEU Approval

Description

This course will describe how executive functions are involved in learning to read, write and quantify, and how executive functions are used when applying reading, writing and math skills in a productive manner. The role of motivation in learning will be addressed, as well as the interplay between motivation and executive functions. Reading, writing and math difficulties related to executive function deficits will be discussed in detail. Interventions for helping students improve their use of executive functions when engaged with reading, writing, and/or quantifying will be discussed. Techniques for increasing students’ motivation for full engagement in intervention efforts also will be discussed. Special emphasis will be placed on intervention techniques that can be used with struggling students to help them overcome executive function difficulties and improve academic proficiency.


Virtual Conference Format

  • 6 Internationally Renown Experts
  • 12, 3 Hour online courses
  • 3 CEU’s Per Course
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Fees are per person, seat sharing is not allowed. Please respect this policy, failure to comply will result in termination of access without a refund. Groups do not need to attend the same courses to qualify for the group rate, each group member must attend a minimum of 6 courses. For group rates please contact webinars@jackhirose.com


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  • How executive functions are used to cue, direct, and integrate the use of cognitive resources and regulate emotions while reading, writing and doing math.
  • The connection between motivation and executive functions and ways to maximize motivation to improve executive control
  • The effects of goal-setting and clear expectations on the use of executive functions
  • Assessment techniques for identifying when executive function difficulties are impacting reading, writing and math proficiency.
  • Interventions designed to strengthen the use of executive functions when reading, writing, or doing math.
  1. Explain the role of executive functions in, and the impact of executive function difficulties on, reading, writing and math proficiency.
  2. Describe techniques that can be used to determine the extent to which executive function difficulties are impacting reading, writing and/or math proficiency.
  3. Describe instructional techniques that address executive function difficulties that affect reading, writing and/or math problem-solving.

Education and Clinical Professionals: All education and mental health or healthcare professionals who work with children or youth including, but not limited to K–12 Classroom Teachers, School Counsellors, Learning Assistance/Resource Teachers, School Administrators, School Paraprofessionals including Special Education Assistants, Classroom Assistants and Childcare Workers • All other professionals who support behavioural challenges and complex learning needs including but not limited to: Nurses, Social Workers, Psychologists, Clinical Counsellors, Family Therapists, Occupational Therapists, Speech Language Pathologists, Addiction Counsellors, Youth Workers, Mental Health Workers, Probation Officers and Community Police Officers.

George McCloskey, Ph.D., is a Professor and Director of School Psychology Research in the Psychology Department of the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine and holds Diplomate status with the American Academy of Pediatric Neuropsychology. He frequently presents at international and national meetings on cognitive and neuropsychological assessment and intervention topics. Dr. McCloskey is the lead author of the books Assessment and Intervention for Executive Function Difficulties and Essentials of Executive Functions Assessment and his most recent writing on interventions for executive function and executive skills difficulties appears in Chapter 10 of the book Essentials of Planning, Selecting, and Tailoring Interventions for Unique Learners. He also is the author of the McCloskey Executive Functions Scales (MEFS) that are currently in standardization.

RegistrationEarly bird FeeRegular Fee
Individual Enrollment
1 Course Enrollment $135.00N/A
2 Course Enrollment$249.00N/A
4 Course Enrollment$449.00N/A
6 Course Enrollment$649.00N/A
Full-Time Student Rates
2 Course Enrollment$199.00N/A
4 Course Enrollment$359.00N/A
6 Course Enrollment$519.00N/A
Group 3 - 7 Rates
2 Course Enrollment$229.00N/A
4 Course Enrollment$429.00N/A
6 Course Enrollment$629.00N/A
Group 8 - 14 Rates
2 Course Enrollment$209.00N/A
4 Course Enrollment$409.00N/A
6 Course Enrollment$609.00N/A
Group 15+ Rates
2 Course Enrollment$189.00N/A
4 Course Enrollment$389.00N/A
6 Course Enrollment$589.00N/A

All fees are in Canadian dollars ($CAD).

For group and/or student rates please view our Terms & Conditions and contact webinars@jackhirose.com for more information and registration.

  • Canadian Psychological Association
    The Alberta College of Social Workers (ACSW) and the Newfoundland and Labrador Association of Social Workers (NLASW) accept CPA-approved continuing education credits