So Many Rating Scales… So Much Data…

Have you ever sat down to write a psychoeducational report only to find yourself staring at your computer screen for what seems like an eternity? Do you find it difficult to start your report? Do you struggle with how to discuss several eligibility categories in a parent-friendly way? And what about all the information from various rating scales? What is the best way to organize that information? Let’s face it, explaining social-emotional results in your psychoeducational report succinctly is not only challenging, it’s stressful! Imagine how it would feel to write your report in an organized, clear manner without any hassle. Let’s take a closer look at some other challenges school psychologists face when presenting social-emotional assessment findings.

Information Overload

Have you ever found yourself sitting at your desk staring blindly at all the social-emotional information you’ve collected and wondering how you will make sense of it? Not only do you need to understand the data in order to write a legally defensible report, but so does the IEP team, particularly the parents. What if there was a way to summarize data so everyone understands? What if you had inside information on how to synthesize information, therefore immediately lowering your frustration level? 

Exactly Who am I Presenting this Data To?

Any way you slice it, explaining complicated social-emotional data can cause even the most seasoned school psych to feel nervous. After all, this information can be sensitive and delivered with care and clarity to parents. Imagine how much easier team decision-making would be for the student’s educational needs if information was presented succinctly. But how do school psychs accomplish this seemingly difficult goal? Let’s work together to uncover quick and easy ways to present social-emotional evaluation results succinctly.

Are you ready to share social-emotional results with families and the IEP team succinctly? Are you ready to learn and apply 3 quick tips that will help you synthesize the data you’ve collected? If so, click the link below to receive exclusive tips, providing information about how to explain social-emotional assessment results succinctly! Don’t wait, take the next step in becoming a more prepared school psychologist!