school

psychologists

Learn more via courses and memberships or request individual training and support!

school psych support

NSP insiders

Many school psychologists need some extra support. Graduate students are looking for additional resources. NSP Insiders is designed to help you with that!

  • Have a space where you can ask questions, obtain resources, and watch videos
  • Topics covered include assessment, report writing, eligibility, consultation, behavior, counseling, time management

online professional

development courses

dyslexia courses

Online course offerings to assist you in understanding the term dyslexia, and responding to quests for dyslexia assessments.

All of the courses are on-demand and self-paced.

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Dyslexia for the CA School Psych

Participants will:

  • Become familiar with the CA Dyslexia Guidelines
  • Be able to build a comprehensive assessment battery when dyslexia is an area of concern for psychologists
  • Feel more confident in responding to requests for evaluations of dyslexia
  • Have a template for explaining dyslexia within a psychoeducational report
  • Be provided with a number of resources

Who? – School Psychologists and LEPs

When? – Anytime you want – the class is self-paced. Once payment is received, you have twelve months to complete the content of the class. The class takes approximately 1.5 hours to complete.

Where? – Anywhere – you can complete the class from the comfort of your home computer. All that is needed is an internet connection.

How Much? – the cost of this class is $45 (which includes the $15 cost of your CEU through CASP)

This course meets the qualifications for 1.5 hours of continuing education credit for LEPs, LPCCs, LMFTs and LCSWs. This course also qualifies for 1.5 hours of continuing professional development for Nationally Certified School Psychologists, under provider number 1025. The California Association of School Psychologists maintains responsibility for the program and its content.

Dyslexia & PSW

Participants will:

  • Become familiar with the CA Dyslexia Guidelines
  • Be able to build a comprehensive assessment battery when dyslexia is an area of concern for psychologists
  • Feel more confident in responding to requests for evaluations of dyslexia
  • Have a template for explaining dyslexia within a psychoeducational report
  • Be provided with a number of resources

Who? – School Psychologists and LEPs

When? – Anytime you want – the class is self-paced. Once payment is received, you have twelve months to complete the content of the class. The class takes approximately 1.5 hours to complete.

Where? – Anywhere – you can complete the class from the comfort of your home computer. All that is needed is an internet connection.

How Much? – the cost of this class is $45 (which includes the $15 cost of your CEU through CASP)

This course meets the qualifications for 1.5 hours of continuing education credit for LEPs, LPCCs, LMFTs and LCSWs. This course also qualifies for 1.5 hours of continuing professional development for Nationally Certified School Psychologists, under provider number 1025. The California Association of School Psychologists maintains responsibility for the program and its content.

Book Club: A Discussion of the Essentials of Dyslexia Assessment & Intervention

Participants will:

  • Access the seven (7) recorded calls created during summer 2019 regarding the chapters in the book Essentials of Dyslexia Assessment Intervention by Nancy Mather and Barbara J. Wendling

Who? – School Psychologists and LEPs

When? – Anytime you want – the class is self-paced. Once payment is received, you have twelve months to access the calls. Each of the seven calls is approximately 90 minutes in length.

Where? – Anywhere – you can complete the class from the comfort of your home computer. All that is needed is an internet connection.

How Much? – the cost of this class is $12. There are currently no CEUs offered for listening to these calls.

course feedback

“Thanks for an amazing course. I have taken a number of EL courses and this has by far been the best! I love that it also addressed the PSW model, wow!”

leadership course & trainer

attention courses

Online course offerings that discuss the role of attention within the eligibility classifications of OHI and SLD.

All of the courses are on-demand and self-paced.

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Attention: SLD & OHI

Participants will:

  • Be provided with a variety of definitions of attention
  • Examine the term “attention” as it relates to SLD and OHI
  • Examine different formal and informal methods to assess for attention
  • Briefly examine executive functioning as it overlaps with the term attention
  • Explore when a student may be eligible under SLD and OHI, and considerations when the student is eligible under both

Who? – School Psychologists and LEPs

When? – Anytime you want – the class is self-paced. Once payment is received, you have twelve months to complete the content of the class. The class takes approximately 2 hours to complete.

Where? – Anywhere – you can complete the class from the comfort of your home computer. All that is needed is an internet connection.

How Much? – the cost of this class is $49 (which includes the $20 cost of your CEU through CASP)

This course meets the qualifications for 2 hours of continuing education credit for LEPs, LPCCs, LMFTs and LCSWs. This course also qualifies for 2 hours of continuing professional development for Nationally Certified School Psychologists, under provider number 1025. The California Association of School Psychologists maintains responsibility for the program and its content.

LEP courses

For aspiring and current Licensed Educational Psychologists, self-paced online courses are available.

Jenny Ponzuric has joined together with Kristin Makena, LEP, to provide support for LEPs. Study groups for the LEP Exam are now forming!

Check out our Empower LEP website to find information about:

  • Taking and passing the LEP exam
  • Building your business
  • Online classes
  • CEU information

psw support

PSW monthly

PSW Monthly is a monthly offering of content, case studies, and Q&A all about PSW. Whether you are utilizing the DD/C or Dehn’s PSW Model, this information will be helpful for you.

  • Get the help, support, and knowledge to utilize the PSW Model with fidelity and confidence
  • Keep up to date with software updates and tips
  • Answers to all your PSW questions

PSW leaders

PSW Leaders is intended to support school districts in building strong internal capacity surrounding the Pattern of Strengths and Weaknesses (PSW) Model. Have school psychologists in your school districts be equipped to:

  • Assist newly hired school psychologists to understand the why, what and how behind PSW
  • Provide training, as needed, to other IEP team members regarding the PSE model
  • Support beginning psychologists with the PSW process
  • Provide leadership and support for more complex assessments

PSW online courses

Learn about this model for SLD identification through online classes, while earning CEUs for your NCSP and/or LEP.

All of the courses are on-demand and self-paced.

This means that you can sign up anytime and that you have access to the content as long as you need it. Watch the content at your convenience and come back to it again and again.

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PSW 101

Participants will:

  • Understand the federal and state language surrounding specific learning disabilities
  • Review the three different models for SLD eligibility under CA education code
  • Have an overview of the PSW model for SLD eligibility
  • Understand similarities and differences between the Discrepancy Model and PSW Model

Who? – School Psychologists and LEPs

When? – Anytime you want – the class is self-paced. Once payment is received, you have twelve months to complete the content of the class. The class takes approximately 1.5 hours to complete.

Where? – Anywhere – you can complete the class from the comfort of your home computer. All that is needed is an internet connection.

How Much? – the cost of this class is $45 (which includes the $15 cost of your CEU through CASP)

This course meets the qualifications for 1.5 hours of continuing education credit for LEPs, LPCCs, LMFTs and LCSWs. This course also qualifies for 1.5 hours of continuing professional development for Nationally Certified School Psychologists, under provider number 1025. The California Association of School Psychologists maintains responsibility for the program and its content.

PSW & Dyslexia

Participants will:

  • Become familiar with the CA Dyslexia Guidelines
  • Be able to build a comprehensive assessment battery when dyslexia is an area of concern for psychologists
  • Feel more confident in responding to requests for evaluations of dyslexia
  • Have a template for explaining dyslexia within a psychoeducational report
  • Be provided with a number of resources

Who? – School Psychologists and LEPs

When? – Anytime you want – the class is self-paced. Once payment is received, you have twelve months to complete the content of the class. The class takes approximately 1.5 hours to complete.

Where? – Anywhere – you can complete the class from the comfort of your home computer. All that is needed is an internet connection.

How Much? – the cost of this class is $45 (which includes the $15 cost of your CEU through CASP)

This course meets the qualifications for 1.5 hours of continuing education credit for LEPs, LPCCs, LMFTs and LCSWs. This course also qualifies for 1.5 hours of continuing professional development for Nationally Certified School Psychologists, under provider number 1025. The California Association of School Psychologists maintains responsibility for the program and its content.

Communicating Results

Participants will:

  • Be reminded of how comprehensive assessment leads to comprehensive results
  • Review report writing considerations within a PSW model
  • Be provided with numerous resources including report templates and example reports
  • Review verbal communication considerations within a PSW model
  • Access videos examples of verbal communication for students who are eligible and who are not eligible through a PSW model

Who? – School Psychologists and LEPs

When? – Anytime you want – the class is self-paced. Once payment is received, you have twelve months to complete the content of the class. The class takes approximately 1.75 hours to complete.

Where? – Anywhere – you can complete the class from the comfort of your home computer. All that is needed is an internet connection.

How Much? – the cost of this class is $45 (which includes the $15 cost of your CEU through CASP)

This course meets the qualifications for 1.75 hours of continuing education credit for LEPs, LPCCs, LMFTs and LCSWs. This course also qualifies for 1.75 hours of continuing professional development for Nationally Certified School Psychologists, under provider number 1025. The California Association of School Psychologists maintains responsibility for the program and its content.

PSW & EL Results

Participants will:

  • Be provided with resources for pre-referral considerations
  • Learn how language proficiency measures can assist in choosing an assessment modality for the student
  • See how the Culture-Language Interpretive Matrix (C-LIM) can assist the team in determining whether language and culture are primary impacts for the student
  • Be provided with some report writing considerations when assessing English Learners for specific learning disabilities

Who? – School Psychologists and LEPs

When? – Anytime you want – the class is self-paced. Once payment is received, you have twelve months to complete the content of the class. The class takes approximately 3 hours to complete.

Where? – Anywhere – you can complete the class from the comfort of your home computer. All that is needed is an internet connection.

How Much? – the cost of this class is $65 (which includes the $15 cost of your CEU through CASP)

This course meets the qualifications for 3 hours of continuing education credit for LEPs, LPCCs, LMFTs and LCSWs. This course also qualifies for 3 hours of continuing professional development for Nationally Certified School Psychologists, under provider number 1025. The California Association of School Psychologists maintains responsibility for the program and its content.

Orthographic Processing - FREE Video Resources

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individual support

Jenny Ponzuric offers individual and/or group support to school psychologists who are looking to improve their knowledge and skills related to the assessment of students with learning disabilities. She is also available for business and professional support for LEPs.

FAQs

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Who is this service for?

Individual support is available to school psychologists interested in the opportunity to consult on best practices related to students with learning disabilities as well as LEP’s interested in business and professional consultation.

What is included in this service?

Individual support can be set up on an hourly basis. Packages can also be purchased which include phone calls, emails between phone calls and case consultation.

When will we meet?

A mutually agreed upon time will be scheduled for each consultation.

Where are you located?

Support is done remotely so this can be done anywhere.

How much do you charge for this service?

Please reach out by completing the form below for questions about hourly and/or package pricing.

If you are interested in this service, please complete the form below.

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districts

& SELPAs

Jenny Ponzuric Educational Consulting provides a variety of services to help support SELPAs and districts.

Services are intended to assist groups and individuals with implementation of system-wide changes to support struggling students.

Trainings & Consultation

A variety of training topics can also be access through remote and online formats.

Full-Day & Half-Day Trainings:
Content is created and modified for district/SELPA needs. Reach out to discuss your needs and I will create a proposal for the district.

Helping to Ensure PSW Fidelity with PSW Monthly:
On-demand access to video trainings for beginning and intermediate PSW users. Plus, twice-monthly access to Jenny for office hours and case study walkthroughs!

PSW Leaders:
Improve the internal capacity of your psychologists to train new hires. Five self-paced modules plus additional access to me every month for training questions.

Online Courses:
On-demand and self-paced courses are available on a range of topics to assist school psychologists in expanding their learning. Contact Jenny directly with questions about setting up a purchase order.

Facilitated Online Training Modules:
Creation of online training modules specific to your group’s need that can be facilitated by someone from the district/SELPA to a large group. Remote consultation is available with facilitator(s) before and after the use of the online modules.

Remote Consultation:
Jenny is also able to provide consultation directly with individual psychologists. This can be completed via email, phone, and/or Zoom.

Training Topics

Don’t see a topic? Just ask!

Topics:

  • Pattern of Strengths and Weaknesses (PSW) Model for SLD Identification
  • Dyslexia Assessment and Interventions
  • Attention: SLD and OHI
  • Multi-Tiered System of Supports (MTSS)
  • Legally Defensible Report Writing
  • Communicating Results in a Parent-Friendly Manner
  • Best Practices when Assessing EL Students
  • Under/over identification of students within specific eligibility categories (helpful for districts that are significantly disproportionate)

Audiences:

  • School Psychologists
  • District and Site Administrators
  • Special Education Teachers
  • Speech-Language Pathologists
  • General Education Teachers
  • Special Education Temas

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