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42nd Annual Conference- Fall 2012- Building Alliances: One Person at a Time

  • 27 Aug 2012
  • 8:00 AM
  • 29 Aug 2012
  • Savannah Riverfront Marriott, Savannah GA


  • Online payments valid to 7/28. Mailed payments must be postmarked 7/27.
  • For GPA members wishing to attend ethics on 8/27 and psychophram on 8/28. Price valid to 8/13. (overnight stay may be needed)
  • For ETHICS workshop on Monday 8/27/12 from 1:30 to 4:30. Price valid to 8/13.
  • For GPA members for the PSYCHOPHARM workshop on 8/28/12 from 1:30 to 4:30. Price valid to 8/13.
  • for GPA members wishing to attend the two 3.0 hour workshops (meal cannot be guaranteed)
  • for GPA members late fee for 1 workshop (meal cannot be guaranteed)
  • includes onsite (meals cannot be guaranteed)
  • includes onsite registration (meals cannot be guaranteed)
  • includes onsite registration (meals cannot be guaranteed)
  • For Conference Attendee GUESTS for meals with attendee- Valid to 8/13.
  • Must be active member to get this rate. Valid to 8/13.
  • GPA members would select this to attend complete conference. Valid to 8/13.
  • Valid to 8/13.

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Fall Conference 2012
Building Alliances: One Person at a Time 
Monday, August 27 to Wednesday, August 29, 2012

Speakers and Topic Descriptions

Monday, August 27th - Morning
“Assessing Childhood Depression from Multiple Perspectives”- Dr. Maria Kovacs. 
“New WPPSI-IV”- Dr. Maggie Kjer. 
“Eye Movement Patterns and Their Correlation to Poor Readers”- Dr. Scott Ardoin.
“Engagement Theory and Interventions”- Dr. Amy Reschly & Dr. Jim Appleton. 
"Measurement & Use of Engagement Data Application"- Dr. Amy Reschly & Dr. Jim Appleton. 
“NASP Assistance to States:  Creating and Refining the Infrastructure Necessary to Affect Public Policy”-
Dr. Gene Cash.

Monday, August 27th- Afternoon
RTI Interventions for Math”- Dr. Kjer
“Ethics” - Dr. Jeff Tysinger.
“American Red Cross (ARC)- Part 1- Disaster Services Overview and Partner Agency Shelter Workshop-
Ms. Kathy Haworth

Tuesday, August 28th
KEYNOTE:  DR. SCOTT POLAND - Dr. Scott Poland is a professor at Nova Southeastern University in the Center for Psychological Studies. He is a nationally recognized expert on school crisis, youth violence, suicide intervention, self injury, school safety, threat assessment, parenting and the delivery of psychological services in schools. He will address “Legal and Ethical Issues in School Crisis:  School Psychologists Making the Difference for Prevention”
“RTI and Behavior”-  Dr. Randy Kamphaus.
“ARC- Part 2"- Foundations of Disaster Mental Health- This is the second part of a two-course workshop that will prepare volunteers as Red Cross mental health providers.  Ms. Hatherley (Ed.S. and NCSP). 
“Psychopharmacology” – Dr. Patti Adams.
“Love and Logic Parenting Class”- Ms. Lori Draper.
“Assessment of Psychological Processes with the Children’s Psychological Processing Scale”- Dr. Milton Dehn.

Wednesday, August 29th
“Working Memory: Scientifically Based Assessment and Intervention”- Dr. Peter Entwistle. 
“New Drugs, Drug Trends and Prescription Pills”- Agent Don Wood of the Chatham-Savannah Counter Narcotics Team.   
“Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA)"- Ms. ZaDonna Slay and Ms. Jennifer King.   
“Real Girls: Shifting Perceptions on Relationships, Identify and the Media”- Ms. Jessica Traylor and Kiana Clayborn.
“Human Sex Trafficking in the State of GA”- Agents Mike Oliver & Steve Blackwell of the GBI with the Human Trafficking Unit. 

Conference Chair(s)- Karen Hodges & Steve Corkery

Social Events
Monday, August 27th- Evening Events
University Trainer- Student Gathering
GASP Savannah Haunted Tour

Tuesday, August 28th- Morning Event
Fun Run/Walk @ Forsyth Park- 6:30a

Tuesday, August 28th- Evening Events
Region Meetings - 4:30-5p
Supervisor-Interns Gathering - 5-6p
President's Reception 6-7:30p
Awards Ceremony & Silent Auction
Variations Band After Party - 8-11p

Registration Information -
Early Bird Member Rate- $135 (extended to Aug 4th))
Member Rate- $150
Retiree & Student Rates- $75
Non-Member Rate- $200
GPA Workshop Rate- $75 for one session, $120 both

** Late fees apply after 8/13/12 **

Mail In Registration Form

Call for Papers

Call for Awards


Savannah Riverfront Marriott

100 General McIntosh Boulevard
Savannah, Georgia 31401 USA
Phone: 1-912-233-7722
Fax: 1-912-233-3765

Limited Time Room Rate! Reserve NOW!!

GASP Discounts include Marriott's Magnolia Spa- Facials, Massage, Body Treatments, Waxing
~10% off nails & waxing
~15% off facials & massages
All guests can use dry sauna and steam room
spa brochure



Conference Refund Request- Any cancellation received by August 10th will receive a full refund*. Cancellations received between August 11th and August 18th, will get a refund* of 50% of amount paid. No refunds will be issued after August 19th, 2011. *All cancellations will be subject to a $20 processing fee.

Refund requests must be sent in writing via e-mail or regular mail to the conference registrar. If request is made by USPS mail, please allow sufficient time for mailing of your request to meet deadlines listed above.

Conference Registrar - Gail Exum de Gonzalez,
                                 911 East 42nd Street
                                 Tifton, GA 31794

<<GASP is not responsible for problems beyond our control such as weather conditions, campus conditions, prepaid parking, etc. No refunds will be given in these situations. The final decision on refunds rests with the GASP President and Treasurer.>>


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