Friday, April 8, 2016
8:45am-noon

Lee Auditorium Wishcamper Center
University of Southern Maine (Portland, ME)

$75 for MePA members
$99 for non-members
$20 for students 
(includes handouts and break)
3 CE Credits for psychologists will be awarded

MePA is approved by the Maine Board of Psychologists to offer CE credits for psychologists and maintains responsibility for the content of the program.

Overview

This three (3) hour professional development workshop will focus on supervision within the field of psychology. The workshop will include definitions of supervision, review of key rules and regulations regarding pre-doctoral and post-doctoral supervision in Maine, discussion of the similarities and differences between consultation and supervision, and will feature a performance feedback and behavioral skills training model of supervision.

Objectives

Given a blend of lecture and group discussions, workshop participants will be able to:

1.  Define supervision as it pertains to the field of psychology.
2. Identify rules and regulations pertaining to supervision within pre-doctoral and post-doctoral training
3. Identify and describe the similarities and differences between consultation and supervision
4. Identify and describe performance feedback and behavioral skills training

Presenter

Mark W. Steege, Ph.D. is Professor and Director of Educational Psychology and School Psychology at the University of Southern Maine. Within Maine, Dr. Steege is licensed as a Psychologist and certified as a School Psychologist-Doctoral. Nationally, Dr. Steege is credentialed as a Board Certified Behavior Analyst-Doctoral and a Nationally Certified School Psychologist.

Dr. Steege has provided pre-doctoral and post-doctoral supervision within school-based settings. His areas of specialty are applied behavior analysis and functional behavioral assessment (FBA). He has published numerous articles in lead journals (e.g., Psychology in the Schools, School Psychology Review, Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis), book chapters (e.g., Best Practices in School Psychology II, III, IV, V, VI) and books (Conducting School-Based Functional Behavioral Assessment, 1st and 2nd editions). The Chinese translation of the FBA book was completed in 2007 and the Russian translation will be published in 2016.

Directions

From the South Take the Maine Turnpike (I-95) to Exit 44, South Portland/Downtown Portland (formerly Exit 6A). Follow I-295 to Exit 6B, Forest Avenue North. At the first traffic light, turn left onto Bedford Street. Enter the USM parking garage by taking the next first left onto Surrenden Street immediately after the Alumni Skywalk. From the North Take the Maine Turnpike to Exit 47, Rand Road/Westbrook (formerly Exit 7B). Follow Route 25 east for 3 miles. At the intersection of Falmouth Street, Route 25 (Brighton Avenue), and Bedford Street, bear to the left on Brighton Avenue that soon intersects with Bedford Street. Enter the USM parking garage by taking the first right onto Surrenden Street immediately before the Alumni Skywalk.

Schedule

8:15am – Registration and Continental Breakfast

9:00am – Supervision

10:15am – Break

Noon – Adjourn