Writing and Measuring Effective IEP Goals and Objectives for Social-Emotional and Behavioral Skills



 Writing and Measuring Effective IEP Goals and Objectives for Social-Emotional and Behavioral Skills 

Saturday, April 6th, 2024

9:00am to 1:00pm ET


Presenter: Mahri Wrightington, Ph.D. 

NASW-NYS Members: $40

NASW Other Chapter Member (Including NYC): $80

Non-Members: $100

NASW-NYS Student and Transitional Members: FREE

This workshop is approved for 4.0 continuing education credit hours for licensed social workers, licensed mental health counselors, licensed marriage and family therapists and licensed psychologists

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Workshop Description
This session will discuss ways to work smarter, not harder when developing IEP goals and objectives. The presenter will describe various skills in creating IEPS including: crafting effective present level statements so that they serve as a blueprint for goal development,  creating measurable IEP goals and objectives using a formulaic approach, and tips to avoid 8 common measurement pitfalls. Additionally, the workshop will explain ways to make effective measurement choices, including charting and graphing student progress data, as well as writing rubrics to measure complex behavioral skills. This workshop will provide new knowledge for attendees to further improve their IEP development and progress monitoring skills.


Learning Objectives

After the completion of this webinar, participants will be able to:

1. Develop effective present level statements to support IEP development 
2. Craft goals and objectives using a failsafe formula 
3. Identify common measurement pitfalls 
4. Chart and graph progress monitoring data 
5. Develop rubrics to measure complex skills

This workshop is approved for 4.0 continuing education credit hours.

NASW-NYS is recognized by the New York State Education Department’s State Board for Mental Health Practitioners as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed social workers (Provider ID #0014), licensed mental health counselors (Provider ID #MHC-0053), licensed marriage and family therapists (Provider ID #MFT-0037) and licensed psychologists (Provider ID #PSY-0088).

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Mahri Wrightington, Ph.D. Dr. Wrightington earned her undergraduate degree in Psychology from Bryn Mawr College, and earned a doctorate in School Psychology from the University of Connecticut. Over the past 25 years, she has worked in the field of education as a school psychologist, school administrator, and education consultant. As the founder of PD Monster, Dr. Wrightington is passionate about providing practical professional development that participants can implement immediately. 



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April 6th, 2024 from  9:00 AM to  1:00 PM
Event Fee(s)
NASW-NYS Member $40.00
NASW Other Chapter Member (Including NYC) $80.00
Non-Member $100.00
NASW-NYS Student and Transitional Member $0.00