W-05: Assessment of Students with Co-Morbid Disorders
10:00 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.

In this presentation, Dr. Sam Goldstein will review the literature demonstrating the increasing presentation of students meeting multiple diagnostic and eligibility criteria, discuss the prevalence and correlates of various disorders as they present in children and review the risk factors associated with increased vulnerability. He will then offer a comprehensive framework to assist school psychologists in evaluating the development, emotions, behavior and social relations of complex students utilizing valid and reliable behavioral, observer and self-report scales and tests. He will provide a means of understanding and integrating data to assist in developing IEP goals, implementation and progress monitoring.

Dr. Sam Goldstein is a neuropsychologist with areas of specialization in school psychology, child development and neuropsychiatric disorders. He is licensed as a psychologist and certified as a developmental disabilities evaluator in the State of Utah. He is board certified as a Pediatric Neuropsychologist by the American Board of Pediatric Neuropsychology. He is listed in the Council for the National Register of Health Service Providers in Psychology. Dr. Goldstein is an Adjunct Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychiatry, University of Utah School of Medicine.

Strand: C, Topic: I, Skill Level: III
NASP Domain: 1

This presentation is sponsored by MHS.