Programs

SOS coordinates and sponsors four to five professional development programs a year in area schools. These programs cover a variety of topics of interest and benefit to professionals who work with children and families both in and outside of school settings. All presentations are free of charge to SOS members. APA-approved continuing education credits and Act 48 education credits are available for a fee.

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Events

SOS Networking Events are held twice per year for members only. Typically, the fall event is held in Philadelphia or in the eastern suburbs, and the spring event is held in the western suburbs. Members have the opportunity to introduce themselves and their work, distribute and gather business cards/brochures and talk with fellow SOS members.

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Past Programs & Events

Program Name Date/Time
ExpiredThe Landscape of Learning Disabilities: A “User-Friendly” Road Map
  • April 20, 2018
    12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
ExpiredSpring 2018 Networking Event
  • April 6, 2018
    12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
ExpiredA Mindful Compassionate Approach to Managing Stress: Using Experiential Exercises
  • February 2, 2018
    12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
ExpiredSubstance Abuse in Adolescents and Young Adults: Treatment Complexities and Interventions
  • December 8, 2017
    12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
ExpiredEthics, Emotions, and Values: Why We Don’t Always Follow the Rules
  • October 20, 2017
    11:30 am - 2:30 pm
ExpiredAdolescent Sexuality: Teens & Sex & What’s Happening in Our Schools
  • April 28, 2017
    12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
ExpiredPersonality Testing
  • February 3, 2017
    12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
ExpiredThe Grieving School Aged Child
  • December 9, 2016
    12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
ExpiredEthical Myths and Mysteries
  • October 21, 2016
    12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
ExpiredSocial Media from the Perspective of Child and Early Adolescent Development
  • April 29, 2016
    12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
ExpiredA Close-Up Look at Transgender Issues
  • December 11, 2015
    12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
ExpiredEthical Dilemmas of School Professionals Regarding Child Abuse
  • October 16, 2015
    12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
ExpiredSubstance use in high school: Tip of the iceberg, rite of passage, or something else?
  • April 24, 2015
    12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
ExpiredWHAT’S NEW IN TESTING – The WISC-V, Woodcock-Johnson IV, and K-TEA-III
  • February 20, 2015
    12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
ExpiredEthical Issues in the Schools
  • December 12, 2014
    12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
ExpiredHow Can Imagination-Based Minfulness Activities Help Children and Teens Reduce Anxiety, Manage Emotions, Stay Calm and Connect with Others? – A Strength-Based Approach to Autism
  • October 24, 2014
    12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
ExpiredLegal Issues Related to Appropriate Instruction of Students with Specific Learning Disabilities
  • April 4, 2014
    12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
ExpiredOUR CHILDREN FIRST – Helping parents focus on their children as their families are being restructured
  • March 7, 2014
    12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
ExpiredThe Power of Play through the Lifespan: Strengthening Relationships and Building Resilience
  • December 6, 2013
    12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
ExpiredWorking with Parents of Children with Chronic Illnesses or Conditions
  • October 25, 2013
    12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
ExpiredCreating an Inner Coach Stronger than the Inner Critic
  • April 12, 2013
    12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
ExpiredWhat’s the right thing to do? An approach to ethical decision-making integrating Mussar and Mindfulness with a systems perspective
  • March 8, 2013
    12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
ExpiredUnlocking Learning through Technology: Cutting Edge Applications of Assistive Technology for the LD Student
  • February 22, 2013
    12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
ExpiredBipolar Disorder or Severe Mood Dysregulation in Children- A Controversy
  • December 7, 2012
    12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
ExpiredEnhancing the Dialogue Between Evaluators and School Staff
  • October 19, 2012
    12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
ExpiredCyber Etiquette
  • April 13, 2012
    12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
ExpiredGender Diversity and Transgender Issues in Youth
  • February 10, 2012
    12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
ExpiredChildhood Should Be a Journey, Not a Race
  • December 2, 2011
    12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
ExpiredMusic activities as a beneficial experience for learning in the classroom setting
  • October 20, 2011
    12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
ExpiredTuning In: Mindfulness in Teaching and Learning
  • April 27, 2011
    12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
ExpiredCountertransference with Difficult Teens: How to Love and Hate Strategically to Produce Change
  • February 11, 2011
    12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
ExpiredTourette Syndrome: A Clinical Perspective
  • December 10, 2010
    12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
ExpiredTesting for the SAT/ACT and College Accommodations (with hints about High Stakes Testing)
  • October 29, 2010
    12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
ExpiredVisual and Active Social & Cognitive Behavioral Coping Skills for Children with Social Cognitive Deficits
  • April 23, 2010
    12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
ExpiredRecognizing and Responding to Depression in Children and Adolescents
  • March 19, 2010
    12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
ExpiredCreating a Social/Emotional Curriculum for Students K-6
  • December 11, 2009
    12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
ExpiredPhysical, Somato-Sensory and Brain-Based Interventions in Neurodevelopmental Disorders
  • October 20, 2009
    12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
ExpiredPlay Therapy: An Introduction
  • April 17, 2009
    12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
ExpiredHow to Help Schools Succeed with Early Adolescents
  • February 6, 2009
    12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
ExpiredStory Telling Techniques in the Psychological Assessment of Children and Adolescents
  • December 5, 2008
    12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
ExpiredThe Art (and Science) of Demystification: Helping Children Understand Their Unique Learning Profile
  • October 24, 2008
    12:30 pm - 2:30 pm