PROGRAM OVERVIEW

ONLINE: Sessions will be held online via Zoom
HYBRID: Venue for Onsite Participants – University of Cyprus (New Campus) & Online via Zoom     
All times are in Cyprus (Nicosia) time UTC+3, GMT+3 – 
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13:00
14:00
15:00
16:00
17:00
18:00
19:00
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DETAILED SCHEDULE OF LIVE PROGRAM

Individual paper and poster presentations will be available on demand during the days of the conference.

To view all other sessions click on the days below

ONLINE: Sessions will be held online via Zoom
HYBRID: Venue for Onsite Participants – University of Cyprus (New Campus) & Online via Zoom     
All times are in Cyprus (Nicosia) time UTC+3, GMT+3 – 
Click here to calculate your local time

 

Tuesday - 13 JULY 2021 (ONLINE)

PRE-CONFERENCE WORKSHOPS – 13 July 2021

ROOM A

ROOM B

ROOM C

           ROOM D

15:00-18:00

 

Workshop 1: Current Trends in Autism Spectrum Disorder: What School Psychologists Need to Know

Sam Goldstein

 

Workshop 4: Identifying and addressing child sexual abuse cases in the school system

 

Eleni Karayianni

Cancelled


Workshop 7: Designing and implementing primary prevention features in school context: The example of Schoolwide Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports Tier 1

Lefki Kourea,
Angela Liasidou,


Leadership Workshop (By invitation)

Chair: Chryse (Sissy) Hatzichistou, ISPA President Elect

ROOM A

ROOM B

ROOM C

 

18:15-21:15

Workshop 2: The School’s Role in Youth Suicide Prevention in the Age of COVID-19

Scott Poland

 
Workshop 3: Data to the Rescue: Using Data to Match Small-Group and Individual Academic Interventions to Student Needs.

Matthew Burns

Cancelled

Workshop 6: Supervision as life- long professional development in school psychology

Sharone L. Maital,
Reuvena Shalhevet- Kaniel 
Cancelled

 

 

THEMATIC SESSION 1

Symposium

Room 108 

Roundtable

Room 109

Roundtable

Room 002

Workshop

Room 005

Committee Meeting

Room 003

18:15-19:15

Trauma and the road to resilience: Implications for School Psychologists 

Chair: Kris Varjas

Providing Teachers with Effective Training for Addressing Trauma and Building Resiliency in the Classroom
Carrie Lorig, Sasha Krupina, Kris Varjas

Risk and Resilience Among Forcibly Displaced Youth
Robyn S. Hess

Preparing Teachers to Support Forcibly Displaced Youth
Vanja Pejic

Building Resilience for Youth affected by the Global HIV Epidemic: Implications for School Psychologists
Sayward Harrison

Critical Conversations on Considerations for Consultation Professional Development During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Cynthia Hazel, Kim Bowers, Rosie Levenson, Grace Ritchie

 

Promoting Mental Health and Building Resilience in LGBTQ Youth 

Ronda Goodale

Affective Education in Drug Awareness and Finding the Interstitial Stillness in Students and Ourselves 

Joyce Thatcher

Annual Meeting of the Retirement Resource Group

Tracy Hobbs, Erika Voigt

19:15-19:30

 

                                                                                                                     BREAK 

                  THEMATIC SESSION 2

Symposium

Room 108

Roundtable

Room 109

Roundtable

Room 002

 Committee Meeting

Room 005

19:30-20:30

An International Perspective on the Effectiveness of Implemented SEL Programs

Chair & Discussant: Shane Jimerson

Conceptual Model of Promoting Mental Health in Schools.
Baiba Martinsone, Inga Supe, Ilze Damberga, Ieva Stokenberga

Supporting Supporting school communities in times of adversities: The case of the
COVID-19 pandemic
 Chryse Hatzichristou, Georgios Georgouleas, Niki Georgakakou-Koutsonikou,
Aikaterini Lampropoulou, Panayiotis Lianos & Theodora Yfanti

The differential effectiveness of Social and Emotional Learning programs: Implementer Characteristics.
Vítor Alexandre Coelho

 

Serenity Now!”: Supporting developmentally appropriate self-regulation in children in the early years

Lindsey Jaber, Cory Saunders

 

Closing Opportunity Gaps by Addressing Intersectionality in Schools: A Holistic Home-School- Community Approach 

Chynna McCall

 

Global perspectives on teachers’ wellbeing and mental health following the COVID-19 pandemic research project: An invitation for international partners (open to all conference participants)


Bonnie Nastasi, Raquel Gutierrez Olympia Palikara

 

Wednesday - 14 JULY 2021 (HYBRID)

 

 

 

10:00-11:00

 

 

REGISTRATION AND WELCOME COFFEE

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         THEMATIC SESSION 3

Symposium

Room 108

Symposium

Room 109

 Roundtable

Room 002

 Roundtable

Room 005

 

11:00-12:00

Working with schools and families to prevent substance use and gambling among children and adolescents

Chair: Christos Mina

The use of licit and illicit substances and the prevalence of other addictive behaviours among students in Cyprus (ESPAD)
Ioanna Yiasemi

Priorities of the Cyprus National Addictions Authority and of the National Strategy for Addressing Dependencies 2021- 2028
Christos Mina

Prevention Pillar and Prevention programmes in Cyprus by the Cyprus National Addictions Authority
Maria Matheou Kika

 

 

Autism, girls and education: research and practice

Chair: Caroline Bond

What does the literature tell us about autism, girls and education?
Caroline Bond

What do we know about autistic girls’ experiences of mainstream high school?
Siobhan O’Hagan, Caroline Bond

Identifying and supporting autistic girls: Implications for professional practice
Adam Rumble, George Thomas

 

 
Supporting School

 Psychologists’ cultural competence and sensitivity, in a world that is becoming smaller…. How can we do this? 

Geeta Dhir

 

Children in Alternative Care

Lukas Scherer, Philippa McGirl, Chryse Hatzichristou

 

 

12:00-13:30

LUNCH BREAK

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Committee Meeting

(open to all conference participants)

Room 002 

 

 

12:20-13:20

Committee Meeting focused on the Spreading ISPA Across the World- Increasing Membership

Sally Baas, Vítor Alexandre Coelho

 

          THEMATIC SESSION 4

Symposium

Room 108

 Symposium

Room 005

Roundtable

Room 109

 Workshop

Room 002

13:30-14:30

Strengthening Children and Youth Against Addictions (and School Failure): Evidence from Empirically-Validated Approaches 

Chair: Lefki Kourea

Effectiveness of Acceptance and Commitment Therapy Based Smoking Prevention and Cessation Programs for Youth.
Maria Karekla, Artemis Theofanous

Building resistance against the risk of addictions within the family: Empirical evidence from trials of the Aerostata Parent Training Program in Cyprus.
Anthi Loutsiou, Andri Anastasiou, Anastasios Matsopoulos

 

Cultivating prosocial skills against the risk of addictions within the schools: Empirical evidence from implementation efforts of the ProTheSi Framework in Cyprus.
Lefki Kourea

 

Diversity and inclusion in schools and classrooms in different education systems: Successful strategies

Chair: Paul Bartolo

Teacher education for anti-oppressive curriculum development
Simoni Symeonidou

Teacher empathy enables inclusive teaching
Kimberly Agius, Paul Bartolo

Teachers’ collaborative agency in developing inclusive school communities
Estelle Swart, Dries Vansteenkiste, Melinda Schreuder, Zenda Jansen, Elke Struyf & Piet Van Avermaet

 

School psychology in different European countries 

Véronique Le Mézec, Zydre Arlauskaite, Olanda Momcilovic

 

Training School Psychologists as Agents of Transformational Change: A Cultural Historical Activity Theory analysis 

Tracey Colville, Gillian Horribine

 

 THEMATIC SESSION 5

 Symposium

Room 108

 Symposium

Room 002

Roundtable

Room 109

 Roundtable

Room 003

 Workshop

Room 005

14:45-15:45

Identifying variables that influence the effectiveness of a Social and Emotional Learning Program 

Chair: Vitor Alexandre Coelho

Does a Middle School Social and Emotional Learning program have similar impacts on students involved in different bully-roles?
Vanda Sousa

The impact of school climate upon the effectiveness of an Elementary School Social and Emotional Learning Program
Ana Maria Romão

Scaling up: Effectiveness results of a nationwide implementation of the Positive Attitude upper middle school SEL program
Vítor Alexandre Coelho

 

Resilient Refugee Intervention (RRI) Consultation Research 

Chair: Colleen O’Neal
Discussant: Bonnie Nastasi


Refugee Policy Impact on Education and Mental Health
Shannon Martin, Jasmine Parrott, Colleen R. O’Neal, Su Chen Tan, Rachel Chan & Kathleen Khong

Resilient Refugee Intervention (RRI) Consultation Effectiveness Research
Kathleen Khong, Colleen R. O’Neal, John Khong, Su Chen Tan, & Jasmine Parrott

Resilient Refugee Intervention (RRI) Qualitative Consultation Research: Secondary School Refugee Teacher Problem Identification, Interventions, and Progress Monitoring
Jasmine Parrott, Colleen R. O’Neal, Kathleen Khong, & Su Chen Tan

 

Multicultural and International Training in School Psychology Programs: Trainers’ and Students’ Perspectives (Part A)

Joint Session with: ISPA Trainers Annual Meeting

Chryse Hatzichristou, Shane Jimerson, Caroline Bond, Kris Varjas, Danai Athanasiou, Carrie Lorig, Lydia Philip, Rhonda Boaler

 

Getting Published in the International Journal for School & Educational Psychology 

Tamika La Salle

 

Resilience Curriculum (RESCUR)-Surfing the Waves”:  A New Εuropean Resilience Program for Preschool and Elementary School Children 

Anastassios Matsopoulos

 

 

15:45-16:15

COFFEE BREAK / ONSITE POSTER DISPLAY / NETWORKING EVENT 

THEMATIC SESSION 6

 Symposium

Room 108

 Roundtable

Room 005

 Roundtable

Room 109

 Roundtable

Room 003

 Workshop

Room 002

16:15-17:15

Advancing International Science and Scholarship in School Psychology: Results from recent International Research Grant Awarded projects 

Chair: Olympia Palikara
Discussant: Shane Jimerson

Domain-specific stimulation of executive functioning in low-performing students: cognitive potential of mathematics
Iveta Kovalčíková


The International School Climate Collaborative Project
Tamika La Salle


Intercultural Adaptation of a Universal Screener in English and German
Amy Briesch, Robert J. Volpe, Gino Casale, Michael Grosche, Thomas Hennemann

 

The role of consultation in school/educational psychology practice during the Covid pandemic: An open Consultation Task Force Meeting 

Joined Session with: Consultation Task Force 

Sharone Maital, Emma-Kate Kennedy

 

Multicultural and International Training in School Psychology Programs: Trainers’ and Students’ Perspectives (Part B)

Joint Session with: ISPA Trainers Annual Meeting

Chryse Hatzichristou, Shane Jimerson, Caroline Bond, Kris Varjas, Danai Athanasiou, Carrie Lorig, Lydia Philip, Rhonda Boaler

 

 

Publishing and Reviewing within the Journal of School Psychology 

Craig Albers, Michelle Demaray, Teagan Twombly

Cancelled

 

Parenting Elementary Students during a Pandemic: DOCS K-5 Virtual Parent Training 

Heather Agazzi, Abraham Salinas-Miranda, Holland Hayford

 

 

17:30-19:30

 

OPENING CEREMONY &

KEYNOTE TALK: Sam Goldstein

Re-thinking the Care and Education of Children: Preparing Today’s Children for Tomorrow’s Unknown

Chairperson: William Pfohl

Building: Anastasios Leventis Room: B108

 

19:45-21:00

 

  

WELCOME RECEPTION

Ticket Required – Details TBA

 

Thursday - 15 JULY 2021 (HYBRID)

 

 

09:00-12:00

 

Old City Nicosia Free Walking Tour
Ticket (Free) Required – Details TBA

From 

11:00

 

REGISTRATION

 

 

12:00-13:30

 

LUNCH BREAK

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Committee Meeting

(open to all conference participants)

Room 003

Committee Meeting 

(open to all conference participants)

Room 002

 

12:20-13:20

ISPA Ethics Committee Annual Open Meeting

Jürg Forster, Mary (Rina) M. Chittooran

 

Parent Education and Family Resilience Interest Group Annual Open Meeting: A Roundtable Discussion on Strengthening Parents and Families During the COVID-19 Crisis

Anastasios Matsopoulos, Anthi Loutsiou

 

         

                                   THEMATIC SESSION 7

Symposium

Room 005 

Roundtable

Room109

Workshop

Room 002

Roundtable

Room 108

13:30-14:30

The potential of measuring student-specific teachers’ self-efficacy beliefs 

Chair: Karine Verschueren
 Discussant: Jantine Spilt

How do teacher-child relationship patterns relate to teachers’ student-specific self-efficacy beliefs?
Bosman, R.J., Koomen, H.M.Y., Zee, M., & de Jong, P.F.

Improving teacher’s student-specific self-efficacy beliefs towards students with special educational needsVan Mieghem, A., Struyf, E.,Verschueren,K.

Improving teacher–child relationship quality and student-specific teacher self-efficacy using relationship-focused reflection: A case study
Bosman, R.J., de Jong, P.F., Koomen, H.M.Y

 

Building Bridges Between Psychology and Pedagogy for Promoting Student Well-Being in Inclusive and Preventative Schools in Cyprus 

Lefki Kourea, Christina Ioannou, Argyro Fella, Christiana Ktisti, Marina Michaelidou

 

School-Parent-Child Partnerships: Stars which Strengthen Child Well-Being 

Sally Baas

Special session – CSI-Case Study Investigation: The process of case conceptualization

Session Coordinator: Artemis Theophanous

Discussants: Geeta Dhir, Evdokia Lagakou, Polina Themistokleous

Οrganized by the ISPA2021 Students & Early Career Professionals Committee


 

 

            THEMATIC SESSION 8

Symposium

Room 108

Roundtable

Room 002

Roundtable

Room 109

Workshop

Room 005

Workshop

Room 003

14:45-15:45

Cross-Cultural Perceptions of School Climate and Mental Health: The Significance of Context, Culture, and Individual Characteristics in Understanding Outcomes

Chair: Tamika P. La Salle

Examining School Climate and Psychosocial Adjustment among Adolescents in Greece
Danai Athanasiou, Aikaterini Lampropoulou, Chryse Hatzichristou


Perceived School Climate and Parental monitoring: Implications for Mental Health Promotion in Schools
Baiba Martinsone


School Climate Perception in Italy: the effect of gender and age on the relation between school climate and negative mental health in low secondary school students
Sergio Di Sano

 

Working together towards common goals: A continued roundtable discussion about internationalization within school and educational psychology 

John Begeny

 

Opioid Use and COVID-19: The School Psychologist’s Role When Two Pandemics Collide 

Katrina Scarimbolo, Kathy Bradley-Klug, Myesha Morgan,Patricia Gills

 

Global Climate Change – A case for school crisis intervention? 

Jan-Erik Schmidt, Olanda Momcilovic

 

The New Authority for Educators: During COVID-19 and Beyond 

Ohad Nahum, Lital Mellinger

 

15:45-16:15

COFFEE BREAK / ONSITE POSTER DISPLAY / NETWORKING EVENT 

 

16:15-17:15

 

 

INTERACTION GROUPS

(Preassigned based on declaration of interest)

 

 

Optional Campus Tour – 30’

(Meet at Registration)

 

17:30-18:30

 

KEYNOTE TALK: Vitor Alexandre Coelho

Differential Effectiveness of Social and Emotional Learning Programs: Lessons learned from 15 years in the field

Chairperson: Helen Bakker

Building: Anastasios Leventis Room: B108

 

18:45-20:15

 

ISPA GENERAL ASSEMBLY

Open to all Conference Participants

Building: Anastasios Leventis Room: B108

 

 

20:30-22:00

 

 

ISPA 2021 Under the Stars Open Networking Reception

Ticket Required- Details TBA

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Friday - 16 JULY 2021 (HYBRID)

 

10:00-11:00

 

REGISTRATION & WELCOME COFFEE

 

 

 

Optional Campus Tour – 30’

10:20 (Meet at Registration)

         

THEMATIC SESSION 9

Symposium

Room 108 

Workshop

Room 109

Workshop

Room 005

11:00-12:00

Conduct Problems in young children: characteristics, the role of family and therapy

Chair: Giorgos Georgiou

Neuro-physiological markers associated with heterogeneous conduct problem subtypes
Kostas Fanti

Feeling and behaving: The relation of conduct problems and empathy and the role of CU traits
Giorgos Georgiou

When parenting matters? The relation between parenting and behavioral problems or callous-unemotional traits in pre-schoolers
Evita Katsimicha

Are children with “Limited Prosocial Emotions” emotionally blind? Emotional processing and facial emotional expressions in response to three intervention programs
Chara A. Demetriou

ACTmind: Mindfulness and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy for cultivating emotional health in children

Maria Karekla

Consultation with creative cards to promote Home-School-Community Partnership

Yehuda Shacham, Shulamit Niv

 

12:00-

13:30

 

LUNCH BREAK

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Committee Meeting

(open to all conference participants)

Room 002 

Committee Meeting

(by invitation only)

Room 003

 

12:20-13:20

Social Emotional Learning Annual General Meeting and Discussion

Vitor Alexandre Coelho, Baiba Martinsone

 

Meeting of ISPA Convenors Group The Convenors Task Force

Michael Sheehan

 

THEMATIC SESSION 10

Symposium

Room 003 

Roundtable

Room 002

Roundtable

Room 108

Workshop

Room 005

13:30-14:30

Educational psychologists in Scotland : A template of systemic practice

Chair & Discussant: Elisabeth Hannah

Building executive function skills throughout the school years: Using action research as a model for professional learning and sustainable change.
Rhianna Brodie, Julie Martin, Elayne McGuffog

Taking a metacognitive and self-regulatory approach to the development of children’s reading comprehension skills
Taryn M. Moir

The Wellbeing Academy: Working collaboratively across Educational Psychology and Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services to build school capacity to support emotional wellbeing
Gillian Barclay

Renfrewshire’s Nurturing Relationships Approach (RNRA): A whole school approach to supporting and developing wellbeing across Renfrewshire
Amy Nolan

 

Refugee Child Trauma and Recovery: Healing-informed Refugee Interventions in Schools

Colleen O’Neal Su Chen Tan Shannon Martin

 

Frameworks for Psychology Competencies, Qualifications, and Practice Regulation: International Perspectives from the School Psychology Context 

Helen Bakker, Eleni Karayianni, Garry Squires, William Pfohl, Sally Baas, Patrick Lancksweerd

 

How to use and benefit from the evidence-based and free-to-access PASTEL (Parents and Schools Together to Enhance Learning) Program 

John Begeny

 

 

14:45-15:45

 

 

KEYNOTE TALK: Irene-Anna Diakidou 

Using Text To Promote Learning And Thinking: The Unexplored Implications To Strengthen Children  

Chairperson: Chryse Hatzichristou

Building: Anastasios Leventis Room: B108

 

15:45-16:15

NETWORKING EVENT/COFFEE BREAK

 

 

16:15-17:15

 

 

CLOSING CEREMONY

 

Building: Anastasios Leventis Room: B108

 

17:30-23:00

 

 

FAREWELL TOUR & DINNER PARTY (Ticket Required – Details TBA)

 

 

Saturday - 17 JULY 2021 (ONLINE)

POST-CONFERENCE WORKSHOPS – 17 July 2021

ROOM A

ROOM B

10:00-13:00

 

Workshop 5: How to be Confident, Competent and Calm during a Crisis at School: Overview over Basic Strategies and Tools

Jan-Erik Schmidt, Odeth Bloemberg

 

Workshop 8: School psychologists: leaders of effective multidisciplinary collaborations to prevent early school leaving of students from disadvantaged backgrounds
 

 Monica Thielking

On demand poster and pre-recorded paper sessions will appear on the conference platform on July 13th 2021 (Participants can expect more instructions via email)

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