Maryland School 
 Psychologists' Association


This page lists MSPA's upcoming conferences. To register for a conference online, click the "Register" button. Payment is required at the time of registration.  If you wish to pay by mail, please download the event brochure and mail your registration along with payment. 


For information on Board Meetings and other MSPA events of interest, please check out the Events page.

Upcoming events

    • 17 Oct 2014
    • 8:15 AM - 4:00 PM
    • Martin's West, 6817 Dogwood Road, Windsor Mill, MD 21244

    Anxiety Disorders in Children and

    Adolescents: Recognizing and Treating the

    Emerging Epidemic


    Presenter:  Paul Foxman, Ph.D.

    Founder and Director of the Center for Anxiety Disorders in Burlington, Vermont; Author of  "The Worried Child".



    •  Use the “Three Ingredients” blueprint to explain how, why and when anxiety develops in children
    • Specify the role of family, schools, media, and global events in contributing to anxiety in children
    • Diagnose seven key anxiety disorders in children
    • Teach anxiety management skills to children and adolescents
    • Implement therapy approaches for specific child/adolescent anxiety disorders
    • Make recommendations to parents and schools to help reduce anxiety in children

    Martin's West

    6817 Dogwood Road
    Windsor Mill, MD 21244

    phone: (443) 380-2298

    Driving Directions to West »

    Online Registration Opens July, 2014

    Online Registration will close on October 10, 2014

    USPS Registration must be postmarked by October 8, 2014.  Download brochure and paper registration here.

    Requests for refunds must be submitted, in writing, no later than October 10, 2014

    Requests for interpreters must be received no later than September 15, 2014.

    Requests for a Kosher meal must be received no later than October 3, 2014.

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    Attention Conference Attendees:

    The Best Western near Martin's Crosswinds has offered a special MSPA Rate of $75 per night for a limited number of rooms. For more details, please contact Amy Jagoda at

    • 24 Apr 2015
    • 8:15 AM - 4:00 PM
    • The Villa 4060 Powder Mill Rd, Beltsville, MD 20705
    • 250

    Student Threat Assessment: 

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    An Evidence-Based Approach



    Dewey G. Cornell, Ph.D.
    Forensic Clinical Psychologist and Professor of Education in the Curry School of Education at the University of Virginia


    • 24 Apr 2015
    • 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
    • TBD

    The MSPA Executive Board meeting will be held at the Spring Conference.  Committee chairs will report out on the events of the year, Election results will be shared, and the awards for Outstanding Practice and Outstanding Educator will be presented.

    • 16 Jun 2015
    • 7:15 AM
    • 18 Jun 2015
    • 12:30 PM
    • Atlantic Sands Hotel & Conference Center, Oceanfront at 101 N. Boardwalk, Rehoboth Beach, Delaware
    • 130

    2015 Summer Institute - June  - 16-18, 2015

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Vision: All students will thrive in school, at home, and throughout their lives.

Mission: MSPA promotes and advocates for best practices in school psychology to improve learning, behavior, and mental health for all students, families, and schools.

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