Overview

Tier 1

Tier 2

Tier 3

Tier 4

 

Supporting your struggling learners Tier 2

 

Tier 2 - Competent: Learn about basic administration, scoring and interpretation guidelines of two of our most popular special education tools

 

Our workshops

Live webinar

WIAT-III - $100

Join Consultant Psychologist, Stewart D’Silva to learn more about basic administration, scoring and interpretation guidelines using the WIAT-III A&NZ in your classroom.

This virtual half-day workshop is for teachers and special educators registered with Pearson Clinical who want an introduction to the WIAT-III, the subtests within and how to use the tool.

This half-day workshop will cover:

  • WIAT-III test structure
  • The development, standardisation and psychometrics of the WIAT-III
  • Basic administration, scoring and interpretation guidelines with the WIAT-III, and
  • Digital administration, scoring and reporting options

Please note you are NOT expected to have a WIAT-III kit, nor are we implementing the WIAT-III for this workshop. This is an overview of the tool ONLY – we will NOT be running subtests.

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Live webinar

RAVENS 2 - $40

Join this 1.5 hour live workshop for an overview of the Ravens 2, a nonverbal cognitive screener. The Ravens 2 measures high-level observation skills, clear-thinking ability, and intellectual capacity while minimises the impacts of language skills and cultural differences.

This one-hour workshop will cover:

  • Ravens 2 test structure
  • Basic administration and interpretation guidelines
  • Digital administration, scoring and reporting options

Please note you are NOT expected to have a Ravens 2 kit, nor are we implementing the Ravens 2 for this workshop.

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Our courses are tiered from beginner to mastery, helping you build your experience and confidence as you teach.

Tier 1 - Beginner: An introduction to special education tools

 

Tier 2 - Competent: Learn about basic administration, scoring and interpretation guidelines of two of our most popular special education tools

 

Tier 3 - Proficient: Learn how to identify and assess a student’s cognitive ability, academic achievement, cognitive skills and social-emotional learning

 

Tier 4 – Mastery: Become an expert and learn how to administer, scoring, analyse results and monitor a student’s progress using the WIAT-III.


Pearson Clinical user levels explained

What is a user-level?

When you register with Pearson Clinical Assessment, you will be assigned an individual user-level. Your user-level is based on your profession and qualifications and is assigned to you upon submission of your registration. This determines what assessments you can order from Pearson Clinical Assessment.

A = No qualifications necessary

T = Teacher

B = Special Educator/Allied Health*

* Please note postgraduate training in advanced statistics, research methods and psychometric assessment use


Stewart D’Silva
Consultant Psychologist at Pearson Clinical

Stewart D'Silva is the Consultant Psychologist managing the Social-Emotional Learning and Special Education portfolio used by teachers, special educators and clinicians across Australia and New Zealand.

In addition, he works closely with teachers, special educators and leadership teams in schools across Australia and NZ to learn more about:

  • Best practice frameworks to support students that are struggling,
  • Best available tools available to screen, assess, intervene and monitor the progress of these students,
  • How to understand the information we collect in context of the child’s situation
  • Professional development opportunities to upskill special educators

Stewart is a registered psychologist in Australia and New Zealand and has years of experience in assessment and counselling work in primary, secondary, and tertiary education and private practice.