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Legal, Ethical, and Professional Practice for LSSPs
Legal Update and Ethics Review for LSSPs

School psychologists demonstrate skills to provide services consistent with ethical, legal, and professional standards; engage in responsive ethical and professional decision-making; collaborate with other professionals; and apply professional work characteristics needed for effective practice as school psychologists, including respect for human diversity and social justice, communication skills, effective interpersonal skills, responsibility, adaptability, initiative, dependability, and technology skills. Examples of professional practices include:

Remaining knowledgeable about ethical and professional standards, and legal regulations.
Assisting administrators, other school personnel, and parents in understanding regulations relevant to general and special education.
Engaging in professional development and life-long learning.
Using supervision and mentoring for effective practices.

Important Session Information:


Maintaining an up-to-date understanding of the legal and ethical principles of our work is a cornerstone of the practice of school psychology. Doing so requires an intentional and frequent commitment to learning about the latest changes to these arenas.

In this session, participants will:

  • Review some of the latest updates to the law (state and federal law, judicial rulings) to understand the implications for the practice of school psychology.
  • Establish further understanding of the ethical principles of school psychology practice
  • Practice discussing and resolving various ethical dilemmas of school psychology.

This session is free to all Region 10 schools. 

The content of this session is designed to address the Texas State Board of Examiners of Psychologists (TSBEP) professional development requirements outlined in 461.11(a).

PLEASE NOTE: Per Board Rule 461.11(b), the TSBEP board does not pre-approve content as meeting professional development requirements. Determinations about whether or not specific professional development meets board requirements is at the sole discretion of the Board. For additional information, please review the Acts and Rules of the Board 461.11 – Professional Development, or contact the TSBEP directly.

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Session ID:
Credits Available:
(3) CEU
Seats Available:
Contact Person:
Cathy Rossi
Keya Saleh
Date Time Location
9/15/2020 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM Special Populations Zoom
Region 10 Education Service Center
Second Location
400 E. Spring Valley Rd.
904 Abrams Rd
Richardson, TX 75081-5101
Richardson, TX 75081
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