Workshop Description: Effective Counseling
for School-Based Practitioners
Presented by Dr. Michael Hass
This workshop will focus on how school-based
professionals can provide effective counseling that is collaborative, positive
and future orientated. In the context of working with children with
internalizing disorders, topics will include the elements of effective
counseling and psychotherapy, facilitating collaborative working relationships,
building solutions from clients’ strengths, setting goals, and developing
About the Presenter: Michael Hass is Professor of Scholarly Practice and
former coordinator of the graduate programs in School Counseling and School
Psychology in the Attallah College of Educational Studies at Chapman
University. Dr. Hass also holds a volunteer appointment as Professor of
Pediatrics at the University of California, Irvine School of Medicine and as a
Visiting Professor at Vietnam National University, University of Education,
Hanoi, Vietnam. Dr. Hass is currently editor-in-chief of the journal,
Contemporary School Psychology, author of Interviewing for Assessment: A
practical guide for School Counselors and School Psychologists, and co-author,
with Dr. Jeanne Anne Carriere, of Writing Useful, Accessible, and Legally
Defensible Psychoeducational Reports and Interviewing for Assessment: A Guide
for School Psychologists and School Counselors. Dr. Hass’ third book,
co-authored with Dr. Amy Ardell, is Student Mental Health in the Classroom:
Essentials for Teachers will be published in 2021. In 2016, he earned the
California Association of School Psychologists’ Sandra Goff Memorial award for
exemplary contributions to the profession of School Psychology in California
and the nation. Dr. Hass's research interests include assessment, school mental
health, strength-based approaches to counseling and psychotherapy, and
resilience. He received his training in School Psychology and School Counseling
at California State University, Northridge and earned an interdisciplinary
doctorate in Social Relations from the University of California, Irvine. Dr.
Hass has over 30 years of experience as a School Psychologist and
psychotherapist and holds licenses in California as an Educational
Psychologist, Marriage and Family Therapist, and Professional Clinical
Counselor. He is also a Certified Trauma Clinical Professional.
Location: Zoom; link will be sent by Thursday, April 22, 2021.
Cost: FREE for ALL!
Registration closes Wednesday, April 21, 2021.
To become a member for the 2020-2021 school year, you must complete the membership form here: https://vcasp.webs.com/membership.htm and pay $25.This course meets the qualifications for 4 hours of continuing education credit for LEPs, LPCCs, LMFTs and LCSWs. This course also qualifies for 4 hours of continuing professional development for Nationally Certified School Psychologists, under provider number 1025.The California Association of School Psychologists maintains responsibility for the program and its content. ~ CEU cost – $20.Email us at [email protected] if you have any questions. Hope to see you at the training!