• Training & Professional Development

  • Columbus City Schools (CCS) School Psychologists have received an extensive amount of training to maintain and enhance their ability to serve the students at CCS.  CCS will invite outside presenters but will also have CCS School psychologists present and share information regarding their own expertise.  Trainings for the 17-18 school year included:  

    • Traumatic Brain Injury and Concussion Management - Sara Timms, CCS School Psychologist
    • Human Trafficking - Detective Aaron Dennis with Columbus Police Department and Human Trafficking Task Force
    • Reading and Language Research Study at Ohio State - Dr. Shayne Piasta, OSU Researcher
    • Project Connect: Educating and Serving Homeless Students -  Janice Davis, CCS Staff
    • Behavior Assessment Scale for Children Third Edition (BASC-3) - Lynsey Psimas, Pearson Representative 
    • Juvenile Justice System -Erin Davies, Executive Director for Juvenile Justice Coalition
    • Signs of Suicide (SOS) - Elizabeth Cannon, Social Worker at Children's Hospital
    • Childhood Trauma -Dr. John Tilley, Forensic Psychologist 
    • Executive Functioning and the Behavior Rating Inventory Executive Function - Second Edition (BRIEF-2) - Dr. Steven Guy
    • Operation Street Smart - Franklin County Sheriff Office presenting on youth and gangs.
    • Trauma in Schools Train the Trainer - Melissa McClain, Akron Children's Hospital
    • Restorative Practices - International Institute for Restorative Practices