TSP 2021 Virtual Conference

  • 19 Mar 2021
  • (EDT)
  • 26 Mar 2021
  • (EDT)
  • 2 sessions
  • 19 Mar 2021 (EDT)
  • 26 Mar 2021 (EDT)
  • Virtual


  • Undergraduate or Graduate Student

Registration is closed

Join us virtually for TSP 2021

"Connecting for Action: Social Justice & Advocacy for the Profession."

Once you register for this event, all attendees will receive access to the virtual platform housed with Whova for the March 19 and 26, 2021 conference. 

Please see our "Conference" page for keynote presenters and presentation offerings.  Additional presentations will be added soon.

Poster sessions and networking opportunities will be included within the virtual platform. 

The full agenda can be found here.

March 19, 2021 Keynote Address:  Frank Worrell

Social Justice in School Psychology: Why and For Whom

Dr. Worrell will share thoughts about social justice and suggest that our actions in support of social justice need to be broader in focus and longer-term. Social justice needs to move beyond universities and school psychology syllabi into schools and classrooms serving low-income students and students of color whose achievement is below where it should be. 

Frank C. Worrell, Ph.D., is a Professor of School Psychology in the Graduate School of Education and an Affiliate Professor in the Social and Personality Area in the Department of Psychology at the University of California, Berkeley. His areas of expertise include talent development/gifted education, at-risk youth, cultural identities, scale development/validation, time perspective, and the translation of psychological research findings into practice. Dr. Worrell is a Fellow of the Association for Psychological Science, the American Educational Research Association, and five divisions of the American Psychological Association, and a former Editor of Review of Educational Research. Dr. Worrell was a 2015 recipient of the Distinguished Contributions to Research Award from the Society for the Psychological Study of Culture, Ethnicity, and Race (Division 45 of APA), a 2018 recipient of the Outstanding International Psychologist Award from Division 52 of APA (International Psychology), and the 2019 recipient of the Palmarium Award in Gifted Education from the Morgridge College of Education, University of Denver. He is an elected member of the Society for the Study of School Psychology and the National Academy of Education and the 2021 President-Elect of the American Psychological Association. 

March 26, 2021 Keynote Address: Sarah Alsaidi

Microintervention Workshop

The Microintervention Workshop aims to increase self-reflection, awareness and critical consciousness. Participants will learn to identify microaggressions and active coping response strategies that can be used to disarm, dismantle, and effectively defend against daily experiences of microaggressions. The workshop emphasizes healing and self-worth and is built on the principles of the Microintervention taxonomy and framework that was published by Sue, Alsaidi et al., 2019 in the American Psychologist. The training was developed by Sarah Alsaidi for her dissertation research, in which she implemented the training at three different participating sites, and evaluated its efficacy through a pre and post longitudinal design.

Sarah Alsaidi earns her PhD in Counseling Psychology from Teachers College, Columbia University in 2021. Her research focuses on identity, microaggressions and microintervention response strategies for people of color and allies. Sarah utilizes an intersectional, feminist and social justice approach that integrates her clinical background and research. She is driven by her desire to live by these principles and values and believes in the sharing of power, self-disclosures, and active interventions. Sarah has several years of experience facilitating workshops and trainings in educational and organizational settings. She has played an integral role in the development of mental health awareness campaigns and programming in the community, initiatives centering the experiences of women of color and access to education, as well as teaching anti-bias microintervention strategies in education, hospital and social service settings.

Continuing Education will be provided for LIVE attendance for many presentations. 

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