September 20, 2019

EdTech for Students with Autism: Curriculum, IEPs, and Data

Join Lauren Stafford and Jessie Brown on September 27 for their webinar exploring education technology for students on the autism spectrum.


This webinar will feature information on how to meet both curriculum needs and IEP goals and objectives for students with autism. Information will include accommodations that support personalized learning and maximizing large group, small group, 1:1, and independent work to ensure all students experience learning growth.

Participants will also learn how to automatically collect data to advance student learning quickly and easily while sharing progress across the entire IEP team. This webinar will be of interest to teachers and school and district leaders of all grade levels. Time will be provided for questions.


To sign-up, register via the event webpage.

More Information

To learn more, visit the edWeb website.

*Information provided via EdWeb


September 16, 2019

Postpartum Depression Symposium

Are you interested in gaining insight on the detection and diagnosis of perinatal mood and anxiety disorders and on new and existing treatment options? Join Washington County Behavioral Health and Developmental Services (BHDS) on October 30 for their free Postpartum Depression Symposium!


Guest speakers will include experts in the field as well as a video featuring local mothers who have been impacted by perinatal depression, anxiety, or other mood disorders. Resource tables will also be available. Lunch and snacks included.

    • Rebecca J. Weinberg, PsyD
      Clinical Psychologist, Allegheny Health Network
    • Dr. Priya Gopalan, MD
      University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine / UPMC Magee-Women’s Hospital
    • Robert Gallen, PhD, IMH-E®
      Associate Professor of Psychology, University of Pittsburgh
    • Stephanie D. Wier, LPC, NCC, BSL
      Mental Health Therapist, Sprout Center for Emotional Growth and Development, LLC



To register, visit the symposium Eventbrite page!

Learn More

For questions, contact Washington County BHDS at 724.228.6832.


August 16, 2019

Improving Outcomes for Families Affected by Opioids

Join the National Center on Early Childhood Health and Wellness on August 22 for “Improving Outcomes for Families Affect by Opioids” to learn how Early Head Start and Head Start are uniquely positioned to support children and families impacted by opioids and other substance use disorders.


In this three-part webinar series, expert specialists will provide information on:

    • perinatal opioid use;
    • infants exposed to opioids;
    • the impact of the opioid crisis on young children, parents, families, and communities; and
    • how to help support young children and their families impacted by opioid and substance misuse.


To register for the webinar, visit the event webpage.


Assessing & Treating Behavior in Students with Autism (Webinar)

Community members are invited to join Nina Finkler, President of Nina Finkler Autism Services, on August 27 for a webinar on assessing and treating behaviors exhibited by students on the autism spectrum.


Students with autism often display challenging behaviors within the classroom environment. It is important to assess these behaviors to determine the function of these behaviors in order to establish an effective treatment plan. This edWebinar will provide attendees with strategies they need to assess behaviors and suggestions for treatment methods.

This presentation will be of interest to prek-12 teachers, school and district leaders, therapists, and specialists. Time for questions will be provided.


To register for this webinar, visit the edWeb website.