Conferences

Conference Presentations

Lyceum: Mental Health Awards & Education Luncheon, October 10, 2014, San Luis Obispo

California Association of School Psychologists, FallConference, October 3, 2014, San Diego

  • W-03: Practical Considerations for Implementing Schoolwide Screening of Student Social Emotional Health
  • Handout (download)
  • Presentation slides (download)

American Psychological Association (August 7, 2014)(presentation slides)(resources) (slides with audio)

California Safe and Supportive Schools Symposium (November 20, 2013)

  • Gauging Social Emotional Health to Promote Students' Complete Mental Health (presentation slides)


International School Psychology Association (July 2013, Porto, Portugal) (presentation slideswith summary of covitality model and relatedresearch)

  • Covitality: Measuring the Building Blocks of Youth Subjective Well-Being
    1. Dowdy, E., Furlong, M. J., Kaufman, B., Raines, T. C., Price, M., Murdock, J., … Bovery, B. (in press).Enhancing school-based mental health services with a preventive and promotive approach to universal screening for complete mental health. (download) (describes how the SocialEmotional Health Survey is being used in aschoolwidecomplete mental healthscreening by a school care coordination team)
    2. Furlong, M. J., You, S., Renshaw, T. L., O’Malley, M. D., & Rebelez, J. (2013). Preliminary development of the Positive Experiences at School Scale for elementary school children. Child Indicators Research. Advanced online publication. doi:10.1007/s12187-013-9193-7 (download) (describes the content andstructural validity of the PEASSmeasure)
    3. Furlong, M. J., You, S., Renshaw, T. L., Smith, D. C., & O’Malley, M. D. (2014). Preliminary development and validation of the Social and Emotional Health Survey for secondary students. Social Indicators Research. 117, 1011–1032. doi:10.1007/s11205-013-0373-0(download)(describes the content andstructural validity of the SEHS measure and its relation withindicators of subjective wellbeing)
    4. Renshaw, T. L., Furlong, M. J., Dowdy, E., Rebelez, J., Smith, D. C., O’Malley, … Strom, I. F. (2014). Covitality: A synergistic conception of adolescents’ mental health. In M. J. Furlong, R. Gilman, & E. S. Huebner (Eds.), Handbook of positive psychology in the schools (2nd ed.). New York, NY: Routledge/Taylor & Francis. (download) (describes theconceptual andresearch foundation of the covitality model)
    5. You, S., Dowdy, E., Furlong, M. J., Renshaw, T., Smith, D. C., & O’Malley, M. D. (2014). Further validation of the Social and Emotional Health Survey for high school students.Applied Quality of Life Research. First published online December 2103. doi:10.1007/s11482-013-9282-2 (download) (presents as study thatreplicated the structural validity of the SEHS with anew sample and examinefit association withmental distressindicators and actual school course grades)
    6. You, S., Furlong, M. J., Felix, E. D., & O’Malley, M. D. (in press). Validation of the Social and Emotional Health Survey for five sociocultural groups: Multigroup invariance and latent mean analyses. Psychology in the Schools.
    7. Jones, C. N., You, S., & Furlong, M. J. (2013). A preliminary examination of covitality as integrated wellbeing in college students.Social Indicators Research, 111, 511–526. doi:10.1007/s11205-012-0017-9
  • A Dual-Factor Approach for School-Based Mental Health Screening (download)
  • KSEP and Achievement Latent Growth Curve Analysis
  • Social Emotional Health Survey
  • Positive Experiences at School Scale posterdownload
  • KSEP Predicts Academic Achievement Through Grade 5download
  • Building Blocks of Adolescent Psychological Wellbeing download

American Psychological Association (August 2013, Honolulu, HI)

American Education Research Association (April 2013. San Francisco, CA)

Ventura County Association of School Psychologists (March 2013, Camarillo, CA)

National Association of School Psychologists (February 2013, Seattle, WA)

American Psychological Association: Student Affiliates in School Psychology (August 2012, Orlando, FL)

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