Rare opportunity to participate in an intimate workshop with Professor Sattler

Melbourne 4th March 2019

Sydney 6th March 2019


ACPA is delighted to host a unique workshop with the distinguished, Emeritus Professor Jerome Sattler in Australia. We extend a warm invitation to members, prospective members, and colleagues in the profession to join us in this exciting learning opportunity. Places are limited to 60 per workshop only so do register early.


Brief Biography

Jerome Sattler is a Diplomate in Clinical Psychology of the American Board of Professional Psychology and a Diplomate of the American Board of Professional Neuropsychology. Currently, he is Professor Emeritus and an Adjunct Professor of Psychology at San Diego State University.


In 1998 he received the Senior Scientist Award from the Division of School Psychology of the American Psychological Association. In 2003, he received an honorary Doctor of Sciences degree from Central Missouri State University. In 2005, he received the Gold Medal Award for Life Achievement in the Application of Psychology from the American Psychological Foundation. In 2006, he received the Distinguished Contribution to Psychology Award from the San Diego Psychological Association and a Distinguished Visiting Professor Award from the Colorado School of Professional Psychology. In 2014, he received a Lifetime Achievement Award from Azusa Pacific University. In 2015, he received The 1949 Award from the Clinical Psychology Program (year the program received approval from the American Psychological Association) at the University of Kansas given to distinguished alumni for outstanding contributions to clinical psychology. In 2018, he received the Commemorative Medallion–“Semper Discentes et Adservientes” (“Always learning and serving”)–awarded by the College of Psychology, Nova Southeastern University.

His books include Assessment of Children, Cognitive Foundations and Applications (Sixth Edition),Foundations of Behavioral, Social, and Clinical Assessment of Children, (Sixth Edition), , Assessment of Children: WISC–V AND WPPSI–IV (with Ron Dumont and Diane L. Coalson), Assessment with the WAIS–IV (with Joseph J. Ryan), and Clinical and Forensic Interviewing of Children and Families. He has published over 100 articles in the fields of school and clinical psychology and is a co-author of the Stanford-Binet Intelligence Scale: Fourth Edition. The first five editions of Assessment of Children have been translated into Spanish. In 2007, a Spanish translation and a Chinese translation (brief edition) of Assessment of Children, Behavioral, Social, and Clinical Foundation (Fifth Edition) were published.


Learning Objectives

This workshop will cover Assessment of Children: Cognitive Foundations and Applications (Sixth Edition).

  1. Participants will learn how to be an effective evaluator
  2. Participants will learn about several tests of intelligence, tests of achievement, and tests of language development and intelligence theory
  3. Participants will learn how to write a meaningful psychological or psychoeducational report
  4. Participants will learn about assessment with children with special needs
  5. Participants will briefly learn about testifying as an expert witness

Each participant will receive a copy of Professor Sattler’s new book, Assessment of Children: Cognitive Foundations and Applications (6th edition).  This book is designed as both a teaching text and a reference source for students and professionals.


Program Agenda

8.30  – 9.00am                               Registration and refreshments

9.00  – 10.00am                             Variable associated with being an effective evaluator

10.00 – 10.30am                            Morning Tea

10.30 – 12:30pm                             Assessment measures (intelligence, achievement, and language) and psychological report writing.

12.30 – 1.30pm                               Lunch

1.30 – 2.30pm                                 Assessment of children with special needs

2.30 – 3.30pm                                 Serving as an expert witness

3.30 – 4.00pm                                Afternoon Tea

4.00 – 4.30pm                                Q & A


Fee and Registration

$380 (members, non-members, and students)

Fees include a copy of the new edition of Professor Sattler’s new book, Assessment of Children: Cognitive Foundations and Applications (6th edition) – Worth $194.

Melbourne please register here (30c booking fee).

Sydney please register here (30c booking fee).

Registration closes 26th February 2019

Venue Information

4th March 2019 – Melbourne

Treacy Centre

126 The Avenue, Parkville VIC

6th March 2019 – Sydney

Karstens Sydney

111 Harrington St, The Rocks NSW

Continuing Professional Development

Day comprises 5 hours professional development. Members of other disciplines or professions attending the workshop may be able to claim the conference as CPD provided their governing body does not require event accreditation for PD hours.


Receipts / Registration confirmation: issues receipts at the time of registration, and this confirms registration. Please retain receipts for your records, including as a Tax Invoice/Receipt for the transaction. No other receipts are available via this booking system.

Cancellation Policy: Refunds are offered for all cancellations received in writing via email to Cancellations must be received two weeks in advance by EST 18/02/2019.

Regrettably, due to the logistics and terms of event management, refunds are not possible after this date, regardless of personal circumstances or difficulties preventing attendance. The cancellation policy is final and not negotiable. However, should the event be cancelled for any reason, a full refund will be issued.

Transfer of registration: Registrations are transferable to another person in all cases. However, notification of transfer of registration including any dietary requirements must be received by midnight EST 18/02/2019. Transfer of registration to another person is NOT possible after this date, or for only a portion of the event.

ENQUIRIES: Please direct all enquiries to Dr Phoebe Lau, ACPA Events Chair at