Leveraging Dual Perspectives in SEB Universal Screening

In this installment of Illuminate Education’s Social-Emotional Behavior (SEB) Academy, Dr. Nathaniel von der Embse discusses dual perspectives and discrepant data when screening for SEB skills.


In this master class, Dr. von der Embse discusses the importance of using multiple people, including students themselves, to assess students’ SEB skills. These varied perspectives provide useful data to help support students.

Watch the video to learn:

  • The importance of choosing an SEB Screener that supports dual perspectives
  • Understanding why rater discrepancies occur
  • Addressing rater discrepancies
  • How to reconcile rater discrepancies
  • How to pair SEB with academic data for a complete picture of performance

*Educators are eligible to receive 30 minutes of Continuing Education (CE) credit when they watch this video and complete the accompanying CE quiz!

About Our Presenter:

Dr. Nathaniel von der Embse, NCSP, Associate Professor, University of South Florida
Nathaniel P. von der Embse, Ph.D., is an associate professor of school psychology at the University of South Florida. Dr. von der Embse serves as an associate editor for the Journal of School Psychology, and his research interests include universal screening for behavioral and mental health, teacher stress and student test anxiety, and training educators in population-based mental health services. He received the 2018 Lightner Witmer Award for early career scholarship from Division 16 of the American Psychological Association. He is one of the authors of the Social, Academic, and Emotional Behavior Risk Screener (SAEBRS) assessment suite and is an author and behavior team member with FastBridge.

Watch the SEB Master Class Video