Assessing Social Skills in Children with Psychiatric Disturbances
Course Learning Outcomes
- After this course, participants will be able to describe the impact of psychiatric disturbances on language development of children.
- After this course, participants will be able to list common pediatric psychiatric (non-autistic) diagnoses affecting language abilities.
- After this course, participants will be able to describe the role of SLP in assessment of pragmatic language and social cognitive abilities of school-age children.
- After this course, participants will be able to list formal assessment instruments used to assess pragmatic language and social cognitive abilities of school age children.
- After this course, participants will be able to describe informal assessment procedures used to assess pragmatic language and social cognitive abilities of school age children.
|0-5 Minutes||Overview of Psychiatric Diagnoses and Language Disorders|
|5-10 Minutes||Role of SLP in Assessment of Pragmatic Language Disorders|
|10-20 Minutes||Overview of social pragmatic skills|
|20-25 Minutes||Overview of Relevant Assessment Areas|
|25-35 Minutes||Overview of Standardized Testing|
|35-50 Minutes||Overview of Informal Assessment Procedures|
|50-55 Minutes||Case Examples|
|55-60 Minutes||Conclusion; Q & A|
Tatyana Elleseff, M.A., CCC-SLP
Tatyana Elleseff MA CCC-SLP is a bilingual speech language pathologist who specializes in working with multicultural, internationally and domestically adopted as well as at-risk children with complex communication disorders. She received her MA from NYU, her Bilingual Extension Certification from Columbia University as well as several ACE awards for continuing education from ASHA. She is a member of NY and NJ, Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) multidisciplinary teams, the aim of which is to provide specialized services including speech language assessment and intervention to children identified or presenting with features of FASD. Tatyana’s articles have been published in several magazines including Adoption Today, Adoption Australia, and Advance for Speech Language Pathologists and Audiologists. In addition to previously presenting on Speechpathology.com, Tatyana has presented for a number of medical, academic and non-profit organizations including New York University, New Jersey Speech Language and Hearing Convention, American Academy of Pediatrics: Council on Foster Care, Adoption and Kinship , New Jersey Taskforce on Child Abuse and Neglect as well as North American Council on Adoptable Children (NACAC).
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