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Course # 4109
Direct or Indirect Treatment: When to Use What with Preschool Children Who Stutter

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CEUs/Hours Offered: ASHA/0.1 Introductory, Professional; Kansas DHE, LTS-S1370/1.0; SAC/1.0


Course Abstract

When treating young children who stutter, it is often difficult to decide what type of intervention to use. The purpose of this presentation to discuss the parameters that clinicians can use to decide whether direct or indirect treatment will be the most appropriate method of intervention for their clients. Additionally, the pros and cons of each treatment type will be discussed in different service provision settings. **Please note: Technical difficulties with the live presentation necessitated editing in 5 places in this recording. This may cause momentary page reloading in those spots. None of the presentation content was lost.**
This course was recorded on February 1, 2011

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Course Learning Outcomes

  • After this course, participants will be able to describe the characteristics of a client for whom indirect intervention would be most appropriate.
  • After this course, participants will be able to describe the characteristics of a client for whom direct intervention would be most appropriate.
  • After this course, participants will be able to list at least 3 activities that can be used for indirect intervention.
  • After this course, participants will be able to list at least 3 activities that can be used for direct intervention.
  • After this course, participants will be able to explain how either indirect or direct therapy strategies can be used in different service settings.

Time-ordered Agenda

0-15 Minutes Introduction and Overview
15-30 Minutes Evidence-based research for indirect treatment
30-45 Minutes Evidence-based research for direct treatments
45-55 Minutes Activities to support delivery of both treatment paradigms
55-60 Minutes Conclusion; Q & A

Average Rating

(278 Ratings)

Most Recent Comments

Displaying 100 most recent comments out of 278 reviews

Review by: Member on March 18, 2014
content -- however i wished she had time to go into more depth with the direct therapy approaches
Review by: Member on March 9, 2014
Wonderful treatment strategies provided
Review by: Member on March 8, 2014
good practical treatment strategies
Review by: Member on March 7, 2014
The therapy strategies were helpful and can be used immediately.
Review by: Member on February 24, 2014
Presenter was clear and she presented a good amount of helpful information.
Review by: Member on February 15, 2014
Loved the presenter. Organized, great info that I can take to work and use on Monday!
Review by: Member on February 14, 2014
gave me ideas on direct and indirect tx
Review by: Member on February 11, 2014
It was exactly the information I was looking for
Review by: Member on January 22, 2014
very practical
Review by: Member on January 10, 2014
The rational and treatment options were so clear and well-presented that the moments of editing did not reduce the usefulness of the presentation.
Review by: Member on December 28, 2013
excellent examples and concrete information
Review by: Member on December 20, 2013
Good course content, explanations and examples
Review by: Member on November 23, 2013
The presenter emphasized the importance of considering the "whole" child. For example, she mentioned that the temperament of the child can influence the progress made.
Review by: Member on November 20, 2013
very clear and well communicated
Review by: Member on November 12, 2013
good content, examples
Review by: Member on November 4, 2013
Good examples.
Review by: Member on November 3, 2013
nice delineation of when to use each approach and strategies for each approach as well as hybrid
Review by: Member on October 28, 2013
the outlined difference of different approaches and examples of techniques and therapy sessions
Review by: Member on October 19, 2013
Therapy techniques
Review by: Member on October 17, 2013
Reviewed the information it suggested
Review by: Member on October 16, 2013
Examples, organization of presentation
Review by: Member on October 13, 2013
Information was presented in a clear and useful way
Review by: Member on October 9, 2013
Well paced and good examples
Review by: Member on September 16, 2013
It was organized very well and pertained to my current caseload.
Review by: Member on August 29, 2013
very informative
Review by: Member on August 28, 2013
Information was presented in a clear and organized manner.
Review by: Member on August 18, 2013
The presenter provided great examples to help apply information to work setting.
Review by: Member on August 11, 2013
The information was fine and the speaker was direct however the exam questions/wording was confusing.
Review by: Member on August 11, 2013
good example of therapy activities
Review by: Member on August 7, 2013
the clear presentation of the material
Review by: Member on August 1, 2013
The therapy strategies and ideas were very helpful.
Review by: Member on July 17, 2013
Explained everything in detail
Review by: Member on June 28, 2013
very knowledgeable presenter
Review by: Member on June 20, 2013
Both delivery and organization of content was excellent.
Review by: Member on May 18, 2013
presenter and information provided.
Review by: Member on May 14, 2013
I had some audio problems and missed some information presented.
Review by: Member on April 29, 2013
Good suggestions for activities and data collection methods.
Review by: Member on April 19, 2013
Great info , easy to follow presenter,
Review by: Member on April 3, 2013
The information provided was very relevant and made lots of sense to me.
Review by: Member on March 21, 2013
Practical, well organized, speaker understood what it is like "in the trenches"
Review by: Member on March 12, 2013
The material presented was very interesting and relevant to my current work setting
Review by: Member on February 14, 2013
practical examples of what to do in therapy
Review by: Member on February 11, 2013
I really enjoyed Dr. Richel's presentation style. The information was interesting, well organized and useful. One of my favorite presentations thus far.
Review by: Member on February 4, 2013
easy to read slides and presenter stayed on point
Review by: Member on February 1, 2013
practical, gives strategies
Review by: Member on January 28, 2013
Examples and differences between indirect and direct tx
Review by: Member on December 28, 2012
Treatment suggestions
Review by: Member on December 18, 2012
well organized and outlined in an easy to follow and understand manner
Review by: Member on December 14, 2012
It was well organized and explained the main points clearly.
Review by: Member on December 13, 2012
Sharing activity ideas
Review by: Member on November 30, 2012
Clearcut, concise reinforcement and review of some things I already knew. Also provided solid information about why to choose indirect vs. indirect therapy, as well as information about varying, modifying and using a hybrid approach.
Review by: Member on October 19, 2012
general knowledge of presenter
Review by: Member on September 23, 2012
Very organized and easy to follow.
Review by: Member on September 1, 2012
A lot of very useful information provided logically and in a short amount of time.
Review by: Member on August 17, 2012
Good explanations, practical information and applications
Review by: Member on August 2, 2012
Specific therapy examples
Review by: Member on July 29, 2012
good practical info
Review by: Member on July 25, 2012
Functional ideas and succinct information
Review by: Member on July 24, 2012
treatment strategies and examples
Review by: Member on July 16, 2012
I learned new things that I hadn't known, especially about prognostic indicators. I will be able to use this information when parents tell me they suspect their child is stuttering. I liked the concrete information about how to do the therapy as well.
Review by: Member on June 27, 2012
you can tell she has worked in diffrent settings, she is not talking hyperthetical
Review by: Member on June 25, 2012
well organized; covered clinically relevant topics and decision-process; speaker answered questions quickly and thoroughly
Review by: Member on June 14, 2012
concise information
Review by: Member on May 21, 2012
Clear, well organized.
Review by: Member on May 20, 2012
Ideas to bring to my current caseload!
Review by: Member on May 18, 2012
Therapy techniques discussed.
Review by: Member on May 9, 2012
concise presentation with specific examples
Review by: Member on May 5, 2012
very specific examples for direct and indirect techniques and activities
Review by: Member on May 1, 2012
well organized and practical information
Review by: Member on April 16, 2012
very organised and thorough descriptions, with examples - thank you
Review by: Member on April 15, 2012
This course is concise and practical. I have more confidence with helping families with children who are disfluent after listening to this course!
Review by: Member on April 12, 2012
Specific examples of therapy approaches used with young children.
Review by: Member on March 31, 2012
Good review of stuttering.
Review by: Member on March 21, 2012
-PROVIDED A GREAT DEAL OF PRACTICAL THERAPEUTIC SUGGESTIONS-INCLUDED GOOD EXAMPLES-VERY INTERESTING PRESENTATION -WELL ORGANIZED & VERY EASY TO LISTEN TO
Review by: Member on March 2, 2012
The presentation was well organized and the information will be useful in a preschool environment
Review by: Member on February 28, 2012
Very relevant to my current practice
Review by: Member on February 23, 2012
Well organized
Review by: Member on February 22, 2012
It was clear, organized and gave specific and practical therapy ideas.
Review by: Member on February 22, 2012
The presenter clearly explained the difference between direct and indirect treatments as well as identified populations that would benefit from either intervention strategy. I feel confident to use the strategies learned in this course with my preschool student tomorrow.
Review by: Member on February 8, 2012
Excellent analysis of indirect and direct approaches with preschool children...
Review by: Member on February 5, 2012
It provided good references.
Review by: Member on February 3, 2012
The presenter had good suggestions and gave a nice overview of stuttering, treatments, and data collection.
Review by: Member on January 11, 2012
I loved the presenter's humor and her therapy ideas.
Review by: Member on January 10, 2012
Well organized with good examples.
Review by: Member on January 1, 2012
very clear presentations, practical, interesting, well organized
Review by: Member on December 27, 2011
Clear definitions/ examples between direct and indirect therapy approaches and when to use each.
Review by: Member on December 22, 2011
I liked the ideas about setting rules, listening, wait your turn and be quiet to set the environment to give a group session a more relaxed feel for the student who stutters.
Review by: Member on December 21, 2011
clear presentation
Review by: Member on December 21, 2011
really great examples to apply in treatment
Review by: Member on December 20, 2011
Great information that can be applied in the therapy setting!
Review by: Member on December 18, 2011
The content was informative, practical, and something that I can use immediately.
Review by: Member on November 26, 2011
Useful information, well-organized
Review by: Member on November 15, 2011
good examples
Review by: Member on November 11, 2011
structured presentation with nice examples
Review by: Member on October 30, 2011
really a nice review of treatment and very practical.

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Course Presenter

corrin richels

Corrin Richels, Ph.D., CCC-SLP

Corrin G. Richels earned her Ph.D. in Speech and Hearing Science from Vanderbilt University in Nashville, TN in May, 2004. She is an assistant professor at Old Dominion University in the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders in Norfolk, VA. Her interests include the assessment, treatment, and systematic study of language disorders including childhood stuttering.


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Continuing Education Information

CEUs/Hours Offered: ASHA/0.1 Introductory, Professional; Kansas DHE, LTS-S1370/1.0; SAC/1.0

Passing an online exam will be required to earn continuing education credit.

Please Note: The CEU exam and course evaluation must be completed within 30 days of course registration.

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American Speech-Language-Hearing Assn.

This course is offered for 0.1 ASHA CEUs (Introductory level, Professional Area)


Kansas Dept of Health & Environment

Approved for 1 continuing education clock hour(s) for Kansas licensed Speech Pathologists by the Kansas Department of Health and Environment. Long-Term Sponsorship number: LTS-S1370.


Speech-Language and Audiology Canada

Clinically certified members of Speech-Language and Audiology Canada (SAC) can accumulate continuing education equivalents (CEEs) for their participation with SpeechPathology.com. One hour of coursework equals 1 CEE. All SAC members are encouraged to participate in on-going education.


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