SLP Course Details
Course # 5340
Executive Function Skills: Practical Treatment Ideas
Thursday, May 10, 2012 at 12:00 pm EDT
Course Learning Outcomes
- After this course, participants will be able to explain what the Executive Function Flowchart Model is and how it can be used for directing treatment decision-making.
- After this course, participants will be able to explain how self regulation, information processing, cognitive shift are foundational CORE curriculum skills and provide at least 3 ideas for providing related treatment.
- After this course, participants will be able to explain how and self management of time, space and materials are embedded in the CORE curriculum standards and provide two ideas for providing related treatment.
|5-15 Minutes||Overview of Executive Function Flow Chart Model|
|15-35 Minutes||Treatment techniques to increase self regulation, speed of information processing and cognitive shift|
|35-55 Minutes||Treatment techniques to increase self management of time, space and materials|
|55-60 Minutes||Conclusion; Q&A|
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Sarah Ward, M.S., CCC-SLP
Sarah Ward, M.S., CCC/SLP has over 16 years of experience in diagnostic evaluations, treatment and case management of children, adolescents and adults with language learning disabilities, nonverbal learning disabilities, attention deficit disorder, executive dysfunction, Asperger’s disorders and social pragmatics . Her particular specialty is in the assessment and treatment of executive function deficits. Ms. Ward holds a faculty appointment at the Massachusetts General Hospital Institute of Health Professions where she provides instruction to graduate level students in the assessment and treatment of individuals with traumatic brain injury and other cognitive communication disorders. A popular speaker, Sarah regularly presents locally and nationally on the topic of executive functions to a variety of professional and parent organizations, school and lay groups. She has presented to and consulted with over 300 public and private schools in Massachusetts and across the United States. Awards received include the MGH Expertise in Clinical Practice Award, the Distinguished Alumni Award and the Faculty in Excellence Award from the Massachusetts General Hospital Institute of Health Professions (2002, 2011).
Disclosure: Some of the compensatory aids discussed in this presentation are sold by Cognitive Connections, a company owned in part by the presenter.
Continuing Education Information
Time will be allowed for interaction between the participants and the presenter.
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Passing an online exam will be required to earn continuing education credit.
Please Note: The CEU exam and course evaluation must be completed within 7 days of the live webinar.
To participate in the course, complete the CEU exam and earn continuing education credit, you must be a CEU Total Access member.
American Speech-Language-Hearing Assn.
This course is offered for 0.1 ASHA CEUs (Intermediate level, Professional Area)
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