SLP Course Details
Course # 5143
Interpreting PLS-5 Test Results
Cost: This course is included in a $99 CEU Total Access package.
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Disclosure: This course is presented in cooperation with Pearson
CEUs/Hours Offered: AG Bell - LSLS/1.0 Domain 3, CE-SPC-13-065; ASHA/0.1 Intermediate, Professional; CASLPA/1.0
Course Learning OutcomesPreview Exam
- After this course, participants will be able to describe how growth scale values can be used to track a child’s progress.
- After this course, participants will be able to list two reasons why a child’s score may be lower or higher on PLS-5 than PLS-4.
- After this course, participants will be able to explain differences in developmental skill levels for select items on PLS-4 versus PLS-5.
|0-5 Minutes||Introduction and overview|
|5-25 Minutes||Interpretation of scores|
|25-40 Minutes||Score differences in PLS-4/PLS-5 retests|
|40-55 Minutes||Age level changes for selected developmental skills|
|55-60 Minutes||Question & Answer Period|
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Nancy Castilleja, M.A., CCC-SLP
Nancy Castilleja is Senior Product Manager for Speech and Language products at Pearson Assessment. Prior to this role, Nancy developed many assessments with The Psychological Corporation and Harcourt Assessment, including PLS English and Spanish editions, Boehm-3, and CELF-4 Spanish. Nancy has 8 years of clinical experience working with infants, school-age children, adolescents, and adults in school and community settings. She has presented at many state and national conferences on early childhood assessment and bilingual assessment issues. Nancy is an employee if Pearson Assessment who publishes the PLS-5.
Disclosure: This presenter is employed by Pearson, which sells the PLS-5 assessment tool discussed in this talk. She has no relevant nonfinancial relationships to disclose.
Continuing Education Information
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.
To participate in the course, complete the CEU exam and earn continuing education credit, you must be a CEU Total Access member.
AG Bell - Listening and Spoken Language Credential
This course is offered for 1 hour(s) of CE Credit from the AG Bell Academy for Listening and Spoken Language. For an explanation of content areas, please view pdf listing all 9 "domains."
American Speech-Language-Hearing Assn.
This course is offered for 0.1 ASHA CEUs (Intermediate level, Professional Area)
Canadian Association of Speech-Language Pathologists and Audiologists
Certified members of the Canadian Association of Speech-Language Pathologists and Audiologists (CASLPA) can accumulate continuing education equivalents (CEEs) for their participation with SpeechPathology.com. One hour of coursework equals 1 CEE. All CASLPA members are encouraged to participate in on-going education.
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