Pearson's EBP Briefs: Evidence-Based Practice for School-Age Stuttering: Balancing Existing Research with Clinical PracticeCourse: #7001 1 Hour
Pearson's EBP Briefs are case studies designed to assist with using evidence-based practice (EBP) in everyday clinical decision-making. This case will examine the clinical question, “What treatment options help school-age children who stutter improve their communication so they can participate fully in educational and social activities?” The related literature search and analysis, along with the resultant clinical decision and application to clinical practice, will also be discussed.
A relevant assessment tool for this case is the OASES (Yaruss & Quesal, 2010).
Course created on May 6, 2015
- Participants will be able to identify the clinical question for an example case scenario.
- Participants will be able to list relevant search criteria for retrieving evidence related to the clinical question.
- Participants will be able to identify factors to consider when evaluating the evidence.
- Participants will be able to describe a clinical decision based on the evidence analysis.
|0-20 Minutes||Background and Clinical Question|
|20-30 Minutes||Search for Evidence|
|30-50 Minutes||Evaluating the Evidence|
|50-60 Minutes||The Evidence-based Decision and Application to Clinical Practice|
J. Scott Yaruss, PhD, CCC-SLP, BCS-F
J. Scott Yaruss, PhD, CCC-SLP, BCS-F, F-ASHA, is an associate professor and director of the Master’s degree programs in Speech-Language Pathology at the University of Pittsburgh. His research addresses factors that may contribute to the production of disfluencies and development of stuttering, as well as methods for assessing stuttering treatment outcomes. He has completed over 130 publications, including the Overall Assessment of the Speaker’s Experience of Stuttering (OASES; Pearson Assessments), and School-Age Stuttering: A Practical Guide and Minimizing Bullying for Children Who Stutter (Stuttering Therapy Resources). He frequently provides workshops that help clinicians improve their ability to treat individuals who stutter.
Kristin Pelczarski, PhD, CCC-SLP
Kristin M. Pelczarski, Ph.D., CCC-SLP is an Assistant Professor at Kansas State University where she teaches graduate classes on stuttering and professional issues in speech pathology. She is a certified speech-language pathologist whose primary research is stuttering. Dr. Pelczarski supervises graduate students in clinical management of stuttering across the life span and serves as a co-chapter leader for the local chapter of the National Stuttering Association.
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