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Gold-Standard Documentation Strategies: Medicare and PDPM SNF Documentation
Presented by Lorelei O'Hara, M.A., CCC-SLP
Course: #9673Level: Intermediate1.5 Hour
Scrutiny is the name of the game in skilled nursing facility (SNF) clinical service delivery. This course discusses how to create bullet-proof documentation using appropriate language and coding for Medicare Part A and B claims, and how to support the interdisciplinary team with iron-clad support for patient-driven payment model (PDPM) payment components, including cognitive and mood assessment tools.

Supporting Social Emotional Competence in Young Children: An Overview of the Pyramid Model
Presented by Pamelazita Buschbacher, Ed.D., CCC-SLP
Course: #9670Level: Intermediate1 Hour
This is Part 1 of the four-part series, Pyramid Model in Early Childhood: Improving Social Emotional Competence & Reducing Challenging Behaviors. This course provides an overview of the Pyramid Model for Supporting Social Emotional Competence in Infants and Young Children, and discusses its beneficial effects on emotional literacy and challenging behaviors that can interfere with educational as well as therapeutic assessment and intervention. The first two tiers of the Pyramid Model and the roles that SLPs play on the team are addressed.

Supporting Intimacy in Aphasia
Presented by Amanda Stead, PhD, CCC-SLP
Course: #9652Level: Introductory1 Hour
The sudden loss of intimacy post-stroke can have a dramatic change on satisfaction in a relationship, and this added cost to caregiving is often not addressed in rehabilitation. This course discusses the evidence related to changes in intimacy when an individual has aphasia, outcomes from a community program targeting intimate reconnection, and ways speech-language pathologists can support the reclaiming of these important relationships.

Grief of Diagnosis
Presented by Laura Smith, MA, CCC-SLP, Jenya Iuzzini-Seigel, PhD, CCC-SLP
Course: #9657Level: Introductory1.5 Hour
There is a complex grieving process that many parents experience when their child receives a diagnosis of childhood apraxia of speech (CAS) or other diagnosis. This course defines relevant terminology and describes the triggers and stages of grief that are common to this grieving process. It also discusses strategies to help families move forward in a positive way.

Integrating the International Classification of Functioning into School-Based Practices
Presented by Carol Westby, PhD, CCC-SLP
Course: #9631Level: Advanced1 Hour
This course discusses the conceptual framework of the World Health Organization’s International Classification of Functioning (ICF). It describes how to integrate this framework into Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) assessment and intervention processes, and how to use it to write functional communication goals.

Cultural Humility for Healthcare Professionals - Creating an Inclusive Mindset
Presented by Mindy Brooks-Eaves, DSW, CSW
Course: #1033784Level: Intermediate1 Hour
This course is designed for health professionals who desire to develop a culturally inclusive mindset to inform and enhance their collaborative work with diverse populations. It discusses the many dimensions of cultural influences, and self & organizational assessment tools and models that participants can apply to begin action in their professional lives to create a culturally inclusive mindset.

Working with Students and Patients from Generation Z
Presented by Amanda Stead, PhD, CCC-SLP
Course: #9651Level: Introductory1 Hour
Numerous factors have contributed to the values and aptitudes of today’s students, aka Generation Z. All charged with their instruction should be cognizant of these characteristics, which may impact styles of learning. This course explores what social scientists tell us about Gen Z's strengths and limitations, and how best to adapt education, training and clinical service provision for these individuals.

20Q: Non-Speech Oral Motor Treatments: Any evidence?
Presented by Alice Lee
Course: #9669Level: Advanced1 Hour
The issue of whether non-speech oral motor treatments (NSOMTs) should be used in speech therapy is still controversial. This course provides a quick overview of non-speech oral motor movements, and discusses statistics regarding the usage of this treatment approach by clinicians, the evidence related to NSOMTs for a few clinical areas, and suggestions for further reading.

Developmental Language Disorder as a Neurodevelopmental Disability
Presented by Karla K. McGregor, PhD, CCC-SLP, Trisha Self, PhD
Course: #9618Level: Advanced1.5 Hour
Developmental Language Disorder (DLD) is a prevalent condition, but many people outside of the profession misunderstand its nature and manifestation. This course describes DLD as a neurodevelopmental disability and discusses implications for SLPs related to diagnosis, communication with families, and advocacy efforts. This course is presented in partnership with the American Board of Child Language and Language Disorders (ABCLLD).

DIRFloortime®: Beyond Playing on the Floor
Presented by Joleen R. Fernald, PhD, CCC-SLP, BCS-CL
Course: #9642Level: Advanced4 Hours
The DIRFloortime® framework can be used not only with children with autism, but with a wide variety of ages and diagnoses. This 4-hour master class describes DIRFloortime principles and concepts such as Functional Emotional Developmental Capacities (FEDCs) and relationship-based intervention. Case studies provide examples of goals and therapy activities, including virtual experiences, for various populations.

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